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Houston, TX
Students enrolled: 1,328

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120 Castlegory Road
Houston, TX 77015

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(832) 386-2600
(832) 386-2643
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April 22, 2015
The Principal Mr. Lalor and his staff are doing a great job at NSMS. They make sure that there parents and students are well aware of what's going on at the school. I love the communication.

- submitted by a parent

January 08, 2015
The staff and the administration are one of the most qualified groups compared to other schools in other districts. The extra steps in which they take to take care of the students, parents,and the community is remarkable. The school has gained many awards for the past 16 years and is the largest middle school within that district. The teacher leadership is above average with a family atmosphere when you walk through the doors. Safety is a top priority and the differentiated strategies is the second top priority. This has increased all students' progress from the beginning of the year to the end of every year. Excellent school.

- submitted by a teacher

April 27, 2010
NSMS is a great school. It has very dedicated teachers educating students and using extra-curriculum activities to develop students inbuilt talents. The principal shows a high commitment to the students and teachers, and has an open door policy for all. It's refreshing to see him cheering for his students during meets, tournaments and school games, as well as attending choir or band performances. Despite the large number of students in this school, the principal, teachers and staff have made my daughter feel safe and at home. Thank you for mentoring, guiding, inspiring and carving a brighter future for our students.

- submitted by a parent
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July 29, 2009
I like the school allot and wish i could stay there my whole school time but it only goes to 8th grade and this is my last year at that that school. I really like it and wish everybody could go there.

- submitted by a student

May 31, 2007
Like most parents I think the focus is too much on the test, I spent a day at school with my son last year and was very impressed with the teachers and the behavior of most of the students. I am also very proud of the band

- submitted by a parent

July 06, 2005
NSMS is a pretty good school. From a teacher's point of view, I don't like how the leadership focuses way too much on TAKS...but all schools do that. Our extracurriculars are great...especially band, choir, and LOTC. The yearbook staff has been state-recognized and has won several awards for their journalism. Discipline is handled well and the facility overall is good. The custodial staff works very hard. I'm happy there.

- submitted by a teacher

May 12, 2005
This school seems to be overly caught up in the TASK test instead of what the children are actually learning in class.

- submitted by a parent

April 16, 2005
My son attends this school and I am not too sure about it yet. I attended north shore middle when i was a kid and it seems to have just got more crowded. I am a concerned parent who makes sure to check on my child often and all of the students there dress in the dress code but have their pants pulled down about half way down on their butt and are not told to pull them up. Another thing that bothers me is the TAKS test these kids have to take. How are they suppose to learn the basic stuff like we did when all they have time to teach is TAKS. come on people lets go back to the old school ways.

- submitted by a parent

August 02, 2003
I think their should be a better handle on discipline.

- submitted by a parent

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North Shore Middle School
120 Castlegory Road, Houston, TX  77015
(832) 386-2600
Last modified North Shore 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.
North Shore Middle School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 16 reviews. Top