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5-8
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Goodlettsville, TN
 

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300 South Main Street
Goodlettsville, TN 37072

(615) 859-8956
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November 26, 2014
I am a student at Goodlettsville Middle School. I know that over the past few years both parents and students have said that this school is terrible, but I highly disagree. Our new principal has been doing a great job making sure our school is a fun and safe learning environment. The teachers here are very understanding and passionate about what they do and try their very hardest to make sure every student understands the learning material. The friends I've met at this school are very friendly and diverse and I think that it is beautiful that we all get along so well. I am PROUD to be a Goodlettsville Trojan and I hope that several more parents will choose to enroll their children into the school.

- submitted by a community member
September 02, 2013
i am a student at goodlettsville middle school. the teachers try to help you the best they can. its fun and we always have a great time. mostly everyone is friendly here.

- submitted by a community member
July 13, 2011
My son was subjected to violence and theft on a regular basis and the principal did not do anything about it. What's worse, is they withheld his report card because the lock was stolen off his locker. He also had his ID stolen from his desk. The kids at this school are completely out of control and there are some serious leadership problems amongst the staff for them to allow this type of behavior from the children. I would not recommend this school to anyone.

- submitted by a parent
April 07, 2011
I am an eight grade student at Goodletsville middle school in the year of 2010-11. This school is trying to keep us proficient in our tcap test. They have divided us students into groups for help on the subject we need help on. Give a chance to this school. I am glad I changed From Nelly's Bend Middle to Goodletsville Middle. Lets go trojans! With our Teachers help, We Will Make!

- submitted by a community member
February 01, 2011
This is an excellent school. The teachers are dedicated to teaching every student as an individual. My child's experience there was positive.

- submitted by a parent
November 30, 2010
I am a student at Goodlettsvillle Middle School. I am in Encore and most of the work that teachers give me aren't challenging. This is my first year at GMS and I hate it. If you have kids and they want to come here say, "NO!"

- submitted by a community member
April 13, 2010
Some of the teachers, aren't really teaching. So, now I'm failing grade and worried that i won't pass

- submitted by a student
no rating March 01, 2010
I would not recommend this school at all for anybody.The staff is very nice but the principal is needing people skills and really need to have a better attitude. Dr Register needs to take a real hard look at her!

- submitted by a parent
no rating February 01, 2010
Its a great school. it can challenge the best of the best with some great teachers. I would recommend sending anyone's child to this school.

- submitted by a student
no rating December 17, 2009
Im a student here and I think that this school is ok! My uncle (the vice principal) takes everyone seriously (unless someones trying to make a joke thats not serious). I like that school and i wont leave until im in high school!

- submitted by a student
December 14, 2009
It is sad that my daughter feels unsafe, bullied, and unchallenged at this school. There is little structure or organization in daily routines and they are WAY behind grade level in learning. It is clear the principal does not have the best interest in the children.

- submitted by a parent
November 19, 2009
I am a parent and have no reason to lie. The last three posts must be from the principal (or some other staff) posing as a parent because they are the only positive remarks and they are close in time. The school is a joke and I am telling you get your children out of there! My kids suffered almost an entire year before we were able to relocate. Like I said, I do not work for the school and have no reason to lie. Get your kids a better education! If you read the posts before these three, it pretty much sums up the truth.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 21, 2009
I just read one of the parent's comments. It upsets me to think GMS is not a great school. The principal and staff handle all concerns with followup to the parents. It amazes me to see this forum as nothing but positive for this school. If you don't believe me, you need to come volunteer. I volunteer as often as I can. They do a wonderful job. It saves me a lot of money by not placing my child in a private school.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 19, 2009
I had three of my children attend Goodlettsville Middle. The school is well maintained. I have seen the principal's car at the school late at night and on weekends. My children received a great education and are doing well in high school and college.

- submitted by a parent
September 16, 2009
Goodlettsville Middle is my old high school and now my daughter attends the same school that I attended. Many great and talented people have come from this school and I'm glad my child has the same opportunity to do the same.

- submitted by a parent
September 11, 2009
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July 24, 2009
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- submitted by a student
March 23, 2009
I am a very patient person but have to agree with the other posters on here also. This is one of those 'if I had known then what I know now' situations and it is making me crazy to see how it is destroying my child! His teacher is terrific and all but when you have a principal who seems to think that discipline can be replaced by a forced handshake and 'apology' there isn't much hope for order, let alone education...

- submitted by a parent
March 22, 2009
We came to GMS in January and my kids are DREADING going back tomorrow from spring break. I agree with all the reviews before mine about disrespectful students and unstable faculty. We are going to try to make it until May but it is so hard to get my children out of bed each day to go some place so dark and negative.

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March 09, 2009
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December 01, 2008
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November 18, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
November 14, 2008
There are some real gems at this school as far as teachers go, but they can only do so much for the overall experience in this school. Kids are poorly behaved, foul-mouthed and I constantly have to coach my son to not fall prey to the ones who are dishonest. He has already been stolen from twice. There were a lot of lofty statements made about the program and how issues are handled, but I have yet to see anything enforced if I don't go down to the school and press the issue. My kid is miserable... we're looking for some alternatives now but Goodlettsville has no other options. That makes ME miserable!

- submitted by a parent
September 19, 2008
This is a crazy place. There are too many changes and not enough consistency on discipline or anything else. My son has had his schedule changed about 4 times in the 1st month because they can't figure out what teacher to put where. Crazy kids and crazy staff. We won't be here long.

- submitted by a parent
August 24, 2008
Our kids go/went to Goodlettsville Elementary school and had successful experiences. When it was time for middle school, we struggled with where to send them. When we were looking into GMS, the principal and other teachers told us there was a 'magnet program' within the school, among other great things. However, my daughter started 5th grade a few weeks ago and has been exposed to fighting, theft, disrespect, and gang problems. We are very distraught and are planning on going to private school or Sumner County. Everything this principal has told us was incredibly untrue. This is the worst school I have ever seen.

- submitted by a parent
August 13, 2008
Metro schools are in trouble and this school proves it. My 8th grader counted over 10 new faces in faculty and administration. They just can't keep good teachers. Also, every school except this one has a website that works.

- submitted by a parent
August 04, 2008
I will not be sending my child to this school this year. We moved so we could go to Sumner County. There have been too many poor decisions made here and my son was miserable.

- submitted by a parent
August 01, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
July 30, 2008
As a substitute teacher, I know this school is not the worst! Sure, it has its problems such as rude behavior, terrible disrespect, and no discipline but most of the teachers are very helpful and encouraging. There are some good kids there. I think it needs more positive leadership.

- submitted by a teacher
July 21, 2008
This school is ok. My daughter will be in 8th grade and has enjoyed it for the most part. She has complained about some decisions made by the principal and that the school loses all its good teachers due to lack of administrative support.

- submitted by a parent
July 18, 2008
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- submitted by a student
July 18, 2008
I pulled my child out of this school. There is too much danger, too many gangs, and not enough support from the principal.

- submitted by a parent
no rating June 13, 2008
I have two children attending this school. I pulled one of my children out the magnet school to go back to her zone school. I have found the principal to be extremely knowledgeable and helpful. The teachers are great and the school is well kept. My oldest child has received high school credit in three different subjects. I have been in the office to pick up my child. The office staff nor principals overreact to upset students. They take the time to talk to the student and deal with the issue. Both of my girls say they feel safe knowing everyone cares about them.

- submitted by a parent
June 12, 2008
i am a student at gms and everyday i wake up dreading the entire school day. the principal just stands around her office and everything goes to the assistant principal. i would not recomend this school to anyone unless they want their child to learn in an unruly and disrespectful environment.

- submitted by a student
February 20, 2008
I went there last year and hated it. I was in 'advanced' classes are nothing compared to magnet. The kids are rude and disrespectful but the principal doesn't do anything but punish everyone. It's like jail but really it's the kids fault. I happier now even though I make worse grades at least i'm challenged. Wow this is long lol.

- submitted by a student
February 10, 2008
I have substitute taught in this school a few times and it is hell. The kids are unruly and there is no support from the administration. I broke up about 3 fights in one day and nothing is done to address the overall disrespect of the students. I no longer sub at this school and was very displeased with my experience.

- submitted by a parent
February 03, 2008
My daughter attended GMS last year and though she had great teachers in the 6th grade, we found the parent involvement, administration, and overall atmosphere of the school to be less than adequate. The principal seems to only care about herself and pushes all the work onto the assistant, who is pretty good. I would not recommend this school to anyone.

- submitted by a parent
January 31, 2008
The school isn't the best, The principal doesn't seem to care about what goes on. Just about everything goes to the assistant principal. There are always kids fighting. And they don't have the right dicipline.

- submitted by a community member
January 30, 2008
This skewl is ok. Most of the kids r nice and stuff. The principal is rly kewl and most of the teachers r gr8. Its just the couple of teachers that dnt rly care about the estudiantes.

- submitted by a student
no rating October 24, 2007
I work with the faculty and administration on a regualr basis. They are all very helpful and professional. The administrative staff are always on top of any issues that need to be addressed. They have created and great and safe learning environment for the students.

- submitted by a community member
March 01, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
August 10, 2006
Great learning experiences. You have fun while learning. Keep up the good work goodlettsville middle school.

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July 18, 2006
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- submitted by a student
February 22, 2006
I am a faculty member at GMS and I absolutely love it. All the students and staff are so welcoming, since I came in the middle of the year, and considerate. There is no where else I'd rather work.

- submitted by a staff
August 30, 2003
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Goodlettsville Middle School
300 South Main Street, Goodlettsville, TN  37072
(615) 859-8956
Last modified Goodlettsville Middle School is a Public school that serves grades 5-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 3 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Goodlettsville Middle School Rating: 2 out of 5 based on 45 reviews. Top