My school is awesome all the teachers are awesome and very kind 10000/1000 I am so happy I go to this school.. YAY GO THUNDERBIRDS!!!!
If you are in good classes, you will most likely have a better experience at Swainston. The teachers I have gotten through out all my three years there were mostly pretty good. They mostly attempted to teach me what I needed to know, while still cracking in a joke here and there. I used to think I was bad at math, until I got a teacher in which taught me in a simplistic way I could actually comprehend. Although there are some cons, I mainly enjoyed my experience there.
This school has some good teachers like Mrs.Tetlow and Mr Bradley but the school is not a good place to send your kids to. Everyday I take my kid to school and what do I see a ambulance just because a kid is injured in a fight.There is no presence of school staff around to keep the kids safe at all.My kid has been bullied now twice this year and there is a report done but the dean has done nothing to resolve it at all.The kids that go to this school do not behave and the teachers could care less about the kids.
I feel this school lacks teacher conduct. Rarely does the principle intervene when the teachers are having issues with students. I feel they are overloaded and under staffed. The after school tutoring is overloaded. Not really a good school overall.
My son is in special needs. His teacher is Ms Westfall. Just wanted to say she's a GREAT teacher. He's doing so well in math now!
Alright for those of you looking to put your kids in a "good" school it should not be this one. I'm a student at this school school and recently moved here from another.Some things like dress code arent so bad and I understand why they would apply it but other things like teachers and their "ways of teaching" are in my opinion a lot worse than the school i used to go to.Not only were most of my teachers ahem...... douche bags but they would spend more time finding exuses to get that one kid to admit hes doing something wrong then the actual lecture.For the parents who came in here thinking it looks nice and cheery i can tell you otherwise-thats why im writing this.Why would a student write this is a question people reaading this might ask; because its summer and right now I'm trying to find a decent school fr myself right now to prevent from going to swainston this next year again (going to 8th grade).You might be thinking who cares what this kid thinks because its probably because he just doesnt like school. Well yes some things we learn in school i see completly uselles but its not because of that (a litte shallow).
I am the parent of a sixth and an eithth grade student. Their teachers are all wonderful. When I walked in the school i immediately felt welcome by the officer manager, the principal and the student aid sitting at the desk who all greeted me with a hello and a smile. I would recommend this school to anyone who asks, regardless of what others say
Swainston is one of the worst schools I have ever sent any of my children to. Mr. Bickmore is probably the only person there that really cares about the students and the parents. All the others simply don't have the students best interest in mind. I have 3 middle school aged children and and they are zoned for this school but I enrolled 2 of them at a different school because I feel they deserve a better environment than Swainston can provide. The 1 child of mine goes there because he a special needs child and the special ed program seems to be good for him.
I am a student in 8th grade currently attending swainston middle school. I like all the teachers i have this year. they are all supportive of my education. The administration could be better. the teachers who really care are Ms.McClaurin, Ms.Meadows, And Mrs.Webb.I Thank Those teachers greatly. Althought i have been having some problems with the administration Which i hope will be soon resolved.
I am a student at Swainston and i HATE this school!!!!! Im in seventh grade and i do not like the teachers!
Swainston MS is a great school. Mr. Bickmore is the best administrator I have ever dealt with as a parent. He truly cares, is at each event, and knows all the kids. Great job Swainston!
This is a good school. Adults are visible throughout. Everyone is greeted in a friendly fashion. The teachers and administration is very helpful and goes out of thier way to stop everything to handle a concern.
Thia is the best school. i have been to many others but this has the best teachers and the office people are very helpful.
I love this school. Most of the teachers are really nice and it really shouldn't matter what school you go to because it's what you make of it. I got a good education, like I was in algebra honors :)
I am a 7th grade student at sms and there are good things and bad things about the school. The best thing is the assistant principle mr. bikmore. He always talks to us kids and is funny and makes school fun. he is always fair. there r some kool teachers and some teachers that just like to yell at you all the time.
I am a parent and agree with the comments about the assistant principal, Mr. Bickmore. He is simply the best but can only do so much. If you need help, go to him. He always got right back to me when I left a message. I do appreciate the facility always being clean and nice. The office staff is wonderful. My son has good teachers and not so good teachers but I guess that is at most schools. I do feel comfortable with the school and what it has to offer.
The absolute worst subbing experience I have ever had. The place is the Wild West where the kids run the place. There is no discipline, and as a matter of fact when you send a kid to the dean - the kid doesn't even go because they know there are consequences! Things were thrown at me, all classes were the model of disrespect. After the school I spoke to principal about the day and there was no surprise - she knows the kids are out of control. To be quite fair, one of the contributing factors was class size - big classes - 38 in one - makes for more of a challenge. I will never go back there!
only because I feel they have no respect for there students or teachers nor parents
Although the staff tries their best it doesn't seem to be good enough. There is a lack of discipline among the general student population. There is a lack of respect for safety around the school, especially when it comes to vehicular discipline. Bike safety needs to greatly improve, especially during dismissal. I was impressed with a few of the students in that they were very respectful, but they are far and few inbetween. Language is a problem, and the nearby high school doesn't help the situation. A dean was directing bus traffic in the middle of the street without safety gear (a hunters' orange vest would help considerably
Swainston Middle School is a great school. I watched test scores soar. The administration has always been professional and does what is right for the children. All schools have their share of problems. The problems have always been solved as far as im conserned.
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