Ottoson Middle School

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63 Acton St

Arlington, MA 02476

(781) 316-3745

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Grades: 6 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,050

Students Per Teacher: 9

Parent Reviews

16 Parent Reviews for Ottoson Middle School

Outstanding faculty and a wonderful community of kids. We are so happy we moved to Arlington!

Posted by a parent on 02/03/15

Good points: the teachers are excellent and dedicated. The music, arts, and tech programs are excellent. Bad points: there are way way too many kids in this school. Staff can be snarky. The building looks like a prison. Half of the Special Ed. department is terrific; the other half is awful. And ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/13/14

This is my second year attending this school. So far its been a pretty awesome year. I have very nice teachers and they all give you a reasonable amount of homework, sometimes none at all. I am really gonna miss seventh grade.

Posted by a other on 01/26/14

This school is just so -so.They seldom Listen to my child , don't give him help. so we feel very disappointed.

Posted by a parent on 12/22/13

If I could, I'd give this school 3 and a half stars. I am currently attending my second year at Ottoson. Some of the teachers are very great and nice and fair. Others should be fired. Unreasonable dress code (seriously, who has shorts that are past your finger tips when your arms are at your side?). ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 11/06/13

I am writing in response to the post dated August 28, 2010, I think it is awful that you had to go through that type of bullying but I think at that time bullying was going on in ALOT OF SCHOOLS UNOTICED, and children in fear of talking about it but I can tell you now (with the new laws) OMS is very ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/16/13

I went to ottoson and got A and B and I still hated this school. This is my summary of the place half the teachers nice half mean. I failed most of my test in the summer because there was no air conditioner but that ok with the principles because they have air conditioners in there offices. I had terrible ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 08/28/13

This school is awful. I always dread each day of it. The teachers are unorganized, and just plain unfair. They throw detentions at you left and right for things that aren't your fault. They give undoable amounts of homework and they act like they hate you.

Posted by a other on 10/29/12

I personally think this is a good school. I am attending here and other than some bad teachers, I think it is an ideal middle school.

Posted by a other on 06/12/11

responding to the January 6th post: What was the point of that post? To show how you don't like Lakeview? To try to be all dramatic by giving hints on who you were? To make yourself feel better by saying that you're popular (you're not) and trying to act tough by threatening people who say OMS is a bad ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 04/22/11

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Test scores for Ottoson Middle School

MCAS* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2011
Ottoson Middle School
Arlington Public Schools
* In 2010-2011 Massachusetts used the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) to test students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in English language arts and math, and in grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The grade 10 MCAS is a high school graduation requirement. The MCAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Massachusetts. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

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Arlington schools — Ottoson Middle School is located at 63 Acton St, Arlington MA 02476. 63 Acton St is in the 02476 ZIP code in Arlington, MA The school district for Ottoson Middle School is the Arlington Public Schools. Ottoson Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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