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State College, PA
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2180 School Dr
State College, PA 16803

(814) 272-8217
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March 19, 2015
This is such a great school. My son completely changed upon starting middle school here. Elementary school was a struggle with lack of motivation and trouble learning/retaining content. Though he has always been a kind and responsible person, something about starting here fresh has brought about such a change...he is organized and self-motivated to do his homework and keep up with assignments. Though I can't point to any particular thing because I don't spend that much time in the school (just by way of it being middle school), I see the positive change in my son and am thrilled!

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July 27, 2014
Amazing school with amazing teachers, classes and activities. I am very grateful my children get to attend such a wonderful school!

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June 20, 2014
My child has thrived at this school. The teachers are top notch as is the administration and the guidance counselor. Keep up the good work!

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April 13, 2014
Wonderful school -- challenging curriculum, differentiated instruction, and excellent facilities. Good communication between parents and teachers as well as students and teachers. My child transferred mid-year and has been very happy with the learning environment and new friends.

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April 09, 2014
I love pfms! It has been such a huge change. The teachers are so nice and understanding.

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March 27, 2014
I absolutely love this school. I was the new kid this year, and the school gave me the opportunity to learn new things, make some awesome friends, and have some pretty amazing teachers. The counselors really reach out and want to help you be your best. There's also absolutely no bullying at this school. The academics are top notch. The thing I like best about PFMS though is the attitude. There's a lot of support and there aren't cliques that rule the school. They also have extra curricular activities that give students the chance to try out something new and become part of something that'll help the world. I guess what I'm trying to say is...you rock PFMS!!!

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February 12, 2012
I am very disappointed with this school, especially after our wonderful experience with the Park Forest Elementary school. The extracurricular activities are geared toward the older kids. My child loved learning, and I've been saddened to see his love of learning snuffed out by the lack of caring and the overwhelmed teachers here.

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March 11, 2007
my son attended this school for 6th through 8th grades. A few teachers were very good, but most teachers were just average and some were poor. there are many extracurricular activities here - lots of sports, but there is definitely not an 'everybody plays attitude', even in 6th grade only a handful of 'the best' players are picked for teams; the music program, tech ed, and home ec are really excellent. 3 foreign languages are taught beginning in sixth grade.

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July 29, 2004
This is a wonderful school with a very involved principal to oversee it. They have a great tech ed, foreign language and music program. Math for all levels including advanced placement. There is plenty of homework. Activities abound and safety is tops. The teachers vary from excellet to ok but I have not found any to be poor. I was happy to move into such a wonderful area and school system.

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Park Forest Middle School
2180 School Dr, State College, PA  16803
(814) 272-8217
Last modified Park Forest Middle School is a Public school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Park Forest Middle School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 12 reviews. Top