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6-8 & Ungraded
Public district
Howell, NJ
Students enrolled: 831
 

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1 Kuzminski Way
Howell, NJ 07731

(732) 836-1327
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April 07, 2015
I won't say this is a bad school, but it's not a great school either. Only select children are treated as "individuals" and receive encouragement and nurturing. The rest, the majority, just blend in with the masses and survive. The level of education is OK. There are some good teachers, though most that I have dealt with seem under too much pressure and rules to really let their teaching skills show. The reading/writing program is awful. Does not prepare children for a high school level writing and totally destroys any love for reading. You will never see the writing work your child does making it very hard to help them at home and writing that is not very good will receive "great job!" and A's. If you go to this school, make sure you see writing done by your child and help them at home because they won't get it at school. Also know that this school is very big on teaching for the test. Achieve 3000 is required homework and is nothing more than test training.

- submitted by a parent

September 17, 2014
God help you if you have a child in this school with special needs. Your child's IEP will be wholly ignored and you won't be properly informed of behavioral issues. The school will not hesitate to sound the loudest alarm they can find to release a bulldozer in order to kill a fly and they could care less about leveling serious false allegations against parents while readily admitting they don't know your child, didn't check with teachers in a previous school who did (in the same district!) and don't have the resources in place they represented to have both ready and available. Hideous.

- submitted by a community member

March 19, 2013
i need updated test scores for this school We might be moving to this area

- submitted by a parent
no rating
October 03, 2009
The school is pro-children. Excellent education.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
July 25, 2008
I graduated from this school a few years ago. Compared to schools in surrounding towns, this school is not too bad. The one thing I learned is to make right choices and you will have an enjoyable time. There are fights at this schools once in a while, but staff handles it very well. The one thing I do need to say, and it is not the schools fault, the district is not that great. I had a A+ in English and had a decent Terranova score, but they wanted me to be in reach (which is for kids preparing for GEPA that usually do not that well). This school does have a good amount of kids however crowding is not a problem. Besides little things, this school is great.

- submitted by a community member

March 26, 2008
Exceptional teachers...organized, empathetic, challenging, interesting, in tune with the students! Great adminstration from the principal, vice principals all the way through the building! Dependable and friendly office staff. Wonderful support from counslers. Nurses are caring and intelligent! Security outstanding, custodial terrific, lunch room help and atmosphere surperb! Children are lucky to be blessed with such a fine school in the community! Keep up teh excellent work and high standards.HMSS is an example to all schools throughoutthe U.S. With Appreciation, Mrs. Callahan

- submitted by a parent
no rating
September 15, 2007
In elementary school, my son, was an average student, quite unorganized w/not much motivation . Although 6th grade was a challenge, this school taught my son so much, for which I am forever grateful. We now live in KY and see how lucky he was to have a school that taught him strong academics, responsibility and organizational skills. I am proud to say, he is the student he is today, maintaining a 4.0 average in his senior year of high school and I attribute a great portion of it to HMS. I feel for my daughter, now in the 7th grade in KY, she will never get the education my son was lucky enough to receive. Hats off off to Howell Township Public Schools, your the best!

- submitted by a parent

April 20, 2004
This was our eighth-grader's first year in HMSS. It has been an extremely productive year. As parents, we have noted our student's growth, not only in academics, but also in social and emotional areas. We have found professionalism and excellence in every staff member we have encountered, from teachers, to guidance counselors to administrative staff. Because of the continued efforts of staff, who teach and support our student daily, we are confident he will be well-prepared for the challenges of high school.

- submitted by a parent

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Howell Twp M S South
1 Kuzminski Way, Howell, NJ  07731
(732) 836-1327
Last modified Howell Twp M S South is a Public school. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Howell Twp M S South Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 12 reviews. Top