Jay M Robinson Middle School

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5925 Ballantyne Commons Pkwy

Charlotte, NC 28277

(980) 343-6944

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Grades: 6 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,100

Students Per Teacher: 22

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19 Parent Reviews for Jay M Robinson Middle School

People think that JMR, is the best school and everything, but that's not true. I moved from a different state switching middle schools for my 8th grade year and to say I would have probably had more opportunities at my other school if I had stayed. There are two teams in the 8th grade, but the team I ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 07/08/14

My son just completed his first year at JMR after moving from an academically challenging Catholic school in NJ. He reports that the classes are just as tough, if not tougher in some instances here at JMR. He doesn't get piles of "busywork" for homework. Classes are in "blocks" of 1 1/2 hours each, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/26/14

After two years, I continue to be impressed by Jay M Robinson. The teachers blend the right level of educational rigor, compassion, fun and life skills that is really needed for this age group. Let's face it: Middle School can be a tough time for kids, and yet the teachers and staff at JMR have been ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/10/13

After five years, our family is a high school family. My final assessment: mixed. Their emphasis on "rigor" (particularly fourth quarter, when EOG pressure amps up) caused a lot of stress for my two children and many of their peers. An entire night of homework following a seven-hour school day is excessive; ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/15/13

Any accolades this school gets are a direct result of the students that attend. The faculty and school policies are an absolute joke. There is no sense of achievement and a very negative atmosphere.

Posted by a other on 07/20/13

Horrible! I am a former student at Jay M Robinson and went there from 6th to only a half of my 8th grade year. The school is not very welcoming and the teachers don't use student feedback on surveys to appeal to all students at their pace, skill, and learning standards. My 6th grade year was fine but ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 03/16/13

My child "graduated" from JMR 6/2012. JMR is a tough school aimed at preparing kids for high school. My daughter has an IEP (Individualized Education Plan due to diagnosed learning disability) and the staff worked with her to meet her needs to be successful. She is now at a charter high school because ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/15/12

My son goes to jm is a honors student there for 3 years in his final year is a honor roll student a and b student the school is really a good lower end middle school not all but seems to me teachers are paycheck hounds not all but good amount of older staff there.But then again the administration will ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/14/12

Wow!! The previous poster is way off base about this incredible school. JM Robinson is not an unsatisfactory school. The teachers and staff go out of their way to meet the needs of all students. It has not been easy these last few years in CMS...budget cuts, new teacher appraisal instrument, Pay for ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 04/02/11

looks like most of these reveiws are dated, time for an up date. JMR has some fantastic teachers, unforunately they are under an adminstration that couldn't care less if they tried. The general strategy is to simply push the kids through with no regard for personal needs or learning styles. Parent engagement ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/30/11

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Test Year: 2012
Jay M Robinson Middle School
Charlotte-mecklenburg Schools
North Carolina
* In 2011-2012 North Carolina used End-of-Grade (EOG) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in reading and math, and grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The EOG is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of North Carolina. Students must pass the grade 8 EOG test in order to graduate from high school. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the tests.

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Charlotte schools — Jay M Robinson Middle School is located at 5925 Ballantyne Commons Pkwy, Charlotte NC 28277. 5925 Ballantyne Commons Pkwy is in the 28277 ZIP code in Charlotte, NC The school district for Jay M Robinson Middle School is the Charlotte-mecklenburg Schools. Jay M Robinson Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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