Clague isn't technically a STEAM school, but it has a strong emphasis on science, math, and the arts. It's a really terrific school. We've been to three district high school band competitions recently, and the Clague Middle School band and orchestra programs would compete very well at that level. Both of our kids are doing well in advanced math and science courses at Skyline High now (one is a national merit scholarship semi-finalist), and both are still in band because Clague gave them such great preparation for high school.
Excellent school..... this is my third child attending Clague and I cannot say enough about the great learning experience each of my children have experienced. Not ONE of my children have experienced ANY bullying or have seen ANY fights. This school is save and well managed with a loving staff of teachers and dedicated principal. Clague also has a huge diverse culture which in my opinion is a huge plus. I honestly cannot imagine sending my children anywhere else.
Worst school E V E R !!!! Victims of bullying are expected to "mentor and redirect" while being physically assaulted. The only way to get justice is to file police reports and press charges - which I do NOT have time or energy for. One of the kids in my son's class sat around and ate his hand without even a pencil in front of him. NO homework. My son was bored out of his mind while fending off delinquents in class and the hallways. A lot of the students have electronic translators because they can't speak English well enough to even participate in class! Don't send your child here unless you can have them walk around with a guard dog.
Clague has excellent and enthusiastic staff who care about the success of my children. It's a great school community.
Clague teaching, policies, practices, and wonderful diversity have been superb in helping my 7th grader excel. Having considered a private school and chosen Clague instead, we've been happy about how Clague has supported him and some peers in moving quickly along in math classes, much higher than grade-level, Also, music department support for Solo and Ensemble preparation has been amazing. And, other specific teachers have been the best I've witnessed. I can't imagine that between Clague educational support and home, there would not be much difference from very expensive private school options. Great job, Clague!
I love Clague for the students, who are smart, diverse and dedicated; for the staff, who are also smart, diverse and dedicated; and for the parents, who do a great job of maintaining a strong sense of community at Clague!
Their special education teachers are tremendous and do so much with the peer mentoring programs!
The staff is very dedicated to it's students and the school is a warm and welcoming place. Kids and teachers are very supportive of each other and there is a high standard put in place. I am a special education teacher and this year I have had the general education population welcome my kids and make them feel safe and like they are apart of the community. This has never happened before! There are some absolutely amazing students at Clague Middle School!
Clague is an amazing school with a very dedicated staff. With all the proposed funding cuts, they could really use the help to keep vital programs going.
Teachers that are experts in their subjects, diverse student body that enhances the educational experience tremendously. Many countries from all over the world are represented at Clague!
Diversity, great staff, competitive curriculum, excellent opportunities for our children
I love Clague. It's friendly and the extracurriculars are amazing. It's a great school!
I really love the staff. They are very welcoming. Test scores are the best!
My family appreciates Clague Middle School's administration, teachers and staff because they make it a priority to create a healthy and nurturing environment for all students. THEY ARE THE BEST!
Clague is the most supportive environment, for teachers and students, in Ann Arbor.
Clague is the best middle school in Ann Arbor - a wonderful, safe and educationally challenging place ! We love it!
Clague middle school is a crucible of diverse, unique, and talented students and teachers whose standards and achievement are among the best!
Many sports, music and environmental activities for my granddaughter
Many of the kids and parents are achievement oriented. There are some really great teachers. The Academic Games team is excellent.
Academically, it s a hit or miss with teachers, but overall, they lack manners. Fortunately, my daughter is a good student. Thus, we have only come to the school on a few occasions. The principal is a very nice but it is clear that he avoids any confrontation; which gives teachers more power than they know how to manage. Perhaps they should have a professional development day on, treat others the way you would like to be treated .
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