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Roscoe, IL
Students enrolled: 777

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6121 Elevator Road
Roscoe, IL 61073

(815) 623-1884
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September 26, 2013
I had three children attend RMS... it is a fantastic school! I have children on opposite ends of the spectrum, honors and IEP... the teachers there go above and beyond to help the students learn. I moved to this area specifically for the school and I am so glad I did. Teachers and principal were always there to help, called or emailed me to keep me up to date and I love the parent portal to keep up with my childrens grades... we all absolutely loved this school!!

- submitted by a parent
September 20, 2013
Moved to this school district because I was told it was great. I highly disagree. Unless you are an all A student or play sports, you are nothing to the prinipal and staff. If your child is struggling there is no help for them. All they tell you is bring your child to zero hour in the morning. It is no help if you are lost with a subject. Zero hour is if you need to ask a teacher a brief question not explain yesturdays lesson that your child don't understand. They worry more about giving detentions then a child getting a good education. Principal is no help in trying to figure out a way of having your child achieve, all she does is blame your child instead of helping. Teachers don't help they just blame the child. My child is struggling very much in school and I'm very upset that nobody cares. In the process of trying to figure out a much better school for my child. Picking this school is the biggest mistake I ever made!!!!!

- submitted by a parent
January 28, 2010
When I attended as a sixth grader in 2007-2008, it was the best school I have had the privilege to attend. The teachers were magnificient and everything just exceeds the standards and expectations of a lot of people. I love this place. :)

- submitted by a student
no rating July 27, 2009
The teachers are the best possible, some of them I will never forget.

- submitted by a student
June 13, 2009
Roscoe Middle School is an amazing school filledwith students willing to learn and teachers ready to commit them selves to teach their students.

- submitted by a student
June 12, 2009
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- submitted by a student
no rating December 30, 2008
I love the teachers here, I have to say they really do their best. But being new here, I had a really hard time making friends, and some of the friends I did make turned out to be not good friends at all. There are way too many cliques, and none of them were willing to take a 'new kid'.

- submitted by a student
October 19, 2008
RMS ROCKS! All you parents out there looking for a good school for your kids to go to is RMS and the Kinnikinnick School District as well. The teachers, staff, and students (that would be me) are all cool. We have ok luches and I think thats the only problem. As every school has we have had our share of problems, but otherwise RMS BRAVES ROCK THE HOUSE OF SCHOOLS! There is no uniforms either which is a plus. To tie it all in three words RMS BRAVES ROCK

- submitted by a student
May 31, 2008
RMS is an excellent school. Great curriculum. Need to better prepare lesson distribution and tests to include those in band and sports. Children cannot always do 'Make-up' tests & lessons.

- submitted by a parent
March 03, 2008
I went here and the teachers are ok, but I somewhat dont feel they prepared me for high school as well as they could have. I really liked the fact that they offered 'honors' classes, for students like myself, who go at a faster pace.

- submitted by a community member
no rating February 08, 2008
My son absolutely loves this school. At his grade they offer free after school tutoring in various subjects as well as morning book reviews. It is run efficiently and effectively.

- submitted by a parent
January 17, 2008
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- submitted by a student
January 03, 2008
Academically, I believe they could use some foreign languages in their programs. They do not introduce language until high school. This is the only drawl back. Friendly atmosphere, great teachers whom CARE.

- submitted by a parent
no rating August 24, 2007
Love this school district moved 2yrs ago to find a larger home and better schools. Went from the 'no child left behind' meaning the school just shoved your child thru to the next grade attitude. To having the teachers be there to help and tudor the kids. So they are not just being shoved thru but are making the grades as well. Wonderful change. Can't say enough.

- submitted by a parent
April 24, 2006
Excellent school and school district. High academic performance, highly qualified teachers, excellent extracurricular activities, high level of parent performance, zero to extremely low crime rate

- submitted by a parent
October 18, 2004
I recommend highly this school. The staff encourage parents to check in on their child's progress. The students are great kids and the staff is exceptional!

- submitted by a parent
May 31, 2004
Roscoe Middle School gives 110% to their students and always keeps the lines of communication open with the parent. The standards that are held are high and they leave no child behind in trying to meet everyones full potential.

- submitted by a parent

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Roscoe Middle School
6121 Elevator Road, Roscoe, IL  61073
(815) 623-1884
Last modified Roscoe Middle School is a Public school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Roscoe Middle School Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 17 reviews. Top