I have had kids that entered this school happy and getting good grades and come out depressed and generally beaten down. Most of the teachers there with the exception of one or two really can't be bothered to control a classroom or make any effort to teach. If you have any kind of bullying problem you have no chance of being taken seriously, especially as the staff have their favorites that can do no wrong in their eyes and they won't hear a word said against them. It really needs new leadership, someone that will take charge and make the teachers adhere to a higher standard of teaching and general care of the kids there.
Kearsarge Regional Middle School is great for kids who are easy going and popular. They love it and the teachers love them. Having a new, big school is great. The problems come in when you have a child who is not an extrovert with lots of friends. The teachers tend to ignore them, and bullying is rampant despite all the boasting about their anti-bullying campaign being a success. The guidance department is horrific. Looking the other way and ignoring e-mails from parents is the standard - I have spoken to many parents about this problem. The bottom line is this.. if you have a popular kid that transitions easily, this school will work for them. If you have a quiet child who needs teacher support and help from guidance, stay away. They will be miserable, and you will be extremely frustrated with the system, or lack there of.
My school is great! I have been very pleased with most of the teachers and the leadership. When we have a problem, it gets resolved. The facility is brand new and clean and bright. The middle school years are tough ones for kids but KRMS does their very best to help them get through it. My daughter is challenged academically and there are many opportunities for extracurricular activities.
our new school is amazing! it is beautiful and perfect! We often have technical problems, the tech. guys are still working out the kinks in the system of all the new computers. My only complaint would be about the old middle school and how gross it was. one of my teacher's rooms flooded every year, and the entire eighth grade wing had a collapsing roof where they had to insert poles to keep it up. like fenway park, everywhere is a distorted view
i am a student here at KRMS. they have just built a new middle school and it is one of the best in NH! the lunch is great, the staff is terrific, and im in 8th grade, so ill be very sad to have to leave. if you are moving to NH this the perfect school! since its new they have put in new comps. the air is purified all day and night, so far no one i know has gotten sick. its a gorgeous school and is full of school spirit! people should come to this school. Mr. Hill is the best to and is the cherry on the cake! i seriously reccomend this school, and dont think about the old reviews, because those were from before the new school was built and the old one was pretty cruddy, but the new one is one of the best in NH!
This school is horrible. The lunch is horrible. The teachers and students are very very disrespectful. There are many many many narrow minded people here. It is horrible. I would also highly suggest you not send you child here if they are ' different ' they will be made fun of, physically and mentally harmed, and there will be a double standard. The only thing really good about the school is the vice principal mr.Hill. He seems to be the only thing keeping this school from becoming total chaos. I highly suggest you be very careful when choosing schools. Do not move here if you are not from new hampshire or a major city.