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6300 Tilden Ln
Potomac, MD 20854

(301) 469-1150
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February 14, 2014
CJMS is overall class size is mid size for most classes. The kids there are ready to learn so the teachers have an easier task to teach than spending time on classroom control. Pleased with the education my kids are getting there. Except for the band teacher who seem to lack the nurturing characteristics. One example of his dismal teaching was how he embarrassed one of his student by sending him off the stage in front of the all the parents at band concert. The kid missed one entire piece, then this teacher stopped the concert for 10mins , took the kid after he returned to tune his instrument and when the student returned he was moved to the end position. That's is really pathetic. Any good band teacher would have tuned his band before the concert. Lousy way to encourage a kid to love music! My kid hates band now because of this teacher.

- submitted by a parent
September 25, 2013
Top-notch teachers and facility. Kids are challenged to reach their full potential at Cabin John. Supportive and nurturing environment for the adolescent years--nice (and smart) children, involved parents, and conscientious administration.

- submitted by a parent
August 17, 2013
Moved to the neighborhood for the schools and we have been very satisfied with Cabin John Middle School. Well worth the higher home prices!

- submitted by a parent
December 16, 2012
My son graduated from this school and overall I must say we were quite pleased. The majority of teachers were quite good and they had high academic standards for the students. When help was need my son always got it.

- submitted by a parent
October 15, 2012
My daughter graduated last year. Nice new building, overall great teachers BUT the administration is horrible! The worst principal I have ever see! The School Board must know as she wears her overall incompetence daily!

- submitted by a parent
June 11, 2012
Bullying is a big problem at this school and the staff that is suppose to be taking care of it don't really do anything. The bully's are allowed to stay in school and the parents are not notified of their behavior. The bullies know there are no consequences so they just escalate the behaviors. Document everything and fill out the bullying forms as well as email. This gives a paper trail to get your child out. it took me six months but i was able to get my son moved to Frost which has been wonderful.

- submitted by a parent
April 29, 2012
I love this school and look forward to each day here. Academics are challenging, and the teachers are top-notch.

- submitted by a community member
November 29, 2011
worst school ever julius west middle school and herbert hoover are the best do not put your child here you are ruining there life

- submitted by a parent
September 22, 2011
If your child is above average, your child will be fine here. There is limited extra for the kids and they bus kids from all over the county so it is hard for the kids to make long term friendships. If you child as an IEP, but not severe, some of the staff are not talented or interested enough to educate them (although some are excellent). go private if you can.

- submitted by a parent
May 31, 2011
Mixed experience so far. Academics are almost uniformly strong, with appropriate accommodations. Very strong music program. Social atmosphere is a disaster. Despite an official anti-bullying position (and weekly emails end with "It's nice to be nice,") the message hasn't gotten through to the many entitled, cruel, pack-mentality students. If not for several very caring and committed teachers and staff, I would pull my child out of the school.

- submitted by a parent
January 31, 2010
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- submitted by a student
September 28, 2009
Cabin John did right by all three of my children. Each of them had very different strengths and academic needs and each was taken care of brilliantly. I will say that my child that needed academic interventions had me as as an advocate and I was in close communication with staff to be sure we supported my child. If someone is unhappy with the level of support I would ask how involved they were in communicating the need for it.

- submitted by a parent
July 24, 2009
This school has been great for me and I am sad to leave it!

- submitted by a student
March 16, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
November 24, 2008
This school is not very good. The teachers do not help the students and the teachers expect to do everything on their own. Herbert Hoover Middle School is a much better school teacher wise and academically. People are very nasty at Cabin John.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 29, 2008
This school has 0 bulling and the best music program!

- submitted by a student
June 05, 2006
I'm not very happy with this school. They do not provide student support. Instead, students are expected to do everything on their own. Sink or swim. Some students need additional supports. The administration does not endorse the use of a web site to provide information to parents regarding grades, attendance, homework board, etc., even though all area middle schools use this tool. It is a hands off approach to teaching. We need a more student-friendly staff at CJMS.

- submitted by a parent
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Cabin John Middle School
6300 Tilden Ln, Potomac, MD  20854
(301) 469-1150
Last modified Cabin John 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.
Cabin John Middle School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 17 reviews. Top