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4304 North McCord Rd
Sylvania, OH 43560

(419) 824-8650
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August 30, 2015
There seems to be no intentionality in terms of encouraging children to learn. Many of the teachers "throw" out information and assume students will "catch" it. They don't tap into the creativity or diversity of the children and use these valuable qualities to provide a quality education.

- submitted by a parent
Amount of homework: Too much
August 30, 2015
Too much busy work not enough care placed into creating assignments appropriate to engage or encourage learning.

- submitted by a parent

June 27, 2015
The high test scores are mostly due to prior knowledge coming into this school, and students often do not learn much in the classrooms. The vice principal, soon to be principal is harsh on the students and most students have reported that it's a rare occasion to see her smile and only few have. She inforces sexist dress codes more than she encourages learning and has sent multiple students home because of "distracting" clothing. She has given kids assigned seats at lunch, taken away the few freedoms that were allowed and even closed bathrooms because a few students did something out of order and she chose not to discipline those few but the entire grade. The kids that attend MJH are snooty and unless you have the latest electronics and name brand clothing you will not fit in. Oh your a new student? Well kiss your chances of making friends goodbye. The kids there don't exactly adapt to change well. "Bullying will not be permitted" you see more bullying at this school than actual kindness. This school has a one track mind dedicated to sports, but nobody understands why considering both 7-8 grade football teams have not won a game these past two seasons and all other sporting events are losing teams. The only half decent sport McCord excels in is basketball and volleyball and even those are lucky to be B rated teams. I do not recommend McCord Junior High for your child.

- submitted by a community member

February 21, 2014
McCord is an average school. Test scores are high due to the knowledge students bring with them to the junior high. Unless you as a parent are willing to accept responsibility for your child's learning experiences they won't make significant academic gains at McCord. The teachers and administrative staff do not take an active role in academic student growth (just SPORTS). It has been my experience that teachers will not communicate with parents regarding student needs and any attempts to contact administrators go without response. It is really a shame that the amount of money Sylvania residents pay in taxes doesn't result in a higher quality education.

- submitted by a parent

July 18, 2013
It's a decent school. The students there are the best! MJH also has great sports such as wrestling, football, cheerleading, basketball, and many more. The teachers there are pretty nice but some teachers just suck. They are very rude and give way too much homework. The principal is usually a friendly guy, but the vice principal is just rude she only talks to people that she likes and if she doesn't like you she ignores you. The teachers really need to improve their attitude. Our guidance 7/8 th grade guidance counselor is amazing! She's extremely kind and helpful just get to know her!

- submitted by a community member
no rating
January 29, 2010
We moved to Sylvania because of the good things that we heard about the schools. We have since removed our children from the schools. We cannot get over the amount of bully that goes on at McCord and the lack of interest that is shown by the staff.

- submitted by a parent

December 20, 2008
The other reviewer is correct about the administrators and some of the teachers at this school that they are very harsh. There is a real problem with an abuse of power at McCord and it is the first negative experience we have had in the Sylvania school systems.

- submitted by a parent

December 28, 2007
I am in the 7th grade at McCord. Most kids there hate the teachers because they are strict and give out a lot of homework. They do I usually have about an hours worth of homework everynight. It is very hard to keep up with. The 8th graders are mean and most of them believe that 6th and 7th graders are babies , when they, not that long ago were us. The principal and vice principal are very mean, I smile at them in the hallways and they pretend like they did not even see me, I know they did and I think it is extremely rude. A lot of our teachers and our principals think every kid is a horrible troublemaker. It is not fair even if you have all As and never get in trouble, they still think you are bad news.

- submitted by a student
no rating
September 04, 2007
The administrators and the teachers are outstanding. You could not ask for a better environment for your children.

- submitted by a parent

June 08, 2007
I am a former student of MJH. This is a horrible school district. Don't get me wrong the administrators are great and the education is top notch. It the students. The students are stuck up, arrogant snobs. There is no excuse for the mahem that goes on there. It is so bad! Administrators should be involved but they're not. If you have ever seen the movie Mean Girls, imagine that 10Xs worse. That was my life. Also Sylvania has a one track mind that is completley sports, sports, sports. There are no extracurricular activities for the arts. You can't take drama classes until high school. It is a one track mind sports, sports, sports. And the thing about the kids is not just 'junior high' because for my 8th grade year I switched to Toledo School for the Arts and I am so much happier. I give MJHS a horrible review.

- submitted by a student

July 14, 2006
Harsh administrators. Very punitive with

- submitted by a parent

December 28, 2004
McCord Junior High is a really great place. I myself are in 7th grade. If choose any school I would choose MJH. They many extracurricular activities like cheerleading,basketball,wrestling and many more.

- submitted by a parent

April 30, 2004
I believe this school is in a very fortunate school district. Henceforth reiking all of the benefits of the people living in the city. Sylvania city schools are some of the best schools in our area that people can go to. I am glad that I am getting sent as a child, J+K+S there to recieve a very awesome education. I hope that nothing will happen to Mc Cord Junior High and everything will stay as it is, a suceeding school! ~*KMS*~

- submitted by a student

November 19, 2003
I think that this school offers a variety of learning and extra-curricular activities. I disagree with the constant extra fees, from books to sports. It may adversely affect families who cannot afford the cost of these things in a public school setting.

- submitted by a parent
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Sylvania Mccord Junior High School
4304 North McCord Rd, Sylvania, OH  43560
(419) 824-8650
Last modified Sylvania Mccord Junior High School is a Public school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Sylvania Mccord Junior High School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 21 reviews. Top