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6-8
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Raleigh, NC
Students enrolled: 1,082
 

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3801 Spring Forest Road
Raleigh, NC 27616

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(919) 850-8755
(919) 850-8770
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May 06, 2015
This school is HORRIBLE! I have two children that have attended this school and our experiences were absolutely horrible. As a parent you want the best for your child, THIS school IS NOT it. Some teachers have a "I don't have time to deal with this" or "It's not my responsibility" type attitude, the admins are absolutely two-faced, half do not know what certain protocols are suppose to be in place when asked by a parent and say whatever to appease you. ALL children learn differently as well as adults and it's a set standard of teaching no adjustments are made for certain children. Stereotypes are at an all time high, to get situations handle are like pulling teeth. Administration give excuses, and will say anything to save their jobs. My children had been bullied almost everyday and when they told the teacher about it, the bullying, name calling, and constant peer pressure worsened when the teachers weren't around. I am bewildered at how Admin told me that my children needed to come and tell them for they have no tolerance for bullying, but the school has at least 1-2 fights at the school A DAY!!! What is a child to do if they do admin or teachers and it makes it worse????

- submitted by a parent

May 09, 2014
i attend East Millbrook and i am an eighth grader on the Jaguars team and i absolutely love you constantly learn alot and are being pushed to succeed everything is absolutely perfect except one teacher which is Rodrigo Rojas who is that absolutely the worst teacher ever....if you want your child to take Spanish refer to Clay herget.

- submitted by a community member

April 29, 2014
I LOVEEEE East Millbrook Middle!! . I made a bunch of friends. Also there are many cultures that enrolled in this middle school. I recommend that more students enroll in this school. There are three 6th grade teams: Lions(my team), the Tigers team, and the panthers. The teachers are nice, however a few teachers( I'm not gonna mention them ) that can be a bit annoying and very difficult( homework wise). Other than that, East Millbrook Magnet Middle School is the best middle school EEVVEERR!!!!!

- submitted by a community member

April 03, 2014
East Millbrook is an International Baccalaureate (IB) and A+ for Creative Arts Magnet Middle School. Our dual magnet program is available to all students, our base population and student that apply to attend. Students at our school are exposed to rigorous academic curriculum and superior fine and creative arts program. Our students love the diverse population and teachers that are committed to their success. I love East Millbrook and believe that additional funds will strengthen our STEM (Science, technology, engineering and mathematic) especially the technology component -- more computer equipment for our dynamic students.

- submitted by a teacher

February 05, 2014
I AM A STUDENT AT EAST MILLBROOK AND I LOVE IT THERE THE TEACHERS ARE GREAT I JUST LOVE IT!!!!!!!!!!!!

- submitted by a community member

September 11, 2013
Im not sure how a person can put such a low rating on a school if their child doesnt even attend. Both my children currently attend this school and I have been nothing but satisfied. The teachers work great with the parents, some go above and beyond by calling you. The administration is strict, but in this day and age thats a GOOD THING. Both my children have had a great experience and I highly recommend this school.

- submitted by a parent

September 11, 2013
East Millbrook is a wonderful place for child to learn and grow into a young adult!!!

- submitted by a parent

September 10, 2013
Unsafe school with self-serving administration. Poor facilities, unruly students, disinterested parents are the norm. I would not send my children to this school.

- submitted by a parent

February 28, 2013
My daughter is now an 8th Grader at East Millbrook Middle School. Her experience there has overall been very good. The majority of the teachers have been fantastic and have gone well above and beyond. The few minor challenges we had were addressed immediately by the principal. In my daughter s 8th grade year, her 7th grade math teacher volunteered to come to school at 6:45 am to give my daughter extra help and support. If you are an engaged parent, your child should have a very good experience at this school.

- submitted by a parent

February 19, 2013
My child is now an 8th grader at EMMS who is AG identified and the issues we have had are extremely minimal. Like with ANY school, there are teachers who should choose another profession, however, they have been few. I have always been an involved parent and made it known to my children's teachers that we are in it together. If you are not involved with your child's teacher and do not present a unified front to your child, you are doing a dis-service to your child. We have enjoyed the teachers and the activities. She is will miss the school next year.

- submitted by a parent

January 29, 2013
My child is a 7th grader that attends EMMMS for the 12-13 school year. It s hard to give the school an overall rating. He has some really great teachers who are dedicated to educating kids. He has others that struggle to see past stereotypes and focusing on education. He recently had two teachers to quit midyear and that experience has really set back his learning. I m not sure why the teachers left but they were the stronger teachers. The principal appears very proactive and responsive to the needs of the school and the students. I have not had a great experience with the assistant principal this year but I am continuing to work on that relationship. Last year, the assistant principal for 6th grade was great but she is no longer there. As of now, I am considering other schools for next year in hopes to provide a more stable environment.

- submitted by a parent

October 10, 2012
Som of the admin staff are very rude, and others just sit by and don't care or try to even help. This is the worst case of passing the buck because their lazy...

- submitted by a parent

June 07, 2012
This school has potential but I know some staff members needs to get fired for unprofessional treatment of some students and some parents.

- submitted by a parent

April 12, 2012
I have had two children attend this school and it was/has been a horrible experience for both. One was in the special ed class and the children are not integrated with the rest of the population. The other child went there for one year and we pulled him/her out for a year-round school, and that experience was outstanding. If you have a child with special needs, avoid this school like the plague. They do not communicate with the parents at all.

- submitted by a parent

July 25, 2011
Great School. In my opinion the teachers have been very responsive to all my needs and my daughter loves it!!

- submitted by a parent

April 16, 2011
My oldest is in 7th and my youngest will attend next year. The only negative thing about the school in my mind is the lack of homework. I'd like my son to be pushed harder because he is lazy by nature and he needs that pressure to do the work that he's capable of. Otherwise, we are very happy. I love that the kids have to take a foreign language and an art, but also have room for other electives as well. The AG Model UN class has been a great experience and we've been very pleased with his teachers. There are some fantastic opportunities that your child can't get at a regular base school. We have never experienced any violence and my son is not afraid to be at school at all. The school is proactive with a tip line for parents or students to anonymously call in trouble situations so the staff can intervene before it escalates.

- submitted by a parent

August 27, 2010
My son entered the 6th grade at EMMS last year and we could not wait for the school year to end. First of all my son missed three weeks of 2 core classes. They had him in 4 electives and two core classes. My son is identified as AG but, they only offered one class for AG students each year. This was his first year there and we had no idea how they operate. Then the teachers seem to show disinterest, have (bad)attitudes are not challenging. One teacher didn't require homework as it was optional. My son made A's all year but, I'm sure he didn't have to work hard. This school made my son academically lazy. I'm hoping he will be able to get back on track at his new middle school this year. The guidance counselor and asst. principle were useless. Glad to be out of there!

- submitted by a parent

June 10, 2010
I dropped my oldest off 3 years ago with tears in my eyes because of the reviews at this school. It has changed over the years and this is not a bad school. The teachers keep you updated and they offer classes you can't get anywhere else. The Arts program and their teachers are the best in the county. Our base school changed last year to what this web site called a more successful school. We stayed at the school and had our youngest enter into the 6th grade. My children love it there and have been very successful. There are some behavior problems as in any school.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
May 20, 2010
This school has great teachers that keep you updated on the progress of your student if he/she is falling below what they should be doing. they also have the SPAN accounts to keep up with how your child is doing. They are an IB school, so the Arts are a big part of each child's curriculum.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
October 20, 2009
East millbrook has changed over the years but I think it;s really good now and it has improved they just need to get rid of the misbehaved students that are a harm to the school.

- submitted by a parent

December 11, 2008
East Millbrook has changed over the years. We have about 1,700 students this year, with tons of pride. But don't let the test scores fool you. It is a great school. All the classes are regular, but if you want, you can go into the AG program and have advance classes. I do have to say, personally, I love the IB program. It opens up a lot more oppertunities. The school gets alot more funding because it is a magnet school. (To learn more about the magnet program go to wcpss.net and click on schools then magnet) The school just got a new principal this year and also got a new 3 story building for the 7th and 8th grades along with some rooms for some electives. we are also the only middle school in the country that has the Africian and Tiako Drumb group!! Go to eastmillbrookms.wcpss.net for more into.

- submitted by a student

April 12, 2008
I go here and the teachers spend most of class trying to discipline or catch up the students that get in trouble, or don't do anything, so us that do, we end up sitting there for the whole class periods. A lot of my classes sometimes we just sit there

- submitted by a student
no rating
September 19, 2007
I am a student at East Millbrook, and I have a pretty high view of the school. I love the school and all its cougar glory! But I have a problem with the dress codes and the times of games and dances. Our dress code should be a little more free and our games and dances should be late in the evening.

- submitted by a student

June 13, 2007
I love this school. From day one they have been supportive to my children's education. I have two children in this school and the teachers communicate with me when there are concerns.

- submitted by a parent

September 20, 2006
This school won't even respond to my emails or calls.

- submitted by a parent

July 21, 2006
Middle School at EMMMS and it has been a very dissapointing experience. Many of the teachers don't know how to 'handle' the trouble makers, therefore, they are allowed to take over in the classroom. We tried to get out of this school but were unable. If we could....we would!

- submitted by a parent

June 26, 2006
my child is attending east millbrook this year for the first time and i was not very satisfyed. East millbrook is the ghettoest,dirtiest,bad mouthed kids,mean teachers, bad school..I will not send my child to this horribly pitty school!

- submitted by a parent

February 25, 2006
My child has went to this school in the 7th and 8th grade and we have just moved to Wake County and I say this is the worst school my child has ever went to. The school is broken down and raggedy and unclean. I thought this school was a complete nightmare. If I was you I would not send my child to this school at all!

- submitted by a parent

December 20, 2005
I have an 8th grader who has been at this school for 2 years. I am very disappointed in the quality of education she is receiving here.In addition,the faculty seems to expect the worse out of its minority students. The schools EOG test scores are much lower than the two other middle schools closest to it. If I could afford to place her in private school, I would. Unfortunately, this is her base school.

- submitted by a parent

October 08, 2005
My 3 kids go here & I could not be happier! They learn much more here than they ever learned in California. The principal is great, teachers are superb and the activites are 1st rate. A great choice & a privledge for any child to attend this school!

- submitted by a parent

October 03, 2004
This is my son's first year in the Wake County school system, and so far I have been satisfied with the learning environment of the school. My son immediately fit in and participates on the football team. Once a month the principal holds a 'breakfast talk' where parents can meet and discuss various issues regarding East Millbrook, as well as, issues concering the laws that effect the well being the study body and teachers. The participation of the teachers in my child's education has been good. I made a good choice when I put my son in this school for 8th grade.

- submitted by a parent

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East Millbrook Middle
3801 Spring Forest Road, Raleigh, NC  27616
(919) 850-8755
Last modified East Millbrook Middle is a Public school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 4 out of 10 based on academic quality.
East Millbrook Middle Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 35 reviews. Top