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4317 East Emory Road
Knoxville, TN 37938

(865) 922-7494
(865) 925-7493
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November 19, 2015
Mrs. Hargrave, she has been there for my child when things may be hard to deal with or when she has just needed someone to talk to.

- submitted by a community member

November 19, 2015
Everyone seems to be on top of things. When ever we have a problem, the teachers seem to take care of the problem.

- submitted by a community member

September 30, 2014
If you're not from a certain background, certain teachers will bully your child in class in a verbal way, like verbal abuse, but more subtle, so you can't do anything about it. I'm extremely disappointed in this school and the way they do things. This woman has embarrassed my child in her classroom full of his peers several. times and I can't do anything about it. I'm currently trying to find an alternative school for him. I would homeschool him, but I'm a full time student myself, so that's not possible. He's in the 6th grade. It's his first year out of elementary school and he is dreading school every day because of this teacher. If he's not doing well, I expect them to notify me, but instead they verbally abuse him in class. It's not acceptable. Not all of the teachers are bad. He has a few that are great teachers, but 2 that are extremely bad teachers.

- submitted by a parent

April 17, 2013
This school is Amazing! Everyone from staff to administration are focused on the children's success. Parental involvement is a must though. They will not reach out to communicate with you if you neglect to communicate with them though. Stay involved.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
September 28, 2009
HMS has a great staff that clearly has the goal of establishing the best possible learning environment that a student could use, there is absolutely No Child Left Behind in this school!

- submitted by a community member
no rating
April 22, 2009
I luv this school the teachers are great and I have sooo many friends.

- submitted by a student

November 25, 2008
I do believe that a lot could be done to make Halls Middle Schools better. It will need to be done through parent involvement. The teachers need to be help accountable for there lesson plans and their counterproductive attitudes.

- submitted by a parent

October 30, 2008
This is the best school i've ever been to and i've been to a lot, halls is my true home school included. I'm a seventh grader. By the way i wish the teachers wouldn't be so demand!

- submitted by a student
no rating
March 11, 2008
i am in 9th grade but i went to halls middle school and they are a really goo school..i liked it alot the kids are nice most of the teachers are nice..and they are VERY strict on rules as to disipline wise..but if i could redo my 8th grade year i would so go back to hms...

- submitted by a student

April 22, 2007
Halls Middle School is a great school! I am a sixth grader and they have really welcomed me! Go Halls Red Devils!!!

- submitted by a student

August 25, 2006
I have a child at Halls Middle and think the teaching staff is below par. An atmosphere like that however, starts at the top of the school administration and with parents.

- submitted by a student

August 08, 2006
Hi I am an 8th Grader at halls middle and I Love it there. Ive met so many good friends and nice people there. Some of the teachers are strict though but only because they care about our grades and how we do in school. I never liked going to school and now I can t wait to wake up and go. I would most defiantly recommend halls middle because it s a great school.

- submitted by a student

December 13, 2005
I know this is a great school. I went there in the 70's. I have a child there now. I have had two children go through Halls Middle. I have had several nieces and nephews go through and are there now. After Halls High I went on to the University of Tennessee and graduated on the Deans list. I am working on my third child to comlete her education at Halls Middle. There is no better person than Mr. Jay Wormsley. Mr Oliver and his staff really take their job seriously. I have been blessed with them. My children are average to honor roll. Everything they have been involved in, good or bad has been handled fairly. Some teachers are still there and my children have had some of them. They are still very enthusiastic.

- submitted by a student

August 05, 2005
This school is a horrible place to learn. I have two kids of the same age that attend the schools 8th grade. They are, in my opinion, mistreated by the staff, and by the students. The staff do not put their all into teaching. The kids are strongly judgmental, and the teachers do a bad job of controlling them and their actions. I would never recommend this school (or the district for that matter) to a friend. The school also has a history of racism.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
April 05, 2005
a lot of teachers have been there to long and have lost their enthusiasm for teaching. their attitudes are affecting the students behavior,self-concept and all the fun, positive aspects of school.

- submitted by a student

May 20, 2004
Halls middle school was agreat place to get my 6th grade education. I really enjoyed the teachers and staff.I'd definitely give this school a 10 on a 1-10 scale! Way to go HMS,go devils!

- submitted by a student
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Halls Middle School
4317 East Emory Road, Knoxville, TN  37938
(865) 922-7494
Last modified Halls Middle School is a Public school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Halls Middle School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 31 reviews. Top