WPMS Highlands Campus is the best choice for a youth who enjoys meeting and learning about people from other cultures. My daughter was lacking in her ELA and Math scores until she came to HIghlands. She is currently in advanced ELA and held Honor Roll her 7th grade year. The Teachers are supportive
... Read more and motivating especially towards students who enjoy learning. People have said negative comments about this school but you must realize that a child learns how to behave and respect others, AT HOME! It is not the Teachers responsibility to parent the students...they are there to TEACH them and motivate their methods of learning. HIGHLANDS ROCKS!!! Read less
Posted by a parent on 09/09/13
I chose this campus over Highlands because it was smaller and i heard great things about it. Unfortunately I made the wrong choice and my son has not received the education that my taxes are paying for. The Principal does not run this school well at all (it starts at the top). This school did not prepare
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My daughter goes to Highlands Campus. The advanced classes seem to teach a lot of content. She has a few truly exceptional teachers who have pushed her. In addition, there are a handful of really intelligent students in her grade that seem to push eachother on. The music programs are also really
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Posted by a parent on 06/15/11
Education is not challenging for the motivated and advanced student.
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Posted by a former student on 03/12/06
This shcool does not always help extremely gifted students. The advanced class sizes are extremely large (25+ students) and bright students can still be bored. There is an excellent enrichment program, but so much time and energy is spent on students below the norm, that students one or more grade
... Read more levels above the norm are not given sufficient attention. They are not treated as special learners, and not a lot of emphasis is placed on innovative, and intellectual thinking. Read less
Posted by a student on 05/27/04
My son attends Eastview Middle School. There are many positive things about this school but I have experienced a few serious lapses of communication with teachers. I also believe the principal is lacking in certain essential administrative skills. If you have an average student who is not organized,
... Read more I don't believe this school is the best choice. If your student is bright and organized, they'll do well there. There are many wonderful teachers, but a few that are less than desirable; but perfection is impossible. Overall, I wouldn't make this choice again. The girls seem to far better than the boys. Read less
Posted by a parent on 02/23/04
I was very pleased with my son's experience at the Eastview campus of the WP Middle School. It's greatest asset is its teaching staff. I felt the leadership did an admirable job at providing a safe, organized and well controlled environment. The principal and asst principal were very visible and both
... Read more appeared to know each and every student in the building. On the down side, spots in the advanced classes were limited because of the schools size. Looking back, however, my son had a great experience and the school did a good job at meeting his academic, athletic, artisic and social needs. I would recommend the Eastview campus highly. Read less
Posted by a parent on 02/23/04
We currently have a daughter at Eastview Middle School. Our experuence has been very satisfactory. Dedicated teachers, rich eduactional experience, caring counselors make this a terrific place to learn. We couldn't be happier.
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Posted by a parent on 02/08/04
My younger son just graduated from Highlands Middle School. At its very best our experience was mediocre. The WP school district appears to be operating in crisis mode. They are woefully unprepared to meet the needs of an ever changing, challenging population. Increasing populations, increasing second
... Read more language speakers, low socioeconomic groups. All this coupled with unresponsive, unaccountable staff members (administrators on down)makes for a less than enriching educational experiences. Read less
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White Plains schools — White Plains Middle School is located at 128 Grandview Ave, White Plains NY 10605. 128 Grandview Ave is in the 10605 ZIP code in White Plains, NY The school district for White Plains Middle School is the White Plains City School District. White Plains Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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