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Lancaster, OH
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825 East Fair Ave
Lancaster, OH 43130

(740) 687-7347
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October 09, 2015
Mr. Poston and Mr. Lawson are firm but fair. They have a tough job, but you can tell that they genuinely care about the kids.

- submitted by a parent

October 09, 2015
Excellent school, great people, awesome educators! I had my doubts about Ewing because it only rates a 6 on Great Schools. I have put both of my kids through Ewing, and I've been impressed and happy with the way they treat my kids. The administration is supportive and friendly, and the teachers have been very good to my kids. We moved from out of state, and we had some bad schools before Ewing. My kids have done a lot of healing and are getting their enthusiasm for school back. I think one of the reasons that Ewing isn't getting a 9 or 10 is because they don't look for ways to get rid of kids who don't excel academically. They work with kids and try to help them academically and teach them good behavior. While it may hurt their Great Schools rating, I support what they do because I think they are very humane and give priority to educating children, rather than throwing them overboard. Some of these kids come from difficult backgrounds and the folks at Ewing are helping them with a healthy dose of discipline applied with forbearance.

- submitted by a parent

July 30, 2014
My son loves Thomas Ewing. He wakes up early every morning and can't wait to get to school! What awesome, caring staff!!

- submitted by a parent

October 19, 2013
This place is awesome! Great teachers! AWESOME principle! The dean is ok. Weather station is now up and running, great school student officers. Great sports! Always beating Sherman! Its just great! GO TEAM EWING! The place to be a team!

- submitted by a community member

May 10, 2013
This is the worst school I have ever been to. The Dean of Students is horrible.

- submitted by a community member

June 20, 2012
Amazing staff My son had 3 awsome years at TE. Mr. Poston and Ms. Beck really pay close attention to there staff and students. Te is a great school

- submitted by a parent
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January 02, 2010
Thomas Ewing is a amazing school , with amazing teachers and amazing students . Thanks for making Thomas Ewing a great school for us students to learn in :)

- submitted by a student

September 04, 2009
Thomas Ewing has really changed now with a new principal. I love it here. Mostly because of my new teachers and i love my new classes. The teachers i have are ah-mazing and very helpful. Right now i really don't mind going to school. (:

- submitted by a student

August 03, 2009
I go to Thomas Ewing and I think there has only been two fights which didn't even have anything to do with me. As far as rules I think it's a good school and there are really good teachers.

- submitted by a student

April 10, 2008
I am sorry to say but i hate my school. Here is like one of the owrst school i could possibly go to. Here there have been several fights and I feel unsafe. I have asked my mom if i could transfer schools in the bigining of the school year. I thought going to a junior high would be fun and like an adventure but i was really wrong. Our principal if one of the worst principals you could have because she tries making us feel safe but never succeeds. Somtimes I just wish I had went to Sherman, even if it means leaving all my friends.

- submitted by a parent

April 04, 2008
I am currently a student at Thomas Ewing Junior High and the enviroment there is terrible, and I have witnessed 4 fights myself. Out-of-school suspensions and In-school suspensions are given daily and we don't have one day where we can just relax and say that we're happy to be here because we aren't. You can ask any kid that goes there and they will say that they don't feel safe there. The principal is in no way the right principal-type person. Her leadership and way of handling problems are promised but they never happen. Keeping us inside a stuffy school for about 8 hours is part of the problem because we get so jittery and hyper that we can't pay attention because we want to go outside so bad. I am truly upset and embarrassed about my school's principal, teaching styles and overall status.

- submitted by a student

April 03, 2008
I am a student here and I must say that I am not impressed.For one, there is no recess and I am jittery all day and this also causes bad behavior gets worse because we have no outlet.Even lunch peroids are expected to be very quiet.Also the principal gives no motivation for good behavior and jumps to conclusions.

- submitted by a student

March 06, 2008
I went to TE and loved it. My daughter goes there now, and I am not so sure I like my 6th grader mixing with 8th graders. There is a huge age discrepancy going on here.

- submitted by a parent

February 19, 2008
Thomas Ewing is a great school I drop off my kid there and all the kids were so nice to me. They even when out of there way to say hello to me they are the best kids ever!

- submitted by a parent

January 01, 2008
Thomas Ewing is a typical school, having its own football field, and other extracurricular services. But i believe Ewing has deteriorated over the years. for example, in the gym, there used to be a mural, portaying sports. Now, it has been replaced by a white, blank wall. Also, funding has gone down the drain. Another example, Mr. Larabee, a well known science teacher there, had a weather station set up in the school's library, to help students learn about the weather. The station is still there, but isn't in use, and the display is covered.

- submitted by a student

October 06, 2004
I have a 12 year old attending Thomas Ewing. My son is a typical child. He is active in sports and plays on the football team. My only 'real' complaint is the principal. My son has been beat up and bullied all year and each time he is beaten it is always by an 8th grader. The principal is from Columbus Public Schools and seems to have a problem with my son because he is from Columbus. I do not like the way she is handling the situations. She always takes the other child side in an arguement.

- submitted by a parent
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Thomas Ewing Junior High School
825 East Fair Ave, Lancaster, OH  43130
(740) 687-7347
Last modified Thomas Ewing Junior High School is a Public school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Thomas Ewing Junior High School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 23 reviews. Top