the teachers couldn't care less about you or their job, the principal too. every where you look, some one is getting violently bullied. this school is horrible. Academics are high because the only thing the board cares about is the EOG exams. if the student fails the EOG, yet did perfect in class, the student would fail because bad scores reflect poorly upon the teachers who hate the students anyway. if this website had negative stars, that's what i would rate this school in.
This school doesn't even deserve honorable mention on a web site called "Great Schools". Bullying goes unaddressed, parents have to pry information out of teachers, principal is addicted to the rotary calling system, likes to hear himself talk I guess. Lack of leadership, lack of organization, lack of follow through, lack of professionalism. Principal can't even articulate. As with any school, some (very few) of the teachers are dedicated and they are "great" however, GREAT SCHOOL??? NOT!!!!!!!!!
Not impressed at all with the competence of the Principal and the Assistant. They make a lot of mistakes with paperwork. Document everything about your official interactions or it will be denied.
Very disappointed with this school. My highschooler went thru Cleveland Middle with no problems. My 7th grader last year was bullied the entire year and after I reported the incidents I have still to figure out what disciplinary actions were taken because that is confidential information and even though my child was the victim, I am still not entitled to know this. Their zero tolerance policy is ridiculous because they don't adhere to it. As for the academics in this school, they are just as bad. My child came home maybe 10 times the entire year with homework. My child is an A and B students and looks forward to being challenged but not in this school where the teachers spend alot of time disciplining children in the classrooms. There were so many behavior distractions for my child that my child became bored and even asked me to change schools to where there was some learning going on. This school and its administration is a big disappointment.
Glad we are leaving this school. Principal leaves much to be desired, as he needs to undergo a statusectomy - STAT! Major attitude suggesting he's the only sheriff in town and yet so inarticulate. Definitely demonstrates the difference between a Boss and a Leader. Of the 4 teachers my child has, 2 are committed, 2 involved, 1 just barely. Admin still treats the students as of they were 5 or 6 years old. Rated principal with one star as the evaluation won;t allow 1/2 or 0.
I have 2 kids that go to Cleveland Middle and it has been very unpleaseant. The Principal is not very professional nor does he seem well educated. They are very untrustful and dont make it a need to communicate to students or their parents. This will be the last year they will ever attend a Johnston County School. I would recommend parents send kids to Wake County Schools. Wake County is very involved with the parents and as well as concerned parents.
When i landed a job in the Pharma industry, we relocated to the area...School district was why we chose to live where we do. Cleveland Middle is one of the best schools I have seen...especially concerning their attention to the individual childs needs. They have helped my son achieve strait A status by working with him and us, and giving invaluable feedback as to how we can improve his education. A+ in my book!
The teachers are just great people overall. I know many of them personally and they are just some of the best people you could ever meet. Cleveland was structured and focused on excellence from the time I went, and even now as my brother starts middle school. They don't put up with any nonsense, bullying, or intolerance like other schools in the area allow.
We just relocated here from CT, my boys who are in 6 and 8th greade love it. It is a very structured school and the teachers are fantastic. Best move we ever could have made!
My daughter just graduated from here,I do have to say Thanks to her teachers , She is attending HS now. They really do care about their students.All their effort and time they helped my daughter is well appreciated. Thanks again Cleveland Middle for 3 great years
My son went to this school for 6th grade. We were not pleased with his experience. The principal didn't get involved with the bullying problems. In the end, we pulled him out of this school.
The current principal takes a reserved and distrustful approach with parents, and doesn't provide adequate leadership.
the acedimic is very good and the kids are well educated. There are many different sports and clubs you can choose from. And there are many parent involvments at this school. Thank you
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