Students enrolled 699
Hours 8:10am - 3:30pm
School leader Mr Sheldon Harvey
Transportation options Yes
District Cumberland County Schools
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2150 Skibo Road
Fayetteville, NC 28304

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2 stars
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January 01, 2014
It is the worst excuse for a school I have ever seen in my life, don't get me started with the students they are the meanest most ignorant monstrosities of people I have ever seen I Know that may be a little harsh to say but its true of you got there yourself just most of them some of them are nice but most of them have left for the reason the students the unfair grades the unorganised mess the school starts like the ceremonies and celebrations all unorganised.I know they don't have much money in there budget but they need to improve for the students sake.

- submitted by a community member
September 21, 2013
good school my kids go there lovee thiss sccol i love it so do my kid and we all love this school the only hate is ms derikson

- submitted by a community member
July 31, 2013
I am a 7th grade student going to the 8th grade this year , I have attended Lewis Chapel Middle school for 2 years now . Lewis Chapel Middle isn't the greatest schools in Cumberland County but it has good students . Lewis Chapel is a poor school but their teachers are fun and loving towards each and every student they have . The sports might not be much of anything except the for the football team but at least we try . If people would stop talking about Lewis Chapel Middle school and try to help maybe it could be a place for children to come and learn and get an education their parents may like . I personally think that their educators do a very well job , just because most of them are African American doesn't mean a thing .I'm glad to say that I'm a proud student of Lewis Chapel Middle school and that I have the best teachers that try and do their best no matter what .

- submitted by a community member
September 29, 2012
This is got to be one of the worst schools, I have ever seen in my entire life, I mean this place looks like a prison, its just really sad. My child is currently attending and it's like trying to pull teeth to get someone to answer simple questions, no one knows anything and they are rude. The school work is not challenging or interesting enough for my child. My child's school previous years which is another cumberland county school was great. My child says the children at the school are nice, so its not the children, and you have good and bad kids every where. It just needs more caring staff and not someone there just to get a paycheck.

- submitted by a parent
November 02, 2011
I think Lewis Chapel is onee of thee best schools in Cumberland County , &nd got even better ever sincee we got our new principle Mr.Harvey . I'm a 8th gader at thiss school . &ndd too be honest i see nothingg wrong withh it . Thee peoplee who tryy there best aree brungg down by thee people who dont even tryy . But ur school is great &ndd yall needa shut up talking bout my school . I could'nt haveee chosen i better one , i love Chapel <3 . - We undefeated in football we win thee championshipss tomorrow &ndd we will forever be undefeatedd this year . GOOOOOOOOOO CHAPEL(:

- submitted by a community member
September 27, 2011
This has to be the poorest excuse for a school I have ever came across in the nine years of my son attending school, and for that matter in my whole life. The administration is horrid. They do not return phone calls. My son was late coming home from school by over and hour, I called them and they had no idea where he was, or that his bus had broken down. They refer to their students by nine digit numbers instead of their names. The teachers could care less what grades your child gets or helping them in anyway. I feel they want to sit their for their paychecks and go home. This school is a prison system preparing our children for the future that the faculty seems our children will have, prison and thats it. I am never contacted to help with anything and when I contact them they never call back. My son came home with a massive bruise from being hit by one of the ghetto bebes kids running the halls there and I called three days in a row for them to give me answers and all I was told is that next time they will do something about it. I have never hated a school or its faculty but I despise this place.

- submitted by a parent
August 24, 2011
I just moved to North Carolina. I expected far better than this mess pretending to be a school. Lewis Chapel Middle School has to be the armpit of North Carolina. I completed the enrollment packet for my child and I showed up for open house .We were given a schedule with 6th grade classes and he is in the 7th grade! Not to mention that the open house was absolute chaos. No signs directing you were to go. They had 6-8th grades all there at one time for a two hour period. I had to ask about everything! I asked a teacher about the bus schedules/lunch periods. She acted offended that I asked. I interruped her conversation with another teacher at the raffle table. I guess raffles are far too important! We went to meet the teachers on my childs schedule. One of the teachers was actually setting at her desk in the dark (for open house) with the computer/overhead projector on. She didnt have a sign in sheet for parents and barely wanted to shake my hand. RUDE!!! I met another teacher and she was extermely friendly and told my child to come to her for assistance. As a teacher, this is appalling!!! And we wonder why our child are the way they are!!! I just pray for my son and his safety!!!

- submitted by a parent
May 23, 2011
this school is a great school. i am a student here.yes there some bad kids and good.but this school is a good school is just have a few students who are not working to get there education and bringing others down.but majority of this school students are doing good.some parents may think that the head of the school (principal & etc.) is not doing there job but it is hard managing over 700 students and one principal can NOT do everything that is needs to be done.there are about 50-70 staff members here and over 700 hundred students (that alot to me) and about 50 of that 50-70 is teachers.there is about atleast 30 students signed to one teacher better yet 700 student signed to one principal.so next time think and research before you right such negative reviews about a school most of you parents havent been to.

- submitted by a community member
April 05, 2011
i think it is a nice yall do not know what u are talking bout come and see what I'm talking about- Angeleo Haskins 8th grader at Lewis Chapel Middle School

- submitted by a community member
June 13, 2010
I've been attending Lewis Chapel for 3 years and I believe the only reason I know anything is because I am A.G. Identified. It's sad that the normal kids don't get a good enough education because of various things going on throughout the school. The principal tried to take control of this school but the students are so rebellious that they do whatever no matter if they get out of school suspension, in school suspension, or detention. The teachers are too focased on what they bad children are doing that they can't focas on their lesson, and that means that no ones going to learn that day. They only focas on the basketball and not on clubs and their are some really good ones created by the teachers. I really want every parent to try to get their child into Seventy First Classical if their in Lewis Chapel district.

- submitted by a community member
April 30, 2010
Don't send your child to this school.. Education is not the school's first priority.. The students are not getting the education they deserve. I think if Mrs. Strong was running the school we would have better test scores and she would do a better job at keeping the students safe.

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no rating March 28, 2010
I'm a 8th grader at LCMS and i just moved to North Carolina in September and i came from New York. When i went to that school i came home that day i wanted to leave bullies nobody wanted to talk to me or anything

- submitted by a student
February 26, 2010
There are to many bad kids in school and they are chasing the good kids away.I say the teachers and the principal are not doin their job. If you hate your child send them here.Because its tourture. :(

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August 13, 2009
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July 16, 2009
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May 01, 2009
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February 24, 2009
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- submitted by a student
February 13, 2009
We moved just to get our son and our younger son that would have attended out of there. Avoid this school if you care for your children.

- submitted by a parent
January 23, 2009
i am a 7th grade student at LCM. This school is more bad than it is good. There are bullies, low test, scores and students may not learn as much as they need to. This school has a good side too. Teachers do there best to encourage students to want to learn, there are many clubs and extracurricular ativities. It depends on what type of enviroment your cild is used to. For a student who is used to a very safe, fun, caring enviroment this is not the place to send them to.

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January 23, 2009
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- submitted by a student
no rating January 13, 2009
I have a 12 year old 7th grader, and I have so far been pleased with Lewis Chapel. My child belonged on the Explorers team. I was very pleased with two teachers in particular, Ms. Canteen and Mr. Gilchrist. These two teachers went beyond simply educating my child, they formed a relationship with him which prompted him to do his best. There wasn't a week that he came home and didn't have something positive to say about them. Even his other teachers get high reviews from me. The worst thing that my son had to say about the other 3 ladies is that they make him study. Good for them. At first I was very concerned about seding my child to Lewis Chapel and had considered Ann Chesnut but I wasn't sure about the whole year round program. I am very glad I made the choice that I did.

- submitted by a parent
no rating December 20, 2008
I'm a seventh grade student at LCMS and yes, sometimes bullies get off easy and yes, there are fights, and yes, we aren't the best school in cumberland county. But, my friends and I get at it pretty well I mean my classmates have abilities to rap, sing, act (my gift), play instruments, dance, step, and other preforming gifts. Test scores are important but they aren't THE most important thing. Our school has been misjudged a lot I have seen schools worse than ours. We actually have a forensics group of about 5-7 people, we were the smallest group but guess what we pulled off 1st place in dramatic interpretation. All of our students placed that night and none of them were last. Our orchestra got to play with Fayetteville State University so why are we getting all the negativity. I'm in forensics and orchestra.

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November 13, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
October 30, 2008
My daughter is a 6th grader at this school and since the beginning of the school year there has not been one day that my little girl has not told some story about so and so got into a fight or someone mouthed off to the teacher. My child is one of the timid ones and has been a target once or twice from bullies. I had to call the school to find out about an incident and all they did was make my daughter fill out some form. Those who are not doing what is expected of them to pass and succeed should be repremanded, the school refuses to take the appropriate measures when it comes to desciplining its students. Fact is the students don't fear the consequences so THEY run the school.

- submitted by a parent
August 18, 2008
This school is not up to MY standards for my child going there. This school is mostly about being the ''coolest'' school.. not really getting an education

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March 24, 2008
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no rating March 20, 2008
If you have a choice....get your child out of there!!!! The teachers may be 'nice people' but they are lacking control over the children. There is a huge emphisis on after school and extracurricular activities. The school continues to drop in scores, yet refuses to focus on academia!! What good is a step team going to do for a child in the real world, job market, or college? There is no concern for safety or helping children learn, only to have fun, and get by on the EOG. Meek and well behaved children are overlooked and often times neglected in this school. Bullies are abundant, and the attitude is that well behaved children need to just toughen up! I am very forturnate that my son has not been a victim! ! You can also forget use of technology, as teachers dont even answer email! Disgusting!

- submitted by a parent
February 09, 2008
The students and teachers are horribly rude. Some of the rooms have mold on the ceilings and walls. The bathrooms seldom have toilet paper in them and usually reek.

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January 01, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
October 21, 2007
This School is very nice but the teacher's attitude is very rude sometimes but some teacher's aren't that rude and they need some control over it more

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October 21, 2007
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September 25, 2007
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September 13, 2007
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June 08, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
March 23, 2007
The school is very lacking in bringing out the best in our kids as far as discipline and leadership goes. I do my best to impart into my children these qualities, but when your child spends a full day in a place where the teachers are over ran, and all control is lost, how does that compare with the few hours in a night we have with our children. What ever happen to ' it takes a village to raise a child' as a society as a whole we have failed our children. Teachers are burden with the bad behavior, it seems that all the bad apples are placed into one bundle, so how can one handle the whole as compared to 1 or 2 in a class team.

- submitted by a parent
February 24, 2007
My child is enrolled at Lewis Chapel Middle. There are some good teachers and bad. There are also some good kids and bad kids. The one good thing is the my child is in the AG program and the teacher, Mr. Anaheim who looks after him does a really good job. He does a lot of field trips and AG activities. Other goods classes are music and computer class. I just wish that some of the very bad kids were not allowed to get away with so much.

- submitted by a parent
February 11, 2007
this school is the best school ever thanks

- submitted by a parent
December 08, 2006
I do not like lewis chapel. My daughter has gone there for 3 years. The after school activites are great for the kids, they have a wide variety to choose from. The worst part about lewis chapel is the behavior. There is not any good discipline at all. I don't partially care for the dress code either.

- submitted by a parent
June 17, 2006
Lewis Chapel is a good school in a way. The good thing about Lewis Chapel is that they have a lot of activites that keep the children busy after school. The bad thing about it is that the teachers that teach 6th grade review over all of the things they have learn in 5th grade so when the parent decides to take their child out of that school the child is behind. Another good thing about Lewis Chapel is that there are some really smart kids there. The only reason why they act the way they do is because some people put them down so much that they just believe them.I think the parents who have a problem with that school should just move their child or help the school out instead of complaining.

- submitted by a former student
April 26, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
September 02, 2005
To seem rather than to be describes the principal kathia ennett. She is someonewho is not worthy of being a leader because she is deceitful to a fault. Very clanish teachers work there. My child is behind because of this school. Please help this school improve

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August 04, 2005
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- submitted by a student
April 10, 2005
My child went to Lewis Chapel 2003-2004 (6th grade) and now 2004-2005 (7th). On the subject of principal leadership you hardly ever see the principal in the hallway. Last year they let the kids run wild. It was so bad they put the whole sixth grade on lock down where they stayed in class all day no fresh air. Teacher qualithy is fair. There are many fights. Well not quite many but more than there should be. As for there extracurricular activities there are may to choose from. Saftey isnt all what its cut up to be. There are about 5 children every year there taken to Ramsey street. There overall quality is a 3. The children love it there only becuase of freedom.

- submitted by a parent
January 11, 2005
My girls have been attending Lewis Chapel for two years now and they say that they enjoy the step team and other activities that the school have for the students, I as a parent I have seen that the staff goes out of their way to make sure that all the students are confortable,and the principal does an outstanding job now I see why the students like having her around. Thank you Lewis Chapel for everything.

- submitted by a parent
November 25, 2004
i hate the dress code.And the teachers are not fair to the students.The teachers have a certain click that is racist against black people(dark people).

- submitted by a former student
October 01, 2004
My daughter Loves Lewis Chapel Middle School----she says the best part is that the teachers make it fun to learn!

- submitted by a parent
August 24, 2004
The worst I've ever seen. NO LEADERSHIP!!! Kids running wild in the 2003-2004 school year. Fights all the time. Teachers didn't teach the 4th 9 weeks. Had students just practice for EOG. Guess the EOG number would have been even lower if they didn't do this, but, It took away from the students learning for an entire quarter of the school year.

- submitted by a parent
July 27, 2004
My son attended the sixth grade here in the 2003-2004 school year. There are complaints about the fighting that goes on among the students. Also there is a lack of information given to parents about the upcoming activies and test dates and so forth.

- submitted by a parent
April 27, 2004
My son is a current sixth grader and while I have found the curriculum to be adequate in comparison to most of the other public schools, it is far from challenging. Student safety is my biggest concern at this school. Fighting among students is a regular occurence in the sixth grade hall and at one point boys were not using the bathroom in the hallway without a lookout. In spite of all this I have found the teachers to of excellent calibur. They care about the students academics and make a point to know all their students in spite of the large class size, which numbers near 30. They are stern and expect much from their students. The school is also very poor in getting information to parents.

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Lewis Chapel Middle
2150 Skibo Road, Fayetteville, NC  28304
(910) 864-1407
Last modified Lewis Chapel Middle is a Public school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 3 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Lewis Chapel Middle Rating: 2 out of 5 based on 52 reviews.