wow.... well, I use to be a teacher before and one thing for sure we can not really have any control on their foul launguage... that comes from home! And I am about to move into the area and my son does need special education... just a little consern because I want him to learn and not b behind and let
... Read more him slide. I can not rate it but will b back to give my feed back when he is really in. Wish me luck!! Read less
Posted by a parent on 04/09/11
I am attending this school at the moment and the school is the greatest school in the district!
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Posted by a student on 03/10/10
My son goes to this school and I am looking for something else for him. He is failing all 6 classes. His teachers are helpful. They send home his 'missing' assignments 2 and 3 times, but no one enforces any penalties when he doesn't do the work. I have asked for an alternative or some sort of help with
... Read more my son who just refused to do his work. Counselors can not help and informed me that they have no retention program. He can fail all classes and never get held back. How is this going to help him next year? They are also not at liberty to recommend alternative programs or schools. The school wants to keep my tax money right there at the expense of my son's education. If your kid has behavior or learning problems, don't send them here. They just don't care enough to deal with it. Read less
Posted by a parent on 03/05/10
This school is the best it can be. Im a cheerleader at carson right now and most of us are straight A students. There is nothing wrong with the teachers there, their trying their best to teach us everything. But the students that are using foul language and being disrespectful are their own fault or
... Read more the house they live in. Nothing will go wrong if you send your children there, nothing is wrong cause the teachers are great Read less
Posted by a student on 01/27/09
I worked at Carson Junior High for ten years and if I would not have moved I would still be there. The staff members there are fantastic. They care not only about the students, parents, but their fellow teachers. Over the ten years I was offered jobs at different junior highs in the area and I stayed
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Posted by a teacher on 12/03/08
This school was told by my child that there were many kids that used foul language and their diclipinary status were not that good.
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Posted by a parent on 10/08/08
Carson is so cool i'm not just sayin that because i go there it just we have great and dedicated teachers that really take the time to talk to us students , they really take the time to get to know us this is my second year at Carson sure there are some dumb students that o dumb things but you can't
... Read more just judge the school because of those individuals it really is a good school i'm a straight A student and i really like it at carson you should send your children there !! Read less
Posted by a student on 09/10/08
Last year when my daughter started to attend Carson, she would come home and tell me how hard of a time she was having being a good girl and making good choices. She mentioned the foul language and the fact that being good was just not cool. I have gone over and spoke to her teachers who I really believe
... Read more are great teachers and they really care about their students, but the problem I believe, is in the poor enforcement of basic rules of conduct. It's just too bad. I would love to be able to support my local schools but my hands are tied on this one. Read less
Posted by a parent on 07/08/08
The administration could use some work, but the teaching staff is far above par! They are some of the most dedication teachers I have yet to see at a public school. And the students are an amazing group of kids.
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Posted by a other on 12/05/07
My daughter attented Carson and was very unhappy we really dislike this school and everything about.
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* In 2011-2012 Arizona's Instrument to Measure Standards (AIMS) was used to test students in reading and mathematics in grades 3 through 8 and 10, writing in grades 5, 6, 7, and 10, and in science in grades 4, 8 and 10. AIMS is a standards-based test, which means that it measures how well students have mastered Arizona's learning standards. Students must pass the grade 10 AIMS in order to graduate. The goal is for all students to meet or exceed state standards on the test.
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Mesa schools — Carson Junior High School is located at 525 N Westwood, Mesa AZ 85201. 525 N Westwood is in the 85201 ZIP code in Mesa, AZ The school district for Carson Junior High School is the Mesa Unified School District. Carson Junior High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 7 - 8.
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