This school is wonderful. Teachers, staff, & coaches are strict and expect excellence and the kids deliver. They have encouraging banners with the kids' pictures / names on them for sports, activities, and academic achievements. Band, archery, and cheerleading are all nationally recognized programs. There are lots of incentives for the kids to do well, like a special kids' caf curtained off in the cafeteria, dress down days and Friday afternoon assemblies. The principal runs a tight ship and really prepares these kids for high school. My 8th grader is taking algebra. Involved parents, community support and a great reputation all make our kids proud to be Eastside Eagles.
While no school is perfect this one is close. I gave it a 4 star because the website isnt always updated with current info and lunches could be healthier, minor things in comparison to what is really important and that is where they get it right. My daughter came in in 8th grade and I was worried about her making friends. Now maybe this is just a good group I f kids but she loves school and has made friends. The teachers are all superb, at least hers are, very caring, good at teaching and helping my daughter to love school and strict at the same time. The principal is very hands on. It really us a wonderful school with great teachers and learning environment. Glad we chose Eastside.
my daughter has came home with d's on progress reports because the teacher didnt have time to put in grades . also my child went from a different school district to here was an advanced student and they refused to look at her old test scores and her record . ignoring she was an advanced student all year to sending a paper home at the end of the year to put her in advanced math next year . so there is a whole year that went by she was ignored . they also like to pick favorites and since the teachers and everyone is so close it is ignored and they take up for each other . i do like the principle but i think alot is covered up around her
This is an awesomely amazing school, and I would highly recommend that you go to this school, if anywhere!!!!
They have a wonderful staff of teachers that trully care about each and every one of the students.
Eastside has been a school to watch for several years because of their continued academic achievements. The principal is supportive of teachers, parents and students. Test scores are high because Mrs. Bonita Franklin and her staff convey an attitude of academic excellence in all students,and hold them in the highest esteem. She also has the support of students and parents, because of her caring nature for individuals. Students are encouraged to excel, especially in their area of strength. All students, regardless of ability are held accountable by the principal and staff. Community service is encouraged and students are recognized for their work. I believe this school can be compared to any school as one that exhubes an overall attitude of greatness. Even though we are a small county with many low income families, Eastside has shown greatness can be accomplished
I am blessed enough to be an Instructional Asst. at Eastside. I witness daily a staff and group of teachers who work together to meet the needs of every student. While encouraging not only parent involvement as well as community. It truly is the first place I have worked in my life where I am happy to get out of bed every morning, put a smile on my face as I enter the building and know I am going to help a child and make a positive difference in someones day. The cafeteria rocks too! They really do fly high like an eagle at EMS by going above and beyond.
Eastside is the best!!!! Were a national school to watch!!!!!! I love going there and I actually look forward to school!!! EMS rocks!!
Eastside Middle School is one of the best schools I have ever seen. Their expectations are set very for high their students. They have already achieved tremendous success in a relatively short period of time. Their teachers are outstanding and have raised the bar when it comes to excellence in schools. Mrs. Franklin and her staff have exceeded our expectations. We have recently just relocated to Kentucky and feel it is a privilege for our children to Eastside Middle School. Go Eagles!
Eastside Middle School is a phenomenal school. After moving here from a state that was known for it's exceptional schools, I was very concerned about my children. This school has met or exceeded all of my ideals. The facilty and staff are among the best. It was chosen as a School to Watch! They are the most organized school I have ever seen and truly expect all their kids to excel in every way possible! Great job Eastside!
Eastside is an excellent school. Teachers expect students to perform at high levels and provide them with the knowledge to do so.
ESM is the best. The technology is awesome.The staff and faculty there really do care about the children.After being at pge i really had my doubts, but esm is the best. Keep up the great work!!
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