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6-8
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Bowie, MD
Students enrolled: 880

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4111 Chelmont Ln
Bowie, MD 20715

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(301) 805-2641
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March 30, 2014
S. O. Middle School is above the P. G. and Maryland average. A great job.

- submitted by a community member
August 22, 2013
My son started his second year in Samuel Ogle this year and he loves it. The teachers are friendly and they have helped my son in many ways. This is one of the best schools yet!!!

- submitted by a parent
August 18, 2013
my school is Samuel ogle middle school and it is a fun and verry clean place. if you don't believe me you can go and check it out for yourself. All of the teachers are caring and help you the science teacher is funny and really fun . that is why my school should be a school that wins

- submitted by a parent
June 09, 2013
This school's biggest weakness is its facilities, which certainly aren't new. And not every teacher is great. But the students are good, the administration is sincere, and there is a community. I believe this school received the best grades on the school climate survey of any public middle school in the county. It is so much better than our prior school.

- submitted by a parent
May 17, 2013
This is our first year at SOMS and honestly, I am not impressed. Overall the teachers are lazy and unresponsive. (We have had two outstanding teachers this year) The rest never give written homework and appear to have little control of their classrooms.

- submitted by a parent
March 01, 2012
The school is great and I like the way that they deal with the bad kids and bullies. Its sort of like 3 strikes your expelled.

- submitted by a parent
June 04, 2011
i am a student at samuel ogle ms and i think they should have more free time for the students they expext us not to talk even in the lockers which i dont get and some teachers need to get fired or leave cause they dont know how to teach a class and the administration is horrible.

- submitted by a community member
November 10, 2010
We have been at the school for the past 3 years. There are some very good teachers and some who should not be teaching. So overall, I would say the teacher quality is average. Unfortunately, the administration is far from impressive. There is good enforcement of rules designed for student satety, but communication and responsiveness to parent concerns is almost nonexistent. Like many PGCPS, the facilities are outdated and in need of replacement/repair. Amazingly, this is one of the top performing middle schools in the county. The students deserve better administrators and better facilities.

- submitted by a parent
February 23, 2010
I am happy with Samuel Ogle Middle School. Ms. Brady gets the job done. Both my daughters attended and for a PG County public school, it is a very good school.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 05, 2007
I believe that if a child is being 'taken out of class' they must have done something very extreme to have that type of punishment. I believe if parents stay more involved in their chilrens education (PTSO, reviewing HW each night, watching who our kids hang out with) then they will strive in school. I still stand by my comments from the 9/25/07 posting. Hopefully Bowie will have a new HS in the next 5 years just as the county planned, and this will alleviate the overcrowding in the current HS.

- submitted by a parent
September 26, 2007
My daughter was a student at SOM between 2004-2007 and just entered Bowie High. I was very disappointed in the principal, the guidance staff, and the teachers. Last year's high test scores are probably attributable to the school's emphasis on teaching for the test rather than teaching the curriculum. The punishment for every behavior infraction was to take a student out of class--the opposite of encouraging learning.

- submitted by a parent
March 10, 2006
I've been very disappointed this year 2006 with the lack of teacher involvement and the facilities.

- submitted by a parent
December 31, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
February 11, 2005
I'm suprised that this school isnt #1 based on the principle/teacher involvement with the students and parents. This elementary school has been wonderful and has done plenty to help my children who are were on both ends of the spectrum conserning learning needs. Ms Brady has been outstanding as a principal and the teachers reflect her leadership.

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May 05, 2004
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Samuel Ogle Middle School
4111 Chelmont Ln, Bowie, MD  20715
(301) 805-2641
Last modified Samuel Ogle Middle School is a Public school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Samuel Ogle Middle School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 15 reviews. Top