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6-8
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Powder Springs, GA
Students enrolled: 1,223

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3825 Luther Ward Rd
Powder Springs, GA 30127

(678) 331-3015
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August 22, 2014
My child entire 6th grade was a waste. She learned absolutely nothing. The principal is distant and seemingly more concern about her image than her students education.

- submitted by a parent
July 28, 2014
Lovinggood is a great school.the teachers have advanced classes which not many other middle schools have. my daughters science teacher was on maternity leave and the school should have found a permanent replacement instead of a different teacher every week. they have wonder full drama and beta clubs. my daughter loved how they DO NOT wear uniforms. But don't worry there is a dress code regulation. I assure your child will not be wearing daisy dukes in this school, they have a high integrity. Just make sure you check the dress code before buying back to school clothes. Although the overall school was great there are some things that they could improve on, bullying for one the principal has imposed a no tolerance rule, anonymous reports but as I am sure you know this a very difficult time especially if you are a teenage girl. Also there is a bit of a racial issue that the principal either does not know about which I doubt or just dose not care. for instance when my daughter was in the seventh grade a white girl said something about an African American girl and she was 'jumped". In conclusion I would recommend this school as long as you tell your child what to do and what not to do.

- submitted by a parent
June 26, 2014
I think this school has a bullying problem that if not taken care of, will send it into a downspiral. Not impressed as of yet.

- submitted by a parent
March 24, 2014
My son is in 6th grade at Lovinggood and it has been a great experience for both him and us as parents. I think the administration is good there, but very strict; maybe not to some people's liking, but it works for us. There are a lot of programs and activities available to the students. It is a safe and competitive academically challenging school for kids to go. They have a very active PTSA. The teachers really care about the students, and most have tutoring time available before or after school which is offered FREE for the students. We love LMS!!

- submitted by a parent
January 31, 2014
At this school, there is very little interaction between kids not in your class. You must have a hall pass to go anywhere, and the administrators have to know where you are at all times. They are so busy attempting to keep the bad kids in line (which they fail at) and maintaining their image, that the rest of us who follow the rules suffer. Also, if your previous school doesn't have an advanced program, expect a fight getting placed correctly.

- submitted by a community member
May 15, 2013
This School is horrible teachers do not teach at all! My son failed his first year and he is excelent at aschool I asked him what he learned today and he siad he dont know he usually made all A's in Elementary School!

- submitted by a teacher
October 15, 2012
In our daughter's three years at Lovinggood, she's enjoyed a solid learning experience. The great faculty does a fine job in both prepping students for the next level and keeping teens and tweens focused. And I have to say the music program is outstanding.

- submitted by a parent
August 21, 2012
Great School!! Glad to have a student there again. My 6th grader is adjusting well.

- submitted by a parent
July 12, 2012
Great staff & teachers. Many sports & clubs, good music programs. Takes learning seriously. The rules are quite strict, though. You have to get your water bottle "nurse approved" or else you can't have it, and you can't open the bottle before you take it to the nurse. If your phone/electronic device is seen in your pocket or it falls on the floor, you get a referral, whether you were using it or not.

- submitted by a community member
July 03, 2012
Lovinggood is a great school. The teachers are very nice and they are willing to give you any extra tutoring when needed. The students are also very kind. For the most part Lovinggood is a great school, but like other schools it has problems. One problem is that it has too many rules. For example they only allow you to bring water to school even if you bring your own lunch. At one point they would not even let you bring water to school. Another bad thing about Lovinggood was that the lunches were bad and sometimes they would have hair in it. Last but not least if your phone falls out of your pocket you get an automatic referral. The administrators say they just don't want to see your phone. It does not matter if you are using it or not. I find it extremely unfair. Besides those problems everything else is good.

- submitted by a community member
September 26, 2011
Lovinggood has been a great middle school for my kids. We benefit from teachers who push for excellence, are open to parent involvement, and implement stringent policies to help establish a good learning environment.

- submitted by a parent
January 25, 2010
Lovinggood is amazing!! The teachers are strict but fair, and can be very lively when they want. The rules are also fair, even though many people complain. I really love this school and will miss everyone next year!

- submitted by a student
January 01, 2010
First of al, let me say that the Band teacher rocks!! He is excellent!! Lovinggood is a great school, but they tend to kick someone out if they don't have enough room, like me. but the teachers have great goals and I get good grades because of them.

- submitted by a student
December 22, 2009
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December 10, 2009
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- submitted by a student
January 29, 2009
The only thing stopping this from getting a 5 is how often they give progress reports, which is like, 4 a quarter, not including the report card.

- submitted by a student
January 28, 2009
This is our first year and we love it. The teachers are engaging and Mr. Boland the principal is warm, friendly and attentive to the needs of the students.

- submitted by a parent
December 08, 2008
As the previous parent stated, Excellence, Honor, and Service are more than just words. The level of involvement from the parents is exceptional.

- submitted by a parent
October 01, 2008
Excellens, Honner, And Servise is more than just words.

- submitted by a parent
October 01, 2008
I go to this school! It rocks! The school is only 3 years old!

- submitted by a student
July 05, 2008
My grandson has attended Lovinggood since it opened, and we have both been pleased with the comminunication between us and teachers, and committment of administration to maintain order, as well as work with us parents.

- submitted by a parent
June 25, 2008
I love going to it and my teachers are great no matter what anyone says i think it's GREAT! We always have fun learning and it's not uptight so it's a nice enviorment being surrounded by your friends.

- submitted by a student
no rating June 01, 2008
LMS is a great middle school with a strong focus on learning! My daughter just completed the 6th grade and had wonderful and well communicating teachers! The principal is not a warm fuzzy at all! I think she intimidates many parents, including me! The staff of the school are very friendly and helpful and the majority of the students are great!

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 22, 2008
LMS is one of the best middle schools in Powder Springs. My son is a 7th grader who is really becoming a greater student. I appreciate the schools attempts, but do agree with a previous post of inconsistant policies in the areas of displicinary and leadership.

- submitted by a parent
November 27, 2007
Wonderful well managed school with very extremely high standards.

- submitted by a parent
November 27, 2007
I agree with the posotive reviews of this school. I have two children and education is rated way up there in my household. These children are receiving wonderful care in education and discipline and the principal is one of the largest reasons for it. The teachers are exceptional and the school is well balanced and high achieving.

- submitted by a parent
November 22, 2007
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- submitted by a student
August 09, 2007
Knowing that last year is was the first year i am going to try to be fair, but at the same time these are still our kids futures whether the school is new or not. I even attempted contacting the councelors many times and never heard back from them.

- submitted by a parent
July 22, 2007
I am extremely disappointed with the huge achievement gap in mathematics. The principal needs to examine why there is such a large gap in achievement and begin to put in corrective action.

- submitted by a parent
July 10, 2007
I agree with the 6th grade parent concerning the personality of the principal and the inconsistencies with discipline practices/policies. If we want to continue to close the achievement gap via NCLB, then schools should also look at closing the gap in the discipline systems. It's important for teachers o keep parents involved before referring students to the administrative team.

- submitted by a parent
July 07, 2007
This was Lovinggood's first year and my child was a 6th grader. I found the principal to be arrogant and unapproachable. The 6th grade teachers were VERY GOOD and they exceeded my expectations. Extracurricular activites were good considering 2006-2007 was the first year. Discipline was spotty - some offenses were severely punished and others were not - Administration is not consistant. Overall I would give the school a solid B for their first year. Wonderful teachers are the primary reason for the grade.

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June 08, 2007
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May 08, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
April 12, 2007
My child has had a wonderful experience at LMS. I've been especially impressed with the 7th grade science teachers, and the art teacher at Lovinggood. It's a great environment, and all faculty are completely devoted to our kids. Way to go LMS!

- submitted by a parent
March 28, 2007
I transfered my daughter from another middle school that was failing according to the 'No child left behind' law for her 8th grade year, and I am pleased with the level of instruction at Lovinggood. My daughter who is in all the advanced content classes, was challenged but at the same time, the amount of homework was adequate. The PTA is very active and keeps communicating with the community via e-mail regularly. In summary, I would recommend lovinggood.

- submitted by a parent
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Lovinggood Middle School
3825 Luther Ward Rd, Powder Springs, GA  30127
(678) 331-3015
Last modified Lovinggood 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.
Lovinggood Middle School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 35 reviews. Top