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6-8
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Wesley Chapel, FL
Students enrolled: 1,624

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2025 Mansfield Boulevard
Wesley Chapel, FL 33543

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(813) 346-6200
(813) 346-6291
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September 30, 2014
Hi student, and I the love the teachers. We have the most kids out of any school in pasco county.With this comes overflow classes in portibals and all 6th grades have usally have all there common core classes in there. There was a teacher arrested. But she is gone and the teaching ethics work if your child pays attion in class.There is no uniforms but there is dress code.

- submitted by a community member
May 31, 2014
Great school! I don't understand some of the bad reviews. ( except about the school nurse being sometimes "unpleasant"). Lol I've had 2 of my kids attend JLMS and it has been wonderful.. Both of my kids are in the Honors program and have had the best learning experience. The Asst Princal Miss Briscoe is the best I have ever seen and truly cares about each student. She is so involved and I have seen her at every single school event ...... Music, drama, sporting events..... I feel the teachers are strict but that is a good thing at this age. This school is nicknamed "the private public school" because most teachers have their Masters degrees . As a parent I feel that this school sets kids up for success in high school and beyond.

- submitted by a parent
May 22, 2014
This school is disappointing. It's overcrowded, and the teachers' communication is lacking and there are unclear expectations. My 6th grader is shy and sensitive, and at the point in his life where social issues take precedent over his academics. I feel like the kids here have too much time on their hands, which just causes trouble. They should be busy learning and being pushed to their full potential; instead they are allowed to get on their phones and play games and go on the internet. The teachers seem to set the kids up for "catching" them missing an assignment instead of setting them up for success. They also did not respond promptly to my concerns in an email sent at the beginning of the year. Only 2 of his 6 teachers showed up to the Open House, which should have been a good indication of how much they were willing to put into their jobs. :/

- submitted by a parent
April 02, 2014
I feel that my son is learning a lot and he has wonderful teachers. He is in 6th grade, and we were very worried about him starting middle school in a new place, but he loves it, and so do we! The Administration is great, too. They have responded to our emails and phone calls very promptly.

- submitted by a parent
January 29, 2014
Half good teachers/half not so great/good counselors/APsinneffective...syllabus in each class is not a course description and schedule but a behavior expectation sheet. So, this sets the tone of punitive instruction rather than the joy of learning from day 1. If you have a "gifted" child (one who is left-brain dominant and has a great memory) they can go to the special "Dreamcatcher" program where they will be celebrated and loved. If your child is a normal kid (gifted in other attributes such as art or acting or sports) ...they will go along with the herd of kids. If you have a child with learning disabilities PLEASE go to another school...there is no education on the part of most teachers in public school Florida...ADD or dyslexia will be misunderstood and your only "accommodation" will be to have the child sit at the front of the class and have longer test time (a joke among professionals who understand best practices). There are a few gem teachers but not enough to swing the character of this school in the right direction. Student culture here is harsh but not unusual for public middle school...if you have a sensitive child, go private or charter...many in the area.

- submitted by a parent
November 22, 2013
very rude teachers, I can only agree. My child is in 6 th grade we never had such a bad school! Lots of mobbing from teachers and students. Can't wait to move. If you have a choice - stay away from this one!

- submitted by a parent
November 21, 2013
Worst. School. Ever. The teachers are hostile. Its really hard to learn like that. There are bullies everywhere and about 2000 people. The only reason its 9 out of 10 is because its new.

- submitted by a community member
October 03, 2013
watch out!!! teachers are rude and aggressive lots of mobbing going on and very very poor education!!!!

- submitted by a parent
January 27, 2013
parents are not involved the staff are kinda rude and stuck up the school has way too many students sure the school looks nice and everyone will feed you a bunch of info on how the school is so great but i have never seen anything i really liked about the staff or overall the school in general the teachers dont keep control of the students my son has trouble with learning he says because the class is out of controll and is run by the students there was one time i walked into the school and i didnt seem like the kids were very happy not that kids like school most dont but i have seen schools where the students felt maybe a little more happy to be there its like a giant building of white walls and terrible staff surrounded by a bunch of boring farm land it makes me wanna go to sleep

- submitted by a parent
January 16, 2013
I've had children in this school for the past 6 years and can tell you, it's a fantastic middle school. Yes, it's huge...1650 students thanks to rezoning to bring the number down a few hundred. You would think this is an impossible number of students to handle. But the teachers and administration have a set of standards in place that really keeps the kids on the right track. They don't tolerate bullying and have procedures in place to deal with it. The kids know exactly what's expected of them, including dress code, behavior, attitude and academics and they really do walk the straight and narrow. Of course, no school is 100% problem free. But overall, I couldn't imagine a better environment for my kids to grow. The only problem I have found is communication is sometimes difficult at this level. You have to be an involved parent to keep up with what's going on with your student. It's not like elementary school where the teachers sends home notes with the kids. But thanks to eSembler, parents have 24 hour access to grades and assignments as well as an open line of communication to the teachers so we can keep on top of things. I would recommend this school to anyone.

- submitted by a parent
December 17, 2012
My child came to DJLMS in 7th grade. I read the excellent reviews and the high rating of this school and I was convinced this school would be a great move, I was wrong. First, the middle school has close to 2000 students which make it impossible for your child to get on a sports team or club because of the number of participants. The students are very clicky and do not go out of their way to make friends with new students. The Administration has rules that no child is allowed to ride the bus home with another child, even in an emergency. This is also due to the abundant number of students at this school. My child felt bullied and was called names by classmates on a weekly basis. My child was not impressed with the teachers besides the math and chorus teacher and she was in advanced classes before. The counselor was great but the principle's secretary and nurse were just plain rude and unfriendly to me, a parent. I was not impressed at all. The reason they have a 9 rating is because the school is still very new not because it is a good school. I wish a parent would have written a review like this. I would have chosen another area to live.

- submitted by a parent
December 10, 2012
My daughter is in 8th grade, during the three years she has been in the school she has had great teachers, I haven't heard cases of bullying, they tackle misconduct immediately , they have various clubs based on the students interests. Given that is the largest middle school in the county, I think the organization is fantastic.

- submitted by a parent
August 20, 2012
We just moved from MD and registered our son in July. Today is the first day of school and his schedule is still not complete. He has 3 classes but then he is sitting in the office the rest of day as they frantically try to work out the schedules for him and some other unlucky students. This doesn't sound like great organization or leadership skills to me and I'm pretty frustrated so far. They tell me they hope to get it worked out today but no guarantees as they are overcrowded and have staffing isssues.

- submitted by a parent
August 07, 2012
JLMS is a good school and i would tell any parent to send there child there for a good middle school experience i use to go there my 8th grade year was so short it was like the first day of school and the next day school was over the 2009-2010 year flew by but anyways the teachers are helpful and they want you to succeed shoutout to Mr.hernadez,Mr.Thomas and the whole bandits staff we all miss yall i miss jlms and i look forward to visiting it back when i have kids one day. CLASS OF 2014 ALL DAY

- submitted by a community member
June 26, 2012
This past year was my daughter's first year at JLMS and I was a bit nervous. I'm a teacher in Hillsborough County so my children have always followed me. This was my first experience with Pasco County Schools. My daughter is in the gifted program and I was incredibly impressed with this school. Positive referrals from the AP and top notch teachers that care about their students. Communication was awesome and my daughter really blossomed! I look forward to sending my youngest to JLMS for his first year of Middle School! I have friends in Hillsborough trying to get their kids into this school! Administration is on top of it all and enforces the school rules and dress code which really makes a difference in the school culture.

- submitted by a parent
April 26, 2012
This school was named after my father. I only hope that it is bringing joy to as many children , parents and teachers as he would have loved and hoped for.

- submitted by a community member
June 27, 2011
My journey through John Long was okay. A lot of the teachers did not have enough a background in education to be teaching at that school. If it wasn't for the 8th grade assistant principle I would not have been able to make it through the school year. Also the our teachers did plan for the year, and we ended up being behind and having do 5 projects the last few weeks of school.

- submitted by a community member
June 27, 2011
This school was good in some of the educational parts, but some of the teachers did not know enough about the topics they were teaching. We actually had to help our language arts teacher pronounce and spell words. Also, this school has no lockers, making it, literally, a pain in your back to carry around all your things.

- submitted by a community member
April 10, 2011
Pulled my son out of John Long after 7th grade, wish I had done it sooner! Administration wouldn't switch my son's science class after many complaints; zeroes on assignments that the teacher had written on and handed back to him. Poor teacher control in many of his classrooms, and kids very concerned with social issues instead of school.

- submitted by a parent
July 06, 2010
my son did 2 chapter in math in 6 month (and he's in advanced math) , had open book tests in geography!?!?!, and had word search test in history , his teacher truly had no care about TEACHING , i am very sad to say that he has learned absolutely nothing this year , what a waste

- submitted by a parent
January 09, 2010
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- submitted by a parent
December 28, 2009
This is the best school ever! My daughter is in 7th grade, and she loves this school. It has great teachers!!!!

- submitted by a parent
October 21, 2009
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- submitted by a student
no rating August 21, 2009
This school is great my daughter loves it alot..............this us her second year!!

- submitted by a parent
no rating July 23, 2009
Great School! Great teachers and Staff! Keep it up the good work.

- submitted by a parent
July 04, 2009
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July 01, 2009
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- submitted by a student
November 13, 2008
i love that school personally they really help ESOL people in so many ways one of them is leap !!!

- submitted by a student
August 31, 2008
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- submitted by a student
August 22, 2008
My daughter is in her 3rd year at JLMS and I have been very pleased with the administration, faculty and staff. They are amazing. Although the school is large, they still strive to meet both the academic and social needs of the students, and have been very successful! It is definitely the best middle school in the county!

- submitted by a parent
August 19, 2008
Go jlms! Ilove this school I think it has great teachers! go mustangs! you guys set the pace!

- submitted by a parent
August 16, 2008
great school my kids are so happy there

- submitted by a parent
May 19, 2008
I believe Dr. John Long Middle School is a good school because my child attends the school and there are not any fights, there are good teachers, and it has very good after school programs. In Pasco county they have a program that helps kids if their FCAT scores were not good, they have teachers help them learn and understand the concept that was difficult for them to grab.

- submitted by a parent
May 19, 2008
I love John Long Middle School, the teachers that are in the school which are Ms. Bacheller, Ms. Collin and Ms. Lischalk. You guys rule. I really love you for what you have tought me!.

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 05, 2008
John Long Middle school is a great place for students to learn! i love this schoolbest teachers in the district and a straight 'A' school! Go Long Horns!

- submitted by a student
April 14, 2008
John long is a horrible school. My daughter went their and we switched her straight to weightman because of the excess bullying,

- submitted by a parent
March 25, 2008
great school my daughter has learned alot thanks to the mustangs thank you mrs.jenkens, ms.monberren, ms.gray, ms flood, and ms.hull!!!!go mustangs...you set the pace

- submitted by a parent
February 12, 2008
Its an awsome school i love it!

- submitted by a student
October 29, 2007
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- submitted by a student
July 03, 2007
I am proud to be a JLMS longhorn and state that this school has made me achieve things i never thought i would. It has helped me achieve thing acedemiclly, emotionle, physiclly and mentally.

- submitted by a student
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Dr. John Long Middle School
2025 Mansfield Boulevard, Wesley Chapel, FL  33543
(813) 346-6200
Last modified Dr. John Long Middle School is a Public school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Dr. John Long Middle School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 40 reviews. Top