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1425 Carnage Drive
Raleigh, NC 27610

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June 19, 2013
I am a rising 6th grader or maybe rising 5th grader either way i am going to carnage and from what i here they had have some fights but not everyday and the school has good security and my fiend goes there and she says there are some flaws but the school has great students and great teacher.

- submitted by a community member
April 20, 2012
Sad to say carnage is not the best learning environment. I recently moved and i had a choice to continue at East Garner magnet middle school, or go to carnage. I was talking to some girls that carnage and the school is bad. EGMMS has flaws, but not like this school. Fights happen everyday, one of the girls say that these 6th graders were smoking in the bathrooms. 6th graders really?! But then again its academic program is above average.

- submitted by a community member
November 23, 2011
I'm an 8th grader at Carnage and it's a pretty great school. I've also come here for 6th gand 7th grade. It's a challenging enough school for you exceed your expectations of yourself, and gentle enough for you not to have too much pressure on your shoulders. There are several great programs and it specializes in pretty much everything. There seems to be thousands of Arts programs including band,orchestra, etc. And the math here goes up to Pre-Calculus! There's also a great principal. The only problem i have is the teachers and punishments. They're both kind of ridiculous. BUt overall, i'm glad i came here. It's helped me see my bright future.

- submitted by a community member
November 08, 2010
I am a current student at Carnage. I think it is a great school on acedemics. Some of the students there are not good people to hang around. People do some bad things but if you stay away from them, you have no problem.

- submitted by a community member
June 27, 2010
Carnage is a good school, but it has some flaws... like discouraging teachers, and unfair punishments. But there is good principal-parent communication; normally getting about 3+ calls a week about upcoming events. They do put alot of stress on the kids though. The neew principal is great, unlike the old one.

- submitted by a community member
June 22, 2010
My son is a rising 7 grader at Carnage. The teachers at Carnage have been the best I have ever experienced. They make sure that your child is challenged by testing him for a higher goal. The AG program is excellent and the electives are phenomenal. I am extremely happy that my child will be starting 7th grade there.

- submitted by a parent
February 28, 2010
I am an 8th grader at Carnage and went here for 7th and 6th grade as well. Carnage was great 6th and 7th grade but this year it has become amazing. This is due to our new principal. He actually cares about what is going on around the school unlike our old one who we would rarely ever see. I'm on the AG team which is great and I am in the Honors chorus. The fine arts here are great as well. I have never second guessed coming to Carnage. It's like a second home to me. Overall, a great school.

- submitted by a student
October 27, 2009
This school has improved a bunch in the past few years. I am an eighth grader and our old principal was really bad, but we have been blessed with a new principal. HE IS AMAZING! Our school is the place to be. The fine arts are outstanding. THe teachers are great! Please send your child here!

- submitted by a student
no rating October 21, 2009
The teachers and programs are wonderful in the academically gifted magnate school.

- submitted by a parent
September 25, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
March 31, 2009
great school very safe teachers really care has a lot of money very well refurbished

- submitted by a student
February 06, 2009
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January 29, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
January 22, 2009
I am a rising 8th grader in carnage middle school. I love this school. Practically i go for my friends, but the teaching is pretty interesting and good too. When your on the ag team they give you support unlike the other teams. Right now the fine arts is excellent and phenomenal. I am in honors chorus and it is great. If you like you child to be in fine arts, carnage is the place. At this school the principal barely helps us. We don't even know she exists. She comes in at times but rarely. We need a new principal to support our students.

- submitted by a student
January 21, 2009
This is a continuation from my previous message. The special education program is lacking. It took me three weeks of asking to see student IEP's as well as other problems. The hispanic/bilingual population is high at this school. It was difficult to communicate with spanish speaking parents without a translator. In addition, we were expected to follow the NC pacing guide (which is very rigid and filled with testing). It was difficult to effectively teach to the pacing guide at Carnage considering the pacing guide was designed for schools with 60-90 minute block classes. A class period at carnage is 45 minutes. This means that on average, the core classes are shortened a minimum of 75 teaching minutes a week, but are still expected to have the same results. To keep up with the pacing guide was to rush through material. It was very frustrating to teach at Carnage Middle School.

- submitted by a teacher
December 09, 2008
Excellent AG program, horrible principal support and special education programs.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 29, 2008
Very good school with great academics and teachers and classes

- submitted by a student
October 26, 2008
I had a bad experience with a lot of the teachers, they're definitely not the best in the business. What's even worse is the location of the school and the repeated fights, bomb threats, gun threats, drugs, etc. No joke, it's a bad school. On the contrary, the music program at Carnage is very good.

- submitted by a student
October 21, 2008
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- submitted by a student
no rating October 14, 2008
I'm a parent and I sorry to have to say 'I agree' with one of the students recent comments. I think or should I say have expereinced through out 3 years, if your child is not enrolled in the AG program then the teachers and the principat are not very helpful or encouring towards the students. They do not challenge a student to get the most out of their education at Carnage. The do not teach above the expectations and just teach them enough to get by. I also think it's a shame to have a Principal who's not a 'people person' at this school. I'm thankful that this will be my child's last year at Carnage. I attempted since he was in 6th grade to transfer out, but was deind several times. We are looking forward to a more prosperous High School years for our child.

- submitted by a parent
August 26, 2008
I taught at Carnage last year, and would never go back or send my kids there. Very low teacher morale, no support outside the AG teams. A dangerous and unpleasant place.

- submitted by a community member
August 21, 2008
I rate this school 4 stars. I am a rising 8th grader. Carange is a great school. You could have a lot of great friends there. They have so many electives to choose from. When it was the first day of middle school I was so nervous. But I met so many friends. Some of them I still talk to now. What I love about Carnage is that they have rewards if you do good. But I think that they need to reinforce the rules. If you tell a child to stop doing something they will not stop. There are so many things that you can do at Carnage. I am a student ambassador and I am in the Beta Club. But overall I love Carnage and I am glad that I went there.

- submitted by a student
August 01, 2008
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- submitted by a student
July 31, 2008
I am a rising 8th grader at carnage, and to tell you the truth, the school's teachers are either a hit or miss and the students are normally the same. One of the big problems with the school is that there are what seems like more fights than a normal school and half the time, they are not stopped before someone gets hurt. Many people think that the academics are amazing. In my opinion the math that they offer has really put me ahead of the game, yet i can tell you that 2 of my teachers did not teach me a thing, in fact, most would call one of the teachers classes lecturing and yelling 101

- submitted by a student
May 28, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
March 21, 2008
Here's the truth about Carnage, It's a as great as you want it to be. If you go in with a positive attitude and a friendly disposition you'll love it. It's great when your on the AG team because the teachers care about you and actually help you out. But, the teachers on the other teams aren't so great and the prinicipal isn't either. There are lots of activities and a very good chorus.So, if your kid is social and friendly, I reccommend it.

- submitted by a student
no rating January 05, 2008
I think that carnage a a great school and I think that it is a five star school. Carnage you rock

- submitted by a student
November 12, 2007
Carnage Middle School is a phenomenal school for any middle schooler to attend. I am an 8th grader there myself and have been attending the school for the full 3 years. The first thing I hear when I walk in the door is, 'Good morning!', 'how are you today?' It is too nice and the teachers are too helpful. Carnage supplies students with their regular 4 core classes, electives such as Computers and Art classes, extra-curricular activities such as Spanish club and Drama club, and sports teams as well. Teachers won't stop teaching material until students know it like they know the alphabet. If any parent is thinking about sending their child to Carnage Middle, think yes, yes, yes. Your child will get more benefits than any other school. In the end, if I could, I'd rate Carnage Middle School 1,000,000,000,000 stars!

- submitted by a student
August 06, 2007
I have a rising 7th grader and was somewhat apphrensive about Carnage. However this is a wonderful school and the academics are well rounded. Look forward in another successful year.

- submitted by a parent
no rating July 04, 2007
The school is good for academic steady students. It does not support Special Ed students.

- submitted by a parent
June 22, 2007
This school is the best because of its Magnet programs.

- submitted by a student
April 30, 2007
Carnage is an ah-mazing school. I go there myself and I am in 8th grade. Everyone is so nice and we have the best time. The teachers are good also and they help us have academic excellence. We have lots of extracurriculars and we have lots of fun school wide activities. Carnage loves its 8th graders and they help make the 8th grade year the most sucessful year ever while we have tons of fun. There are soo many activities just for 8th graders to do and there are lots of activities during school for us. It gives the younger people something to look forward to when they reach our level. We have yearbook signing where we get yearbooks earlier for 8th graders and we go outside for this in the afternoon. We have field day, graduation, formal, and many other fun things. Carnage is the best school in Raleigh! ~successfulstudent

- submitted by a student
January 18, 2007
Fred J. Carnage Middle school is a phenomonal example of academic excellence. I was in the academically gifted program and the teachers and assignments are not just informative but also challenging. The teachers encourage their students to think critically and carefully about the topics assigned, and even about topics that may not be assigned. Parental involment is fantastic. There are a number of after school activities that span a wide variety of interests. Fred. J Carnage gave me an excellent stepping stone for high school. I am currently a successful student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Anyone considering Carnage should definitely continue to look into this exceptional school.

- submitted by a former student
October 02, 2006
This school is wonderful. By far the best school I have seen in many years. With the unbelievable teachers and teaching programs, its the best of the best. Carnage Middle School is the place for your child!

- submitted by a parent
October 07, 2005
My son is now in his third year at Carnage Middle School. He is on the AG team and is having a great experience. I am very choosey about his education as well as the schools social environment, both have exceeded my expectations. He is thriving academically and spiritually. After an awful elementary experience, Carnage Middle is just what my child needed. Thank you Carnage! Although Carnage is a for Math and Science Magnet School, it is very strong in the arts. Great theater and music program.

- submitted by a parent
April 26, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
November 05, 2004
I love this amazing school, it is full with excitement but learning. my daughter is on the AG team in 6th grade, and I have had a daughter come in for 8th grade. I have not seen a better middle school, in all my years. From a scal of 1-10 (10 being highest) I would give this school- F.J. Carnage GT, AG MAGNET School a perfect 10! -Thank you, proud parent!

- submitted by a parent
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Carnage Middle
1425 Carnage Drive, Raleigh, NC  27610
(919) 856-7600
Last modified Carnage Middle is a Public school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Carnage Middle Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 37 reviews. Top