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651 Saybrooke Oaks Blvd
Gaithersburg, MD 20877

(301) 670-8242
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March 28, 2014
I have been very impressed with this school the past three years. The staff has worked very hard to provide the students wtih unique opportunities both inside and outside of the classroom. My 8th grader was able to take a college visit this year with her class and learn about what it takes to get into college. Over 200 students were able to go. This school continually works hard to make sure that students are getting everything they need to be a successful person.

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March 25, 2014
I love the new courses that this school has added over the last two years such as, Film Studies, Robotics, Engineering and Lights, Camera and Literacy. The school has instituted a Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports Program and a ROARs program to recognize students for their academic and behavioral progress. The school is trying to help students think about college and provide them with the skills and study habits needed to be successful through the new AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) Program. The staff and students are working so hard to make this a great school for everyone.

- submitted by a community member

February 24, 2014
Before my son started to attend this school I was worried because of the reviews. I am very skeptical. We are assigned this school so he had no choice but to attend here. My entire perception of this school was incorrect based on what I read. My son is very happy here. He constantly makes A's and when he does not I address it with his teachers who respond quickly. The principles has a zero tolerance for bullies. My son was bullied by one individual and we spoke to the principal about it. THat stopped totally. We Love this school.

- submitted by a parent

January 29, 2013
This school is NOT good. they consistently score below Montgomery County and Maryland averages on the MSA. Teachers allow students to watch movies (Shrek, Akela and the Bee) in class so they can grade homework and tests. At one point my oldest daughter watched "Gone with the Wind" in history class so they could learn about the Civil War!. The honors and "advanced" classes are just in name only. There are no discriminators to determine if a student should be in an honors or advanced class. Both daughters were able to maintain straight "A" averages without having to study because the tests were so easy. We met with the teachers to see if they could challenge our girls in class, with homework, and tests and were told they are being challenged the same as everyone else. There is fighting a lot while students are waiting for buses in the afternoon and this year, 2 students were caught bringing pellet guns to school. If you are a parent who demands a safe, challenging, and enriched learning environment for your child AVOID this school.

- submitted by a parent

August 14, 2012
the school is excellent it is very good cougars cougars !!!!!!!!!. the pe techer is not good

- submitted by a community member

February 02, 2010
i think is a good school to put your kid they will help your kids alot

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April 12, 2009
I went to Forest Oak Middle School last year... It is a wonderful school. The staff was great and they had a good relationship with all the students. I moved away for 7th grade, but I look forward to going back this year.

- submitted by a student
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April 02, 2009
Safety and bullying are of great concern. Response from administration is lackluster.

- submitted by a parent

May 09, 2008
I am a new student at forest oak I hav 2 say it is a great school to go to they hav wonderfull teachers it is a diverse and the students are freindly every you can ask for is at forest oak

- submitted by a student

March 07, 2006
parent involvement is almost as important as education itself. at forest oak the education is top notch, wonderful teachers, great after school programs, everything you could ask for can be found at forest oak middle.

- submitted by a student

December 28, 2005
Very good school...very diverse school...ecologically advanced school system....Great students, great teachers!

- submitted by a parent

September 04, 2004
Forest Oak was a wonderful school and I am so glad that I attended it. The school is very diverse and the sports teams/extra curricular activities are great. But the teachers are wonderful. My experience at FOMS was great.

- submitted by a student
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Forest Oak Middle School
651 Saybrooke Oaks Blvd, Gaithersburg, MD  20877
(301) 670-8242
Last modified Forest Oak Middle School is a Public school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Forest Oak Middle School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 15 reviews. Top