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6-8
Public
Weston, FL
Students enrolled: 1,384
Before care: No
After care: Yes

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1800 Indian Trace
Weston, FL 33326

(754) 323-4400
(754) 323-4485
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October 30, 2014
I moved to atlanta last in early 2014 but i spent two years at this school. Literally the best school ive ever attended, the teachers are amazing, they taught me the right amount of information correctly so then when it came to the end i ended up with straight A's and that wasnt just me, it was the teacher, AMAZING school please consider it

- submitted by a community member
September 26, 2014
The school had a fire drill today. I witnessed as a parent of a student and a teaching professional something deeply disturbing. A teacher, a white teacher was approached by a black student. She ridiculed him. Shouted at him. He only wanted to know where he should be. I am truly embarrassed to say this. Deeply disturbed. This school is racist. I am glad Ivpullsdmyvchokd out of this school.

- submitted by a teacher
May 24, 2014
School is very good and located in a safe area. Most of the teachers are good but there always 1 or 2 bad apples.

- submitted by a parent
May 03, 2014
I have to say, on whom else but an individual student or experience is a parent supposed to critique a school? On other people's child or experience? When a child can't feel safe at his own school because he's been robbed repeatedly, when a child can't trust his teachers because when reaching out to them for help he's told "that's life" instead of actually dealing with the problem and get it fixed, when a child's special needs are not considered let alone acommodated, when the teachers make children (and parents) believe they do not believe kids can success, when the dress code is a joke and so is discipline, when kids don't have a single book asigned to read for the entire year, you start to wonder how on earth is this school rated 9 None of the issues mentioned above (scroll down to read the actual reviews) had anything to do with parents giving the school a lower rate over poor grades.

- submitted by a parent
September 02, 2013
I could not be happier with this school! We have the best teachers and staff. The principal and assistant principals have an "open door" policy that makes you as a parent feel welcome and included in your child's education. I love this school!

- submitted by a parent
August 16, 2013
This is my daughter's third year at Tequesta and I must say that it provides a quality education and the staff strives to motivate students to excel, bullying is not an issue here and not overcrowded.

- submitted by a parent
May 10, 2013
GREAT SCHOOL, NOT OVERCROWDED LIKE OTHERS. THEY TAKE CARE OF BULLING IN CASE THERE IS EVER AN ISSUE, THEY WILL TAKE CARE OF IT RIGHT AWAY. KIDS ARE MORE DOWN TO EARTH COMPARED TO OTHE WESTON SCHOOLS. IF YOUR CHILD IS FALLING BEHIND, THE TEACHERS WILL HELP HIM/HER PICK UP THEIR SCORES BY GIVING EXTRA WORK/ASSIGNMENTS FOR CREDITS, SOME WILL EVEN TEACH WHAT WAS NOT UNDERSTOOD IN CLASS WHEN THE HOUR IS OVER. BUT WHAT I LIKE THE MOST IS THAT KIDS GET TUTORING IN CASE THEY HAVE A HARD TIME WITH A SUBJECT, SPECIALLY IN MATH. 5 STARS OVERALL, A+ SCHOOL FOR MANY YEARS, REALLY HAPPY.

- submitted by a parent
June 28, 2012
Critiquing a school based on individual student and parent experiences does not truly give a picture of the school. Suffice to say if your student gets the grades you want, it's a great school. If not, depending upon the success level of your child, it is not. Teachers are working with their hands tied (budget cuts affecting class size and materials, state mandates which take up important classroom instruction time, no raises in five years, continuing entitlements), and are doing so more and more. Untie their hands and watch instruction soar. Tequesta Trace is just one of many schools where teachers are disrespected and are made accountable for student responsibilities. It is not possible to enhance and motivate when a student or parent is not doing what they are supposed to do and continues to place the blame on the school and the teacher. Just sayin.'

- submitted by a community member
May 16, 2011
My son has ADHD but is very bright. This school has not followed through with any of the accommodations on his 504 plan and we are constantly having problems with them. There is no guidance or tolerance for any kid that does not fit in their mold of a child. I feel that his creativity has been stifled and as many teachers have clearly stated, he has not been working at his full potential. This is a kid who got a 98 on his FCAT and has been flirting with failing this whole year. It is now the end of the 4th quarter and I am still fighting to get his accommodations met. As long as your kid is smart and perfectly behaved and never steps outside the box, this is an excellent school.

- submitted by a parent
October 31, 2010
Excellent attention to Florida cirriculum and individual student needs. Plus special FCAT camp for FCAT preparation and lots of out of classroom activities to make learning fun.

- submitted by a teacher
November 24, 2009
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August 07, 2009
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- submitted by a student
July 27, 2009
I have been at Tequesta Trace from 7th grade to 8th grade, and the school is great! Amazing teachers, different personalities, but very nice teachers. You can connect with the teachers. Some could be mean, but that happens everywhere else. I felt safe there and the sports are great. There are different levels of classes, and most of the teachers make you feel like you can succeed, even if you are a trouble-maker. They are pushing you to do your best. Oh, I just hope Western High has teachers like Tequesta. Such a great school. It is clean and friendly...continuing...

- submitted by a student
no rating July 08, 2009
We arrived in Weston in 2008. After years of private schools in different countries, we were surprised for the quality of this public school. If you kid is committed, definitively they need to attend honors class. Safe, clean, secure, and some exceedingly good teachers and others average, just like in life. Authorities are consistently very good. Food, instead, is perfect for creating the next generation of overweight kids...fast food everywhere and the 'light' foods are nothing kids want to take everyday. A lot of focus as parents is required on this. Small # of students (858) helps keep a good environment. Multicultural environment.

- submitted by a parent
May 31, 2009
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May 27, 2009
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- submitted by a student
April 29, 2009
Awesome school, but some of the teachers don't believe that some students will achieve. Its a safe environment and every clean. A place were you can learn a lot if you listen.

- submitted by a student
December 01, 2008
We moved here in the summer of 07. My two oldest children are students at TTMS. I have one child in the ESE program and my other child is in AP classes. Both my girls love this experience. I would like to see more opportunities for parent/teacher/principal interaction. Mr. Jimmy who greets all who enter TTMS is a warm and caring man. He helps to make this school stand out from other schools in the area.

- submitted by a parent
November 30, 2008
I went to Tequesta last year and it was amazing. The kids are so nice and welcoming. Being an eight grader at a new school was hard but the teachers helped me catch on to how the school works and so did the students. The teachers like so make the classes as fun as possible so your still learning but having fun doing it. My brother and sister go there now and they absolutely love it.

- submitted by a student
July 30, 2008
This school is terrible. A lot of the kids are rude and most have little or no respect for the teachers. There are many bullies and many fights. There isn't much parent/teacher relationship either. Not recommended.

- submitted by a student
May 31, 2008
Tequesta trace middle school has been a Blessing more then words can say, My child with Autism has a wonderful teacher who really cares for him. And My oldest son knows the staff member and gets along with all of them. it all depends on the students because this school teachers do care.

- submitted by a parent
January 11, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
October 09, 2007
Extremely disappointed....the registration was a nightmare...poor communication between school and parents. My child is in 8th and we are new to Weston, coming from the midwest. I realize there are a lot of transfer students but they could at least try to pair the kids up with other students, etc. to introduce them into the school. The only reason we picked Weston was because of the school's rating and no way would I give it a 10. We moved in July and didn't get to see the school in session. My advise is to visit the school if at all possible and make your own decision.

- submitted by a parent
September 06, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
June 29, 2007
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February 01, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
July 23, 2006
Tequesta Trace Middle school is such an excellent school! My kids learned so much from the excellent staff. Although sometimes they are to hard on the kids, they are always trying to get the school to be even better then it was the year before! The only thing that I would change about this school is the lack of obedience in some of the regular classes. Some of the kids, who don't care about studying, interfere with the education of the other kids, that do want to learn!

- submitted by a parent
July 19, 2006
Very dissapointed about this school. My son (4th of my children to go attend this school) has ADD and was never given any real help. Only told 'he should be responsible for his work'. When are the teachers ever responsible? I am a teacher myself and pride myself in getting my students through their work!

- submitted by a parent
May 07, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
May 07, 2006
They get very little by way information sheets as to what is happening within the school, this we feel is vital to the interaction and interest of the students. Also some of the teachers are unapproachable when it comes to not understanding whilst in class, and always seem to be threatened with detention. The parents are never informed of anything, apart from how well they are doing with the FCATs and their straight A's..Parent involvement is via the PTA, although I am a member there min.news.

- submitted by a parent
April 28, 2006
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April 07, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
March 20, 2006
Tequesta Trace is a great school. If I could change anything about it I would allow the parents to be more involved. I have heard of schools that use edline where the students grades of tests and homework is always available online so the parent can access it. At Tequesta, parents are not kept informed of test grades, homework due, or anything else the students do not volunteer to their parents. I never get a test home. Never. This school is great for students who need very little supervision and are self motivated. The academics are outstanding. I cannot comment on music or art because we aren't involved.

- submitted by a parent
February 26, 2006
The teachers really care, but the school itself is too lax on the students.

- submitted by a parent
January 12, 2006
This school is terrible.My child has a rough time with teachers and he suffers from asthma. All the mold makes it worse.The classes arent challenging enough,not even advanced.The math classes are good though.There arent enough extracurricular activities and there are many fights.

- submitted by a parent
no rating January 11, 2006
This is my son's first year at Tequesta and so far so good. His Social Studies teacher has already asked for him to be put in an advanced class. That means the teacher is aware of his students and what they can do. That makes me feel secure. The important thing it for the PARENTS TO BE INVOLVED. Don't complain if you abstain! Get involved in your kids' programs. Ask for a teacher conference. Middle School doesn't require a parent/teacher conference...so ask for one. Call the Guidance Counselor and get information, they are very accommodating. Tequesta Trace Middle School rates GREAT for us so far this year.

- submitted by a parent
January 11, 2006
outstanding faculty. Busy school with great teacher support and many after school activites. Tequesta Community School is a big plus.

- submitted by a teacher
April 07, 2005
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- submitted by a former student
January 27, 2005
not good at all. lack of effective academic programs, no parent involvement.

- submitted by a former student
December 09, 2004
Very good school with high rating for FCAT and other awards. Well run by administrators with mostly good teachers.

- submitted by a parent
August 26, 2004
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- submitted by a parent
May 27, 2004
I am very happy overall with Tequesta Trace Middle School. They offer gifted, advanced and GEM courses to the students who qualify. Teacher's overall seem to care about the kids. The grounds and building are fairly well taken care of. Safety is not an issue here, my children feel it is very safe. I am well advised with the progress made, and when a problem arose earlier this year a telephone call was made immediately so that action could be taken quickly. This school deserves the reputation it has. Tequesta Trace is one of only a handful of schools in Florida that has been give the A+ for 5 consecutive years.

- submitted by a parent
April 27, 2004
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Tequesta Trace Middle School
1800 Indian Trace, Weston, FL  33326
(754) 323-4400
Last modified Tequesta Trace 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.
Tequesta Trace Middle School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 43 reviews. Top