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Wiscasset Middle School

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Posted April 6, 2010

This School is great! Love the teachers, the principal is wonderful! The only downfall is the budget!..... But the 6th grade this year got brand new math books and 7 and 8th graders got brand new mac books! So I think we are doing all right!I reccomend this school to many!
—Submitted by a student


Posted July 3, 2009

I had two children go through this school (one boy, one girl) they were both educated in a respectful, thoughtful manner. I was very happy with the level of instruction of the Wiscasset Middle School. The one drawback I saw was that some of the parents of students who misbehaved were always complaining. Sitting at games listening to them complain was just horrible, and somewhat ironic. Grow up parents...be parents not complaining buddies to your children.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 1, 2009

My child went to this school in the past school year. they had a horrible learning experience there are no gifted and talented classes. The teachers are absolutely horrible and have regard for a proper education. Also the town budget is horrific so that the school suffers for learning material. My son is very athletic and the school is limited to certain sports. Most of the teacher there ( Mostly the women teachers) are very sexist, they treat the girls much better then any of the boys would ever be treated. This school should be rated a 3/10 not a 7/10!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 27, 2009

I hate this school so much, the teachers are really un-fair, the lunch food stinks. This school doesn't know how to manage money, they bought a new playground that nobody even uses.
—Submitted by a student


Posted November 26, 2008

This school is not good for students. Not many teachers are nice to them and the saftey is not good.
—Submitted by a student


Posted July 1, 2008

This is the worst school my child has ever been to. The teachers treat the children horibble and my child did not learn much from the school. We are now moving because of this school. I would not recommend it to anyone.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 24, 2006

I have been to many many schools in the state and this is definetly one of the most advanced, friendliest, and has some of the best methods, teachers, principals, staff and learning techniques. I would most definetly recommend this school for any child.
—Submitted by a student


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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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Source: Maine Department of Education

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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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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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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.

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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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83 Federal St
Wiscasset, ME 04578
Phone: (207) 882-7767

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