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6-8
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Louisville, KY
Students enrolled: 1,030

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7315 Wesboro Rd
Louisville, KY 40222

(502) 485-8279
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October 16, 2014
Just had a teacher call. My daughter asked for tutoring for some additional help. Teacher's response? She couldn't possibly. She has 28 students in her class. Really? They don't send home textbooks here. So, good luck kid. Not impressed. My other daughter is very intelligent. Finishing her work in a few minutes and reading all day long. If you are a middle of the roader, welcome to Kammerer! Middle of the road is all they seem to cater to here!

- submitted by a parent
September 24, 2014
My daughter is a 6th grader this year & we've been so impressed! Kammerer is an outstanding school with a fully involved staff that truly cares about making this school the best. The parent involvement is huge & the extra curricular activities have an amazing group that leads them. We're so glad that Mr. Armour is back and committed to making Kammerer a top notch school!

- submitted by a parent
September 21, 2014
I graduated from this school 3 years ago. There were fights everywhere and the students had absolutely no respect for the teachers and staff. I learned basically nothing at this school. There were fights at least twice a week and I couldn't walk through the hallway without worrying someone was going to pick on me. This school is what made me have the problems I have with anxiety up to this day. Really hope it's gotten better since then...

- submitted by a community member
September 17, 2014
Open door policy with this administration is key. This school is going through a lot of change right now. If you don't understand some of the changes or why they are being made ask. Shoot a simple email or sit in on a PTSA meeting. I guarantee you will get your answer. Couldn't be happier about what is going on at Kammerer Middle School. GO CUBS!

- submitted by a parent
August 19, 2014
This school is definitely on the upswing. Since the start of the 2014-2015 school year began, starting with orientation, I have seen long awaited positive change. This school is under much needed new leadership and is transitioning into a school that will produce smart, respectful and ambitious students. I have been told by daughter that it's tough right now, talking in the halls is limited during the changing of classes and even the slightest questionable behavior is not tolerated. It's all for the greater good! This school needed an IRON FIST and it has finally arrived!! KUDOS!

- submitted by a parent
April 18, 2014
This school needs better communication with parents. There should be smaller class sizes,the teachers are trying to make lemonade out of lemons, but there seems to be a constant focus on test scores, I'm not sure that core principles/concepts are being understood. I hope that the new principal will make the necessary changes to help the students and the teachers.

- submitted by a parent
January 10, 2014
This school is by far one of the worst schools I have ever been involved with. Major issues that you will encounter: poor leadership, teachers who only want to teach the "well-behaved" student, BULLYING by students and STAFF, incompetent teachers, and out of control behavior. My child has dealt with all of these issues and nothing is done about this school. Some teachers not lack integrity and WILL NOT teach your child. There is much division with AP vs honors and comp...this includes whites and blacks. Your child will leave this school with low self esteem, lack of an education (if they're not well-behaved or have a mild learning disability), and hating thus school. Good luck if you choose this school.

- submitted by a parent
August 26, 2013
My son is in his second year in Kammerer and we can't be more please with the academics and the staff, they really work hard everyday to ensure that the children receive the best possible education and parent involvement is phenomenal. I'll recommend to every prospective parent in the school boundaries to consider this school before make a decision.

- submitted by a parent
August 18, 2013
My child was supposed to attend Kammerer, but I heard so many rumors about the difference between the children in the AP program vs "comprehensive" (standard) program. Although he did not test into the AP program, he was recommended by his elementary school as a sit in due to his GPA and teacher recommendation, but Kammerer's SBDM policy does not allow sit ins. We were given the option for the fairly new "honors" program that has not been established as successful. My other child is already a guinea pig for an experimental program by JCPS. I don't need another, thanks. His middle school counselor at a different JCPS school allowed him to be a sit-in for their AP program after a 2 min conversation. If you're a parent who fights for your child through the JCPS system, it appears as though you'll have your work cut out for you at this school. Glad we were able to go elsewhere.

- submitted by a parent
July 01, 2013
Kammerer Middle School almost ruined my daughters life. She had been bullied non stop for three years and nothing really was ever solved. She was not an angel but certainly did not deserve the treatment she received from the few students and most of all from the adults! In the end she snapped and has never been the same. Of course she was dealt with and the kids that pushed her to the edge were let off with no punishment! Think long and hard before sending your child to this school!

- submitted by a parent
February 13, 2013
This school is absolutely terrible. I am a student here, but don't think that my review is inaccurate just because of that. I am fair minded. Lets start with the kids here. These kids have no respect for the rules what-so-ever, I can't walk through the hallway without worrying about getting hit by a stray punch. In the cafeteria, there are curse words flying everywhere. I get called a ***** several times a day because I'm not a thug like the rest of the kids there. They do nothing to help kids that are struggling, there is no individual content at all.They do not enforce discipline like they should. The only good thing about this school is the band program. I was in band and I loved the teacher. She understood kids. She new what their lives were like, and actually cared about them.

- submitted by a community member
November 03, 2012
I attended Kammerer and the bullying was relentless. I go to counseling now to deal with it. Most of the teachers were good, but the bullying overshadows everything. It has devastated me..

- submitted by a community member
October 19, 2012
I am a KMS student, and this school is CRAZY! Fights are every where, and it's disturbing and disrespectful to teachers and students. Though they are kind of funny. If it's not too violent, and I have seen those. Surprisingly, this school has a great music department though. So, overall, the teachers are good, but the students aren't so good.

- submitted by a community member
July 09, 2012
i am a going into 7th grader and do not know what to expect. any advice?

- submitted by a community member
June 07, 2012
I just graduated from Kammerer. I'm not going to lie, the school has some flaws, but what school doesn't? However, they are improving. They spent a lot of money on re-doing the building. They also installed cameras. There were a couple fights, but that was resolved. Not to mention, what school doesn't have fights. Most of the teachers are great. Just because you don't like them, doesn't mean they aren't good. We are pushed to the limit and like its motto, "Excellence is the expectation." I loved this school and the people in it.

- submitted by a community member
May 19, 2012
Alright, I am a KMS student at the moment, in the 7th grade. I switched very close to the end of the year, and so I have only been at the school for two weeks. So far there have been at least 5 incidents. Most including bullying in some way. I find this troubling, although it may just be me, comparing it to my old school. I don't feel like the students learn, or put forth their best effort, which in turn rubs off on the teachers. The teachers don't care what you do, or if you learn or not. Some demand attention, which only works half the time, while others sit at their desks speechless. I have not once see the principal do anything productive, all I have seen is the assistant principle yell. This bothers me, and as said before, this school has a bullying problem, and I see no one taking actions to stop it. Sure, they have an undefeated Field Hockey team, but how would being able to play a sport get you a scholarship if you learned nothing for three years of school? I know I made this school sound awful, and I'm sure it has strong points, but I haven't found one yet.

- submitted by a community member
November 17, 2011
Just so everyone knows, my daughter who attends Kammerer Middle did receive her long awaited sweatshirt today. Mrs. Gamble, the Principal came through with her promise to get her a sweatshirt that we ordered from Logo Wear. Thank you Mrs. Gamble.

- submitted by a parent
October 27, 2011
Bullying is out of control! One boy threatened to kill me and the principal did nothing about it. The class sizes are huge and there are no special programs for children with just mild learning disorders such as ADD. I would never recommend this school to someone else.

- submitted by a community member
July 07, 2011
We had the worst year ever, we have had to go through major strides in order not to go back. Many teachers really great, they know who they are, other ones, just there to collect a check, live on their cells, computers and of course face book and twitter, which are the same ones who are absent constantly. It's very sad. And they know who they are also. The worst issues, bullies and lack of the Principal's involvement. The main school principal hides out and doesn't take any responsibility for what goes on in the school. Walk past her and you'd never know she's a principal of such a large school, holds her head down so she doesn't have to acknowledge anyone. A parent has to go way out of the way to get her to speak or look up. Imagine what the students must feel on a daily basis. There is a female asst. principal there who also Never Ever smiles and I heard yells at kids and treats them badly in her office and nobody does anything about it. All heads down-nobody notices anything, that is how things are on a daily basis in our experience at Kammerer. I am happy for the students who are having good experiences. Sad for kids who are lost and neglected. Our spirit was broken.

- submitted by a parent
April 27, 2010
Out of all the schools I've gone to (I've gone to four middle schools and four elementary schools), Kammerer has been my favorite. I have nothing bad to say about KMS! The kids there are the coolest you'll ever meet, and the teachers are great!

- submitted by a student
December 16, 2009
This school is the best school ever. I am on the girls basketball team. I love it1 i amd in the 6th grade i am on the koala team. Mr mac is one of my favorite teachers. He has everyone do lots of handson stuff. Mrs. Albrecht is my math teacher she makes math fun also. She helps u all the time when you need it. Mrs. Oore is my science teacher. She is also the most fun. The most fun thing i did in her class was burning cheese balls. And last but not least rms. Zumbiel. She is my language arts teaher. She makes me laugh all of the time. She is very fun. I love her class also.

- submitted by a student
November 15, 2009
it ws the worst school i have ever attended. the bullying was out of control and the class sizes were insane. Catholic schools are much better.

- submitted by a student
November 02, 2009
We were accepted into a Traditional school but decided to attend Kammerer. What a great choice! The teachers send weekly e-mails updating the parents on what is going on in class. Very excited about sending second child to KMS next year.

- submitted by a parent
November 02, 2009
My daughter loves KMS! There are lots of opportunities for involvement and the teachers have been very supportive. I would strongly recommend this school.

- submitted by a parent
September 12, 2009
I lov Kammerer the teacher lov ya and care for ya

- submitted by a student
no rating September 07, 2009
Never believe bad reviews of kammerer. When it says parent reviews and all that stuff notice how pretty much none of them know how to spell. Yeah listen to the kids who actually go there and go to the teachers and knowwhat is actually going on. Kammerer is a great school and every student is successful unless they decide not to try but then again the teachers still help theyre not alone kammerer is great.

- submitted by a student
August 13, 2009
I am just starting this year in 7th Grade and I haev a very good feeling about it. I had a bad experience in 6th Grade with one teacher who didn't seem to have any idea what they were teaching. Otherwise, it was a great experience. This year, all of my teachers seem well educated in the subject unlike the one last year. Jake M.

- submitted by a student
no rating July 09, 2009
you should never read a bad review about Kammerer Middle School because it is a fantastic middle school. I go there and i love it!! there have been a few bad things but other than 2 things that happened it is awesome!! go kammerer!

- submitted by a student
July 08, 2009
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- submitted by a community member
no rating October 28, 2008
I'm a seventh grader at this school! this is my second year here and i love it! granted, some bad things have happened here but does that mean all of us at the school are bad? also the teachers are great! in sixth grade, Mr. Mac, a geography teacher has many hands on activities and has fun and affective ways of getting the message in our head. This year, Mr Noah a history teacher, teaches all of the criteria neccasary. I feel challenged but at a way that i can complete my tasks and get good grades. even if some of the teachers are not your favorites, and trust me ive been there, and am there, it doesnt mean theyre bad teachers. even if theyre kind of boring, they are trying. take it from the pople who know the school best. The students! Please check it out! Rachel 7th grader

- submitted by a student
October 25, 2008
This school is wonderful! I love this school The principal is really wonderful. my daughter is in field hockey here and they won the championship it is a great school!

- submitted by a parent
September 12, 2008
It is interesting that the 'Good' comments come from students. However, most parental comments are not so nice. My daughter went there for 1/2 semester in 6th grade and it was a joke. She was not challenged academically, discipline is an issue and communication is downright dismal. I understand their constraints but most teachers now have to 'react' and cannot be pro active with all the discipline problems. As you can guess this hinders the other students ability to learn. Also, I cannot count how many movies or films that they watched. Waste of brainpower if you ask me. The whole public school system is abysmal and going down the tubes. We decided to homeschool and it has been wonderful. The kids are VERY WELL SOCIALIZED and challenged academically but without all the busy work. Not a good school.

- submitted by a parent
June 26, 2008
Terrible scool! Too many dicipline problems and the teachers are apathetic. My child went to Kammerer in 6th grade and we put him in private school in 7th thinking it would take time for the new principal to adjust. We put him back in 8th grade, thinking he might do better socially. Wrong! He said all the teachers do is yell at the bad kids and that they get all of the attention. I have to agree. Communication with parents is the worst I''ve experienced in Jefferson County (We have 2 other children in elementary and high school). Definitely would NOT giv this school at good rating. Go somewhere else if possible or it's a waste of 3 important years!

- submitted by a parent
May 09, 2008
This is our 2nd year at Kammerer. For 2007-2008 we have one in 6th and one in 7th. We weren't pleased with the school last year but figured we had a bad group of teachers & that our child was doing sub-par work. We're now on our 3rd 'group' of teachers. The school does not communicate with the parents. We recently found out (in going through our son's backpack) that he was missing over 20 assignments. Not one teacher contacted us. We found out, in a meeting withe principal, that the school 'preps' kids cor that CATS test.

- submitted by a parent
December 31, 2007
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- submitted by a student
December 24, 2007
this school is a good school. the orchestra, band, and choir got distinguished rating in KMEA. the teachers make you think and challenges us. they care about us too. there are plenty of things you can do after school and school. the school rox!

- submitted by a student
November 25, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
November 21, 2007
This school is awsome. Some of the teams like field hockey annd lacrosse have placed first inthe championship. The academics program is outragious. The band, choir, and orchestra all got distinguished ratings in all county.The teachers care about the students. They work with them and help them with anything. This scool rocks! nick adams

- submitted by a student
May 25, 2007
This is incredible! They care about their students soooooooo much. Sometimes we get to go outside and play around and if you are in pe then you get to run around and get exercise. The music program is great.The school doesn't care about anything but their students. I love this school to death and the teachers are awesome.

- submitted by a student
April 17, 2007
This school is incredible. They excel in all subjects, and not just that, they are outstanding in their after-school activities. There are an abundance that you can choose to do, and it is a great way for your child to get involved. I'm on the field hockey team and we start practices & tryouts in the summer. When i walked into the school the first day, i already knew 5 people in my homeroom because of that experience. I made so many friends from just participating in the sport. After-school activities are so much fun, and Kammerer has a large amount of them to offer, along with parent involvement, disciplinary actions, outstanding KCCT scores, and a great music program. I really like our principal too, hes great. So why not next time, come on over and check out Kammerer. I think you'll be pleased.

- submitted by a student
February 27, 2006
Kammerer Middle School is an excellent school if you have a special needs child. We could not have been happier. Entire school is supportive of kids and want to see them succeed. Parent involvement is important and encouraged.

- submitted by a parent
February 11, 2006
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- submitted by a former student
January 05, 2006
I think Kammerer is a nice school. Mrs. Parker tries her best with trying to make this school as neat and disiplined as it can be. Every day I walk into this school I do feel safe. Sometimes people can get a little out of hand but yes, we are human. But when it goes too far...the problem does get fixed. I am a 7th grade band student and I think that Mrs. Cornish is one of the best teachers I have ever met. I think band is one of the great qualities of Kammerer Middle School.

- submitted by a student
December 18, 2005
This is a great neighborhood school. The teacher's work together with the parents to ensure a proper education. The administration helps to keep incidents low. They are very active in maintainig a safe learning environment. P.E. was stopped per state, the reading scores needed to improve in an unreasonable amount of time, so P.E. was scrapped in favor of reading booster classes.

- submitted by a parent
June 12, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
May 10, 2005
This is not a good school to send your child to. The staff does not keep in contact with the parents and do not seem to care about grades. They do not offer P.E. anymore. I think it is because of budget, however they do have a full size gym that is never used accept for basketball games.

- submitted by a student
March 17, 2005
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Kammerer Middle School
7315 Wesboro Rd, Louisville, KY  40222
(502) 485-8279
Last modified Kammerer Middle School is a Public school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 3 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Kammerer Middle School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 47 reviews. Top