H J Macdonald Middle School

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3127 Elizabeth Ave

New Bern, NC 28562

(252) 514-6450

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Grades: 6 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 900

Students Per Teacher: 18

Parent Reviews

5 Parent Reviews for H J Macdonald Middle School

Academically speaking, I felt HJ to be middle of the road. Leadership was truly lacking. I had administration that spoke in a derogatory manner of one of my children by name to other parents. One of the guidance counselors also told my other child that he was the 'good one'. Of note, my children ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/26/08

h j m is an OKAY school. Yeah there are problems that need more attenntion but all schools have their weak area. the progams I think are great, tey have many clubs such as: history, odesey of the mind, math and science clubs. So this gives anyone that is not a 'great athlete' the chance to be involed ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 09/25/08

My son is starting 8th grade. I am not thrilled with this school. They need to 'step it up' with the discipline plan. I have to really stay on top of things with the teachers and administration to get what I want done for my son. They really need to CLEAN the school. The bathrooms are HORRIBLE! If ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/26/08

I feel as though this school in adequate. The extracurricualr programs are excellent along with the avanced placement programs also. My child has been able to suceed since coming to this school. I've felt as though I've made a good decision. This school is fitting for any young child. The H.U.G. program ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/02/05

We are a military family who moved to New Bern two years ago and chose a living area specifically for the highly rated Brinson Elementary and HJ Middle MacDonald Schools. Brinson has lived up to its reputation and more, however HJ MacDonald is almost a total disappointment. Discipline, core subject ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/10/04

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Test Year: 2012
H J Macdonald Middle School
Craven County 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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New Bern schools — H J Macdonald Middle School is located at 3127 Elizabeth Ave, New Bern NC 28562. 3127 Elizabeth Ave is in the 28562 ZIP code in New Bern, NC The school district for H J Macdonald Middle School is the Craven County Schools. H J Macdonald Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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