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6-12 & Ungraded
Public district
Union, NJ
Students enrolled: 1,077

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1000 Caldwell Avenue
Union, NJ 07083

(908) 851-6490
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March 23, 2014
As a student, i find that the students and teachers are alike in the school. The teachers are as normal as the students are. How you interpret that, well is up to you. Overlooking gossip the teachers get the job done well. They teach the lessons as required and always have the NJASK in mind. The cafeteria serves good food, focusing on protein in a positive way. The cause for the three stars is not just gossip (which most definately can be forgiven) the fights are a horrendous problem. Every week a fight breaks out, outside the lunchroom, in the lunchroom, on the blacktop, although well handled by the teachers, the amount of fights reduces my amout of hope for the generation. The school may not statistically show it, but the students are very academically potential, but they make overall dumb decisions by doing things like purposely failing tests to "fit in." I believe if all students lived to their full potential, this school could surpass all academic records in BMS history. Now to the fun stuff after-school activities. They run like a German Train Station. The performance arts, academic enhancement, and sports are phenomenal!

- submitted by a community member

October 14, 2012
Burnet Middle School is an overall good school, and has its many benefits as well as its detriments. I find that this school helps a lot of youngsters like myself in areas of a subject that they need their most help in, which is great for students. The only problems I find are that this school's NJASK scores are very irksome and this school is not one of the most distinguished out of all other public schools located in New Jersey. The teachers are just ensuring for you to get a passing grade for the NJASK, which demonstrates that their main goal is for students to not get below proficient on this statewide test. Advanced students are just left off to fend on their own and try and make their marks distinguished among the average school's GPA's. Unless you're in Honors or G&T classes, it's pretty hard for a gifted student to bump up Burnet Middle School's overall rating as a 4 out of 10. I believe that teachers should help average, below average, and above average students all the same, instead of focusing just on one group of students. Other than that, the extra-curricular activities are actually stupendous, and give Burnet Middle School students a chance at being involved.

- submitted by a community member

August 12, 2012
This was my sons first year in Middle School as well as in a new town as a 6th grader. Burnet is a great school, my son got the hang of middle school and the township of Union. Looking forward to seventh grade

- submitted by a parent

March 01, 2012
Last year i went to Burnet and i thought it was okay. The teachers were nice but got mad whenever the class was really misbehaving.Being a good student, i never got detention before, but at my year at Burnet i got detention only in my English class. Other than that the new superintendent was nice and definitely helped Burnet a lot.

- submitted by a community member

January 11, 2011
Im an 8th grader a Burnet and i think the school is great. Most of the teachers are really good and help when you need help. the school has gotten stricter because we have a new super attendent but i guess thats good in a way. the building can get a bit confusing on your first day just remember if somebody tells you to go to the 4th floor there isnt one lol. ohh and the lockers are realllyyy old!

- submitted by a community member

February 11, 2010
its such agood and active school

- submitted by a parent

September 04, 2009
This is like a very good school. I earned a great education. I love it.

- submitted by a student

February 25, 2009
I'm new to Burnet. And overall everyone is nice. The teachers are really helpful and don't rush you. They'll help you if you need help. I think Burnet is great!

- submitted by a student

February 08, 2009
This school is great. I currently go here and i think it's great. Im in drama club and i love the clubs they offer. They offer you extra help if you need it and they have homework alliance after school. They also have some sports programs and educational field trips for example, the liberty science center.

- submitted by a student

January 29, 2009
The Teachers are really nice, and they have several clubs. Most of the textbooks are new too

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February 24, 2008
This School is awesume. my daughter goes here and she has been learning more then i have learned in Middle School. She is in Many extra-curricular activities and love them all. The Teachers and Principles are very good...and the kids are very well disciplined.

- submitted by a parent

September 22, 2006
The quality of Burnet Middle School's academic programs is excellent. The core of Burnet, the 'Teachers' really care about the students and are not in it merely for the paycheck, thus, they are motivated. My son is academically challenged and also having fun. Sports and music programs are available. The PTA and Parent involvement is solid. The PTA members are emailed with pertinent school information, as well as useful general information, weekly. You'd be hard pressed to locate a weak link in Burnet Middle School.

- submitted by a parent

October 22, 2005
this school is amazing and the children that go to it are very nice and understanding. the teachers are nice and helpful most of the time and you get extra help if you need it as long as you ask . the children have privacy because they have their oun lockers and they can put there things in their lockers they dont share it with anyone but yourself.

- submitted by a student

May 29, 2005
BMS is a great school. Some teachers should really think about making their classes more fun, although props to Mr. Disporto, he rocks! There are tons of after school activities sponsored by the school, including sports, art club, environmental clubs, language clubs and much more. I don't know what this school would be without the parents. The PTA makes fundraisers and with the money, they make sure our school year is as good as it gets. Parents help out at plays, picnics, field trips, and all other kinds of school planned activities.

- submitted by a student

May 29, 2004
Burnet is a great school...but truthfully most teachers are very well trained and the only thing the school lacks is disipline..which is not entirely the school's fault it has to do with the child's attitude toward learning too.

- submitted by a student

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Burnet Middle School
1000 Caldwell Avenue, Union, NJ  07083
(908) 851-6490
Last modified Burnet Middle School is a Public school
Burnet Middle School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 22 reviews. Top