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Northborough, MA
Students enrolled: 655

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145 Lincoln Street
Northborough, MA 01532

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(508) 351-7020
(508) 351-7006
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June 22, 2013
I am a student at MMS, and I LOVE it. I came from a private-catholic elementary school, and I hated it there. This place is so supportive, and every kid is on an even playing field. Also, I noticed a review saying ADD kids were being discriminated against- I have ADD, and everything has been wonderful here. I was immediately welcomed by students, and the academics are MORE advanced than the average private school. My experience has been perfect here. 5 stars.

- submitted by a community member

March 07, 2013
This school is fine if your kid does not have any issues. If your child has issues like ADD, the teachers and administration are just terribly unsupportive and unhelpful. They say all the right things but there is absolutely nothing beneath what they profess. The teachers are stressed and some just downright mean and impatient, since they appear to be teaching to the MCAS exams only. This is also a very clickie environment which is extremely difficult for kids who are a little out of the box. Overall a horrible experience. My child now attends another school, which has worked out well.

- submitted by a parent

May 05, 2012
STUDENT 3: I believe that mms is an amazing school. My 6th grade year at melican was so amazing and they gave us so much time to get used to the new curricular and schedules because we had moved up from elementary school. Also, I had a lot of work to do on top of all the extracurricular activities i had going on, but I had a lot of help and support from all my teachers on the ORANGE team. I have almost finished my seventh grade year and I'm feeling so optimistic for my third term grades because my teachers have helped me improve my writing style, math skills, science skills and spanish speaking skills. Aside from these amazing experiences, one of the seventh grade social studies teacher always gives too much hw and never helps you with anything and talks about her students behind their backs. but other teachers always make up for it. The other teacher is amazing though. Also, the current music teacher always screaming and lectures us. I think that the old music teacher, who is on maternity leave and will return next year, is so good and i encourage you to join chorus because it helps with music grades and the play a lot. All the band teachers are great too. I hope this helps.

- submitted by a community member

August 31, 2011
We found the administrative staff and the teachers to be very supportive. There was a quick response if there was a problem and we felt that the teachers and staff truly cared and went the extra mile. It's a very safe school. It could improve by being more academically challenging.

- submitted by a parent

June 21, 2011
My child is just completing 8th grade at this school. He loved 6th grade. 7th grade was a nightmare and 8th grade was no better. The Principal/Assistant Principal want things run their way and they want parents who just keep their mouths shut and don't say anything and go along with what they are doing. Go to them with an issue and they usually chose to handle it by ignoring it and hoping it goes away. There are some amazingly wonderful teachers at this school (Mr. Olsen, Mrs. Angelo, Mrs. Peyev, Ms. Mariano, Mr. Geoffroy, Ms. Jones, Mr. Lincoln, Mrs. Popolou) to name a few. However, there are many teachers who don't seem to care about the kids and quite frankly are there to work for 10 months so they can have the summer off. We were EXTREMELY disappointed with our 3 years there. However, if your child is an A+ student in every class.....the Principal will love them! Any student who is average and doesn't overachieve is treated differently!

- submitted by a parent
no rating
April 24, 2010
My 2 kids went through this school and came out happy and were ready for High School. They also had friends from this school that stayed together thoughout the high school. This is the school that any parent would be happy and feel safe for their children.

- submitted by a parent

April 05, 2010
The principal is terrible! They are very impatient! Except for some teachers such as Mr.Lincoln, he is a fantastic teacher!

- submitted by a community member

April 27, 2009
Everything is great! Teachers and staff are amazing

- submitted by a student

February 23, 2009
I love Melican Middle School and all of my teachers. They all great personalities and make learning fun and interesting.

- submitted by a student

December 01, 2008
This is an Excellent School! My son goes here and just started 6th grade his teachers are so nice and teach with great activities I cant wait for the rest of the years!

- submitted by a parent
no rating
January 09, 2008
My daughter absolutely loves this school.

- submitted by a parent

March 07, 2007
this school is a great school. it has great suport staff and teachers. It has great after school activitys and is verry organized.

- submitted by a student

April 25, 2006
This school is just wonderful. Teachers respond within 2 days to email and support parent-teacher partnerships. My son has been very happy here after 6 not so happy years in elementary school.

- submitted by a parent

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Robert E. Melican Middle School
145 Lincoln Street, Northborough, MA  01532
(508) 351-7020
Last modified Robert E. Melican 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.
Robert E. Melican Middle School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 16 reviews. Top