Pound Middle School

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4740 S 45th St

Lincoln, NE 68516

(402) 436-1217

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Grades: 6 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 824

Students Per Teacher: 14

Parent Reviews

8 Parent Reviews for Pound Middle School

My oldest daughter attended Pound and had some learning difficulties. The teachers and counselors met with me on a regular basis to go over evaluation results and progress monitoring. She reacted well to the additional assistance. She felt welcome in all of her classes. When walking through the school ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/09/13

As a teacher, I am always amazed at students' comments, especially students who have transferred in from other local schools; positive comments that speak of teachers that care about them, of being welcomed at Pound after having been bullied at their other schools. Pound Middle School is the best kept ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 05/30/13

If your child is in special education and is even "remotely" capable of learning general education curriculum or being in a general education setting....this school is not the school for you. Plan on a fight to the finish....from adequate communication to appropriate and well thought out curriculum.......to ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/03/13

My son attended Pound, and I was disappointed in the lack of communication between the teachers and parents. Even though the teachers have email address's - they acted as if it was a 'bother' to email a parent about homework not being turned in. So, after more and more homework assisgnments were missed ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/26/07

Outstanding! The administration and teaching staff are responsive and are doing a great job of educating my kids. Most teachers have high expectations, but I want my children to be challenged.

Posted by a parent on 08/06/07

Pound is a nice school. It is clean. It is well staffed and organized. The teachers are really good. They communicate fairly well. There is a counselor for each grade, and the counselors follow a class from 6th-8th grade. (Does that make sense?) It is in a good neighborhood also.

Posted by a parent on 05/23/07

The quality of academics is wonderful and the teachers are very knowledeable. The lacking is in discipline and safety issues at this school.

Posted by a parent on 01/12/05

My son entered 6th grade at Pound. There is very little discipline. I wrote to the Principal and he basically said he chose his battles and that is the way it is.

Posted by a parent on 06/11/04

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Test scores for Pound Middle School

NeSA* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Pound Middle School
Lincoln Public Schools
* In 2011-2012 Nebraska used the Nebraska State Accountability (NeSA) assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math; in grades 4, 8 and 11 in writing; and in grades 5, 8 and 11 in science. The NeSA is a standards-based testing program, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Nebraska. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

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Lincoln schools — Pound Middle School is located at 4740 S 45th St, Lincoln NE 68516. 4740 S 45th St is in the 68516 ZIP code in Lincoln, NE The school district for Pound Middle School is the Lincoln Public Schools. Pound Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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