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Courtland, VA
Students enrolled: 603

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23450 Southampton Pkwy
Courtland, VA 23837

(757) 653-9250
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January 20, 2014
Yes. What people are saying is true. Do not remove here with kids. The schools system is sad and upsetting. Kids need teachers and staff that will be helpful and understanding. Here in Southampton You Will Not Get!!!!

- submitted by a community member

May 22, 2013
I agree with all of you. Adding to your comments the staff could careless if your child is bullied. I have also seen certain teachers add to it. Didnt take me long to remove my child from this school. If you are looking for a good school for your child, you wont find it here. I give this school an F. They failed in all areas in helping my child.

- submitted by a parent

April 17, 2013
Southampton Middle School is a very huge disappointment.My children and so did I attended Southampton Elementary schools and boy did they have wonderful experiences, and then it was on to the Middle School. Wow....totally disappointed.Unfriendly staff, a very cold feeling even at the open house. You feel like you are an outsider and your child is just another number, but I can honestly say you never hear of any gang violence.Its a pretty safe environment but not a friendly one.

- submitted by a parent

March 16, 2012
I don't believe this school is worthy of a star! As a parent of a current sixth grader who is also an honor roll student, I have been very unhappy with the school as a whole. The principal rarely deals with situations by diverting them to the assistant principal, this is also her first year in administration and I would venture to say that she is on a power trip!! She seems to bully the students rather than disciplining them. The administration staff needs to focus their time and attention on dealing with the real problems within this school rather than picking on the harmless honor roll students that follow rules accordingly. Poor excuse of a school!! Since a star is required to submit, I regretfully given them one star!

- submitted by a parent

May 20, 2011
I see that there are no recent posts for the middle school. I was just wondering if someone could tell me about the moral of the building as it relates to the students and staff, gang activity, test scores, the overall basics of the school.

- submitted by a parent

April 18, 2010
Administration turn a blind eye to what is the root of the problems SMS is having and will continue to have. There is no real technology to speak of. Many teachers do not keep up with their web pages, and do not check e-mail. Not all... there are some who are very good about this. I wish SMS had Edline, which allows parents, from home, work, on deployment... see real time grades and assignments., instead of having to wait 9 weeks for an interim report. The atmosphere is...well... not good. I saw 5 admin personnel allow a young man to have his pants hang WAAYYY too low with his boxers showing more than would be acceptable. Those same admin people did not blink when a vulgar word was shouted in the hall. Perhaps they are used to this type of language being spoken at their place of employment....here bullies are OK!!

- submitted by a parent

June 15, 2007
My child just completed his first year at this school and I have to say I have been very disappointed with this school. His elementary school was great. This school was like a totally different world. They make you feel like an outsider every time you enter the school - which is why a lot of parents do not get involved. Most of his teachers were good but some of the classes are very disruptive. He is an honor roll student, however, this school only seems to care about the SOL scores. There are not a lot of extracurricular activities and I think that is one reason the children do not seem to have school spirit. We were told today the principal is not returning so hopefully things will get better with new leadership!

- submitted by a parent

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Southampton Middle School
23450 Southampton Pkwy, Courtland, VA  23837
(757) 653-9250
Last modified Southampton Middle School is a Public school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 4 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Southampton Middle School Rating: 2 out of 5 based on 11 reviews. Top