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500 Conduit Rd
Colonial Heights, VA 23834

(804) 524-3420
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November 23, 2014
CHMS is a wonderful school! If parents are worried about their 6th graders entering a middle school....DON'T worry! The program set up, to get 6th graders adjusted to middle school, is fantastic! 6th graders love it! The teachers work together to make sure their students, in all grades, get the best education possible! Teachers at CHMS CARE!!

- submitted by a community member
September 16, 2011
I went to this school many years ago but my mom was a stay at home mom so I was very upset to find out there is no bus for my LITTLE girl!!! Im not at all happy that a school that claims to care about our childrens safty expects a 4 feet tall,50 pound cute little girl to walk alone 3 blocks. I know its not far but in this day and age is that really a good idea?I spoke to many people about this and the only answer I get is " its always been that way" Well times have changed. I think CH needs to catch up, dont you.

- submitted by a parent
June 19, 2011
My oldest daughter attended CHMS and my youngest daughter is a rising 8th grader this coming year. It's an excellent school but unfortunately, diversity is beginning to raise it's ugly head. However, it's not yet at the level where it has significantly degraded the learning experience. And much of it seems due to nonresidents enrolling thier kids in the CH school system but the administration is working hard to nip it in the bud. The new principal is also a vast improvement over the previous one who left prior to the beginning of the 2010-2011 school year.

- submitted by a parent
June 09, 2010
can someone please tell me, how is this school? my daughter will be a 8th grade student next year, and i would like to know how the school is, so i can decide to make the move finale, or not.

- submitted by a community member
July 30, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
June 11, 2009
I am writing this as the parent of a 6th grader! Today was the 6th grade assembly and some 8th grade girls decided to come to school in extremely short shorts or pajamas. When the principal spoke with the girls several of them were very disrespectful. She sent those girls who were disrespectful home. I am thankful to have my child in a school where the principal expects rules to be followed every day - even the last day of school.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 25, 2008
I am very proud to teach at Colonial Heights Middle School. I have taught at a middle and a high school in another system, and while my experiences at all three have been very good, the experience at CHMS is the best. Middle school is a tough time for kids, a time of transition, with a lot of added independence, responsibility, and more difficult academic material for the students. You are always walking a fine line as a middle school teacher between helping the student to develop and protecting the student from 'falls' that would be too painful. By and large the faculty walks this line well, is very prepared to teach their subject area, and is creative and strives to make things interensting and engaging for the students. We are supported by a great administration and have made a successful transition to a new principal who is excellent.

- submitted by a teacher
June 13, 2008
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- submitted by a student
September 12, 2007
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- submitted by a student
December 24, 2006
I think that CHMS is the best!!! The teachers go over and above what is required of them. There are so many clubs and extracurricular clubs - the teachers run these without extra pay. They really care about their students. The Principal, assistant Principal and guidance are fabulous. Except for a few teachers -most teachers are great and it is obvious they enjoy their work. The teachers are willing to try cutting edge technology as well as tried and true teaching methods to help children learn.

- submitted by a staff
December 20, 2005
Although my last child has just finished at CHMS, it is a wonderful school that all my children attended. The comment about the sarcastic teachers though is true in a few cases and I wish they could help those teachers learn to have better skills in dealing with children. I personally wrote several letters to a particular teacher and that seemed to help as my child reported that she stopped a lot of the sarcasism and the 'stupid, retard and idiot' remarks. All in all, fantastic school with a fantastic staff and a fantastic principal. Mr. Green is the best in dealing with anything that comes his way.

- submitted by a parent
October 12, 2005
My daughter is in 7th grade this year, and doing very good compared to last year.She had a very hard time in 6th grade.This year she loves her new teachers they brought there and feels more comfotable with her work! Way to go for the new teachers they brought there for 7th graders! 7th Grade Teachers,Keep up the good job!

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March 30, 2005
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March 30, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
March 09, 2005
CHMS has a serious problem with teachers who don't teach, who are sarcastic to students,and with looking the other way when it comes to 'bullying' issues. Reguardless of what you may think, bullying is not a rite of passage! It is a very serious and dangerous problem!

- submitted by a parent
April 29, 2004
Colonial Heights Middle school is a wonderful place to send your children. The teacher/parent relationship is excellent. Strong PTO, sports program, clubs and a wonderful WOW sponsorship. can't give enough praise. My daughter has been to 5 different schools due to our military career and the Colonial Heights School system is tops by far. Way to go teachers, parents and children! Keep up the concern and dedication. You are forming our future.

- submitted by a parent
February 23, 2004
I and both of my children have gone to Colonial Heights schools. My 13 yr old, is in 8th grade there now. I would truly reccomend Colonial Heights school systems. Although, things are changing all the time, you never know what it's going to be like a few years from now, if you know what I mean.

- submitted by a parent
no rating August 26, 2003
I think CHMS is a great school to go to. There are plenty of electives that the kids can chose from and there are plenty of clubs and sports to keep hte kids active after school.

- submitted by a community member
August 25, 2003
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Colonial Heights Middle School
500 Conduit Rd, Colonial Heights, VA  23834
(804) 524-3420
Last modified Colonial Heights Middle School is a Public school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Colonial Heights Middle School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 19 reviews. Top