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1335 Lane Park Cutoff Road
Tavares, FL 32778

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(352) 343-4545
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July 12, 2012
All I can say is positive things about this school. All the staff there are nice from the secretaries and administration to the regular teachers and janitors. They have a lot of school events like dances, band concerts, award ceremonies, art shows, plays, and talent shows. And yes, there is some bullying, but aren't most schools gonna have that wherever you go? They have a bunch of clubs that you can join along with their sports like soccer, cross-country, drama, art, etc. All the teachers I had were so nice and a lot of them put in so much extra work you wouldn't believe! I also made all my best friends here. This school is my favorite(: -former student

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June 06, 2011
LOVE Mr. Harris, Mr. Humphreys, Mr. DeMoss, Mrs. Goolsby. I wish I could warn about the bad! Mr. VonMaxey is a good teacher as well but he tends to favor athletic students and the kids know it.

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June 12, 2010
The school is run like a police state, well possibly one in a 3rd world country. The administration takes the line that the student is always wrong and the teachers run roughshod over parents to make themselves look good. There are some exceptions but at the top HUGE gaps, and reported incidents are ignored or denounced. The only care taken is inflating the FCAT scores at the risk of all other meaningful instruction.

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September 27, 2009
Teacher Gina Vinson, and the great job she does!

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September 26, 2009
The students and staff are really wonderful to work with ~ lots of team and school spirit!

- submitted by a teacher

August 27, 2007
The teachers are great, they really care about the students and the class sizes are small. There is a fair amount of time between classes. And the multi-building set up stops crowding in the halls. Except for the 500 Building where sometimes it can be hard to get in and out of. I like the fact that for the last ten minutes of lunch, if you want you can go to the courtyard and to your locker so you can see friends you don't have any classes with. Also, if you want you can wait in the gym after school instead of waiting for your bus in the boiling sun. The only downside is that teachers have to walk to students to lunch.

- submitted by a student

April 22, 2007
I used to go to TMS until my family move to Memphis, TN, but its a great school you will a lot of nice and funny teachers! If you love to talk you will make new friends in one day!

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March 21, 2007
i used to go to private schools so this is my first year at a public school, but i love it. i used hated private schools and i never had any friends but here i have TONS of friends, the teachers are cool for the most part and just the advatages and quality of this school is awesome.

- submitted by a student

November 14, 2004
This school is great! The teachers are friendly and I loved going to school here. I had fun but I also learned a lot.

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July 31, 2004
Two of my children have attended Tavares Middle School. I have been very happy with the teachers, administration and staff. I especially like the amount of communication that goes on between the teachers and parents. I always know what is going on at the school and they let me know when there are areas for concern. I also enjoy the many performances for parents during the year. They have band concerts, awards presentations and sports events. I feel valued as a parent and included in their planning.

- submitted by a parent

June 18, 2003
At the present time Mrs. Denson is the Principal she is the best in Lake couty I have seen so far! We will miss her as she is going to a new School! The school has a Deputy there and she is also very good at what she does! Teachers I feel could be a little more Open with the pareents by letting us know what is going on Monthy I feel is not to much to ask! P.E. I was not happy with I feel that there are a lot more kids could be doing then learning about basketball & Nock out! What ever happened to Track, Soccor & Team challanges? They need to work on There Physical ed. Classes!

- submitted by a community member
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Tavares Middle School
1335 Lane Park Cutoff Road, Tavares, FL  32778
(352) 343-4545
Last modified Tavares Middle School is a Public school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 4 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Tavares Middle School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 18 reviews. Top