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Redmond, WA
Students enrolled: 886

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10055 166th Ave NE
Redmond, WA 98052

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(425) 936-2440
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April 21, 2015
bad unnecessary rules, they will put almost anyone into the below average class. most teachers are pretty good, others decent, and some absolutely awful. Some of the administration is WAY to strict and dont know anything about kids.

- submitted by a parent
March 24, 2015
This school is a real disappointment. The administrators think the students will run out of control at any moment and so they go overboard with discipline for trivial matters. My son told me of a student who was suspended "for being *hit* with a backpack by another student" who was also suspended. As a result, the school has the highest rate of discretionary suspensions of all middle schools in the district. (discretionary = not for weapons or controlled substances.) The lunch rules are like martial law and the students see through their stupidity. If you were trying to undercut respect for authority at an age when kids are already skeptical, the school couldn't do a better job. At the same time, the teachers seem to assign tons of busy work for homework without real learning aims. (e.g. a 5 hour science assignment, 80% of which was cutting out and pasting little origami nesting boxes.) One teacher regularly told her students to "shut up" and another told her classes that she'd be taking the day off because a new videogame was coming out. Nearly every parent I know has at least investigated other options for their kids. It's kind of shocking how bad this school is for the district.

- submitted by a parent
January 24, 2015
If you are in Quest, you're screwed. The 6th grade math/science teacher is AWFUL. The Algebra teachers are ok, but the 7th grade English teacher is so annoying. The 7th grade History teacher is nice, but she grades super harsh. The electives are super fun though, and if you are interested in sports, this is a great school for that.

- submitted by a community member
November 07, 2014
The quality of teachers ranges from fabulous to marginal. We've had two children in this school over the past eight years, with experiences ranging from wonderful to simply awful. I've also subbed in this school, so have had a chance to see some things from a teacher's perspective. I'd like to see more assertive, student-focused leadership by the principal, and a better teacher hiring process. It's a mystery to me how some of the staff was hired, because in some cases they are clearly unqualified to teach in their subject area, or to manage a classroom. I wish I could say that the excellent faculty makes up for the marginal staff, but it only took a couple of bad classes to pretty much sour the attitude of our honor student. This year, she went from loving school to hating it. I give most of the credit for this change of heart to the frustrating environment at school. If more parents speak up, perhaps things will improve.

- submitted by a parent
April 03, 2014
Redmond Middle School is a great school if your child is in the advanced curriculum. Otherwise, the classes are pretty mediocre. Their Algebra and Geometry teachers are amazing, and write tests, homework, and curriculum all by themselves. Their curriculum is much harder than the state-issued curriculum however, and you child may find difficulty their. But, this level of difficulty prepares your child for the End Of Course exam, and even if they fail the class they will most likely pass the EOC. The school also provides a variety of extracurricular activities and electives.

- submitted by a community member
February 11, 2014
the best word to describe this school is bad. escpically for math. that's all u need to know

- submitted by a community member
June 24, 2013
This school is horrible i had to use the bathroom on my period and they wouldn't let me use the bathroom witch is a violation to my rights and they wouldn't even let me call my mom. Dont bring your child to this school.

- submitted by a community member
June 14, 2013
I think the teachers and staff are great but there is a real drug problem that is "hidden" in my opinion. I know they do all the can to keep it out of the school but it's still a problem and when my kid is feeling peer pressure to try these drugs I am concerned.

- submitted by a parent
March 26, 2013
I was on the site doing some research and decided to submit my experience with Redmond Jr. High. With much regret, we had to leave the school earlier this year due to a job transfer. It was only a few months into the new school (which is also highly rated but much less personal) when we understood how great we had it at Redmond Jr. This is hands down the best; If I could, I would put mine back there in heartbeat. The teachers and staff make this truly the "Nordstrom" of middle schools!

- submitted by a parent
November 13, 2010
i was a student there. When I was in 7th grade i had a teacher yell at me, i had done nothing wrong for all i knew. I asked what i didd wrong she didnt tell me. The students there are mean. If u zone them out and ignore them it gets worse. In 8th grade the principal was nice but didnt do anything when I told Him i was harassed. He didnt belive me. In the summer of 9th grade i told the new principal She cared and did somethng right away. If i had told the Vice principal He would have done something. My grades were bad. It didnt help that the teachers didnt care. Only one of them wanted to help me. I give my old school 3 stars! more then it deserves....

- submitted by a community member
November 04, 2009
The teachers are excellent! They have one of the best science and math programs in the state. The principal knows the students by name, and makes it a priority to know 'his kids' and do what he can to make the school a fun, friendly place where learning becomes a desire, not a chore for the students. It is an environmentally friendly school with a top notch recycle program and an energy efficient building.

- submitted by a parent
April 18, 2009
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- submitted by a student
March 14, 2009
The greatest junior high ever! The teachers are good and everyone is nice. It's a great school to get prepared for high school and college and has a wonderful academic program. Everyone is experienced in teaching and in the school system. Best school choice by far!

- submitted by a student
January 06, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
November 11, 2008
I have attended Redmond Junior High for three years and it is a very good school. The school has huge amounts of computers and other technological devices. Ninth graders have challenging honors classes that account for lots of credit in college. The only problem with the school is that it is very crowded.

- submitted by a student
September 19, 2008
i think this school is great. when i was in seventh grade they made you feel well by having some kind of seventh grade preparation day. and i'm in the advance placement class for algebra and it reall yis a fun class. plus the after school sports are great too. the teachers there are really nice and some of the teachers are strict but the time flies really fast inthos classes

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December 25, 2007
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October 06, 2007
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September 24, 2007
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- submitted by a community member
July 13, 2006
There are problems with the special needs program. Too much of the implementation of the plans is left to individual teachers, and some of them try to apply the same remedies to all the special needs students, regardless of the nature of the student's problems, the fact that that approach has failed so far, and despite all we parents can do. Most teachers try, but many just don't know what to do. My child needed organizational help, and most teachers just gave reduced assignments, which just made them less interesting and made things worse. This review is based on 3 years, with things getting worse each year. I can't speak to the 'Gifted' and 'Advanced' programs.

- submitted by a parent
February 28, 2006
Great school, it really tries to put you in the classes you belong in. It has gifted program and Honors for 9th graders and sets up a good building block for AP classes in highschool.

- submitted by a former student
February 23, 2006
I loved RJH I am not a parent but I attended it last year and then I moved to Tolt Middle School and I am planing on going back. It had great teachers and was a beautiful school.

- submitted by a former student
November 25, 2005
The teachers are good, there is a real nice learning environment. The Principal can really connect with the kids. The vice-principal is way to hard on the kids and doesn't really have much of a sense of humor.

- submitted by a student
September 14, 2005
It's a good school with good teachers.

- submitted by a student
May 24, 2005
I think its a great school, great academics, and a new building.

- submitted by a student
February 18, 2005
If you have a special needs student, this school is NOT the one you want them at. They have a very hard time abiding by plans set in place to help the student, such as the 504 plan. As long as you fit into their cookie cutter mold you should be fine.

- submitted by a parent
January 14, 2005
My son had great grades and enjoyed school until he went to Evergreen Junior High. Now he attends Redmond Junior High and he loves school again. The staff members are great and all I have to say is 'Thank You' to the staff at Redmond. I have two boys that attend there and they both love the school. Highly recommended! A+ school.

- submitted by a parent
March 06, 2004
Redmond Jr. High is an excellent school, the teachers stay after school to help, the teachers are very suppotive of their students and well, it's the perfect school for all. Every student should attend Redmond Jr. High.

- submitted by a student

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Redmond Middle School
10055 166th Ave NE, Redmond, WA  98052
(425) 936-2440
Last modified Redmond 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.
Redmond Middle School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 28 reviews. Top