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Bend, OR
Students enrolled: 901

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Cascade Middle School 1

Posted August 03, 2014
- a community member
This was by far the worst school I have ever experienced. Many of the teachers do not know how to teach. They simply don't care. The students are out of control, making life impossible for the teachers. One example of this was when the school pulled the yearbooks because they had been defaced by hackers at the end of the 2014 school year. There were also a few students who seemed to love putting people down and making them feel miserable about themselves. Probably the worst thing was that many of the teachers do not help their students. In other words, when you ask for help the teachers simply won't care. In retrospect, there were a few great teachers (To name a few) and most of the students were actually very nice kids. I especially liked the principle and counselors, because they did care about the students. In conclusion, I had a terrible experience here. Though the hardworking teachers and students should not be overlooked, there is a general lack of teaching, discipline, and respect in the enviornment.

Cascade Middle School 5

Posted January 25, 2014
- a parent
This school is amazing. It has high standards and the administration cares for the students' welfare. My children thrive and love to go to this school.

Cascade Middle School 5

Posted January 25, 2014
- a parent
Awesome! This school has changed immensely in the last 3 years. It has gone from a sterile environment to one rich in parent involvement and educational opportunities for all of the students. My child just participated in a anti-bullying workshop and said it was the best day of her life. Kudos to the administration and counseling department for arranging such an awesome event for kids.

Cascade Middle School 2

Posted October 04, 2013
- a parent
So far this school is just one big teach to the test experience. Zero creativity. The principal is very attached to test scores and that sums up the school. Overcrowded and lots of busy work.

Cascade Middle School 3

Posted October 03, 2013
- a parent
I went to Cascade Middle School for 3 years and it has its pro's and con's. First off, I want to say that the teachers can't all be generalized as good or bad. During my time there, a teacher bullied kids with weird smirks, negative comments and pure disrespect. This teacher gave students hours of busy work and homework and expected people to get things right without proper teaching. Another experience was when I had a very unpleasant experience with a teacher which ended up with students in their class moving to a different school and other students being completely disgruntled. In another year, it was great. I met real friends and still stay in contact with them. Bullying was a big issue and there were multiple accounts where I heard of people harming themselves in ways from bullying and the counselors did not help too much in trying to help those people as well as the principle. On average, the student to teacher ratio is 32 to 1 which is an extreme amount. Teachers were constantly helping and only focusing on the kids who were struggling. Overall, socially I had a 4/5 star time their while academically, I had a 2/5 to 3/5 star time there.

Cascade Middle School 1

Posted September 30, 2011
- a community member
How has this school gotten 4/5? The teachers are all lazy and unmotivated, the students just aren't very smart, everything is way to easy, they have no standards whatsoever, and over the whole year I learned pretty much everything I know at home. The teachers don't listen to complaints from students or parents, no one takes us seriously, and the whole school is painted like a gigantic taco bell.

Cascade Middle School 4

Posted June 14, 2011
- a community member
3 days ago I graduated from this school, and throughout my whole experience here I have enjoyed it! The teachers are dedicated to helping students learn, and are more than happy to help if someone may need extra assistance. The academics are challenging without being too over whelming as well, and our new principal is really kind! As for the students, I was never a very popular kid, but the friends I did make were really genuine. One of the only down sides is that I have to leave for high school now :)

Cascade Middle School 5

Posted December 15, 2010
- a teacher
Earned Oregon's top rating, "Outstanding" on the 2009-10 Oregon Department of Education State School Report Card. Only 37% of Oregon schools earned the same rating statewide.

Cascade Middle School 0
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Posted April 21, 2010
- a parent
Cascade MS is full of excellent and innovative teachers. The school offers several extra-curricular activities to broaden and ignite the thrill of learning among the students.

Cascade Middle School 5

Posted April 12, 2009
- a student
This school is excellent! The teachers are amazing and there education system is great that will help all students learn so they could be successful in the future! Last year, I got the best GPA, 4.0!

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Cascade Middle School
19619 Mountaineer Wy, Bend, OR  97702
(541) 383-6230
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Cascade Middle School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 14 reviews. Top