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2505 Cedar Ln
Vienna, VA 22180

(703) 846-8000
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March 06, 2015
From being a slacker and falling through the cracks in elementary school, I've become an overachiever with many awards, straight B+'s and A's, taking multiple honors courses, and participating in clubs and sports four days a week. I'm in Madison now, but I would like to appreciate Thoreau for shaping me into this girl with worldly and scholarly aims. The teachers are loving and always believe in you, and the society is amazing. The teachers and counselors who inspired me are Ms. Albert, Mrs. Galus. Mrs. Leonard, and Ms. Carrington. This school is wonderful and amazing!

- submitted by a community member

November 10, 2011
This is the best school I had been to in my whole life. It is great.

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September 20, 2011
I have been a teacher for 15 years and I can honestly say that this is the best school in which I have ever taught. The students, parents, faculty, and staff make my coming to work everyday enjoyable and rewarding.

- submitted by a teacher

March 16, 2011
At thoreau i had an amazing education. they have wonderful teachers and staff. the two years i was there i went from being a under achiever that didn't care about school to being in all honors, taking a foreign language, and having strait a's. the teachers that truly inspired me were my eighth grade algebra 1 teachers Mrs. Galus and Mrs. Lenard,and the chorus teacher who no longer works there Mrs. Singletary. i highly recommend this school

- submitted by a community member
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April 23, 2010
Terrific school, great academics and extra-curricular activities!

- submitted by a parent

April 15, 2010
Im in my last quater of my first year at thoreau and i enjoy it the teachers help me wiht all my assignmebt if i dont understand the material. This is an amazing school and i totally suggest you go here

- submitted by a student

October 29, 2008
I'm a student, and we just moved here last summer. This is a great school- we are learning a lot. Since the test averages were so high for social studies and science, every person is in honors for it. If you are looking for a great school, go here!

- submitted by a student

June 12, 2008
Our child has just finished 8th grade at Thoreau and we were generally happy with the school. Thoreau can count academics and strong and motivated teachers among its strengths. On the negative side, the Principal is almost invisible; a situation made worse by a cold and unwelcoming front office staff. We had zero interaction with the Principal, which was unfortunate. His two Vice Principals, however, are approachable and tuned in. On the whole, Thoreau is one of the area's better Middle Schools.

- submitted by a parent

September 05, 2007
Thoreau is an excellent school. The teachers there truly care that the students learn the material, not just nail them for the grade. If they don't do well on a test, they have opportunities to get partial credit on corrections, come in during the free period to get extra help, etc. The communication with the parents is amazing! I'm on my third child going there and it can't get any better. The pricipal is amazing and will be open, honest, and cares about your issues and your child's.

- submitted by a parent

June 01, 2005
My daughter attended here for 2 years. I feel she was well prepared for High school. The awesome music teacher, Ms. Winder, in now retired, but that was my daughter's favorite aspect of the school. She was well taught and happy in a safe environment and I never experienced and major problems. Good school.

- submitted by a parent

October 20, 2004
Since my childs 2 year experience at Thoreau I would say the school has done a wonderful job. All the teachers I have encountered have been excellent. Some teachers that i think i should recognize for there excellence in what they do are Mr. Mandell, Mrs. Clark and Mme Safavi. All fantastic teachers. The school is very organized and i feel safe sending my child there 5 days a week. Its a great enviornment with great after school activites. I dont think you could ask for much more. Hope Thoreau is the school you choose!

- submitted by a parent
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Thoreau Middle School
2505 Cedar Ln, Vienna, VA  22180
(703) 846-8000
Last modified Thoreau Middle School is a Public school that serves grades 7-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Thoreau Middle School Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 14 reviews. Top