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Sumter, SC
Students enrolled: 501

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1200 Oswego Rd
Sumter, SC 29153

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(803) 775-7272
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September 25, 2009
I feel that Chestnut Oaks is a great school. My son loves it. I serve on the SIC Board. I believe when you work and volunteer, you get a better picture of the school and what's going on. They have a great leader and the other staff members are so pleasant and are easy to work with and talk to when it comes to my son. That's important! i am very pleased and invite other parents to come out and join us make the school even better. Brenda Hairston

- submitted by a parent

June 19, 2008
Chestnut oaks middle school is a awsome school to go to. The principle plan great activities for us , like for an example if we do good on our Pact test, Benchmark, and map testing we get to go fun places. Also they also plan a 3 day trip for students who showed good character the whole school year.The teachers there understand when we say who need help with something and they will try there best to help us understand. I love chestnut oaks middle school.

- submitted by a student

April 29, 2008
This school is really bad for kids and there isnt enough teacher guidance or help for the students.

- submitted by a parent

March 15, 2008
Chestnut Oaks Middle School is a great school. It may seem like there is a lot of bad things going on at the school but it is really not. COMS have very good students and teachers. Teachers would go all out the way to help the students do their best on everything they do.

- submitted by a student
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February 04, 2008
I have had one child in school there for 3 years 6th through 8th grade and I have another that started there this year and I have nothing but praise for all facets of the school.

- submitted by a parent
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September 17, 2007
This is my child's first year at Chestnut Oaks. The school was taken over by the state. I am not sure how I feel about the school as a whole yet. I do know that my child has had some problems with the math and its been 3 weeks and I am just finding out about it now. Also I have emailed some of the teachers and its going on a week now and I have not received a response. I was under the impression that we could get in touch with the teachers this way. I understand that the teachers are busy but this is concerning our children. I would like to know how to help.

- submitted by a parent
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July 12, 2007
This school need new leadership that care about students and not themselves.

- submitted by a student

December 10, 2006
I have two children that attend Chestnut Oaks Middle School and how the school received the red carpet award is beyond me. The teachers have no control over the students. I have been trying to get my child out of this school going on three years now and no one seems to care about his education but me. All the district is worried about is the numbers of kids that attend each school. I do not recommend this school to anyone.

- submitted by a parent

May 25, 2006
' I am a student at Chestnut Oaks Middle in my first year. Now I disbelive these reviews, I have experianced everything first hand , and I feel that Chestnut is the place for you child to gain independance and learn what is right and wrong! They give us the perfect amount of freedom and , Dr.Leaach is very involved. Chestnut is the one place where i feel safe and i thank the wonderful staff for that!

- submitted by a student

February 10, 2005
I believe that this school isn't the best schhol in the district for anyones child to attend. They don't have the right teachers that are esential for learning. The rules are strict and it seems as if the children don't get any freedom. The only way they really get to socialize is at lunch and at that time they can only talk to people that are in their class.

- submitted by a student

January 04, 2005
I have never before incountered a school with a very serious racial problem. And with a principal that will not take charge of this very serious issue. It is truely a sad situation. There are a few teachers and one Asst. principal that do care and are trying to get ahold of the situations going on at this school. Children in this school are allowed to abuse other children verbaly and physcialy by the principal at this school. I would never encourage any parent to enroll there child or children in this school.

- submitted by a parent

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Chestnut Oaks Middle School
1200 Oswego Rd, Sumter, SC  29153
(803) 775-7272
Last modified Chestnut Oaks Middle School is a Public school that serves grades 6-8
Chestnut Oaks Middle School Rating: 2 out of 5 based on 12 reviews. Top