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95 Upper Brush Creek Road
Marshall, NC 28753

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(828) 649-2269
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October 27, 2015
My Child has been targeted by teachers and other staff every since he started middle school 2 years ago. He is hyper and talks a little bit more than he should but does not deserve the punishment that he has received while in this school. He has been suspended for talking during class and also has been threatened by the principle to be paddled(which I thought was now Illegal), There is a teacher in the 8th grade who tells my son she hates him every time she sees, but since he has been the Bad child so to say since he started that school the principle called him a lair over it. My personal opion of this school is that the teacher bully the children who don't always act on their best behavior. O yea did I mention that my son has ADHD which means that he sometimes can not control his out burst that he has been punished for. The only thing I am trying to say is that there is a lot worse my child could be doing other that talking during class. They have drugs in thats school, fighting, bulliing and they call me everyday becuse my child talks during class, what does that say about the school system in madision county, not to metion their overall test scores, My childs final report card for last year consisted of 30's and 40's but somehow he managed to be promoted on to the 8th grade, I'm not sure how he did that, but i'm pretty sure he was just passed on to get rid of him. I am in the process of speaking with an attorney on this matter if anyone else has, dealt with the same kind problems as I have please leave a review about it, If we don't stand up for our kids then no one else will.

- submitted by a community member

September 14, 2015
Madison Middle is a good school. I have always found that you get out of something what you put into it. My kids put their learning above everything else. Sure, there are kids who have problems-- but the teachers have done a great job providing educational instruction to my kids. Their biggest complaints are with the problem kids-- the bullies and behavior problem kids who disrespect the teachers and disrupt their day. The school system is underfunded, the county provides no supplement, so we are lucky that we get the high quality of teachers we do have. It's also hard going from a small elementary school to a larger school that requires more independence of the students. I believe it is part of the learning process to learn to handle oneself amongst a variety of egos, personalities, skill levels. Many years ago when I was a student I begged my father to send me to a private school with more "kids like me," and he replied that I could learn to deal with people now, in a protected environment, or later, in the big world. Small, public, rural schools face these problems, especially in poorer communities. But I think the school does very well for what it has to work with.

- submitted by a parent

November 27, 2014
This school is in need of many repairs such as bathrooms need locks, plastic on stairs need to be fixed to keep from children tripping on it , gym floor need refinished , etc. This school does need a better behavior management my child has seen tons of tobacco use , she has seen people bullied ,and people cuss on a daily basis which is typical at middle schools but, could be handled better. Some of the buses are trashed. My child rides buses: 143,28,and 103. I haven't checked but apparently on 103 there is dip tobacco cans In the bus trash scattered throughout the floor and on bus 28 and 103 people are allowed to stand up. I being a parent that has had 5 kids in several schools, I think the school is the worst school I have sent my child to.

- submitted by a parent

November 27, 2014
My child has stopped riding the bus due to If is there is too many people on the bus you have to stand up. Madison middle is an okay school but could be a lot better with more parental involvement ,seatbelts on the buses and more buses going the same route.

- submitted by a parent

May 27, 2014
This school does not have good discipline and any kids that bully my child get sent to Iss then come back and my child keeps getting bullied and the principal says because she has no proof that she was being bullied she can do anything about it. I do not recommend this school at all.

- submitted by a parent

July 28, 2007
Cudos to Caroline Franklin for a job well done. I was especially thankful to have the coaching done by teachers. I for one will miss having her there for my child.

- submitted by a teacher

January 27, 2007
Madison Middle School is a Joke... The kids there are not treated with respect and there is major racism in the school. There are NO extra curricular activities and it was horrible for my child he had a not very enjoyable experience. At his new school the food is edible and he likes it very much, and I have come to find out from my friend that these poor kid have to have chicken every day for lunch.. is that not sad.

- submitted by a parent

April 23, 2005
This school has no more problems than other schools. The attendance policy allows students 7 days a semester without having to make up days. There is an appeal process for excessive absences if there is extreme sickness. A lot of their problems stem from students transfering from nearby systems that have already been in trouble in those schools. If parents were so interested in volunteering, we would have an active PTO.

- submitted by a parent

March 21, 2005
I moved to madison county so my child would not have to go to the city schools. I wished we had never seen Madison Middle. A child can's miss school without paying to make up days, the buses are a joke, they are not safe at all. No one at the school wants parents to be involved at all, they don't want to hear about the fights and drugs on the school bus. Teachers don't care about the children. My daughter was removed from the school and will not be going back, I feel sorry for the parents who cannot home school or put their child in a private school.

- submitted by a parent

July 24, 2004
This school has major problems with parental involvement. They do not want it. Gossip is rampant and parents are not treated with due respect, but rather with the 'it's who you are' attitude.

- submitted by a parent

November 03, 2003
This school has a major communication problem between administration and its teachers. Things called in to the admin office to be told to teachers, evidently never make it out of the office. This school system has also changed policy to make doctor/dental/bereavement unexcused absences. This tells you that they want you to forego your childs health and forget about family deaths, so the school system can cash in on that daily amount of money collected per student from the fed. and state govts.

- submitted by a parent
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Madison Middle School
95 Upper Brush Creek Road, Marshall, NC  28753
(828) 649-2269
Last modified Madison 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.
Madison Middle School Rating: 2 out of 5 based on 20 reviews. Top