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505 Holmes Dr
Cedar Falls, IA 50613

(319) 553-2650
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March 11, 2015
The music department needs to lighten up on "pressuring" young men to sing. The sole reason my son didn't do OPUS this last time was because if he did, he was required to do men's choir, regular choir and variety show. Last year all the rehearsals during school cut into his homework and study time. Other than that, Holmes is an outstanding school!

- submitted by a parent

September 28, 2014
I am a student here, and I am in 8th grade. It is an amazing school, with great staff and a great music program, which is really important to me. Students are eager and excited to learn, and come to school in a great attitude.

- submitted by a community member

September 16, 2009
I'm not only a parent of a child who attends there but I also work there. It is a great school with great teachers and a wonderful environment. It is also keeping up with technology and the growing community by remodeling and adding on.

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September 10, 2008
This school has excellent teachers! Students can succeed if they want to, I have yet in the six years our family has been at this school, to meet a teacher unwilling to got the extra mile to help a student. They also have wonderful teaching ideas and really think 'outside the box' when choosing teachingt techniques, nothing is ever boring or mundane here!! That being said, the principals leave much to be desired. They are very difficult to communicate, for both parents and kids. They seem to use the react first and ask questions later approach. There is no room for any kind of compromise on ANY issue. Although they do have positives they tend to really worry about things that are not and should not be an issue.

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May 15, 2008
This school + it's staff are doing a fine job of raising decent, respectful, dependable young adults. Mr. Welter is the first to show respect + helps EVERY student build his/her future. Just look at the GOLD STAR teachers, and other awards this staff has been awarded! The thing I like best is that each student is held accountable for his/her actions, either good or bad. These students are well-prepared for the future.

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April 07, 2008
Part of the excellence in this school is the proactive approach to disipline issues and classroom behavior. Also rather than let homework issues slide to the point of failure the staff works with parents & the ECHOES program to head off potential issues. The same vice principal is there now as was when I attended. If a child is in his office, he/she is there for a good reason. He may be tough but fair.

- submitted by a parent

May 18, 2007
This school is way below my standards in all areas. The kids are treated with no respect and are treated like delinquents.

- submitted by a parent
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Holmes Junior High School
505 Holmes Dr, Cedar Falls, IA  50613
(319) 553-2650
Last modified Holmes Junior High School is a Public school that serves grades 7-9. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Holmes Junior High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 10 reviews. Top