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Philadelphia, NY
Students enrolled: 899

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32735 County Road 29
Philadelphia, NY 13673

(315) 642-0125
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June 16, 2013
My oldest son went for 6th and 7th grade to IRMS and I hated it! We came from Maryland and pretty much everything he's been told in 6th grade at IR he already knew from 5th grade in Maryland. Their was no extra work for him. The discipline is a joke. We had a couple of situations where my son got bullied and he ended up being punished because he said something to a teacher ! I always told my son to walk away or tell an adult but don't fight back. After all these bad experiences at IR, it is very sad but I have to say I can not expect him to do that no more. I'm very happy we are moving and he don't have to attend IR no more.

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September 17, 2009
Great school that cares great staff = Excellent Students:)

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May 05, 2009
I love this school I was in it for 2 years but then i moved i love it so much its a grate schoo.

- submitted by a community member

January 13, 2009
I think that its a great school but I also think the discipline is out of control - kids get detention for using the bathroom without a pass, the lunch atmosphere is stifling - lunch monitors write students up for disciplinary action for talking to their friends. Other than that I love this school. Too bad I have to move.

- submitted by a student

November 27, 2006
I attended Indian River middle school my 7th grade year. I had just moved from Alabama to New York and was not looking forward to going to a new school. I must say I wouldn't have traded my experience there for the world. It was the grandest school I have ever been in. We got a wide varity of classes to choose from, the days were not long and we even got to go swimming for P.E. The teachers acctually wanted to help you learn and make sure your time with them was useful. If you had the slightest problem with a student it would be taken care of quickly and fairly. I loved all of my teachers and had some of my best friends at that school. I only wish there was such a school down here in Alabama. God Bless.

- submitted by a student

July 18, 2005
Two of my three children attended IRMS. I found the school to be one of the best that my kids have attended. The teachers and the district have gone out of their way to give the students a fantastic learning environment. We moved back to the area from Germany, and it was our goal to return to this school district. The schools offer many extracurricular activities and a safe school. Every school has room for improvement, but out of the numerous schools that my children have attended, this one has been the best. (they have attended primary through high school during our two tours of duty at Ft. Drum). It's an excellent school district.

- submitted by a teacher

February 04, 2005
All of my children attended IRMS. The discipline is out of control - kids get detention for using the bathroom without a pass, the lunch atmosphere is stifling - lunch monitors write students up for disciplinary action for talking to their friends. The art program is wonderful and physical education is also well done. Several teachers are excellent - Mrs. Young, Mrs. Dean, Mrs. Blanchard, Mr. Sauer, and Mr. Inserra. Mr. Moore is a superb counseler. These people are the gems in a school life with favoritism and poor leadership.

- submitted by a parent

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Indian River Middle School
32735 County Road 29, Philadelphia, NY  13673
(315) 642-0125
Last modified Indian River Middle School is a Public school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Indian River Middle School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 10 reviews. Top