Students enrolled 606
School leader Mr David Schlegel

Resources:The Indiana education landscape explained. Learn More »


Contact this school

1501 N St
Bedford, IN 47421

School website
(812) 279-9781
(812) 277-3218
Nearby homes for sale
Map of Bedford Middle School address.

2 stars
Based on 11 ratings

Let others know what you
think about this school

May 16, 2014
I read the past reviews for BMS from a few years ago, not much has changed since they were posted. They have a lack of supervision at this school, which leads to many ugly situations. Bullying is rampant. There are frequent physical altercations.The lunch room is a circus everyday, due to the monitors being not much better than the students. Some of the teachers are okay. The music program is very good, and so are the athletics.....it is a plus, if your child is involved in sports. But, be forewarned: this is a small town, where people have known each others families from generations back. It is something to ponder, before sending your student to a school in NLCS. In a place where they are all either cousins...cousins of cousins..or teachers and administrators that all went to school together, themselves.

- submitted by a parent
February 08, 2009
I agree with many of the parents here concerning the principal at this school. He is a tyrant, disconnected and has no concerns about students or parents. This school does change it's rules as they go along. As well, I had to go to schoolboard meetings just to get accountability and answers. I found that there were cliques among teachers and teachers that bullied students at this school. One teacher was such a mean person that she would favor certain students over other students. Favoritism seems to run rampant. I had to on a number of occassions take phonecalls on behalf of other parents because I would voice my opinion and write letters to the local paper about the conditions at this school. Remarkable.

- submitted by a parent
February 08, 2009
If you consider this school for your child, you will regret that decision. Some teachers are immature and the principal is a nutjob. Steer clear!

- submitted by a parent
February 08, 2009
This review submitted without content.


- submitted by a parent
April 10, 2008
These were the best years of my life. The teachers rocked they were pretty funny and real nice.

- submitted by a student
April 09, 2008
This review submitted without content.


- submitted by a parent
April 18, 2007
This review submitted without content.


- submitted by a parent
April 04, 2007
I wish I could transfer my children out of Bedford Middle School. The rules in the agenda are not clear. They are very vague on many issues. There have been situations with my own child in regards to safety. The teachers are all right but the higher ups don't have much to give. One principal should have retired years ago and the other one is on a major power trip.

- submitted by a parent
February 24, 2007
I have had three children attend BMS. The curriculum has prepared them for high school and they have had no situations that threatened their safety. The rules are plainly stated in a daily planner that is given to the students at the beginning of the year.

- submitted by a parent
January 24, 2007
The administration at BMS is a joke. The new principal has not concern for the students. He tends to make mountains out of mole hills. All they care about is the students scores on the ISTEP. The cheer squad is embarrassing. The rules at BMS are sporadic and applied only when the administration wishes to use them. No where can I find a complete set of all rules. They make them up as they go.

- submitted by a parent
October 14, 2004
BJH is a deplorable school with a horrendous curriculum, and a lax and inept faculty that is often outwitted by its students. My two years at BJH can only be described as a living hell, suffered physically, emotionally, and academically.

- submitted by a former student
Need help choosing a school? We can help »

Media Gallery

Media missing

Uh oh! No photos. This frame will look much better when you upload photos »

Ratings help families find and compare schools. Families should also use other factors when choosing a school.

C

Facebook


Nearby homes for sale

     
Last modified: June 04, 2014

Sign up for email updates

Connect with us

Translate this web page

About GreatSchools

Our mission is to help millions of parents get a great education for their kids. GreatSchools.org is an independent nonprofit and the leading national source of school information for families.


GreatSchools.org 1999 Harrison Street, Suite 1100, Oakland, CA 94612

©1998-2014 GreatSchools.org All Rights Reserved. GreatSchools is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization | Ad Choices

Bedford Middle School
1501 N St, Bedford, IN  47421
(812) 279-9781
Last modified Bedford Middle School is a Public school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 4 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Bedford Middle School Rating: 2 out of 5 based on 11 reviews. Top