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From the beginning, I was impressed at how thoughtful curriculum planning is at this school. They really value holistic learning - so not just academics but on study skills and life skills that help ensure success long after a child moves on from here. Scheduling is set up so students can receive extra help without a stigma for needing tutoring since everyone has a period where the time can be used flexibly including time for groups to work on projects or for students to work on homework. I also love how intentional the administration is to ensure that there is clear continuity in learning programs between the two elementary schools and the middle school.



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My son is in his second year at JGMS and he loves it. My husband and I were impressed with his teachers last year, and we're even more impressed this year. They are clearly passionate about teaching and they want to see their students succeed. When we e-mail teachers, we get quick responses. The communication from the front office has improved a lot since last year, thanks to the new weekly newsletters. :) My son was encouraged by his gym teacher to try cross-country, which was fantastic! He's not a super athletic kid, but that encouragement did wonders for his self-esteem and now he loves running. Just a really great, great school with kind, enthusiastic teachers. I hope 8th grade is even better!!!




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A good place. Remarkably flexible and encouraging of different types of kids. Language program (French/Spanish) continues from 3rd grade; differentiation in 7th/8th grade for English and Math, awesome gifted teacher. Staff is mostly excellent teachers who seem to like their jobs and to engage the kids. Nice building, renovated extensively about 5 years ago. My two very different daughters have both been happy and well -educated here. A note on the 2004 review: the principal mentioned there has been gone a few years now.



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I like this school a lot and this is my second year attending (7th grade). It is a great school system. Most of the teachers are kind and helpful and the whole feeling is very friendly.



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Not impressed at all. My child attended this school last year (sixth grade), and the whole school is popuated with some of the most uncaring, cold, unprofessional teachers I have ever had to deal with. Teachers and staff are rude, irritated and they do not return calls or emails.

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Last modified John Glenn Middle School is a Public school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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