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11800 Monticello Ave
Silver Spring, MD 20902

(301) 649-8100
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November 05, 2015
All the teachers inflate grades in this school and if a teacher doesn't, he/she will be targeted by the administration. There are kids who do not know how to add or subtract getting A's and B's because this is how the administration and the higher-ups have decided is the best way to make MCPS look like a great county- which is far from the truth. Lee's test scores are horrible but since all the kids are passing their classes (Not!!!) the administration can blame it on the kids being poor test-takers instead of the fact that these kids are just being passed along each year and their deficits are growing exponentially as they get socially promoted to the next grade. The teachers who have been at Lee for many years willingly inflate grades and basically do a disservice to the kids. These are the kids who will drop out of high school at 16 because they can't pass the HSA's. It is a school built on no integrity and a spineless commitment to masking the county's immoral grading expectations because I believe 90% of the county schools inflate grades.

- submitted by a community member

May 11, 2010
Our new Principal is phenomenal! He is extremely strict. He is on top of these kids and has created a very safe environment. Lee has had its rough years but in the 2 years we have been under the leadership of Joe Rubens, I could not be happier! In fact, we were recently honored by the Board of Education for the improvements at the school. As with other Middle Schools in the county our halls are under video watch and students who do not behave, get caught! My son is in almost all Honors or Advanced classes. He has made Honor Roll every marking period and Principal's List once. He is given every opportunity to succeed.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
February 25, 2010
Safety and Discipline? There isn't much. Its so sad that bullying is allowed in the school. The teachers need to be fired or re-trained.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
September 06, 2009
I am a new student to the school. I am coming from a private school, i was worried in the beginning, but everything is great. The kids, and teachers are wonderful. Yes i know that it is only the first week of school. But when i child can already tell it's going to be a good year. Than it is.

- submitted by a student

August 07, 2007
i think that e. brooke lee is a good school for your child, if you want your child to go to a fun and creative school... with ideas that help the school in many ways but allow the children to have much fun.

- submitted by a student

April 26, 2007
My son came to this school from Piney Branch elem as a special education student for the learning center. He was a 'D' student in 5th grade although he tried very hard. Since he has attended the learning center this year he as made honor roll 2 out of 3 quarters this year. I am very happy that they have the learning center avail for him. The teachers and all involved are doing an excellent job. They realize that our kids are people and not just numbers.

- submitted by a parent

August 20, 2006
Although I love the principal's no nonsense approach to running the school. I have taken both of my children out of our neighborhood schools. This is an example of where a once great school system has failed to balance equal education for all students county wide. Some staff neglected to respond to numerous e-mails from me throughout the school year. Parents are involved but the economic diversity of the neighborhood has caused serious issues which reflect in the schools cosmetic and academic failures! Here s a school that could use a complete make over and even more staff changes from the bottom up! If you have children in this school I urge you to drop in unannounced and see the chaos for yourself! Then follow up with a letter to the superintendent of schools.

- submitted by a parent

August 09, 2006
I am not pleased overall; aside from 1 teacher taking the iniative and calling me to report what I deem as a pottential problem all the others said they had too many students and the child had to be responsible. Now considering a incoming sixth grader may have many adjustments; a red flag should go up when an average child falls to well below average. No teacher parent communication until its too late. If you have the option choose another school.

- submitted by a parent

January 28, 2005
i spent 6-8 grade at lee and it wasn't the greatest thing ever but it was an experience.the teachers didnt really seem to know what they were doing and we had minimal suplies.the school was in bad shape but they did the best they could.

- submitted by a student
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Col. E. Brooke Lee Middle School
11800 Monticello Ave, Silver Spring, MD  20902
(301) 649-8100
Last modified Col. E. Brooke Lee Middle 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.
Col. E. Brooke Lee Middle School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 17 reviews. Top