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16600 Raven Rock Dr
Gaithersburg, MD 20878

(301) 840-4770
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May 09, 2015
Ridgeview is an excellent school. My oldest daughter went there for three years and my younger daughter is in her first year there. The principal was named principal of the year for all of Maryland. She seems to be very capable. In the almost four years that I have had s child there I have only once had to make calls to the school regarding a problem. The issue was resolved swiftly and the student who had harassed my daughter was dealt with and punished appropriately. Very glad this is the middle school my daughters have attended/are attending.

- submitted by a parent

April 03, 2012
Im In 6th Grade and I Love Its a nice school and nice teachers and the students are very good

- submitted by a community member

March 16, 2011
My daughter is in this school for already 2 years. I am generally very satisfied with this school. On several occasions I contacted either individual teacher or several teachers at the same time via email and always my concerns were addressed. I wish school engages students more in internal competitions like olympiads, teaser problems, etc.

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March 09, 2010
Im in 7th grade and so far the school is nice but the leadership off our principal is nice the teachers care about your grade and try the best the can to make sure you turn in your assingments the other kids are ok as long as you dont get in the popular peoples way otherwise they will demolish you (ive seen it happen) other than that the school is not that bad nothing bad ever happens

- submitted by a student

September 12, 2009
Unfortunately, Dr. Carol Levine sets a negative tone to the school. On surface, she gives the impression that she's concerned about the student, but in all reality, the students are not well-supported. On a good note about Ridgeview, I've had the pleasure of interacting with some wonderful and genuinely concerned teachers, however, the fact that the principal has poor leadership skills makes for a less favorable learning environment as a whole.

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August 06, 2009
that school is beautiful and the the teachers are great!!!!

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February 10, 2008
I love this school because we have the best teachers

- submitted by a student

April 10, 2007
Unfortunately, I have nothing good to say about the administrative leadership at Ridgeview MS. The principal and asst principal displayed a complete lack of understanding and support with our son's educational needs. In fact, their lack of understanding impacted our son's educational needs. We were demoralized and dissappointed with their performance. As far as the teachers are concerned, it's hard to say considering every other aspect of the school experience was overshadowed by the principal's and asst principal's performance.

- submitted by a parent

December 21, 2004
The teachers at Ridgeview are excellent, and are to be commended. However, the principal does not support the teachers in any way, merely making exceptions for students who cause serious problems. She also sets a bad example (i.e., chewing gum in school), and doesn't seem involved enough in school activities or projects. The school is also too strict with security. Students must sit in assigned seats at lunch and need passes to walk around the school after classes have let out for the day.

- submitted by a student

May 21, 2004
Great school, the leadership of the principal makes a big difference, involving the staff and parents to provide students with rich learning opportunities to achieve academic goals and recognizing students who have met this goals and estimulating those students who need it. Also recognizing the staff, that diligently works to help achieve this goals and parents who support the school in any way possible.

- submitted by a parent
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Ridgeview Middle School
16600 Raven Rock Dr, Gaithersburg, MD  20878
(301) 840-4770
Last modified Ridgeview 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.
Ridgeview Middle School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 13 reviews. Top