Very unsatisfactory. As a parent, there has too many incidence of unaccountability and lack of respect from the teaching staff. My son has had one particular class three years by the same teacher and same exact lessons! Taxes are HIGH yet the environment is poor. There is a 15:1 faculity to student ratio yet my son has yet to have a class less than 25, sometimes many more.
I go here as a student and they have really great teachers that do everything they can.
I have a child who started the middle school in 6th grade and is now leaving the 8th grade and heading to high school--I hate to see him leave, This is the best middle school I have ever seen. The principal-Mr Rahauser is the best principal ever. They educate these kids well above expectations. My son had Ds when we moved here and is always on honor roll at this school district. The school actually notices this and call each home to say Well Done when he is on honor roll. We live in this area only for the schools and will not leave for the same reason!
As a parent of 2 children who have attended this middle school, I gave it 3 stars. JBMS has some wonderful teachers. However, they also have a few teachers who do not know how to treat the students with respect. These few teachers have caused several parents to withdraw their children and enroll them in cyber schools. Great Principal Vice Principal needs to leave his attitude at the door 80% of teachers are fabulous! 20% of teachers are burnt out and need to get a new profession.
I am a student at JBMS and I think it is a really good school. They always take our opinion on things.
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