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6-8
Public district
Olney, MD
Students enrolled: 636
Before care: No
 

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16915 Batchellors Forest Rd
Olney, MD 20832

(301) 924-3100
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August 05, 2014
The review about the teachers not being able to teach is bull. Farquhar is an excellent school. The teachers try their best to work with you to help you succeed. Many kids throughout the world blame their problems on teachers. This is because they are not giving enough effort to try to succeed and work with the teachers. At Farquhar everyone treats everyone like family and that's exactly how a school should be. I believe that Farquhar is an amazing place to send your child to.

- submitted by a parent

June 23, 2014
the school is not good, because the teachers are rude, bad, and unreasonable. some of the teachers there can't teach.

- submitted by a community member

October 28, 2013
Farquhar is not all it is made out to be. Administrators here are superficial and self fulfilling. The teachers, although good (some of them), some need to reevaluate there career choice. They are puppets that lack power, thus failing to speak out for our children that need help. They spent little time on course work and never stays a day late for your child. The grade of a 9 given to this school is largely based on school location and other factors. Including the fact that children retake test until they pass. Basically, they do anything to look good, even interact with you and your children.

- submitted by a community member

August 11, 2013
Farquhar is a wonderful school. Caring teachers and the best Principal around. We were new when my son started 6th grade here and he loves it. I love it too and am thrilled we picked this school.

- submitted by a parent

November 06, 2008
the teachers are awesome, the lunch food stinks. but other than that it is ok

- submitted by a student

March 07, 2008
My son loved his middle school years at this school. I feel like he was extremely prepared for high school. Students well behaved and respectful. The new principal is excellent. Parent involvement is high. My only complaint would be the overcontrolling PTA. I joined and listed my name on several things I was willing to volunteer for. I was never called. The same people want to control everything. Better ideas for fundraising needed. Overall, however, excellent school and teachers.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
February 12, 2008
I am very satisfied with the quality. My child fells like she was in a private school.

- submitted by a parent

January 24, 2008
I absolutely love this school. There is a great academic skills, great teachers specially Mr. Green in 6th grade he has wonderful teaching skills.

- submitted by a parent

January 18, 2008
I love Mr. Murphy. He is the bes principal i ever had in my whole entire life. Excellent principal!

- submitted by a student

January 02, 2008
Excellent principal and teachers. All are up-to-date on academics and dealing with the kids especially in todays society. A++

- submitted by a parent

August 03, 2005
From 2002-2005, the school has improved because of the new administrative team and new, creative staff. The parents are more involved with decision making and students are supported in many of their classes. The music department is very strong and there are many opportunities for all students in the school's after-school activities program.

- submitted by a parent

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William H. Farquhar Middle School
16915 Batchellors Forest Rd, Olney, MD  20832
(301) 924-3100
Last modified William H. Farquhar Middle School is a Public school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
William H. Farquhar Middle School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 14 reviews. Top