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9830 Winands Rd
Randallstown, MD 21133

(410) 887-0726
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October 17, 2014
My daughter has been bullied ever since she started. They don't care about the no bully rule and they don't take it seriously. You are suppose to be able to email the teachers online and half dont even use . the Principal is never involve . Just there to collect a check like most the teachers. Just a shame .... Don't go here.

- submitted by a parent
August 17, 2014
Dpmms is fun but has many flaws . For instance some people are very rude to the teachers ,staff ect . When you walk around the hallways they only thing you hear form student are mainly cuss words . 6th 7th 8th grades are all cussing and fights happen almost everyday . Dpmms has a uniform policy but not many fallow it , u will see people we're ing jeans , hoddies ect and the administrators do nothing about it . I do have to give them credit , the dance team is great the Dance magnet kids are all so great ( thanks to mrs. Collins ) . Some teacher curse thinking us student didn't hear them . Other teacher don't know how handle students . But I also noticed at Dpmms their happens to be dating , boys touching girls at inappropriate places . The princal has got to do something about 8th and 7th graders taking down on the new 6th graders . In my 6th grade year I was Being bullied my 8 and 7th grader I even know this friend the got jumped by 3 ,7th graders . I have to admit Dpmms has some good qualities , out track team is one of the best our dance team is also good and out math 24 team is wonderful , masa is terrific , ect. .

- submitted by a community member
June 06, 2014
I am an 8th grader being promoted to high school.My experience at deer park wasn't the best but wasn't the worst.Some of the teachers are very disrespectful.Also At least 800 of the student are not disciplined at all.Im going to miss only a handful of teachers and students.The teachers and administrative team are bluffs.They say their going to be consequences for someone but it doesn't happen.And the rare time it does happen,it doesn't work.

- submitted by a community member
October 29, 2013
this school is terrible, I am an 8th grader at deer park and the principal (Mrs. butler ) is NOT a good principal at all. My mother works at a city school and I would rather go there. I recommend Sudbrook or Franklin. The teachers are amazing, and so are the assistant principals but mrs. Butler takes all the fun away from us and it very rude to her staff. I take place in some clubs and she was very disrespectful to us and our club teacher. everyone including a lot of teachers want a different nicer, but still strict principal. deer park was amazing before she came and she's ruined my middle school experience. If you love your child DONT let them come here!

- submitted by a community member
September 29, 2013
When I look at the recent accomplishments, I find it extremely encouraging! The Administration, Faculty, Staff and Families are working together to get the best results from the Students. The school, however, is still not completely wired for technology and that's the reason I give it 4 out of 5 stars. But with the continued support of all stakeholders at DPMMS, the school will get the wireless infrastructure our children deserve.

- submitted by a community member
July 06, 2013
This was my daughter's first year. The school plays are outstanding, students are very talented. The teachers promote excellence in students, and my daughter enjoyed the North Bay trip. I am happy with everything so far. I wish that all public schools would consider educating all boys together and all girls in classes together. However, I am happy with the school.

- submitted by a parent
June 19, 2013
I was very nervous to send my son in the beginning. There has been situations where the cops were there as I dropped him off and that went unexplained by administration. There weren't any letters or phone calls that went home. I would learn about the bomb threats and violent assaults from students on other students (sometimes using weapons) from my 6 grader when he came home from school. I do think that they are trying to turn the school around, but it will be a slow process. The teachers were well equipped to manage 20-30 kids per classroom and my son has managed to stay on honor roll. My concern for the teachers is that they don't always email/respond to me in a timely matter. But I would say 70% of the time I would get a response. My son would also complain about the horrible lunch and the filthy bathrooms, which I witnessed myself and also complained about. The best thing about the school is the magnet programs. My son loves his Mass Comm class. It has brought him out of his shell and he isn't as shy as he once was. He's excited to learn everyday and that's all I can ask for. I'm not sure that were going to continue at Deer park but on a scale of 1-10 I would give it a 7....

- submitted by a parent
September 14, 2012
I do not agree with the older posts. This school has been turning around and is amazing. I was very nervous to send my child there but I am very glad I did.

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September 15, 2011
This school has taken a turn for the worse. Once a top notch magnet school, has now become a disappointing school. The bullying issues are not well addressed and there is a great lack of communication from the staff to parents.

- submitted by a parent
August 02, 2011
Ms. Martin is DEFINITELY missed. The new assistant principal who thinks that silent lunches are effective needs to go back to remedial training. I'm not sure she's ever worked with children if she thinks that 12 & 13-yr olds can go all day without having some outlet to talk to friends. This places undue stress on the instructors who teach the late classes. Those teachers have 30 students who haven't been able to release any energy all day. Utterly ridiculous! This results in an escalation in the number of frustrated kids.

- submitted by a parent
July 23, 2011
I agree with some of the other posts in that the transition that the school is in is horrible. The administration is unorganized and VERY hard to work with. They have no control of the students and I agree they do NOT address bullying as they should. Instead of controling the kids and working with them they toss them to the side. One teacher actually told me she has too many kids to give any attention to just one. Then you need a new career cause this one isnt for you. I wish they would get it together before its too late for my child. The school is not what it used to be at all.

- submitted by a parent
June 15, 2011
Overall the 2010-2011 school has year has been in transition from one administration to another in which I give the transition a 2 even out to a 3.5.

- submitted by a parent
June 04, 2011
This was a decent school last year, but this year it is absolutely horrible. The principal and some of the faculty are not in control of this school. They don't address the bullying issues appropriately, AT ALL!!! They don't address many issues appropriately. I feel the school board needs to step in and investigate!!!

- submitted by a parent
July 08, 2010
Deer Park was the absolute BEST. I got promoted from this school this year and i know what it is worth. If you send you your child to that school you know they WILL get the education that they deserve no matter what Principal is there. The school, the teachers, the parents, staff and administration ALL have a great part in our school family. We thank Ms. Penelope Martin for everything she gave us and taught throughout our years of being at Dpmms. She was the Best and we will miss you. The school is overall GREAT.

- submitted by a community member
July 02, 2010
Deer Park Middle was the best school ever. I know the school may not stay that way because it will be under new leadership starting this year. There is no one in the world like ms. penelope Martin and she will truly be missed 2 deer park. No one can run it like she can.

- submitted by a community member
March 02, 2010
I Love This School !...This Is My Second Year At This School And Even Though Some Of The Teachers Are Very Annoying And Consided And Should Retire Or Be Fired ! It Is A Great School ! Ms.Martin Is The Absolute Best !!

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February 19, 2010
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February 18, 2010
In response to the february 3 post, we have the best administrators there are. We may have inexperienced teachers but each teacher was inexperienced before they became experienced. The principal is the best. She has an inexorable faith in her students and teachers. I know from personal experience that she will push you to do your best and wont stop until you do. If deer park was under any other leadership it would not be such a great school. Also we wouldn't have the many oppourtunities that we have because our wonderful principal Ms.Martin makes them happen with the help of the teachers. Our administration is the most approachable people I have ever met. The people in the front office do a great job. They treat each adult and student with great respect. I am a student at Deer Park and dont find any of these complaints to be true. Gps

- submitted by a student
February 03, 2010
I am not pleased with this school at all. I graduated from Deer Park 25 yrs ago and have seen and experienced significant changes within the school. i currently have a child that attends the school and have found the administration to be very condesending and demeaning both toward students and parents. Although the school has far too many inexperiend teachers I find that these teachers are willing to develop academic relationships between the child, teachers and parents. These teachers would benefit under new leadership. The adminsitration is not approachable and this does not foster a good relationship in the community. Visit... and watch the looks that you are given when you enter into the main office. Parental input clearly not wanted here!!!!

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January 24, 2010
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- submitted by a parent
December 12, 2009
This is absolutely hands down the beest school i have ever sent my child to. The principal ms.martin is wonderful andshe is very strict with the students. Most of the students are well articulated and overallthe environment is great

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December 12, 2009
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no rating November 19, 2009
This is my child's first year attending Deer Park. At frist, I felt a very welcoming atmosphere and got a good vibe from the administrators. However, it was long that I experienced the rudeness of staff and administrators. I would call concerning important issues to speak directly with the Prinicipal and would get the run around with no returned call. It was interesting to me how other staff members were able to call and go back and ask questions of the principal but I could not get a actual call from the principal myself! I noticed that they can look down upon certain individuals (parents) at times and be so rude and nasty towards you.

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August 21, 2009
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June 21, 2009
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June 19, 2009
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June 17, 2009
This is the absolute worst school year that my child has ever experiienced in his whole life. He begged me to not send him to this school next. Those children at that school are crazy, rude and ghetto. Those children need the Mr. Clark (Principal from the movie Lean On Me). That's probably the only way they will understand. Sad...

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May 06, 2009
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January 06, 2009
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October 22, 2008
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August 28, 2008
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- submitted by a student
August 06, 2008
The atmosphere in this school, the majority of the time, is very stressful. All three of my children hate it there and love that they are being transferred this year. The adults/teachers are, at times, just as rude as the children. How can we expect our children to be better individuals if these teachers are setting the wrong example of treating others they way you would want to be treated? With that said, there are a few fine teachers at that school. I may have had the pleasure of meeting one. I have never had a pleasant experience anytime I came to visit. As soon as you walk into the office, you are greeted with roudness and are dismissed as soon as you open your mouth. I hate that my children are moving from the friends they have made since moving to MD, but I am certain Im making a great

- submitted by a parent
May 20, 2008
This is an excellent school. The principal, Mrs. Penelope Martin, does an excellent job. Most of the teachers care about the students. The curriculem there is tough to make well-rounded students. Not only is it a magnet school with different magnets like Earth/Computer Science, Mass Communications (media), Dance, Drama, Orchestra, Chorus, Band, Spanish, and Visual Arts, it also has alot of programs and activites like GT (Gifted and Talented) programs, Family Studies, and many after School Activities. I am in the 7th grade and I love this school. Deer Park Middle Magnet School is the BEST!

- submitted by a student
April 19, 2008
I am a student that goes to Deer Park. I am a sixth grader and I say that Deer Park is wonderfull. Ms.Martin is very nice and Ms.Sebastian helps people with situations and stops fights. Even though I've been in a fight almost I say the school is cool but the kids are kinda mean to each other. The magnets are wonder and the teachers are nice. The curriculum in World cultures is easy and the Math curriculum is right on track.

- submitted by a student
no rating March 23, 2008
I attended DPMMS for two years (2004-2006) and although the school had a few problems, the faculty and staff worked very hard to give at least basic understanding to the children. The classmates were very fun and the whole school made learning important and fun all at once, i would love to revisit and do it all over again anytime and anyday for the memories.

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no rating March 23, 2008
this school rocked . it helped me as well as others grow into good students. it created a pathway for excellence as i blosssomed into the obscure world of high school .

- submitted by a student
September 23, 2007
I am a freshman at the Blatimore pOlytechnic Institute and graduated from Deer Park. I really didnt like the school because i felt unchallenged. Here at poly, I feel that i was right. I was not readily prepared for high school. The principle is excellent but she just is too buddy buddy with the kids. The teachers to me did not challlenge me enough. I was in Gifted and Talented in Math, English, Social Studies, and Science and felt like i was in remedial!!! The school does although have an excellent PTA!!

- submitted by a former student
September 20, 2007
I go to this school and am in 7th grade. It's my first year there and i really like it. I take gifted and talented reading, social studies, and language arts. Overall, this school is a 10 out of 10.

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August 14, 2007
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June 17, 2007
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April 15, 2007
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February 03, 2007
Great school! the staff make sure they do everything to ensure your child safety during the school day. Teachers update you regularly about your childs progress and behavior. Great school better that southwest academy at least!

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November 20, 2006
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September 19, 2006
My daughter just began sixth grade and so far the school seems to have an outstanding curriculum. She is in gifted and talented reading, social studies, and language arts and it seems that the work is challenging and has a focus on keeping the students interest. The school does not seem to have many extracurricular sports, but the recreational center offers many things that are done at the school or nearby. The teachers all have email addresses and check them and respond quickly to any questions or concerns. I am very happy thus far with this school and am glad that we chose it over three other schools.

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June 05, 2006
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October 05, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
September 30, 2005
I really love this sschool! The teachers and staff are very knowledgeable. They really care about their students. They very involved in the education of the children.

- submitted by a parent
May 20, 2005
I loved this school. The teachers are actually willing to help you learn and they care. I graduated in 2004 and i miss Deer Park and my old friends. There were good times. You actually felt like you belonged and when your three years were up you were sad because you felt like you were leaving a family member. This school has many extracurricular activities. My overall rating for this school is a 10 out of 10 because to me it was the perfect school.

- submitted by a former student
February 16, 2005
this school has after school activities and a excellent magnet and is a all magnet school.

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October 20, 2004
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Deer Park Middle Magnet School
9830 Winands Rd, Randallstown, MD  21133
(410) 887-0726
Last modified Deer Park Middle Magnet School is a Public school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Deer Park Middle Magnet School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 51 reviews. Top