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Woodbridge, VA
Students enrolled: 1,113
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2201 York Dr
Woodbridge, VA 22191

(703) 494-3181
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August 18, 2015
This school has been an excellent experience for my daughter. The principal, Mr. Calhoun, runs a tight ship. The teachers are very well prepared and care about the children. They provide the only same gender program in Prince William County which is also one of the few in the East Coast - it has been very successful and as a parent I would highly recommend it. The school has several reward programs that keep the students motivated and help them perform at their full potential. Nothing but a great experience at Woodbridge Middle School!

- submitted by a parent

November 21, 2014
This school is amazing. It is known to be the best middle school in eastern Prince William. The principal is excellent in leadership and his admin team is superb as well. The teachers here really do care about the students and their well being. Working at this school is such a blessing. Seminole pride all the way!

- submitted by a teacher

September 17, 2011
I attended WMS all three years (6-8) and I've been thinking about this because my little sisters (currently 5 and 3 grades) will be attending WMS soon, got me thinking about my experience at this school. The only thing I can say is that this school is a great place to learn in terms of teachers. But Administration-wise, it's where everything starts to go downhill. The principal has a loose grip on the students, the profanity and PDA in the hallways is at times, unacceptable. I agree with another poster on the fact that the "School to Watch" award isn't valid. I was there and I experienced the "School to Watch" prep first-hand. The principal started with threats about what would happen to anyone who misbehaved that day, including possible suspension. The principal was telling everyone daily to watch their language and to make sure they (we) were on our best behavior and to "not mess this up" for him...I'm growing increasingly concerned about the things my sisters will see and hear at this school. I'm actually considering that I should talk my parents into transferring them to Lake Ridge Middle.

- submitted by a community member

April 10, 2011
My daughter has attended this school from 6th to 8th grade. We LOVE this school. The principle and vice principals are attentive, active participants in the school and take the time to engage with the kids and learn about them as people! The teachers are wonderful! This school offers the same gender program which my daughter has loved! They also offer MANY after school actives that many other middle schools don't offer, such as the theater program! WONDERFUL school!!! We are very sad to leave at the end of the year, but my daughter is moving onto high school. I would recommend this school to anyone!!! They earned the Virginia school School to Watch award and they totally deserved it!!

- submitted by a parent

September 08, 2009
As a former student i've been threw the actual experience. I loved that school! It has a great administration and staff. There was so much to do there and it was just great! I highly recommend this school.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
July 27, 2009
As a former studentof WMS I must say that the school was a worthwhile expierience. I made lifelong frineds, and was given great oppertunities to succeed there. The teachers push students to their full potentiel. The kids can get quite rowdy but dont let that influence your decision to enroll your child. The teachers care, the principles, not so much. But I am a proud member of the graduating class of 2009!

- submitted by a student

July 26, 2009
I am very upset with the lack of care and guidance from the Asst. Principals at this school. Very disturbing! I suggest and strongly recommend that you make a suprise visit and sit in on your childs class to watch what goes on when the Principal is not around, and here are times that hes not there. Without him the Assisitance get a big ego and almost seem to abuse there positions. I have complained to the School Board and nothing was done , it seems they also have conmplaints as well .

- submitted by a parent
no rating
May 27, 2009
I believe the teachers and staff at WMS have done a great job and continue doing so. Reason why I found the negative comments about their Principal and staff unfounded. Don't forget your child is thet reflection of your actions, so if you don't teach your child respect for others, he will never care or make the rigth choices therefore your coments can be a bit harsh knowing you are tarnishing a school reputation just for the bad choices of a few kids. Woodbridge is a great school and their teachers and staff are great complement. I'm proud of having my dauther graduate this year from such a great school

- submitted by a parent

May 26, 2009
The lack of discipline and respect that is shown by the students toward the principal, teachers and more importantly, other students is horrible. The stories that my child has told me about what happens during the change of classes or what happens in the classes are surprising especially with their 'school to watch' award. My child said during the visit from the committee judging the school, all the asst. principals and principal were in the hallways during the change of classes to make sure everyone behaved. Teachers were told in advance of the visit thus 'everyone was on their best behavior'. I would put more credence to the award if it was a 'surprise' visit versus one that was scheduled ahead of time. With what I know now, I would not have let my child attend WMS but used the 'babysitter' option that many have used.

- submitted by a parent

May 02, 2009
Woodbridge Middle School is a wonderful school. Everyone associated with WMS is dedicated to making it the best school in the county. WM was just designated a 'School to Watch' by the National Forum to Accelerate Middle School Reform. This is not an award that is handed out lightly. I encourage you to visit the National Forum's website to learn more about how the schools are selected for this honor. I am not affiliated with this organization. I am simply a proud parent of a WMS 7th grader who is tired of the bashing that WMS receives from people who have only 'heard' things about Woodbridge. If you have a rising 6th grader and are zoned for WMS, I encourage you to visit the school, talk with parents, or contact the principal to get more information before using the 'babysitter' option to attend another school in the county.

- submitted by a parent

December 03, 2008
My child is attending this school. The teachers and staff for the most part are very good, but many of the kids are out of control and disrespectful, and the principal doesn't seem to have a good handle on them. This is with respect to cursing, roughhousing and bullying. With even a little more teacher supervision or principal leadership I think these problems could be fixed. Prince William County has other options for middle schools if you are in this district...specialty programs at neighboring middle schools, Porter Traditional School which have bus transportation. Many kids in my neighborhood attend Lake Ridge Middle School using a school transfer request. We are going to utlize these options next year.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
April 28, 2008
School is like so so super cool! Like all the teachers are so sweet and I love everyone!!

- submitted by a community member

February 01, 2008
W.M.S. is a vey fine school. The only thing i don't like about it is the teachers not paying attention to the students' actions. What i mean by that is the hallways are sometimes insane and profanity is insane, And the teachers do not monitor. They don't do anything. I am rating this school as average.

- submitted by a student

June 22, 2007
The school did a great job with the kids I was especially impresses with the chorus concert, as a mother of three I have seen many and this was the best it was easy to see all the hard work put into the program. I was always kept up to date on my student and invited to attend all field trips and offered lots of chances to volunteer.

- submitted by a parent

November 05, 2006
I love this school. I'm in the seventh grade and just moved to this area. I'm on the Dance Team (Seminolettes). I love the teachers,students,staff,and the principal. I love being on the dance team. If you are a parent and trying to find a middle school in Prince Williams County in Virginia, let them go to Woodbridge Middle School. Go Seminoles!!!!

- submitted by a student

May 29, 2006
WMS..Wow! The faculty, facility, academic clubs, athletics....all top notch. We moved here from Utah in 2000, my son went there and my daughter currently attends WMS. As a parent, I am impressed with the emphasis on academics and discipline. The principal, Judy Warme, really knows how to run a school and it shows through the quality of teaching and school spirit. My kids love going to school and we attribute that to all the staff who make education not only important, but fun! Go Seminoles!

- submitted by a parent

February 19, 2005
My son attended Woodbridge Middle several years ago. He was ADHD and I was very happy with the level of education he received as well as how important they made him feel as well as us in understanding the education and attention he was receiving. Now I have a daughter in 7th grade there and she is an above average student and is receiving a great education. She loves her school!

- submitted by a parent

February 17, 2005
I just truly appreciate that the entire staff cares about each student. In addition , other two children who attended WMS have been wonderfully prepared for high school both emotionally and academically. I also appreciate the high standards that the students are held accoutable to achieve.

- submitted by a parent
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Woodbridge Middle School
2201 York Dr, Woodbridge, VA  22191
(703) 494-3181
Last modified Woodbridge 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.
Woodbridge Middle School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 32 reviews. Top