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Medway Middle School

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Posted February 23, 2012

There are teachers here that care about the students and then there are teachers who have no business teaching at all. There are teachers at this school that openly bully students and allow peer to peer bullying to go on. Parents have been pulling their children out of school and home schooling. The administration continues to allow the bullying and now are blaming the parents for their failures at the school. I know of at least 2 parents who have pulled their children out to home school and a few other parents who moved out of the area due to the lack of education provided here. The school has failed to meet AYP for at least 4 years in math and while working on math the last few years are now on monitor status for reading. They can't manage to do both well at once. They also fail to provide school choice as a CIPS school. Our students are behind in education and no one seems to care much about it. They do have great after school programs! As well as many other co curricular activities. There is a great rec department in the area that also provides activities for the children of the community.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 23, 2012

While I do find that there are some very caring teachers in this school, the overwhelming feeling I get is a lack of concern for the students and their education. Some teachers are anxious to look to blame the students and parents for their own shortcomings as educators.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 16, 2009

There isn't a staff around that can compare with the staff at Medwasy Middle School for the love,dedication,compassion and understanding of the children who attend here. The Kids are welcomed for who they.


Posted September 13, 2007

We're happy with our school. We're glad the kids have many activities to choose from: various band levels, show choir, chorus, soccer, basketball, softball/baseball, cross country, intramural volleyball, Katahdin Area Partnership activities after school, math league, 8th grade algebra, staff who choose to teach through thematic units, at least one field trip in every grade, several teachers with master's degrees in middle level education, teachers who have been published in middle level publications, teachers who have won middle level awards in Maine, Renaissance, monthly school assemblies, student of the month awards... We would love to see more outreach to parents; maybe monthly evenings to showcase student learning, or end of unit celebrations; a PTO!; and using parent volunteers in the school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 27, 2004

I was a student at this school for three years and I loved it. I moved in eigth grade and it was very hard for me because the teachers at this school were very great and the students were very kind to one another. There was no vandilism and I haven't heard of any fights occuring there. The teachers are always willing to help out their students if they need extra help on an assignment. The guidence counselor was very kind and considerate. You could talk to her about anything! The gym teacher wouldn't force you to do something if it would embarass you an any way (I should know) This was a very good middle school and I miss attending school there.
—Submitted by a former student


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The state average for Science was 70% in 2013.

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In 2012-2013 Maine used the Maine Educational Assessment (MEA) to test students in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MEA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Maine. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Maine Department of Education

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In 2012-2013 Maine used the Maine Educational Assessment (MEA) to test students in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MEA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Maine. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Maine Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 62% in 2013.

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Reading

The state average for Reading was 71% in 2013.

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The state average for Writing was 45% in 2013.

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In 2012-2013 Maine used the New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math and in grades 5 and 8 in writing. The NECAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Maine. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Maine Department of Education

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The state average for Math was 64% in 2013.

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In 2012-2013 Maine used the New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math and in grades 5 and 8 in writing. The NECAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Maine. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Maine Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 59% in 2013.

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The state average for Reading was 69% in 2013.

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In 2012-2013 Maine used the New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math and in grades 5 and 8 in writing. The NECAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Maine. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Maine Department of Education

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The state average for Math was 61% in 2013.

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The state average for Reading was 76% in 2013.

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In 2012-2013 Maine used the New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math and in grades 5 and 8 in writing. The NECAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Maine. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Maine Department of Education

Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 99% 92%
Hispanic 1% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 2%
Black 0% 3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 7%N/A43%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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25 Middle School Dr
Medway, ME 04460
Phone: (207) 746-3470

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