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6-8
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Las Vegas, NV
Students enrolled: 1,406

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9151 Pinewood Hills Dr
Las Vegas, NV 89134

(702) 799-4460
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September 09, 2014
A great school with fair rules for students. I am so pleased with Becker and what is has done for my son. The teachers are wonderful but some do not get back to you in a timely manner. I understand they are busy but replying to an email from a concerned parent is something most teachers should do. Ms. Smith seems to know her stuff because she has been at Becker for many years. I'm so happy with my son's easy transition into middle school.

- submitted by a parent
August 25, 2014
Why would you give Becker MS a 1 star rating if your child hasn't even attended the school yet? My child is starting her 3 year at Becker, and we have only great things to say about this school. The staff at Becker MS is everything you could possibly ask for or want. The Principal, Ms. Smith, is involved in all aspects in the school. She is a very dedicated person, and someone who really cares about the students. I don't understand why they only have an 8/10 rating though. The school provides a very safe environment and has fair disciplinary procedures. This school has an amazing staff of teachers also. They offer many extra-curricular activities including music, sports, and multiple school clubs. If your child is in fact fortunate enough to attend Becker MS, I believe they will have a very rewarding educational experience. My child has been in advanced classes and also is in the National Junior Honor Society, and we are very grateful for this experience. Prior to Becker MS, my child attended a private elementary school. This school offers just as much if not more, than the private did. This is a public school, so no uniforms. A parent - K.D.

- submitted by a parent
August 24, 2014
I can't say anything yet I've heard good things but this is my 12 year old son first year so I have to go buy school clothes but I dont have a clue do they wear regular clothes or uniforms plz contact us anybody

- submitted by a parent
June 02, 2014
I can't say enough of how much I love Becker. I was in backers student council and we were great. We did so much for the community. Now Becker might be filled with white kids but backers white kids aren't stuck up. They are nice and kind and very friendly. Becker has an AMAZING jazz band!!!! They got a +1 (they did so good they added a plus) not to mention there advanced choirs. I can't put to words how amazing advanced women's is. They work so hard. Our staff is so kind. Since I'm in stuck I know the staff really well. They are really sweet and is always there for your back. Becker is an 8/10 rating on great schools. Also in 2012 I believe Becker had the highest CRT scores in the state. Unbelievable. Becker is in a really nice area of town. It's in summerlin. Across Becker is a country club called eagle hills which has ginormous houses which cost millions of dollars (a lot of Becker kids live there) also Becker is a giant school. Around Becker are expensive neighborhoods with 3 car garages and fine scenery. Becker is amazing and can't say enough of it. Becker is surrounded by 3 small schools. But Becker sticks out the most... go bighorns!

- submitted by a community member
no rating April 21, 2010
Becker Middle School has been the best. My son is in Jazz Band and Mr Welch could not be better. These kids are AMAZING and they have AMAZING teachers!

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October 22, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
no rating September 10, 2009
My child is currently attending Becker. I am not that pleased with this school overall, from lack of accommodating an agreed-to plan for an IEP, failing my child, insufficient communication, runaround to get the most basic information, to the Dean's office being completely inappropriate in conducting their business (labeling, accusations that don't fit transgressions, assumming, no follow through, lack of timely communications with regard to disciplinary events). I moved to this area because I heard this school was considered among the best CC had to offer and am disappointed to say the least.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 01, 2009
i was a student at Ernest Becker MS last year and have now gone on to high school. The teachers at Becker were amazing, as were the students (most anyway) and the rest of the staff. Keep up the good work Becker!

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August 18, 2009
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August 18, 2009
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- submitted by a student
July 13, 2009
The teachers at this school are great. We relocated from md. And nedless to say the staff was very supportive. My daughter continues to excrl in her studies. The orchestra program is top notch. Please keep up the good work.

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May 21, 2009
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- submitted by a student
May 05, 2009
I was a student of Becker Middle School and it was one of the greatest 3 years of my life. The diversity of students is a great learning experience. Sports were great as well as their music programs.

- submitted by a student
no rating March 23, 2009
Overall, Becker is a very excellent school. My son and I just migrated from another country and yet he was able to adjust very well because the teachers and students are very nice. The school is well kept and the school environment is safe and friendly.

- submitted by a parent
March 22, 2009
I think it is a great school. It is very clean and in a nice area. Teachers are great too. Amazing after school programs. Yet part of the zone is in a sketchy area, wish they would rezone but great school.

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October 14, 2008
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August 06, 2008
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June 28, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
June 09, 2008
As an eighth grade student (3 more months) I'm very proud of my school. The teachers challenge me to become strong academically and personally. We scored the highest scores in the state. The programs are wonderful, and the extracurricular activities are absolutely superb (especially student council; I'm the Treasurer). Since I'm in all honors I can really see how well the teachers are. The staff is great! We recently got a new dean and he definitely knows how to lay down the law, so the 'problem children' are becoming a lot better. Overall a superior school. Go Bighorns!

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June 03, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
March 31, 2008
I attend Becker Middle School and I love it. The teachers there are so encouraging and willing to help and make a difference. The students there too don't form their own little clicks. Everyone talks to everyone. I don't just have one group of friends and I feel like we can all really get along here. This school is really diverse too. Its not like some schools where everyone is rich or everyone isn't. It has a mix of both and you get to see both worlds and it really helps students become real people. I love this school!

- submitted by a student
March 21, 2008
I attended Becker for all three years. The teachers always tried their best to help. The principle was amazing! I loved that school and would go back anyday. Sure there were fights, drama and problems, but Becker tried hard to make it a good school and they succeded. I was president there and was on the dance team. It really great to get involved there. Your year seems so much more fun. :)

- submitted by a student
March 20, 2008
This school is amazing. You find this diversial atomosphere about it. However, you always seem to find tension between Rogich Middle School. Honestly, Becker is by far better than Rogich. Teachers are more attentive of individual needs of students. I would know because I had a child go to Rogich for 6th grade and then Becker for 7th and 8th. They also seem to recognize students more for academic achievment. Test scores may be lower but all schools have faults. The teachers as Rogich no offense seemed a little bit more snooty as compared to Becker. Beckers fine arts also excells above Rogich. Both schools are great but Becker stands as the better of the two.

- submitted by a parent
March 04, 2008
Academically speaking, one of the best middle schools in the valley. The most impressive asset of the school is the highly talented staff. Almost every teacher I've had at Becker has been excellent. I also admire the diversity on campus. There has been a history of petty school boy fights on campus, but honestly, that comes down to personal choice. There are going to be 'problem students' at any school. It's the fault of the individuals, not the staff. Good students who want to avoid trouble can easily do so. Overall, I think Becker is a very strong institution.

- submitted by a parent
January 10, 2008
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- submitted by a student
December 31, 2007
I was a former student of Becker Middle School and was completely miserable throughout my three year enrollment. Teachers made no effort to encourage students to talk about problems. Educationally, the school is fine, but as with other students its in serious need of help. I saw fights and inappropriate behavior at times and students tended to be 'clicky' and made others feel bad about themselves. I would never go back to Becker Middle School.

- submitted by a student
October 26, 2007
This School is awesome!!! It is great to know that unlike Rocgich ( Not that there is anything wrong with them ) you find diversity in the students and staff. You also see that we are a unfied school and aren't really separated by cliques.

- submitted by a student
no rating September 30, 2007
I am so far very impressed with Becker. They seem to have a caring, accountable staff. It looks like it starts with the principal. This is our first year. Completely different Molasky of lat year. It is nice to know there are teachers and staff who care.

- submitted by a parent
September 25, 2007
I love this school! I went there and I learned almost everything I know I know. I miss it! :(

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September 13, 2007
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May 17, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
April 17, 2007
I was wary at first about putting my high-achieving but shy child in the school, but most of the teachers have been wonderful, and the administration has been more than accomodating. One is relieved to know that some principals will take the time to nourish kids who are outstanding academically, and not try to bring them down to mediocrity.

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December 05, 2006
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- submitted by a student
October 13, 2006
My child is an 8th grader and has been involved in as many leadership activities and honors programs as possible. Her teachers and principal have always been responsive. Every other parent I know feels the same. As a former educator, I am certain she's receiving a quality education.

- submitted by a parent
May 11, 2006
We actually left the state mainly due to our bad expierences with Becker Middle school. If you have a child with an IEP beware. The Spec. Ed. Fac. & School Nurse make no bones about letting you know that your childs IEP 'file is in the pile.' The teachers are overwhelmed and most of the time they do not follow accomadations. Fight for your childs rights. If you need help contact Nevada PEP. They will help you advocate for your disabled child!

- submitted by a parent
April 17, 2006
As a former student, I must say the educational quality was great for a Nevada public school. I learned a lot there, and actually found the information to have practical use. While the teachers and academics were commendable, I wish I could say the same about the students and admin. Overall, I'm glad I attended middle school here, mostly because of the teachers. However, since I've left, the administration has gotten progessively worse - they just can't handle the students.

- submitted by a former student
September 16, 2005
I signed up to help last year and they only let me help when I called to ask and then it was for whatever they needed, 8th grade help when my child was in 6th grade so I never got to help her classes at all. This year, very unhappy with the program my child is in, but it's supposedly an 'honor' so can't complain. Staff doesn't seem to want parent participation and there's very little communication at this point. VERY different from elementary schools. We hear that as parents, we should remain involved in school activities in order to help our children adjust and cope, etc....why does Becker make it a point to alienate parents?

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August 30, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
June 04, 2005
The staff there acts high & mighty. The dean needs to learn to listen. Get off your high horses up there.

- submitted by a parent
February 19, 2005
Academic programs seem good.....extracurriculr activities seem good....I help out when I can with the school. Signed up as a parent volunteer and never heard anything so when I call to ask to help them, they find something for me to do for the school.

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Ernest Becker Middle School
9151 Pinewood Hills Dr, Las Vegas, NV  89134
(702) 799-4460
Last modified Ernest Becker Middle School is a Public school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Ernest Becker Middle School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 40 reviews. Top