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6-8
Public
Springfield, MO
Students enrolled: 812
Before care: No
After care: Yes

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3325 West Battlefield
Springfield, MO 65807

(417) 888-2510
(417) 888-2514
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September 09, 2014
Tired of Carver's inability to understand most parents don't have the luxury of working for the school system. I don't work 7 months a year and get off work at 3pm. I actually have a job that is 9-5, that doesn't make me a bad parent because I can't get off work whenever school has a function or a sport practice ends earlier than they said. Carver Football is a joke. Coaches are rude to both parent and student. My child was actually told "I have a life too" in reference to being picked up 4 minutes late. Yet the coaches hold them 15 minutes late or let them out 15 min early on a whim and we are just supposed to be there to get them. Several teachers are bullies and allowed to yell and belittle a student and that jerk of a principle condones it. Condescending little clown. Just because I'm a parent DOESN'T mean I'm stupid. Coming from another state to this type of school suckss. My kids are miles ahead of their classmates. If I could homeschool my kids I would. They allow girl students to dress like street walkers and boys to dress like gangsters. Terrible school.

- submitted by a parent
November 16, 2010
With a student in 7th grade, there is absolutely NO homework that comes home. The students are given time at the end of the day in their 'exploratory' classes to finish their assigned work OR they are given silent reading time. Shouldn't this time be used to 'explore' other educational opportunities? Most teachers are well above average with the band teacher being in the exceptional range. The school district in Springfield, MO and their curriculum leave a lot to be desired.

- submitted by a parent
June 09, 2010
I believe that Carver is an excellent middle school. It provides students with the opportunities to achieve in a variety of fields. In the last year Carver students were selected to perform at the regional level in vocal music competition, medaled at the state level in Science Olympiad, published their own original works in "Voices from the MIddle", achieved three city championships in sports and competed at the state level in the Geobee to mention a few. We are one of the few schools on our level to have honor choirs, a jazz band, student symphony and regular produce plays. It is a great place for a student to grow!

- submitted by a teacher
no rating May 02, 2009
My daughter is attending carver this year and she likes it the only problem is she said that her teachers don't exsplain the work they give her. She also said when she ask for help they seem annoyed. I just got her report card and I am very disappointed with her and her teachers. When she comes home with homework I always have to exsplain to her how to do it.

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October 10, 2008
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February 11, 2008
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- submitted by a student
no rating November 23, 2007
I ABSOULETY LOVE ATTENDING Carver Middle School! It is a GREAT, AWESOME middle school!I LOVE IT!

- submitted by a student
March 15, 2007
My Son just started at Carver this year and it has been an excellent experience for him. The teachers are easy to contact and ask questions. They are involved in communicating with the Parents of Students and I get weekly updates about what my son's class is doing and needs to be doing for the week and coming weeks.

- submitted by a parent
January 10, 2006
GO CMS COUGARS!!! this school is very supportive and caring the teachers are informative and the teams rock.

- submitted by a student
December 21, 2005
I go to carver middle school. I think that dr. O needs to start being a principal and quit trying to do everything to perfection. He also, need to not give really long lectures.

- submitted by a student
October 21, 2005
Carver is a great school! Teachers and students work together to create a safe and fun learning environment. At Carver the counselors genuinely care about the kids. Teachers are involved in every step of the educational experience, from creating real-world lessons,and preparing them for testing to listening to their ideas and facilitating a true learning environment. I have two small children, and I plan on sending them to Carver.

- submitted by a teacher
October 12, 2005
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- submitted by a student
July 30, 2005
this school doesnt have a bullying problem unlike any other school. Great school and great social environment

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March 21, 2005
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March 20, 2005
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January 17, 2005
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January 17, 2005
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June 23, 2004
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- submitted by a student
May 29, 2004
I have one son starting the 8th grade and one the 6th. I have never been involved in any other school where the teachers care about every student who enters their class. There is a sense of pride that every teacher instills in every student. If they see a problem they act on it now not later. They are very proactive. Everyone there is very passionate about the kids and each and everyone is special. From the custodians to the principal, they all care about our children. The only thing I wish we had more of is parent involvement.

- submitted by a parent
February 14, 2004
Carver works very hard to reach kids who are struggling. Staff has high expectations for all students. Several after school programs to reach out to kids acedemically and personally.

- submitted by a parent
no rating January 12, 2004
I know children of this age can be challenging. I think Carver is doing a good job overall, but I think there would be great value for all students if the administrators looked into addressing the bullying problem at Carver. I think sometimes it is easy to say, 'kids will be kids', or 'they need to learn to be tough', but this attitude is outdated and dangerous. All children have the right to attend school without being insulted, shoved, teased, etc. True, some of this may not be observed by the staff, but I firmly believe that much of it is and is just ignored. There are many good programs out there to help the victims of bullying as well as the perpetrators.

- submitted by a community member
September 29, 2003
When my son went to school there the principal was very poor quality. The teaching staff was hurting for certain especially in the science dept. It was a rough school seasoning the kids to be rough in high school.

- submitted by a parent
August 11, 2003
Great staff. Hardworking and caring about the kids!

- submitted by a parent
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Carver Middle School
3325 West Battlefield, Springfield, MO  65807
(417) 888-2510
Last modified Carver 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.
Carver Middle School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 23 reviews. Top