Polo Park Middle-How does this school perform? Student conduct and grade performance, are they up to par? Please let me know of the reputation of this school. Please advise. Thank you.
Mrs. Clark is making changes. There is more focus on academics. Administrators are there to run the school and keep the students safe and do a good job. My child is safe, receiving an education from teachers who care about her, and has met good friends.
3 principals in 3 years! Ann Clark has been the worst. Selling my house just to get away from this school so my younger one doesn't have to attend. Protects her teachers even when they are wrong.
Polo park is a great school the teachers are great and the campus is nice and big. I am a student of 2011-2012 and going back for 2012-2013. Some of the teachers I do not agree with but we work it out and I still get a good grade for the semester. The only thing I would change is the fact that you can only take Spanish in you 8th grade year but other than that i give it a thumbs up. It is very diverse and I haven't actually witnessed any bully but there are good people there just a few that always star drama. The dress code is amazing. We also recently got a new principal and I hope she is a good one too. GOOO STALLIONS !!
I went to PPMS for my sixth grade year and had a wonderful time. There is nothing wrong with this school. Everyone is treated fairly, and the teachers really care. I personally thnk it's the best school in Palm Beach County. Also, they go on lots of fun trips (all grades).
I have been at this school since 6th grade and I cannot say much about this school. Sure the teachers are nice and some of the students but there is no control or organization. The teachers do not have control over the students and some classes have gotten to be a disaster, and we dont get the required learning. Some people say the bulling is all outside the school but the truth is the teachers never pay attention to whats going on in classes, in the cafeteria, in the halls and on the bus. Teachers should try to be less ignorant and pay attention to what is always going on. One last thing is that the age groups should not be mixed. lots of older kids take advantage of the younger ones and it results in bulling which again teachers dont notice. I am at a new school now and i love it. There is not a lot of bulling and if there is any the teachers are very strict about it and solve the problem right away. The counselor is constantly talking to us about bulling and how to prevent it and why.
i love my new school polo park middle school. its great because every body is nice and never is bad to you. and this is my first time being at polo park . i love you polo park middle school!
I have been very happy with Polo Park. I've had 2 children here (1 still attending) My children have been very happy with their teachers (for the most part) I have always had great communication with every teacher I've needed to speak with in person or via email. The office staff including the counselors are always helpful and want what is best for the students. We've had several Principal's so can't really comment on what type of job they are doing, but my son is doing well and I'm happy and he's happy.
I'm a student that just passed 6th grade going into 7th this year. Polo park is a very great school! And you should believe that coming from a student! the lunch is terrific, 6 grade teachers are super nice and so is our staff and principals and assitent principal! I had a great time at Polo park and for the first time in MY life! I actually wanted to be back in school! I Love Polo Park!:D
This school is truly horrid. Bullying and gangs are huge issues and the teachers do not care whatsoever. If you are a good parent you won't send your child to this school. If I had to rate it 1-10 I'd give it a -14. It is HORRIBLE! So much drama and fights happen and the kids are never under control. Don't send your child to this school!!!!
My child's best friend go's to this school. The homework is very reasonable and the school is very clean and the students are very polite and kind. She is going to be in 6th grade next year and her friend is going to be in 7th so i'm going to to also put our daughter in the school next school year!
This school is amazing! It's not perfect but all in all, the administrators and teachers do an awesome job of keeping a bevy of middle schoolers engaged in learning. This is a clean, safe and fun environment. It is technologically up-to-date. The principal is accessible to parents and students alike. Other staff are quick to return a call. Quite a few of the teachers are inspired and that positive outlook impacts the students. The biggest report card is student behavior. The kids are definitely kids but they are polite, knowledgeable and funny. Compared with many crumbling, violent middle schools filled with apathetic children who are treated like inmates, Polo Park is a paradise. Count your blessings before you complain.
My child is a student here. She likes the school a lot. I have no complaints as far as peer pressure. She made the Honor Roll and teachers seem to make the transition from elementary to middle manageable for the kids. I am happy.
This is the worst school my child ever attended. The academics are very poor. The students do not have homework, therefore they do not get involved in school work and learning. Most teachers do not seem to care much for the students and some teacher talked to them with lack of respect using vulgar words.
I've had 3 children attend this school and would highly recommend it. Actually all the wellington schools are A rated and I would definitely agree.
ive been going to polo park in 6th 7th and 8th grade its not what it use to be. all you have to do is stay away from the wrong crowd and you'll be fine the teachers are extremly nice and the students are really friendly
as a student at polo park middle school i can honetly say that there are no longer and gangs. the teachers are involved and understanding, the students are friendly and just love to have a good time. There are pleanty of after school activitys to keep students busy. The sports program is undiscribible. The baseball and softball are county champs. As a sixth grader and i was extremly nervous about attending a new school ( i was at panther run last year, also a great school)
I went here for 6th, 7th and 8th grade. I had the best time of my life at this school. The teachers were great and the classes were fun. I honestly miss it and wish I could go back. It such a great school and a really nice environment. BEST SCHOOL A+
I have been teaching at the school since it's inception. I must say that I honestly would not work anywhere else. Some of the reviews are very unfair and completely one sided. While most schools have it's faults, and this one not being an exception, I believe the postivies far out weigh the negatives. I personally have had nothing but excellent students and positive experiences throughout my 8 years. My advice to all is to do your homework and find out about the teacher your child has. Stay involved and demand results for your child. If youare not informed or involved you have no one to blame but yourself. Ask other parents, ask oher students and go to parent meet your teacher night. We have great teachers at Polo Park but admittedly there are not-so great teachers as well. In the end the greatest teacher for your child is YOU.
Most of the Gang stufff is gone now they starting to imporve. When I was in 6th grade there was to many gangs now there are barly any. I had some problems but if you know who to talk to your problems go away fast. The teachers there are understanding. Intesive reading has so of the best teachers ever and so dose math and history.The teachers know what they are doing and Help the syudents when need.The school is a Fabulous school, and there is only about 900 students most who are very friendly. This is a above average school.
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