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1275 North Perry Street
Pontiac, MI 48340

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(248) 451-8010
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Teacher effectiveness: Somewhat effective
July 17, 2015
Some of the teachers are very helpful and will be willing to help you . But some teachers just give you a grade if they like you or you talk to them .

- submitted by a student
Amount of homework: Just right
July 17, 2015
This school doesn't give much homework out which is great. No one does it anyway .

- submitted by a student
Develops grit: Agree
July 17, 2015
Yes sometimes they do . It depends on what the topic is or what they are focusing on .

- submitted by a student
Develops respect: Neutral
July 17, 2015
Most of the teachers doubt the students and even say they're not going to make it to high school and they pick on the same kids all the time .

- submitted by a student

July 17, 2015
I feel like I don't belong in this school or environment. Kids are very disrespectful not saying that any other kids would be disrespectful, but there very disobedient to teachers and I hate to see teachers get disrespected . Second of all the strict rules like we're in a juvenile center and the class equipment is in bad shape and text books. Another thing is the staff the staff does nothing if there is a situation going on like when I got hit in the eye with an eraser they didn't do anything to the student that threw the eraser at me, and when my sister was playing for the high school volleyball team and some girls were being very disrespectful to her and my dad went up to the sports administrator and told him about the situation and he didn't arrange it .

- submitted by a student

August 26, 2014
I know that it may be a little unfair to rate as this is only the second day. I called the school all day and no answer and no way to leave a voicemail. All I wanted to do was give my daughter her route number so that she could go home on the bus. My daughter was scared of being stranded asked if she could call home and the lady at the office told her no to get on the bus. My child can't get on the bus because as she told you she did not know her route number. She didn't care for my daughter and why should she, there is no one holding her accountable for her actions, this is why Pontiac schools are in the mess they are in. No one is being held accountable. She didn't feel bad sending my daughter out there to wait in 90 degrees regardless if she was stranded or not. It was one call. My daughter didn't wait long because I was there to pick her up promptly after school but the point here is that my daughter was turned away from making one simple call and by turning her away you are saying that you don't care for her safety and not to mention how is it that the phone is not answered and there is no voicemail. We can do better than that......

- submitted by a parent

October 24, 2012
Pontiac Middle School has a great educational leader (principal). She truly is an icon in the community. The staff are very caring and truly want their students to succeed. The school offers honors classes in reading and in math. There is an extensive program available for students with special needs. Pontiac Middle School offers a full array of after-school sports. Project Excel also is available after school and is a great program for students to get extra help with assignments as well as offering students awesome experiences for camaraderie. I truly believe that Pontiac Middle School offers the best middle school experience for 7th and 8th graders!

- submitted by a teacher

July 17, 2012
Can u plz send me great things about the school.cause i want to come there and my mom want's me to go to Pontiac Academy but i really don't wanna go there.So can you plz tell me alot of great things about your school.

- submitted by a community member

April 11, 2008
I have attended Madison for all three years and I am currently a freshman in High school, although I do not attend Pontiac schools anymore, I do believe that Madison is a good middle school I learned more than I do now and my high school is a blue ribbon. Some of the children at the school may be a handful but if your child is willing to learn they should be okay. When I attended the school was very bad but the teachers buckled down and did their job. They also have one of the best band directors in the district.

- submitted by a student

November 21, 2006
The principal is awesome but can only do so much. With the lack of parental support and involvement and the state of the district it is amazing that the principal has been able to keep things as positive as they are. Parents,the district and society in general must take a firm stand against students (and parents of said students) that continually disrupt the classroom and school.

- submitted by a parent

April 29, 2006
My son currently attends Madison and though I think the principal and assistant prinicipal work with what they have. I wish there was a way that they could improve the academic programs. There is a need for classroom maintenance. The music teacher had one of the best bands in the Christmas parade. Therr are not sports for the sixth graders however they have sports for the other grades. Unfortunately the school is full of unrully children that seem to get away with too much. Some how the young teachers need to find a way to get control of their classes instead of letting the children control the classes. I am glad they are going to have uniforms for next school season.

- submitted by a parent

August 03, 2005
My daughter went to this school, she's in the 9th gr now, and I have one entering this school this year. I only wish that were not the case. Most of the teachers are there only for the pay and don't give a care about the students safety or acedemic achievements. The amount of racism in this school is not only tollerated but encouraged. My daughter had to start counseling because of the racist remarks and brutality of this school. The principles were NO help in resolving this. Although she was on the honor roll, I still feel she is lacking acidemically. For teachers and staff to be so worried about the time of the day instead of grades and being mentors, it is shameless. Racism and poor education certainly take a stand here.

- submitted by a parent

October 10, 2003
I have been dealing with this school and school district for 7 years and I have talked to teachers about my children 1 was an IEP student they did not help her at all and my last child an 8th grader. I have told them over and over he does not know the math they are doing now. He has gone to summer school since the 4th grade and they still keep on passing him. These teachers...what are they teaching. This school system is way out of hand.

- submitted by a parent
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Pontiac Middle School
1275 North Perry Street, Pontiac, MI  48340
(248) 451-8010
Last modified Pontiac Middle School is a Public school that serves grades 7-9
Pontiac Middle School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 16 reviews. Top