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Fort Worth, TX
Students enrolled: 983

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3821 Staghorn Circle South
Fort Worth, TX 76137

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(817) 744-3050
(817) 847-6990
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May 31, 2015
FHMS has amazing teachers. I can't name them all. If I have a complaint about this school it is the parents that refuse to hold ther children accountable for things that not only affect them, but other students as well. Also, it is disheartening to see the way students at other district schools treat the students at FHMS. I have heard many racist and nasty comments about income. I have found the diversity to be an important lesson about life. Not everyone grows up the same color having mommy and daddy hover over them while paying the way to intolerance! God bless FHMS. Great things happening there.

- submitted by a community member

December 18, 2014
I have no idea why this school is rated a 7. All schools around this area have gone down hill. Bullying is in every school and most schools know how to take measures in their own hands but be prepared. If your child becomes bullied and notifies a staff as they mention. Do not hesitate of keeping a close eye. The school and every school including Fossil Ridge High School will carelessly keeping a close eye on your child of bullying. Once your child becomes a victim of bullying, there is no saving your child. Your child may turn the tables and face his/her bully. By doing this your child will defend themselves. Sadly in the eyes of this school, your child becomes a suspect. Beware of this school towards bullying, your child will become a suspect. Hear it from the children as well as the parents.

- submitted by a parent

October 23, 2013
Horrible about communication and don't focus on children with special needs. The teachers are nice but not warm and inviting

- submitted by a parent

August 29, 2013
This school may not be in the best conditions but the teachers their are fab! Kelli Baker is a great history teacher! I saw a lot of improvement in my daughter with history In that class :)

- submitted by a community member

May 28, 2013
The students behavior is another story, but in the hallways some students tend to be "insane", when the hallways are unmonitored. Ever since its opening back in 1987, it had been a hazard zone school for parents, even though they always expected it to be "normal" or "safe", as society expects the way that it is supposed to be.

- submitted by a community member

September 28, 2012
This school may not be in the most amazing and wonderful conditions, but, they do have some awesome teachers who know what they are doing and know what they're teaching. So yeah that school might be ghetto, BUT I will never be ashamed to say that I went there. I am now in Trimble Tech High School. Class of 2015. Inside, I'm Still, and always will be, a Forest Oak Lion.!

- submitted by a community member

August 03, 2011
this school so ghetto.. i hate when people always say that. Dr. Hadley says that it's not and we should be proud of that! Wildcats forever!

- submitted by a community member

June 02, 2011
I Rate this school the highest. The scool and location is great, the Teachers make it a priority that the students learn and that the parents are aware. my Daughter absolutly loved her 2 years at Fossil Hill middle School. The communication is great, via email and phone.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
February 03, 2009
ms.renau is the best teacher ever i have learned so much in her class

- submitted by a student

July 31, 2008
I cant belive fhms is a reconized school!! parents may have their opioions and so do i. Great school people! great school mr. Hadley is great

- submitted by a parent

February 13, 2008
FHMS has an awesome staff that reflects on the kids.

- submitted by a parent

February 11, 2008
I am very pleased with FHMS. The staff are excellent and the kids are really great. My son has truly thrived at FHMS. I love the diversity of the school and feel very blessed that my son is attending school here. Mr Hadley genuinely cares for the staff, the students and the school and it certainly shows.

- submitted by a parent

February 11, 2008
Principal Hadley is a terrific mentor. The teachers are motivated and willing to help the children comprehend even the most daunting schoolwork. There is a true spirit of high standards and excellence throughout the school.

- submitted by a parent

December 05, 2007
We do have a lots of fun but way to strict.

- submitted by a student

November 04, 2007
I am a student at FHMS and i love it! I am in the choir program and the Music Director,Mrs.Applin is absolutely fantastic! I also have Mrs.Isom for English and she is excellent! The Principal Mr.Hadley takes bullying very seriously hear. It's actually not as bad as everyone says it is.

- submitted by a student

October 06, 2007
I am a student at Fossil Hill Middle and greatly enjoy it. It has a good environment and some good teachers. Many are prejudice against the school because it is a little older and is more racially diverse. The band program is good for all but percussion and athletics are good for boys but not girls.

- submitted by a student

July 25, 2007
I am impressed with how well my son has done at Fossil Hill. He loves the school and the teachers do go above and beyond for my child. They have contacted me with their concerns and were very good at responding and helping me with my concerns.

- submitted by a parent

March 06, 2007
My daughter is in 8th grade at Fossil Hill and has had a very positive experience. The teachers are great and seem to really like the kids and enjoy their jobs. I have looked into some of the other schools in the area and from talking with other parents I think this school has much less jealousy and prejudice. My daughter has friends of many ethnic and economic backgrounds and I believe she will be a better person for that. My son also went to Fossil Hill and had a positive experience.

- submitted by a parent

March 03, 2007
I do not reccomend this school for parents to send their children to if they are truly concered about their childs acedemic levels, vocabulary, or tolerence. While the teachers are wonderful by giving life lessons and helping students who are having trouble the school itself is not a wonderful enviorment. While it's not as bad as a few inner city schools I reccomend you place your child elsewhere such as in Indian Springs or the new Trinity Springs. Or at least do some backround reading on this school before you send them here, I highly reccomend that at the very least.

- submitted by a student

January 03, 2007
My child attends FHMS, I have heard alot of bad things about this school. I will say they do not put up with much. It has been a positive experience for us. My son teachers are great always going above and beyond to help him.

- submitted by a parent

January 03, 2007
Fossil Hill Middle school has been such a positive and happy place for my daughter, she has done really well academically and the Teachers are always willing to help.The principal has only been here for two years and has done an outstanding job in turning the school around. The school encourage parent involvement as much as possible. If your child will be going to Fossil Hill Middle school rest assured your child with your support will be very happy at this school.

- submitted by a parent

February 24, 2006
Fossil Hill is a great place for kids to receive a great education. The teachers are hard-working and great, positive role models for the students. I can't wait for my son to go to Fossil Hill !

- submitted by a teacher

October 07, 2005
This school is not a school you want your child going to. There is too much drama and the staff doesnt know how to help you!

- submitted by a student

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Fossil Hill Middle School
3821 Staghorn Circle South, Fort Worth, TX  76137
(817) 744-3050
Last modified Fossil Hill Middle School is a Public school that serves grades 7-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Fossil Hill Middle School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 36 reviews. Top