« Back to compare
/ / School Profile
6-8
Public district
Mountain City, TX
Students enrolled: 943
 

Contact this school

4950 Jack C Hays Trail
Mountain City, TX 78610

School website
(512) 268-1472
(512) 268-1610
Nearby homes for sale
Map of R C Barton Middle School address.

April 30, 2015
LOVE Barton. My daughter is amazingly happy, due in large part to the band and computer classes. In her 2 years so far at Barton, she's had a number of teachers who she particularly enjoyed who seemed very relatable and also pushed her to do better and better work. I can't say enough about the principal, she is incredibly responsive and at nearly every special event. She gives 110% to make sure these kids are engaged, safe, and are learning to be good citizens. Never thought I'd be so impressed with middle school. They do a good job keeping parents informed. There can always be some improvements on that front, but I feel like I'm updated about the big things and am welcome at the school to volunteer if I'm able. Peace, love, and Bobcats!

- submitted by a parent

March 11, 2012
My daughter came to Barton from another school district with a lets just say less than enthusiastic attitude. The teachers at Barton have done a wonderful job and really allowed her to shine. One of her most challenging subject before was social studies. She comes home almost every day now excited about what she learned in Coach Russo's U.S. History class. It excites me as a parent to see her so enthusiastic about learning and to be able to carry on conversations with her about all the wonderful things she is learning in this teachers classroom. Great job Barton teachers and keep up the great work!

- submitted by a parent

August 18, 2011
This is my son's 8th grade yr and my daughter's 6th grade yr. We love Barton. The band program is awesome. As for test scores, my son was chosen to take the SAT's in 7th grade and did amazingly well. We feel Barton is preparing these children for greatness. The teachers give up their own time to help students with tutoring. Everyone is very dedicated. Only complaint is PE has 6th-8th all together.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
May 04, 2010
I have 2 students at Barton and we have had excellent years. The teachers are wonderful, especially Jessica Homesley and Alicia Hernandez, who really challenge the kids to achieve more than they believe they can. The band program is excellent. BJ Sayger has got kids absolutely loving it! It has been a great 3 years for us and looking forward to 2 more!

- submitted by a parent

November 19, 2009
Very poor communication from the principal. I called to share concerns and found him to have a bad attitude, to be flippant and not to care. Kept stating that they were following State of Texas guidelines. When my daughter has at most 10 minutes of homework a night, receives straight As, but fails benchmark and district tests, I see a real problem. Following state standards are obviously not enough. I feel that our children are being 'dumbed down' and we are failing them miserably.

- submitted by a parent

March 03, 2009
Teachers are awesome! They go above and beyond with my 6th grader- They truly care. I do worry about safety and supervision in halls and in the cafeteria and do not like that 6,7,8 share lunch and PE. There does seem to be a lot of PDA with 8th graders- The assistant principal is very friendly and supportive and responds to questions- however, I have heard from other parents beside myself and own experience that the principal does not respond to emails. As a parent- I think it is important that all questions and concerns are responded to in a timely manner. Otherwise- I feel this school goes above and beyond in the way of academic expectations. My son loves it.

- submitted by a parent

February 20, 2009
it is great i was thankful to in roll my child

- submitted by a parent
no rating
January 22, 2009
I am very pleased with this school, my son has attended another middle school in this district, barton stands head and shoulders above the others

- submitted by a parent

September 30, 2006
I am very pleased with this school overall. My girls are so happy to be going here and have enjoyed every aspect of their school days. They have moved a lot and have had the best success at this school.

- submitted by a parent

Profile Completeness

BASIC

Want to improve this school’s profile? You can!

All schools on GreatSchools begin with BASIC completeness, which includes important information like contact details and test scores. It’s up to the school community to take the next steps. As a parent or community member, you can share what you know with other families by writing a review or answering a few questions about what the school offers. As a school leader, you can upload photos, describe school programs, and more with an Official school profile.

The completeness meter moves to INTERMEDIATE, then ADVANCED, and finally HONOR ROLL as you complete the following: 10 or more reviews, at least 1 photo, and 9 program questions parents find helpful.

Want to improve this school's profile?
for Parents
for Schools
 
Need help choosing a school? We can help »

Media Gallery

Media missing

Uh oh! No photos. This frame will look much better when you upload photos »


Nearby homes for sale

     

Last modified: April 30, 2015

Sign up for email updates

Connect with us

Translate this web page

About GreatSchools

Our mission is to help millions of parents get a great education for their kids. GreatSchools.org is an independent nonprofit and the leading national source of school information for families.


GreatSchools.org 1999 Harrison Street, Suite 1100, Oakland, CA 94612

©1998-2015 GreatSchools.org All Rights Reserved. GreatSchools is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization | Ad Choices

R C Barton Middle School
4950 Jack C Hays Trail, Mountain City, TX  78610
(512) 268-1472
Last modified R C Barton Middle School is a Public school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
R C Barton Middle School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 9 reviews. Top