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1200 Carlls Straight Path
Dix Hills, NY 11746

(631) 592-3300
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May 15, 2013
Quality of the teaching staff leaves much to be desired. Their homework assignments are many times bewildering. The requirements are unclear, they copy assignments from prior years, even down to due dates. This especially confusing when holidays move around like Easter/Passover break. Some classes seem to have no clear reason to exist such as "Content Literacy" which appears to be little more than silent reading and vocabulary words.

- submitted by a parent

November 11, 2011
The academic education my child is getting is far to be the best of the State now imagine from the Country, And I am not even going to include the world because that will be asking too much. Very incapable staff. It is not the best education money can buy!

- submitted by a parent

December 16, 2009
my child goes here we just moved and she loves it! it is so much better than the city schools i mean to live here is wonderful! good space nice people and a great school

- submitted by a parent

May 07, 2009
This is a terrible school. They don't prepare you at all for highschool and they have the stupidest rules that don't make sense. They don't even let you bring water bottles to school. Im in high school now and I found that nothing helped.

- submitted by a student

April 25, 2009
this is my first year in candlewood and its been a really good experience for me i have more freedom and have a locker!

- submitted by a student
no rating
April 03, 2009
This School is great! No matter what I want for my child, they get. The word 'NO' is not in their vocabulary. It's as if I don't even have to raise my child myself. Such a Deal!!! The best Education Money could buy!!!

- submitted by a parent
no rating
January 24, 2008
I'm from the Candlewood clas of 07. I went to Candlewood in 6-8th grade. It has good teachers, but a few bad ones. The school is modern, and has a track around its football field. It is a little bit strict however, and the District doesn't mail report cards;instead giving parents the oppurtunity to view them online. As a former student, I rate Candlewood 4 of 5 stars.

- submitted by a community member

March 18, 2006
Good school in a high-performing school district.

- submitted by a parent

October 13, 2005
some really excellent teachers, some are so-so. the extracurricular activities are great. the administrators have been disappointing.

- submitted by a parent

August 14, 2005
this is an amazing middle school, with a true family spirit. kids are happy, teachers are excellent. the more magical of the 2 in the district. great art program. parent involvement is high.

- submitted by a teacher
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Candlewood Middle School
1200 Carlls Straight Path, Dix Hills, NY  11746
(631) 592-3300
Last modified Candlewood Middle School is a Public school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Candlewood Middle School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 14 reviews. Top