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Eagleville, PA
Students enrolled: 833

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4000 Eagleville Rd
Eagleville, PA 19403

(610) 489-5000
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February 12, 2015
Do not send your child to this school! The 2014-15 Principal, Mrs. Page uses a punitive philosophy (think "Breakfast Club") that creates "problem" students instead of inspiring students to reach their potential. I've been surprised by the lack of leadership and understanding of the students in her care. The 1/2 star rating is for the caring and capable teachers who have to work in a system that is broken. This school did not prepare my eldest child for high school and has impacted my youngest child's self-esteem. The opposite should be happening for the high school taxes we pay. It breaks my heart as a former teacher that students aren't seen, they are test scores, parents aren't partners they are potential law-suits and good teachers can't teach in the current climate. Great minds are being thrown away here. Spend your money on another school option. I regret that I sent my kids here and now they aren't prepared to go elsewhere. My kids went backward instead of forward within the two years that they attended Arcola.

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October 15, 2008
We recently moved to the Methacton School District. Believe me this district surpasses the previous school district. The teachers are fantasic. My child is getting a great education. Plenty of great students. Many opportunities. To the writer of the review posted of 7/16/07, most school districts do not have extra curricullar activities for 6th grade.

- submitted by a parent

September 04, 2008
Plenty of involvement opportunities for kids with sports, music, drama, clubs, etc. Plenty of opportunities for parents to be involved if they want to. Positive attitude throughout the school starting with the adminstration and all teachers and staff. Safe, happy kids who are leaning, too! What more can you ask?

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June 29, 2008
Arcola is TOP of the line. Most kids you know probably hate school but theres no reason to in Arcola. They have great sports like lacrosse and soccer. You can learn to play unique instruments unlike most schools. In chorus and band you get to go to dorney park in 6th and 7th grade but in 8th grade you go to hershey. its great.Their art program is great too.

- submitted by a parent

February 27, 2008
Arcola Intermediate School is awesome, with all-around great staff and teachers. Kids learn a variety of things, from wood-shop to playing guitar. Some specific staff and teachers can be strict or embarrass you at times, but the kind, fun teachers make up for it. The lunch choices are great, offering healthy snacks and drinks. Students also immensely enjoy the ice cream machine! The school offers lots of clubs and curricular activities including sports, cooking, reading, drama, and even animals. You won't find a better school for your children!

- submitted by a student

July 16, 2007
I have a child finishing 6th grade. I am appalled that the 6th graders are not able to enroll in extracurricullar activites. My daughter has to join outside club teams instead of joining in on school activities.

- submitted by a parent
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May 21, 2007
This is a great school. The staff is excellent, and so are the kids. My kid moved here in the middle of the year and the kids were really nice, and he made friends quickly. My son says this is his favorite school, and he's been in 7 different schools. The extracullicular activities are great because there are a variety of different sports the kids can join.

- submitted by a student

March 12, 2004
Mediocre at best. Arcola has been a disappointment in almost all areas, from extracurricular activities through academic achievement and support. Even the physical plant is an embarrassment with signage that is either incorrect or falling down to broken doors and poor or non existent snow removal from walkways. It certainly is not an environment that demonstrates or encourages excellence. I think most parents just hope to get through and make it to the high school.

- submitted by a parent

September 28, 2003
This is a mediocre school that lives on a ten-year old reputation. There is no concern for individual students or parents. The atmosphere is at best neutral, often hostile. Needs a complete overhaul of administration.

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August 19, 2003
I have one child who attended this school. It succeeds only because of the socio-econimic and educational level of the community. The parents take a very active part in the education of their children. At a time in these children's lives when study habits, organization and the relativity of school to life is of utmost importance, this school fails pitifully. Diversity is not reflected in the staff nor is it recognized as a necessary topic in school or life. The administration is pathetic. They have no idea how to communicate with these children or deal with their problems. And at this pre-adolescent time in their lives, they have many conflicts to try and deal with. This experience has not only given me insight into the violence in schools but has totally ruined my faith in the American Public School System. Luckily my 2 other children had positive experiences in the High School so I can only hope this will be the case for my youngest. If I had the resources I would never have let my child remain in Arcola Middle School.

- submitted by a parent

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Arcola Intrmd School
4000 Eagleville Rd, Eagleville, PA  19403
(610) 489-5000
Last modified Arcola Intrmd School is a Public school that serves grades 7-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Arcola Intrmd School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 17 reviews. Top