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Abita Springs, LA
Students enrolled: 489

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72079 Maple Street
Abita Springs, LA 70420

(985) 892-2070
(985) 893-2304
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April 23, 2013
My child had a terrible experience at this school from 4-6 grade. There is some amazing staff members. Several staff members including the principal are very incompetent, unprofessional and should not be employed working with children in the education profession.

- submitted by a parent

July 11, 2010
This is a wonderful school. The teachers and administrators do a wonderful job with the students. They are caring and loving yet prepare the kids for the junior high. Love the small school atmosphere and would recommend this school to anyone.

- submitted by a parent

September 16, 2009
Because the teachers are very motivated and caring and could use the money to implement Mind-Body Skills (which I teach) into their curriculum or afterschool program.

- submitted by a parent

July 10, 2009
ASMS is not a good school at all. The teachers can't control the kids. They only teach what is expected to be on the leap test. The principal is never available and she doesn't return phone calls. The staff at the school are bad examples for the kids. Teachers yell alot and it's alot of negativity. Everyone is out of control at this school. It's really sad because Abita Springs is a beautiful town. The Elementary school is the total opposite. It's awesome. Everyone seems nice and happy to teach our kids.

- submitted by a parent

March 03, 2009
AMS is a great place for your child to be. Small class sizes, excellent parent-involvement, caring teachers, and challenging curriculum all attribute to preparing your child for junior high. Abita Springs is such a quaint and charming town that places great emphasis on backyard bbq's, town events such as garage sales and farmers markets, and high family values. These values are also found in the school located in the town center.

- submitted by a parent

September 17, 2008
It wasn't until we moved did I notice what a awful school my children were in. Some of the teachers were good , but most did not know how to teach or control a class. The principal they had at that time was the worst I have ever seen. Thank goodness my children are not there any longer. Now that we are in another state and another school system my kids have done a 360. We now have quality teaching and parent involvement. The way it should be.

- submitted by a parent

May 22, 2007
Abita Middle is a wonderful school. I have a daughter who will be starting her last year at AMS this fall and a son who will begin his middle school journey the following year. AMS has done a fine job in preparing my daughter for junior high. I highly recommend this school for anyone moving into the area. Abita schools are smaller, more quaint, and have that small town 'charm'. Abita is a historic and charming town and is a great place to raise a family.

- submitted by a parent

March 11, 2005
Abita Middle is a small charming school. The teachers are extremly caring and compationate. The school offers a wide variety of activities for children to participate in. The school features an onsight kiln where students get the opportunity to create pottery. Talented and Gifted classes are offered. The school has activity day which allows the students to participate in a wide variety of clubs from Sports Club to Dancing and Cheerleading. Parental involvment is evident. Children receive state of the art technology training. Each class houses 5+ computers in addition to a 32 desktop computer lab. I highly recommed this school.

- submitted by a teacher

January 28, 2005
This i a GREAT school its just fun to be in . Thers not really that much to say its just great to be here.

- submitted by a student

June 01, 2004
Great-sized school with approx 300 students grades 4-6, strong and nurturing administration, excellent focus on arts, orchestra, theatre arts, and technology. Good place for kids to make the leap from childhood to teenage years. Main building is a historic 2 story 1920's brick building with classrooms that look out into the branches of ancient oaks. New cafeteria and T-buildings compensate for growing student body. Eclectic student body (variety of races, economic and religious/political backgrounds) reflects eclectic personality of the town of Abita. Some 'old school' teachers with strong heirarchy nature, but many spirited, enthusiastic teachers committed to 'discovery learning' techniques. Fun Librarian. Aging infrastructure needs some updates and school uniforms required. But accesible and kind principal and counselor. Neat enrichment programs, Cajun Dance, Sign Language, Music, and field trips. Gifted classes and Talented arts instruction. Parents welcomed and encouraged to participate in school activities. Students' well-being and joy top priority.

- submitted by a parent
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Abita Springs Middle School
72079 Maple Street, Abita Springs, LA  70420
(985) 892-2070
Last modified Abita Springs Middle School is a Public school that serves grades 4-6. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Abita Springs Middle School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 12 reviews. Top