Fort Clarke Middle School

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9301 Nw 23rd Ave

Gainesville, FL 32606

(352) 333-2800

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Grades: 6 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 800

Students Per Teacher: 11

Parent Reviews

12 Parent Reviews for Fort Clarke Middle School

I would give this school a 5. The teachers are always helpful and they go out of the way to help you. Their REACH progam is preparing the children for later sucess.

Posted by a parent on 01/20/11

This is, for sure, the best middle school in the county. The teachers are always helpful in teaching kids the correct way. They won't really mind staying after school if a child needs individual help from a teacher. The principal and office staff are usually friendly and informative. The programs are ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 12/13/10

This is my first year at Ft Clarke. We transferred to this school. I have only been at this school a few weeks and have heard nothing but complaints from other parents about how rude the office staff treats parents. I experienced this from the day I registered. I am told the principal has heard many ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/31/10

My son absolutely loved his 3 years at Ft Clarke. If he could have stayed for another 4, I'm sure he would have! The teachers are amazing, think outside the box, and had wonderful relationships with the kids. This school is a gem!

Posted by a parent on 04/27/10

My child is in his second year at this school. Overall, he is pleased but the 7 of 10 (C) rating seems to be accurate. The principal is very friendly, but not very efficient in handling educational issues. Her asst. principal (new this year) gives out inaccurate information without checking and this ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/27/10

I love this school, we are zoned for city of Alachua schools but he has a zoning exemption because I love this school and planning to zone him again next year.

Posted by a parent on 04/10/10

Great Schools has not published many reviews because they only seem to be interested in positive results about teachers. I have been in many school throughout the county, both employed and as a parent with children. I now have a child at FCMS. Many of the teachers at this school are very good, but ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/24/10

This School is thw worst if you have the chose go to kanapaha. The deans favor the kids and they tried to adopt a bullying program but my child has been bullyed by someone and the deans do nothing about it. This school is a bad choice.

Posted by a parent on 12/06/09

There is a wide variance in the teaching at this school. The older teachers are really good, but the principals seem bent on getting younger teachers who seem more interested in having kids like them than in teaching them. The principals seem to have favorites in parents, students, and teachers. If ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/22/08

Fort Clarke Middle provides an excellent learning environment. Administration encourages parental involvment and I found it easy to arrange parent/teacher conferences. My daughter was well prepared for high school.

Posted by a parent on 09/18/06

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Test scores for Fort Clarke Middle School

FCAT* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Fort Clarke Middle School
Alachua County Public Schools
* In 2011-2012 Florida used the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) to test students in grades 4, 8 and 10 in writing. The Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills needed to progress through school. The FCAT writing exam is scored on a scale of 1 to 6. The state considers a score of 3 or above as meeting state standards.

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Gainesville schools — Fort Clarke Middle School is located at 9301 Nw 23rd Ave, Gainesville FL 32606. 9301 Nw 23rd Ave is in the 32606 ZIP code in Gainesville, FL The school district for Fort Clarke Middle School is the Alachua County Public Schools. Fort Clarke Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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