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.
the school is excellent it is very good cougars cougars !!!!!!!!!. the pe techer is not good
i think is a good school to put your kid they will help your kids alot
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.
Safety and bullying are of great concern. Response from administration is lackluster.
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
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.
Very good school...very diverse school...ecologically advanced school system....Great students, great teachers!
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.
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