This is one of the worst schools I've ever been to. It's horrid, ALL the staff are unbelievably unprofessional, there's constant bullying and fights and no teachers seem to care anymore about students that aren't their favorite. Three years ago before the current dean, principal and assistant principal were here, there weren't problems like these at all. Sure there were a few bullying reports, but they were taken care of immediately. I can't believe that the current principal has more time for getting pregnant than her real job that includes being the supports for all the staff and almost 1500 students. Very unprofessional. I'm glad that this is my last year here. The first two years were average, but my eighth grade year was the worst. I'd like to warn both parents and incoming students about this school that nothing seems to go right anymore. Be careful if you're going to this school.
This school is excellent! The administration, the teachers, the whole staff is there if you need them..... so to all those parents who write about the principal being pregnant again or about the teachers being so bad...or about the school having a fight a day (NOT TRUE!!!) I want to say that the biggest "problem" this school has is "Parent Involvement". Lots of talking and complaining from home or the occasional visit to the school...but when is time to help, everybody disappear..... At the monthly PAC meeting where the principal and vice-principal come to answer all kind of questions, only 6-7 parents shows up.... So even here complains like "why the meeting are in the morning? people needs to go to work" well at the couple of meeting in the evening 2-3 parents!!! So, stop complaining and do something about it!!! Get involved if you want to change whatever you think is wrong! Writing about it here does not help anybody!!!
I really love this school! There are some really helpful after school activities! Such as, homework club, geometry club, math tutoring, reading tutoring, and more! The students there are really nice, and the teachers are really helpful, too! I think your son or daughter might very certain like this school! They also deal with bullying and fights well! They now have a school district police officer walking around the hallways with the principal every day to make sure there arent any fights that are going on. ---A 6th grade student :)
Glad to say this is my child's last year here. This school has had a revolving door for administrators. The principal is pregger again! She now will have a set of IRISH twins. I understand personal life, but a school of 1400 kids needs administrators to run the school. This year they got a new Asst Principal. The male asst principal that had been there for a few years did not get promoted to principal, don't know why, but he is now principal at another middle school. At least when he was there, there were not as many fights and discipline was not a big factor. My kid tells me there is a fight daily. Great learning environment for defending yourself and for staying out of the way rather than for academics. So sad.
My child is new to Fertitta M.S.this year. She is in the 6th grade and is an exceptional student having scored 500 on her math and reading CRT's, straight A student with an occasional B. I have issues with her math teacher. We are encouraged to have our child going in before / after school to get help, recently received a "D" on a test. This brings her entire grade down. The teacher is unwilling to allow her to re-take this test or help. I'd like to add that I have a low opinion of the dean. My daughter got stopped for wearing sandals (not dress code). She sat at his office until I arrived. Glad I wasn't at work or she'd get no instructional time! Common sense is lacking. He was rude, saying he had somewhere else to be & telling me that I was "condescending" ! I am a concerned parent. By the end of our conversation he apologized (small comfort). Also, her science teacher has been out and has substitute teachers (new) every week! Why can't they hire a long-term substitute that knows a thing or two about science? I am an educator and see problems early into the school year. I plan on a visit to the counselor as well as the principal.
My daughter had just completed 8th grade. She's been telling everybody that this school was awesome. Most teachers are great and helpful especially when you need them after school hours. Had a fantastic 3 memorable years. Thank you very much.
NO STARS. Horrible school showing bulling. I wrote review about bullying. When I read a young girl cried and not 0ne teacher cared , it made me cry. How dare they allow this school to do that. I went to Supervisor of Schools for help. I am sorry noone else did. Speak up ! Do not allow this to happen to your child.
This school is horrid. I got bullied all year, even when I came to class crying the teachers did nothing, I reported several people for bulling and nothing was ever done. I attended for two years and each year I had at least one teacher who we got graded for showing up to class. I had wonderful academics and was put as a bad kid for one RPC. I got in several fights and teachers never noticed. I was also favorited for being a teachers kid. The Principal, Vice Principal, and Dean all hated me. This is one of the worst schools I've ever attended, the students think just because their parents are rich they can do what ever, leading to the schools behavior problem. They dress code over any thing for some kids or don't even dress code at all for others.
I'm in 8th grade here, and let me just say that this is not a good school. They don't deal with bullying issues, you can fill out a report, but 9 out of 10 times, nothing will happen. The staff there plays favorites. And I have one teacher who makes fun of everything, like people who cut themselves, kids with disabilites, and pretty much everything else. The teachers all seem to cuss a lot, and allow students to too. All I can say is I'm glad this is my last year.
The school allows teachers to curse in the class room and allows the students to do the same.
The principal and her staff are horrible. They're unprofessional and dismissive when dealing with concerns regarding the students. They use obscenities and vulagirties when adressing the children. In general the people who work at this school are extremely condescending. This school is one of many in vegas that fails to meet adequate yearly progress.
My child is at 8th grade and loves this school. Academically, the school teachers gave so much and loves the challenge. The staff are superb! They're friendly to say the least. Thanks Mr. Barber, in particular, for being the former match teacher (and swim coach).
No so friendly staff, and if your kid makes a mistake it will be branded for the rest of the time being in that school. Parents beware!
Our knew principal is much nicer and the schools is great. Our orchestra is the best in the district and performed at the national music educators assosiation conference at UNLV. The acadenics are great with the exeption of a few teacher. The only regret i have is a small one. Some people say that the deans kid gets special treatment since he goes to school where his dad works. i have never met the kid so i don't know is it's true, but it does sometiomes desturb me that the deans kid goes to the school. Some say he gets special lunch everyday and gets special attention from the teachers, like he runs the place. Once again however i don't know and overall fertita is a great school.
Its great. the teachers are nice and our orchestra and band are some of the best in the state. the registar lady is a total jerk, and everyone knows it, but other than that everything is great. It rocks!!!
this school is very active and we have a lot of after school activities also it is not that strict. We may not be able to chew gum or we cant hold hands or hug, but i can live without that. The only thing i would change is the dress code. In overall Fertitta is a great school.
Im in 8th grade currently attending fertitta middle school the school is clean but the teachers need to give notices to parents for un satisfaction notices to let parents and students that they are in danger. Teachers never sign up for parent teacher confriences and when you call teachers they never respond this is would be great if they had more educated teachers but the art program is awsome great way of teaching art thank you art.
i love this school soooooooo much it is an amazing school and all the teacher have been helping me get my grades up and im having a wonderful year
My 6th grader just started attending this school after we moved here from out of state. I have not been impressed with the level of teaching, as my child has had his grades drop due to a different curiculium being taught and not enough direction by the teachers. The office staff is rude and the registrar was unbelievably unprofessional. The principal is trying to do her best with what she has, but it is an uphill battle. My son also complains about the bad language from students and teachers. Not the best learning environment.
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