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Glen Head, NY
Students enrolled: 655

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505 Glen Cove Avenue
Glen Head, NY 11545

(516) 277-7301
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Teacher effectiveness: Very effective
August 04, 2015
I'm blown away by how highly capable these teachers are and how responsive and caring they are. So many of them stay late or show up early or do volunteer events at the school.

- submitted by a parent
Amount of homework: Just right
August 04, 2015
My daughter has a lot of home work, but is not pushed to the limited or has so much that she can't have a family and social life.

- submitted by a parent
Develops grit: Agree
August 04, 2015
This is actually a very soft not combative environment. The students are pushed but not to the point were they have to show grit and determination. I'm happy about that.

- submitted by a parent
Develops respect: Strongly agree
August 04, 2015
The Admin. and teaches use technology like ipads and e-mail to work with students and these new forms of communication help build respect online and off.

- submitted by a parent
Develops empathy: Strongly agree
August 04, 2015
From the Principle on down the Admin. are responsive and fair in their dealing with parents and students.

- submitted by a parent
Develops honesty: Strongly agree
August 04, 2015
The students and teachers take pride in the school and are respectful to one another. The teachers almost always go the extra mile and the school has fantastic resources. The community supports the school with lots of money that enables the admin to build this kind of honest, fair environment.

- submitted by a parent

August 04, 2015
I wish I had gone to a school like this when I was a kid and I'm so happy my child is having such a rich and wonderful experience. The teachers follow up, and respond by phone and e-mail questions super quickly. It's really amazing. They are fair, honest and caring when it comes to grading and I've seen them give up their personal time to set up chairs at plays and musical performances and parent events. The student body has a nice ethnic mix and isn't full of crazy parents who are selfish or demand special treatment for for their kids. Its a wonderful small community. Finally the principal, office staff and even the cafeteria workers are reasonable and nice people. I feel so lucky to live in Glen Head and have my child in this school.

- submitted by a parent

January 20, 2014
Teacher sent me an email criticizing my son and comparing him to a student that she favored. She criticized his learning style, his mastery of the subject, and his personality of not sucking up to her as the other student and parents had done. The principal took her side against my son and granted her tenure even after I shared the outrageous email. The superintendent took the principal's side as well. That is this ridiculous school district in a nutshell.

- submitted by a parent

November 02, 2010
I really think this school is amazing. I really used to hate school but when I moved and came here, the teachers and students were really welcoming. The teacher does what ever thay can to help us. They also have great achademic programs for every one, and tons of community programs.

- submitted by a community member

November 01, 2010
This school is extremely overrated. They teach to the middle. Everone is taught the same - whether they're ahead or behind. The homework load is ridiculous. One hour fir a 6th grader? It's more like 2-3 hrs a night.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
April 12, 2010
no child left behind is a joke. kids that have been failing since elementary are STILL failing..they just pass them along. Middle school does not follow its own handbook and bullying is never properly addressed. they got rid of many programs. just 'run of the mill' type of school. sports over academics..too bad!

- submitted by a parent

March 04, 2010
its a nice school mainly whites .... many kids are really smart but there getting rid of enrichment course so i guess thats not happening anymore

- submitted by a student

October 21, 2009
The North Shore Schools come with the most incredible qualities in leadership discipline and a unique love for their community. Amazing parental and student involvement and respect in school and also around the community. A wonderful place for our children to grow and learn the quality of life. Everyone matters and everyone cares!

- submitted by a parent

October 29, 2008
I went there and it is wonderful. The teachers are nice and there after school programs are so awesome.

- submitted by a parent

May 11, 2005
Excellent programs, Rich in extra curricular activities. Teachers and administrators are very responsive. Most Parents are involved.

- submitted by a parent

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North Shore Middle School
505 Glen Cove Avenue, Glen Head, NY  11545
(516) 277-7301
Last modified North Shore Middle School is a Public school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 10 out of 10 based on academic quality.
North Shore Middle School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 16 reviews. Top