This school is vile!! My son was a straight A student before entering the 6th grade. He hates going to school and is failing 3 classes. The teachers DO NOT help!! They give the students bellwork and classwork but they do not teach. If you can avoid it, please do not send your child here!!
TTO THE PARENT THAT JUST RECENTLY POSTED ON JAN OF THIS YEAR. I ABSOLUTELY AGREE WIYH YOU. I'VE BEEN HAVING THE SAME PROBLEM WITH THIS SCHOOL ABOUT MY DAUGHTER. I HAVE CALLED THE SCHOOL BOARD 3 TIMES TO COMPLAIN ABOUT THE BEHAVIORS OF THE (PRINCIPLES). JUST RECENTLY GOT OFF THE PHONE WITH THE SUPERINTENDENT FOR THIS SCHOOL. DR. PATTERSON IS VERY UNPROFFESIONAL AND GOSSIPS TO OTHER PARENTS ABOUT OTHER CHILDREN, SHE SHOWS FAVORTISM AND SUSPENDS CHILDREN BASEF ON HERESAY. WHEN YOU CALL DR. BINDER TO DISCUSS CONCERNS ABOUT THINGS THAT ARE GOING ON AT THE SCHOOL HE ACTS AS IF HE HAS NO IDEAL OF WHAT'S GOING ON WHEN HE CLEARLY DOES! THEY DON'T PROVIDE SAFETY FOR YOUR CHILDREN, THEY ALLOW FIGHTS TO GO ON,AND THE TEACHERS CURSE IN THE CLASSROOMS. HOW PROFESSIONAL IS THAT?! I ABSOLUTELY HATE THIS SCHOOL AND SOMETHING NEEDS TO BE DONE REAL SOON!
The discussed feeling I have as a parent sending my child to this school !!!!!! My son came home very upset after being suspended by the school and his side of the story not being heard . My son was called a punk & thug by Dr.Binder and we are by far raising a thug or punk!! NO ONE will ever in their life call my child either of the two names. I also have tried calling this school several times to have meeting and Dr.Patterson says she will contact you back and NEVER does !! I am a very concerned parent who is VERY much involved in his every step. I have run out of solutions with this school my next step is to contact the school board and see if they do anything because if not it will be the news next!! I am beside myself with the nature of this school system and how the conduct their rules! So here we have a mother calling for a meeting about education no one calls back to scheduale this but yet you call to let me know my son is suspended for something I highly feel he did!!! Maybe we need to all come together as parents and stand behind our children!! I refuse for this to continue NOT ANOTHER DAY!!!!
I am very unimpressed with this school so far. The admisistrative staff acts like you are bothering them when you come in the office. They are unfriendly, unorganized, and inconsistant on what they tell you. They hardly ever answer the phones and if you leave a message no one call you back. Including the Principal.They really need to address this.
Am I the only parent that cringes reading the "student reviews" on here? This school is failing its students if that is the best grammar, sentence structure and punctuation they can muster. Our oldest daughter attends this school and we were not impressed for the majority of the year. They brought in new administration. I have high hopes Dr. Binder can turn this school around. I like that they are seriously considering mandatory uniforms. I think this school is below average at the moment but has potential to be great!
DO NOT, I repeat DO NOT send your child to Bartells if you want him to succeed. After three years observing the way the school operates I believe that in terms of education, discipline and principal lack of leadership the school does more harm than good to your child. Find an alternative even if you have to drive more or move....
Not impressed with this school at all. From the administrative staff to the teachers. It's unfortunate because I had high hopes given the fact that it's in my neighborhood. My husband and I are always involved and responsive with his teachers but they are inconsistant and I think most of them have forgotten what it's like to be a kid. I've given it two years before making this observation. I am limited here in the number of characters I can use so I can't explain in the depth that I would like to. If you can avoid this school and have other options I would say take the other option!
I like bartels because of the people there but , the adminstration is wayy to strict . i dont know whether its because of the parents of student who attend that school but , the are uptight about certain thing that should even be a problem . most of the teachers are amazing ! & they did help me ! i juss dont agree with the new adminstration and they dont agree with the students . they dont take our thoughts or feelings into consideration . even thought there might be someone of greater and higher power like parents or the school board , we should at least be considered . if its the school we attend , why should we feel comfortable attending it ?
I am currently going to Bartels Middle school and I love it! There is great teachers and the principle is very nice. I love the fact that the school is spread out and not all clumped together!
The school is great and has been ever since my son was in 6th grade. He is now in 8th and a new administration has come in. Unfortunately, I've noticed a huge difference between this year and last. Different rules, focus, and an overall different feel. I understand the changes with new administration, but hope these changes don't negatively impact a school that didn't need any changes.
I love this school , I like most of the teachers. and the ones that he has now are great.
Well I am in Seventh Grade, and I am pretty sure most Middle Schools are like this. But I am happy with it.
very good school I am happy I made the choice for my children to attend bartels. They are happy that is all that matters to me.
i love this school i doin good in my studies the teachers help a lot
I go 2 Bartels.Im in 8th Grade ive been there since it opened. The School is okay but a little to strict.
Bartels is a good school. just like every other middle school it has its up and downs. i started when i was in sixth grade and our class is the first class at bartels to go all the way thru, to eighth grade. a lot of people think its greener on the other side. when truely its the same.
horrible school ......seems like the buy the cheapest equipment possible..... I think Liberty or Benito is better
man i loved this school i attended it last year and the teachers are great my personal favorite is ms.King she loves to joke around with the kids in an educative manner and her teaching tactics are extremely fun and exciting like the mathie wathie ms.King is an awesome teacher and a really good friend you can come to her crying and she will stop her lesson or what ever she's doing to listen she's fun but srict if she see's that you arent trying she wont leave you alone till you do and the counselor ms.Ware is also a good listener she if your having a problem with another student she won't say ignore it she will take matters into her own hands and the 8th grade assisstant principal mrs.Jenkins is also very sweet but extreely strict these ladies do not take intolerance or disobedience as a joke
My son has attended this school since it opened two years ago. I really feel that the teachers, the assistant principals, and the principal sincerely care about my child's needs. We are transplants from Ohio. The school district that my son attended was more concerned with maintaining high tests and acheivement scores than whether or not my son learned anything. He hated going to school. Since we moved here, he has done so much better academically. The staff really tries to meet the needs of my son through various programs offered for kids with special needs or learning problems. All of his teachers for the past two years have really worked with him to help him perform his best academically. I am only sorry that he has to leave after 8th grade. We are zoned for Wharton High, which to my understanding, is not a good high school.
My daughter was in Bartels for a year and a half, and I could tell that the school is good. The teachers in six grades as Mrs. Gun math teacher, Mr. Love Science teacher and Mrs. Dowell language art Teacher are excellent Educators, and are top of the line in education. I did not work much with the seventh grade teachers, because we had to move out of states after the first semester, but Mrs. Trinkaus language art is another excellent educator in the school. The Principal and the magnificent counselors Mrs. Azzarelli and Ware are pleasant to work with and they will listen if any complains are brought to them. The only two complains about the school that I have, are: the horrible attitude from the Spanish teacher towards the students,(she loves to scream to students and treat them wrong), and the fights that regularly exist in the school. Mainly for two reasons the school board obligated the school to bring students from bad neighborhoods to the school, and also because some of the good high economic level students who belong to the school are spoiled brats and want to do whatever the heck they want. So is normal to see the sheriff office police cars around the school. The excellent thing is that the school has zero tolerance towards this behaviors, and they try to control the situation as soon as they see it. Over all the school is very good, the students are challenge, the level of education is outstanding, and most of the kids there come from good families with well oriented principals.
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