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Arlington Heights, IL
Students enrolled: 857

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400 South Highland Avenue
Arlington Heights, IL 60005

(847) 398-4250
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June 22, 2015
I'm really happy to be going to this school in the fall it is so big and beautiful the people who work there are super nice I couldn't ask for more

- submitted by a student

October 26, 2014
South is a tremendous middle school. The outstanding dedicated teachers, wonderful principal and administrative leaders, friendly office staff, and positive environment are an asset to the AH community. The academics at South are superb. This school truly embraces innovation and its role in today's classroom and curriculum. We love that South is always looking to improve upon what we think is already a fabulous place for kids to learn and grow. Bravo Cardinals!

- submitted by a parent

April 22, 2014
My school is South Middle School. The school may be doing a good job academically, but it's staff has been doing a poor job of demonstrating how to be a good neighbor and a good citizen. A few examples. When the school s parking lot is plowed, rather than using its two block square open field, the snow is pilled high on adjacent the public sidewalk, making it impassible. Aggregate scraped from the asphalt during plowing is deposited on the walkway and not cleared after the snow melts. Bike riding students don t observe basic traffic laws on streets or when using the walkways. Each day I see them ignoring stop signs, and/or approaching pedestrians from behind without sounding an alert Supervisors of outdoor track activities start races with starter pistols, disturbing the peaceful enjoyment of the surrounding properties with sounds of gunshots. The school is posted banning dogs, but doesn't enforce district policy unless it interferes with a class. Off-leash dogs are frequently exercised on this property, due to lack of enforcement. Those who attend South Middle Schools are learning to lack consideration for the community.

- submitted by a community member

August 22, 2010
South Middle School has an excellent caring staff that is available to give extra help to students when needed. My daughter has had an enjoyable 6th & 7th grade years and is looking forward to 8th grade. She has been challenged and I know she will be ready for high school when the time comes.

- submitted by a parent
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September 16, 2009
Has won several Science Olympiad titles and has an awesome 8th grade science class projects that have resulted in solar panels and occupancy sensors for the schools.

- submitted by a parent

September 16, 2009
South academics and extra circular activities are fantastic. Both of my girls enjoy school, and are having a great middle school experience. I couldn't ask for better!

- submitted by a parent

September 16, 2009
South has a wonderful, caring staff and a great community of parents and students!

- submitted by a parent

August 27, 2009
South middle school is a great school for kids. My kids love it there and wouldnt want to be anywhere else! the teachers are all so helpful and really care for there students! its wonderful!

- submitted by a parent

June 01, 2009
South Middle School has nice physical facilities and professional administrative staff however the teacher quality is highly inconsistent. If one is unlucky, it will be a long, disappointing year. This has been the case for both our children and our neighbors as well. Accessubg honors programs is good. Accessing assistance for children with special needs, however, is very difficult. This is a big disappointment overall, as our experience at the elementary school was outstanding.

- submitted by a parent

March 15, 2009
I am a seventh grader from South Middle School and I absolutely love it! I used to go to Wayside and i was depressed. Most kids were in the 'Popular' clique. I transfered in sixth grade and i have made many friends!! i have also been learning many things that Wayside did not have to offer. The extra curricular is just amazing!

- submitted by a student

February 01, 2008
The teachers here are awesome! I thought that when I came here in 6th grade, it would be worse than elementary school, but it's way better! It's so big and the students do well here. I love this school!

- submitted by a student

August 14, 2007
A great school w/ great kids & teachers in a great town

- submitted by a student

February 02, 2006
All the schools in this district are great. Dryden Elementary is fantastic! Kids transition to South Middle School effortlessly. Teacher and staff investment with the children cannot be beat anywhere nationwilde.

- submitted by a parent
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South Middle School
400 South Highland Avenue, Arlington Heights, IL  60005
(847) 398-4250
Last modified South Middle School is a Public school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 10 out of 10 based on academic quality.
South Middle School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 24 reviews. Top