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5-8 & Ungraded
Public district
Skillman, NJ
Students enrolled: 830
 

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373 Burnt Hill Road
Skillman, NJ 08558

(609) 466-7604
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January 01, 2012
Superb teachers; misguided curriculum. My 6th grader attended a private school previously, and wanted to give LMS a try. We agreed. The teachers at this school are of the highest calibre; however, the school day is a jam-packed, non-stop marathon from 8:08 until 2:55, with only a half-hour lunch, NO breaks of ANY kind (no recess, no study hall), and only three-minute passing periods. My child comes home exhausted, but NOT from intellectually challenging academics. At his previous private school, the standards were MUCH higher, homework load was greater, but the daily schedule was built in a much smarter way: it included a half-hour snack/recess break mid-morning, and another recess after lunch. P.E. was always scheduled in the afternoon. The fact that the human brain requires intermittent breaks like these in order to optimize learning has been borne out consistently by YEARS of research--I am incredulous that LMS does not acknowledge this. In an effort to provide a rich curriculum, what they have created is a pressure cooker in which mental energies are depleted and academics are diluted. LMS teachers, students (and taxpayers) deserve better than this--MUCH better!

- submitted by a parent

January 27, 2011
I am a Student here and I have to Say the Principal is Very nice,All the Teachers are superb except for a certain teacher i won't name. Let's just say she is very strict and irritable.Anyways,They have A Great No bullying System and Great After School clubs.Though Here is a Warning for 5th graders:Health class is Awkward,To say the least ^_^ . They have a Math Support Class With a very Excellent And Nice teacher and they have Great lunches.The 6th graders go on a Trip to the Museum of Natural History. Every once in a while they have something like a School dance for 5th and 6th graders;It's called Fun Friday. Cons: The pressure at this school is Quite Outrageous. Even Smart Children Get sent to Math support. Lots of Snobs. Since this is a VERY rich area,lots of children there will tease. And i mean,They are vicious.

- submitted by a community member

September 16, 2009
My children have been coming through the LMS for 2 years and there are more to follow. I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this school. The staff is amazing and the principal is unbelievable with the children. I wish that the whole school would move with my children. The teachers are excellent and I have seen tremendous growth with my children.

- submitted by a parent

July 20, 2009
My daughter had alot of fun here and worked very hard as well. The teachers were great, stayed in touch often and are more then helpful. There is alot of homework which was most of the time overwhelming to my 6th grader. She would break down in tears over it. I do sincerely like the school system but I am worried that the pressure will get worse as they move up,(as I read in the other reviews) but where is the better alternative??... I don't think there is one. Nothing is perfect.

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August 30, 2008
My son has been in the Montgomery schools since kindergarten and he is now in 10th grade. My son is a B+ student. The teachers stay after schools twice to three times a week to provide the students with the extra help so that you don't need hire a tutor. They provide several two teacher classrooms for each grade so they can offer extra attention during class time to those who need it. We have young enthusiastic teachers with today s knowledge of the changing world. The teachers love and really care about their students. The PTA are dedicated members that support the schools with activities, fund raisers & so much more. Parent s here are very involved in the schools. There no Miracle s in education, at the end of the day it's really up to your child s ability how well they perform. We as parents provide them with the best tools

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March 27, 2008
We moved to Montgomery last year, the only reason, being a very good school district and we are happy we made this decision. Excellent academic curriculum and very good teachers. Students are always busy with tests and quizzes or projects. They also teach very good Communication skills. Montgomery School District is the best.

- submitted by a parent

January 11, 2008
This school supported me a lot

- submitted by a student

June 13, 2007
Absolutly Fabulous teachers and students.

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December 07, 2006
Hello, My son is a dedicated student and very serious about doing the best he can at Montgomery Lower middle school and he has always been like this. He very rarely has a bad day. The kids are cordial and he has not bully problems. His first marking period he received straight A's. He had to work hard to attain these grades. His teachers acknowledge his independance and unique charm. In short, he is allowed to be himself. I am a huge fan of everyday math, the program used since kindergarten. I am very happy as a parent of a 5th grader of Mont. Lower Middle School.

- submitted by a parent

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Montgomery Lower Mid School
373 Burnt Hill Road, Skillman, NJ  08558
(609) 466-7604
Last modified Montgomery Lower Mid School is a Public school. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 10 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Montgomery Lower Mid School Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 10 reviews. Top