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6-8
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Oklahoma City, OK

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8400 North MacArthur Boulevard
Oklahoma City, OK 73132

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December 03, 2014
I am student at Hefner and I recently transferred. And this school? I have some issues with it. The teachers I have would not help me on my first day at all. The students curse WAY to much. I have one teacher who barley watches us. He's on his laptop/phone a lot. I've been at hefter for like 5 weeks now and I'm still trying to learn my way around! I barley got a tour of the place. And the students also fight way to much! I'm constantly hearing the latest person who got into a fight and into 'in school suspention. Just advice? Never go in mid year! Either start at the beginning or start back in January in semester 2! If you were to go to hefter that is...I still wanna go back were I use to live!

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October 11, 2014
This school is very clique-ish! All they judge for is what you are wearing and if its name brand.If its not name brand then they will tease you and bully youand talk behind your back. The teachers arent really thatgood either.There was this one teacher where he was playing a radio station that was making fun of president Obama in front of the whole class.I would NEVER reccomend this school to any upcoming 6th grader!

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January 30, 2013
I go to this school right now. I do not like it at all. There is way to much bullying, fighting, and cursing. The school just has to many people fighting. Other grades always picking on you just because your younger than them, or because they don't like what you are wearing that day which makes no sense. I would not recommend this school. I'm hoping to move soon. I do give props to the teachers, and principals they work hard.

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March 22, 2012
I was a new student this year and Hefner, and it has to be the worst school ive ever attended, and coming from a military family, it was really bad. There is too much curse words used by teachers, lots of bullying, poor educational values, and the supplies are in bad shape. i hate it.

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February 07, 2012
I have a disabled child at Hefner. We loved Will Rogers and expected the transition into middle school to be fine but we feel the school is horrible. I think they need more training and more help. It would also be nice if there was one friendly or helpful person there. We are looking into moving.

- submitted by a parent
December 11, 2011
I started school at Hefner just this year, and already love it. I've made new friends, very few teachers are disliked, and the education is great. All electives are fun and interesting. I haven't witnessed any bullying, or harassment at all. All grade levels are nice to one another and most is amazing. I would highly recommend Hefner Middle School to anyone :)

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September 27, 2011
This is our first year at HMS. I have been so impressed with the principle, teachers, and most of the students. Many of the students say "yes ma'am/ yes sir" and "no,ma'am/ no sir". When we did have a problem with some bullies,we followed the process & the priniciple got to the bottom of it right away. They do not tolerate anything but the best.They even realized my child wasn't being challenged enough in math and arranged for him to skip ahead 2 grade levels. In some ways, It's felt like we've been in a private school! I've had great experiences with the teachers so far as well. I am happy with the communication, professionalism, and great quality of the staff. The band teacher was exceptionally helpful to my son when he had questions. We love it here!

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March 30, 2011
My daughter is a transfer student 6,7, & 8th grade to HMS. She loves it! We have had nothing great things to say about the quality of teachers and education she has received.

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March 28, 2011
My daughter has been in this school for 1 mth we just moved from out of state, this has been the worst month, I have never experienced such unprofessionalism. I am so discouraged and so is my 13 yr old 8th grader. I have pursued issues with the putnam city north school district. The principle and vice principle are not understanding at all. The speech of the vice principle is that of a 5th grader. cant relate to parents at all, my daughter has been bullied harrassed and because of poor communications between teachers and students my daughter was placed in In school suspension,! i dont recommend this school to anyone I am disgusted! Nothing is professional about this school! The 1st day my daughter started there was a fire truck and an ambulance i shouldve known from then on this just was not the school for my daughter. They need new leadership! GO to CAPPS middle school please stay away from Hefner.!

- submitted by a parent
January 10, 2011
I attended 6th grade here and the teachers are good,students care about appearance too much and lunch is always good and healthy. I dont question why mother took me out of this school and in a new one though,I cant really say its a bad school in general but compared to my new school its bad. Drama is excellent,Band is good and Sports is crazy good,you feel a tremendous amount of pride when you go here and its sensational. I wish I could go back but my new school is good for education and I understand.I recommend this school only for certain reasons and tell your child that there is alot of following going on here if someone wears like a cool bracelet or something,EVERYONE has it the next day but dont worry,I never followed the crowd and Im successful here in the friends category.

- submitted by a community member
August 01, 2010
Hefner Middle School is a wonderful school I have been there for two years and is going on my third!! I am glad i am going to that school they have cool teachers that know what to say when you need them. Principles are all good they do what they are to do. The students are well behaved they want to have a good education don't you want your kids to? If so go to H.M.S.!!!!!!!!!

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May 02, 2010
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April 27, 2010
Coming from a private school, we were understandably concerned about issues such as high-quality curriculum, student-to-teacher ratio, and safety. Hefner has put all our fears at rest and has far exceeded our expectations in all categories. The teachers, staff, and administration are friendly, efficient, and knowledgeable. Though the school has a large enrollment, it is run professionally and with no tolerance for misbehavior. The students and parents are friendly, and there is a true sense of school pride and community at Hefner Middle School!

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December 22, 2009
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January 15, 2009
I love Hefner Middle School. Of course, some kids are going to misbehave. Its a public school, what can you expect? The faculty works and works to keep everyone in line. I think they are very professional and wonderful. Sure, some of the teachers are not the best. But again even private schools don't always have the best. Some of the teachers have changed my life. They are amazing.

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no rating November 28, 2008
This school needs to be shut down.The teachers dont care about the kids.If you wont your child to go to a good scool go to kenneth cooper middle school

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November 18, 2008
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- submitted by a student
November 11, 2008
My child has been involved in Hefne rmiddle school for 3 years now. The expirience there has been educational and fun and all in a safe environment. The one that always complains are the ones that cause all the problems. I believe the administration, faculty and staff are all professional and deserve a lot of respect for some of the things they have to deal with. The athletic program is in tip top shape and moving up. I would recommend this school to anyone.

- submitted by a parent
September 14, 2008
The school officials are unconcerned about the students and more concerned about tenure. I would not recommend this school to anyone who asks. They are biased and unprofessional. It's just another day at the office, instead of understanding that these chilren are our future. The officials there are verging on discrimination.

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August 28, 2008
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December 17, 2007
These teachers and faculty at this school are unprofessional. This school does not have a positive learning environment. I would never send my kids to this school ever again!

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June 27, 2007
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- submitted by a former student
June 05, 2006
We have been at Hefner for 2 years and both years have been wonderful! The drama program is awesome and the band program is on the rise! If your child is willing to work the staff of the school will do anything to help your child succeed!

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January 05, 2005
My child was allowed to graduate with out having passed only four classes in her eighth grade. She failed the prerequisites, yet the teaching staff did not inform us until it was too late. This school did not care that a child was failing and let her slip by. This school failed.

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January 04, 2005
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December 27, 2004
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- submitted by a parent
October 14, 2004
We have been very happy with our child's experience at Hefner. The teachers really care about the student's progress.

- submitted by a parent
September 24, 2004
The school provides a good education. The students are a little too 'stuck up'. By that I mean that many judge their peers by how much their clothes cost. But I guess education is the priority.

- submitted by a former student
July 01, 2004
This school, like any other public school has its risks. Also, the students are a little overly concerned with clothes and appearances. Overall, however, the staff is wonderful and Christian.

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June 01, 2004
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Hefner Middle School
8400 North MacArthur Boulevard, Oklahoma City, OK  73132
(405) 721-2411
Last modified Hefner Middle 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.
Hefner Middle School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 40 reviews. Top