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West Melbourne, FL
Students enrolled: 1,277

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2600 Wingate Boulevard
West Melbourne, FL 32904

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(321) 722-4150
(321) 722-4165
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October 14, 2013
Central is okay, I'm in the MYP program and I don't think I can last longer. The MYP teachers give way too much homework for me to handle. I play sports, and I know that school comes first, but having to stay up until 1-3 in the morning, even when I don't have practice is ridiculous. I secretly struggle with depression & self-harm, & this school is stressing me out. Teachers don't realize that some students are collapsing under the pressure they have put on them to succeed. Some teachers are just rude embarrass you in front of people without thinking. I also have like, 5 minutes to eat lunch everyday. There are 3 normal, a snack (rarely) & a line where you can buy other food everyday, and they're way too long, and I want time to eat my food. They also have bad requirements for MYP. I don't want to take Spanish until High School, yet I HAVE to take it, which I don't think is fair. There's lots of unnecessary rules that don't keep us any safer. Overall, I don't enjoy central. (7th grader)

- submitted by a community member

August 12, 2013
I am a former student of Central Middle School. As far as i know its a decent school. The students that attend this school are rebellious and act out in rash manners however there are some really nice one. It really just depends on the groups of students you surround yourself with. A lot of physical fights occur mainly from rumors and he say she say.The fights are very very violent . The teachers that work there are okay. I don"t know that for all the teachers but personally for mine , i wish they were more involved and motivational. great dance and cheer program. WARNING : the food is not the best

- submitted by a community member

April 14, 2010
I am a substitute teacher for grades 2-12 in Brevard Cy, FL and have served at this school more than any other. From a bad administrative rating four years ago, CMS has made a dramatic improvement. The administrative team is now excellent. There are many superb teachers who have been at CMS for years and stay on. I teach at at least 75 schools within my county. I vote for Central MS and support it fully.

- submitted by a parent

March 06, 2010
Central rocks. period. It provides great teachers who go above and beyond to help students succeed, and a great administration.

- submitted by a student

May 09, 2009
I love central, i think it is not as safe as you would think but i love it and I cant wait for 8th grade! I would have to disagree with needing a new principle. Mrs. Mitchell is a wonderful principle but I do think we need a new dean, hes not very pleasent!!!! But other than that ,I love central and I always will!

- submitted by a student

June 24, 2008
I believe this school needs leadership and a new attendance person. There are so many things that need fixed with the class's they are teaching it only the FCAT then after that then its movies and coloring sheet,

- submitted by a parent

August 21, 2007
Central needs a new principal. The school needs someone who is in charge of her school, not the other way around. The principal needs to listen to the parents concerns and ideas, not just ignore the parents. Without parent involvement, the school would be in more trouble. There are way too many fights taking place in this school. They need more resource officers. Something needs to be done. Also, teachers should teach out of the textbooks. They can't just teach the children whatever they want. All 6th grade, 7th grade and 8th grade teachers need to be basically on the same page when it comes to teaching students.If a child has a problem with an assignment, the parent should be able to help them out or a tutor.If parents don't know what the teachers are teaching them, that's a problem. There is a huge safety problem. Need more extracurricular activities.

- submitted by a parent

July 06, 2007
I love central middle school. It is the best school I have ever been to!!!!

- submitted by a student

May 03, 2007
I believe Central is one of the worst middle schools in Central Florida. I believe the Principal should not have her job. I believe this school should be checked out further, because I do not believe the Superintendent is actually getting a true account of how many fights and issues there are in that school. I believe most of the issues are pushed under the rug. They need more qualified teachers, more resource officers and a new Principal/Deans. With the high taxes, this school should be better. The teachers do not teach out of a book, they teach the students whatever they want, all the teachers are teaching totally different things, very hard for tutors/parents to help out.

- submitted by a parent

February 26, 2007
I attend Central middle school as an eighth grader, and I think the school is academically great, but the administration leaves much to be desired. In response to the review from April 2005, I must argue that the facts presented in the review are incorrect. Most of the seventh and eighth grade students are required to have a gym class year round. The sixth graders are kept away from the rest of the school partly because they do not have the same course requirements as the rest of the school and also because their school starts at a different time. They also go to school for one less hour than us. They are not being penalized because of the poor planning of the school builders because originally they were not supposed to be a part of Central, and trying to smash sixth, seventh, and eight graders together would not be fair.

- submitted by a student

January 11, 2006
We have been in the school for about a year and a half. My daughter is in the advanced classes and doing well. She is challenged and not bored and most of all she likes the school. It is a very safe school and so far all of the teachers she has had are very good and have exceeded my expectations. My daughter has no complaints about her teachers either. A little short on clubs and extra curricular though....no football team.

- submitted by a parent

April 01, 2005
My daughter attends Central Middle School as a sixth grader school due to overcrowding at the elementary level. The academic portion of the school appears to be commendable however I have issue with non-academic policies. There is no standard physical education course provided year round for these students. They have an option for PE as part of the 'wheel' but it has limited time associated with it. Given the fact our youth is overweight and under-excercised, and the requirements stipulated for youth by the School Board, Central falls short in providing this very basic need.In addition, the sixth graders are keep isolated from the older children (what is the concern? what does that say about the school population?) and are denied extra curricular activites or clubs. They are being penalized because of poor planning on the part of the school builders. They should be afforded the same as the other students.

- submitted by a parent

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Central Middle School
2600 Wingate Boulevard, West Melbourne, FL  32904
(321) 722-4150
Last modified Central Middle School is a Public school that serves grades 7-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Central Middle School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 25 reviews. Top