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East Fallowfield, PA
Students enrolled: 620

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600 Doe Run Rd
East Fallowfield, PA 19320

(610) 383-3750
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August 25, 2015
My child started at SBMS late in the year after moving in with us from a different state. When he came to us, his grades were dismal at best. The staff was attentive and his teachers were phenomenal! He finished out the year with a B average, and a huge part of the credit goes directly to his teachers. Yes, the classes are on the larger size, but he was able to get one-on-one attention during class. Every single one of his teachers offered (and followed through) to tutor him after school before we even had the chance to ask.

- submitted by a parent

January 03, 2014
The only good thing about this school are the dedicated teachers. Bullying needs to be dealt with more seariously. My child's average class size last year was 32. The school is in great need of major repairs as all the CASD schools are. Some of the clubs need revamped. The most my child did in art club was paint the cafeteria windows for the seasons/holidays. The rest of the time he just got to "free draw". I know of other art clubs at other districts actually make the club fun by working on various projects.. In Animal Club, they mostly just "talked" about animals. What happened to visiting animal shelters? There are so many more issues but there just isn't enough time or space. I will end my review stating that I was very grateful for the awesome teachers my child had. They were dedicated and engaged in my child's success.

- submitted by a parent

October 16, 2013
The student to teacher ratio is NOT 13 to 1. The average they use is so low because there are special education students who need VERY small class sizes and multiple teachers and aides. If your child is in a regular classroom, the number of students will be in the high twenties or low thirties.

- submitted by a community member

July 21, 2013
I have had two children go through South, and both had a good experience. Teachers were mostly above-average, but, as with any public school, some were not so great. Guidance department was great, considering how overwhelmed they are. Not an overwhelming amount of homework and plenty of clubs and other activities. The district needs to lobby for more money to bring back languages, which, sadly, had to be cut recently.

- submitted by a parent

December 30, 2007
South is a great school with great teachers...some teachers are young who connect with our me and my friends. I have been on the honor roll since 6th grade. I am now in 8th. South has a lot of sports just brought back. They also have a lot of clubs. Keep up the good work South Brandywine!!!

- submitted by a student

March 01, 2007
I feel South Brandywine Middle School was a great learning experience. While my two oldest sons went to North Brandywine, my two younger children went to South. South has more discipline and is steering the kids in the right direction. Keep it up South.

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April 24, 2006
I think South Brandywine gets a bad name.... My daughter is a 7th grader there... She's had no problems. She is on honor roll and I do have to speak to her teachers about boosting her to the next level... but they have always been very supportive. The teachers I have dealt with have been very nice, and seem committed to the kids. Mr. Harre, Mr. Pearson, Ms. Smith. +++ I think they do need more extracurricular activities, More computer oriented studies, more parent participation... A new school building would be wonderful... and is really needed.

- submitted by a parent

August 18, 2005
I have 2 children in SBMS and find it disorganized and that the teacher's are not very attentive to the children's needs. The school definitely needs a makeover as well.

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August 08, 2005
South Brandywine provides a solid educational foundation for high school. The teachers are dedicated and accessible, and the school promotes good learning habits. The music and sports programs are good and well attended. Outside of music and sports, there weren't a lot of extracurricular activities available. Also, there is no second language learning in middle school.

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April 23, 2004
My daughter is a seventh grader at SBMS. She was taught things in her science class that I was taught as an undergraduate. I think the teaching staff is excellent. She has already grasped a lot of geometry fundamentals and will begin algebra in 8th grade next year as her full math curriculum. I truly can't say enough about the dedication of the teachers. Anyone who is not doing well is simply not taking advantage of all there is to offer. She easily scored a 92 in her state-mandated language skills part of the exam. The amount of extra-curricular activities is broad-based. I would also like to add that she has been tested twice and is not a gifted student, just a hard worker with parents who take an active part in steering her in the right direction.

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August 19, 2003
The only thing I can say about this school is this: I have one daughter in 6th grade at South Brandywine, and another daughter in 5th grade at a charter school. My 5th grader is being taught things that my 6th grader has NOT been taught yet.

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South Brandywine Middle School
600 Doe Run Rd, East Fallowfield, PA  19320
(610) 383-3750
Last modified South Brandywine Middle School is a Public school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
South Brandywine Middle School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 18 reviews. Top