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210 Ballston Ave

Ballston Spa, NY 12020

(518) 884-7200

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Grades: 6 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,100

Students Per Teacher: 10

Parent Reviews

13 Parent Reviews for Ballston Spa Middle School

I went to BSMS for 3 years. Overall it's a great school. Highlights include Launching Pad, the amazing theater program and the 8th grade field trip to Washington DC. Most of the staff is great. The nurse is not very nice and the deans enforcement of the dress code is not always fair. They are very good ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 08/04/13

Administration is horrible. Some teachers were okay, others not. Bullying is a HUGE problem here and all you get is lip service from the administration. Oh, and don't air your grievances at school board meetings - it is definitely remembered and used against you.

Posted by a parent on 06/01/12

I love the community in Ballston Spa. The community is very connected and supportive of each other.

Posted by a parent on 10/18/10

I love Ballston Spa Middle School because my grandson goes there. The teachers and entire staff are friendly, helpful, and do whatever it takes to help a child, not only in furthering his education, but furthering his development as a person.

Posted by a other on 05/18/10

Two children attending. Elementray was great but Middle School not so great. It's ALL about NYS tests, rush everything. Some teachers, but not all, clearly care more about presenting material than whether or not anyone gets it. Bullys not dealt with despite the rhetoric you hear. Overall o.k. with ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/10/10

great school for learning

Posted by a parent on 10/21/09

Having been in the BSCSD for over 11 years, I can honestly say from experience that this school district just keeps getting better and better. Tax payers should not be worried that your tax dollars are being spent in vain. The teachers actually care about our kids and the parent involvement keeps the ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/26/05

Our third child is now attending BSMS, and each child's experience has been very positive. You can see how much the staff enjoys working with this age group as evidenced in the way they greet the kids in the hall, the time they spend afterschool helping, or just talking with students, and in the clubs, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/07/05

I have been in Ballston Spa schools for eight years now. Each years seems to get better and better- these schools are wonderful! I find that my GPA especially is much better than my siblings who attended different schools. I believe it is because of the constant help and support offered by teachers and ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 05/17/05

I have had two children attending Ballston Spa Schools. One attended since kindergarten and is now on the High Honor's list in 6th grade and my eldest has graduated. I am extremely satisfied with the attention given by the teaching staff. The staff has always been attentive to my inquiries as a parent ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/02/05

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Test Year: 2012
Ballston Spa Middle School
Ballston Spa Central School District
New York
* In 2011-2012 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The results for English language arts and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles and the science results will be added when they are released in the Fall of 2013. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York. The goal is for 90% of students to meet or exceed grade-level standards on the tests.

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Ballston Spa schools — Ballston Spa Middle School is located at 210 Ballston Ave, Ballston Spa NY 12020. 210 Ballston Ave is in the 12020 ZIP code in Ballston Spa, NY The school district for Ballston Spa Middle School is the Ballston Spa Central School District. Ballston Spa Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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