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6-8
Public district
Trophy Club, TX
Students enrolled: 1,016
 

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601 Parkview Drive
Trophy Club, TX 76262

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(817) 215-0500
(817) 215-0548
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May 07, 2015
My kids have attended probably what would be considered more than the usual number of schools due to my husbands work. We moved to Trophy Club last year specifically to attend this school thinking it would be one of the better public schools in the area. Extremely disappointed! Only a few teachers seemed to really care (seemed more interested in just getting through the day), huge lack of communication between teachers and parents as far as what is upcoming in the class, not sure what the function of the counseling department is as we asked for assistance on some issues and never got any serious attention (we finally just decided to give up) and there was a lack of guidance when we were trying to choose classes or information we were given turned out to be incorrect, the student body was very uninterested in welcoming new students in...very cliquish (especially if your student is not an athlete)...and there are really very few activities that are offered to create a sense of "student body" or encourage school spirit and cohesiveness. When we were there we had the worst year of school my kids have ever had. We moved specifically to get in to another school. Much happier now.

- submitted by a parent

April 26, 2015
Had a child this year in school writing in blood in the girls bathroom. Doesn't make for a 4 or 5 star rating. As far as academics I give them a 3 for trying. Too lacks with students allowing them to turn in assignments after they are due or retaking a test for a better grade. The real world doesn't work that way.

- submitted by a parent

April 16, 2015
We had a disappointing experience at Medlin where our child attended for 1.5 years. The counseling office provided no support when my child became ill and was unwilling to offer any assistance. The class sizes are very large and are not conducive to children who thrive in a smaller setting.

- submitted by a parent

October 28, 2014
No matter the ridiculous reviews down below; No matter the rating of 4 stars out of 5. The issue I have is not with the testing scores and the academics, but with the facilities. Bathrooms are cleaned rarely and smell horrid, a pungent odor coming down the hall every hour of the day. There is often a thin mold growing on the water fountains. The approximate number of sick days per student a year is between 15-20 a year. I love the staff and the teachers, there to make you understand what you need to, there to understand you and learn from you, taking into consideration what they have learned and using it to teach the next grade level. DO NOT go to this school if you have a need for using the bathroom or for drinking water often, as like said, the facility it purely disgusting.

- submitted by a community member

July 13, 2011
All of my nephews go to Medlin and they all have dyslexia and dsygraphia. Medline does not have a program for these special services and has been very difficult to work with. The kids have been extremely sad and frustrated at trying to get help.

- submitted by a community member
no rating
March 09, 2010
THe best thing about this school is that they encourage you to constantly do your best and the saying here at Medlin really is true at medlin you never walk alone you always walk with someone by your side at all times.

- submitted by a student
no rating
April 29, 2009
I think this about the best school on earth because i am going there now. Teachers are very supportive

- submitted by a student

October 15, 2008
it rocks! it's the best school u have ever seen! the teachers are the best!

- submitted by a student
no rating
January 12, 2008
I love this school the teachers are understanding and love the students i learn plenty here. And are very tolerant i've gottern in trouble at this school that could've got me jail time but they take time to speak to you about the problems you may have teachers such as mrs.Savell,mrs.Mcleod,mrs.Haughland,ms.Myers,mrs.Shirley,mrs.Roach,mrs.Vineyard,mrs,warren,mrs gibbson,mrs murf,mr.Bixler, coach culberson,coach lovern,coach savell,coach lovern, coach knisley & mrs.Knisley,officer and mrs.Conklin,mr.Harrington,mr.Glancy,mrs.Ellis,mrs.Alwin,mrs.Seltzer,coach mayo,senora webb,coach kephart,coach sis,coach alred etc etc all these have their own personalities and are magnificent educators and i wouldn't recommend any other school on earth!

- submitted by a student
no rating
December 12, 2007
Medlin is an amazing school. I had difficulties in math, and Ms. Boyle was an wonderful teacher, i understand everything now. 6th grade was a good year, and this year, im in 7th grade and everything is better than ever. I don't know how any parent would not want their child to go here! Mrs. Ellis is also a very good princable.

- submitted by a student

November 10, 2007
The staff at Medlin is exceptional. Their genuine concern for each student is evident as they encourage students to reach their highest potential.

- submitted by a parent

August 31, 2007
No complaints about the academics. AP Math and AP Science classes were challenging and fun for my child. This school is very clickish. There is a School Uniform Policy which appears to have a 100% student opt-out (wasted money buying buying school uniforms as required by school handbook). Complaints to the district administration was ignored and not one phone call was returned. The on-campus police officer DID notice. I do not recommend this school.

- submitted by a parent

March 01, 2007
The learing is fine but the cliques take over the school.

- submitted by a student

March 14, 2006
We found this school to have some dedicated teachers the first year we were there. Something happened the next year however and several teachers quit.We were not satisfied with this campus , the Special Education department in particular. We believe this is typical in Texas and wish we could find a Spec.Ed. Dept.willing to implement an IEP not just talk about it.As taxpayers we feel we received the short-end of the stick.

- submitted by a parent

December 16, 2005
The teachers try, but fall short. They are probably at the mercy of their district and the rules that limit their thinking and creativity... but alas. Not a fan of the Texas Public School System, I have found that Northwest is particularly bad (when compared with say Keller). The parents are very involved. There are programs, but their gifted and talented program certainly falls short of great. The school is also very strict, which is kinda good and kinda annoying. Especially when each teacher calls you from each period because your child forgot their planner 1 time. I think that there may be other things to worry about.

- submitted by a parent

July 12, 2005
Both of my children have gone here; prepared them very well for High school.

- submitted by a parent

June 18, 2005
two of my daughter attended medlin middle. there are good teachers and a good learning environment.they offer alot of extracurricular activities. they also have great parent involvement.

- submitted by a parent

December 10, 2004
This school is exceptional. Everyone expects the very best! The facility is spotless and safe. If all public schools were managed like this, private schools would cease to exist. I highly recommend this school for your children grades 6-8.

- submitted by a parent

July 11, 2004
This school is the best. Students really want to get out of bed in the morning. Its so much fun to learn here. I think the best teacher at this school is Mrs.Mcleod the best math teacher in the world.

- submitted by a student

June 14, 2004
This school is great. I think Mrs.Ellis is a wonderful principle. She has made this school the best out of all the schools I've gone to. Thank you Mrs.Ellis.

- submitted by a student

January 13, 2004
Mrs. Ellis is a straight forward administrator. She says exactly what she means without mincing words. This applies to both parents and students. My 7th grader respects and admires our Principal as do I.

- submitted by a parent

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Medlin Middle School
601 Parkview Drive, Trophy Club, TX  76262
(817) 215-0500
Last modified Medlin Middle School is a Public school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Medlin Middle School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 33 reviews. Top