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1301 Terrill Rd

Scotch Plains, NJ 07076

(908) 322-5215

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Grades: 5 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 852

Students Per Teacher: 9

Parent Reviews

11 Parent Reviews for Terrill Middle School

Terrill is a great school. Teachers and principal are very supportive. Excellent teaching. My kids love their school.

Posted by a parent on 04/18/14

An excellent example of what a per-high school should be. The staff and Dr. Holloway, are incredibly easy to reach and communicate with. My son fell behind due to only his own fault and every single teacher he had and Dr. Holloway himself, took the time to daily, and I mean daily, work with him to ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/04/12

Terrill has supportive teachers and a great band program. However, the inside of the school is in pretty terrible condition

Posted by a other on 06/25/12

Unfortunately there was a major disconnect between the staff and the parents, in particular the principal. He was not always present at school functions and was always very distant. When issues arised he referenced the books and rules and said everything was done strictly by the books. My daughter ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/02/12

My daughters have blossomed here, the previous principal spent too much time managing meetings and administration and was generally weak. Yes the new principal can be a bit of a pain, but he hasn't allowed parents to ride roughshod over children's placements. There has also been a huge improvement in ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/08/11

TMS has some fabulous teachers, notably Mr. Christopher, who runs the after-school art club; Ms. Baxter, whose 8th-grade Social Studies class is challenging and engaging; Mrs. Dharmi, a very dedicated science teacher; & Mme. Emanuel for 8th-grade French, who's absolutely wonderful. There are some teachers, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/19/10

This school has many wonderful teachers, who really are 'hands on' with your education (especially if you perform well). However, this school lacks a great principal. He is mediocre and tends to pick on the 'goody goodies' and not the ones who are really causing obstruction.

Posted by a student on 03/18/09

Review by my child: Mrs. Cagnassola is a teacher who is tough but softens up as the year goes on, teaching important skills not only for the 5th grade but also to prepare you for years to come. My review: Many dedicated teachers on staff. A few teachers resting lazily on their tenure. My children scored ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/30/08

My child loves his classes and afterschool activities

Posted by a parent on 10/09/05

It's a last resort! My child says she doesn't learn anything. When I went to the school the teachers were rude. At the school social I was the only one there.

Posted by a parent on 04/07/05

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Test scores for Terrill Middle School

NJ ASK* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Terrill Middle School
Scotch Plains-fanwood School District
New Jersey
* In 2011-2012 New Jersey used the New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts literacy and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The NJ ASK is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Jersey. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

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Scotch Plains schools — Terrill Middle School is located at 1301 Terrill Rd, Scotch Plains NJ 07076. 1301 Terrill Rd is in the 07076 ZIP code in Scotch Plains, NJ The school district for Terrill Middle School is the Scotch Plains-fanwood School District. Terrill Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 5 - 8.
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