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High Point, NC
Students enrolled: 486

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1710 McGuinn Drive
High Point, NC 27265

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(336) 819-2880
(336) 819-2879
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April 01, 2014
Terrible. I went to this school, some of the teachers really don't care about the school. Some of the students at the school were very disrespectful to me and to the teachers. Students constantly fighted and yelled. I went here for 1 year and couldn't take it anymore! Bottom Line IS, DONT GO HERE!

- submitted by a community member

November 06, 2011
There are alot of "Good Things" that are going on at Welborn, for those students who want to learn. There are also a handful of students that makes the learning environment difficult at times. If you have a child that is strong in their conviction and have parental support. Then Welborn is not a bad school, the leadership could be better. I truly believe the teachers there make the difference. Regardless of the leadership.

- submitted by a teacher

August 27, 2011
My son has been at Welborn for 2 years. He is now in his last year. The school has excellent quality teachers led by an awesome principal. Technology and science are key to the curriculum. The magnet students are provided with a netbook to utilize throughout the year and my son has had the opportunity to take physics and now forensic science. The school had the highest improvement of all the middle schools in Guilford county. come visit our school and see how we do our "BEST'!!!

- submitted by a parent

August 06, 2010
I wanted to correct my errors on my previous post. There is NO parent involvement. Students refuse to LISTEN to teachers and the weak administrators there. I moved to High Point for one reason..to teach and I experienced everything but the opportunity to teach. I will NEVER ever teach again because of my horrible experience at Welborn. I would not send any human being to that chaotic, dangerous, violent environment. I taught for another school system in the state for 17 successful years. That school is in big trouble and NO ONE cares.

- submitted by a teacher

May 20, 2009
I love Welborn,I think that it is a wonderful school. My children comes home with good grades and a smile on their faces. I've talked with the teachers,and they are very sweet,and you can tell that they are teaching our children the rite things. My children also come home and tell me how great their day was and how amazing and sweet the teachers are. If you are putting a child in a different school,then I do think that they should go to Welborn.

- submitted by a parent

November 06, 2007
Welborn Middle school is on the right track at becoming a better school. We are implementing plans that will bring a more positve environment to the students and staff. Trust me when I say we all need a lot more positivy in our lives. The students still need a little push now and then, but that will take time. We cannot expect to change them overnight. That is a choice they will have to make. We a living in a time where negative attitudes reign supreme., but we can't let that stop us.

- submitted by a teacher

January 31, 2006
Having higher hopes for the new principal, I'm still unimpressed by some of the teaching staff; if there is a mentoring program in place for new/newer teachers, who's in charge of it? It's apparent that some teachers are barely coping in their classrooms (or, maybe they don't really want to teach). Also, I think the effectiveness of the teaching staff continues to be compromised by the high number of students in a given classroom, and I hope this isn't a GCS strategy to spread its funds --- too thinly --- then, the teachers are spread thinly, and a whole class of students gets less attention than is optimal. Further, despite the call for parental involvement, I find that parental requests for problem-solving are, on occasion, ignored; maybe this is due to over-work, too - or, are there just too many problems to be solved?

- submitted by a parent

December 16, 2005
New Principal is impressive and bringing much needed changes, however, he has little support from some teachers and some admistrators. They are not used to order and leadership. Parental involvement is a must until things get better. Next year should be a good year as old ways adjust to new order. PTSA just restarted after years of abscence and has made a great impact. Join if you are able and help support the changes. The Principle does listen. Tutoring has been activated in all subject areas if your child needs help. Child safety is enforced.

- submitted by a parent

July 29, 2005
Could be a very strong school...PTSA is supportive, teachers are very good, the administration is ridiculous!

- submitted by a student

February 26, 2004
I think overall Welborn is a great school. We just need more activiites for the kids and better teachers. Teachers that really care not just there for the pay check. We also need more parents to be involved in school activities.

- submitted by a parent

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Laurin Welborn Middle
1710 McGuinn Drive, High Point, NC  27265
(336) 819-2880
Last modified Laurin Welborn 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.
Laurin Welborn Middle Rating: 2 out of 5 based on 17 reviews. Top