6 Parent Reviews for Garfield Heights Middle School
I am a former student From garfield. I took pride in everything i did there. there have been many changes since my school days. I must say garfied gives a great education, but it is not enforced by most parents. It sickens me that parents will blame the schools for what happens with their child. TO ALL
... Read more PARENTS: you need to sit down with your child and help them with their work. DO NOT BLAME the facualty. It is not their fault if your child fails. Read less
Posted by a other on 12/18/08
I had to fight these schools for special help with my child due to bipolar disorder for over 5 years. They do not help you when you have educational learning disabilities at all unless you get the Ohio Coalition involved and amazingly they help sad it took me 5 years to find this out
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Posted by a parent on 04/20/06
This school has not proved that it is all that well.I think that there needs to be more supervising because of all the fihgts that go on and all the kids that get into trouble and get suspened. Children do not like being punished for their actions that happen when someone else interrigates them to do
... Read more so. I think that in the lunch rooms and outside of the school there should be more supervision. Thank you for reading my concerns. Read less
Posted by a parent on 01/22/05
I am please to have transfered my two children to this school, it has given my children the opportunity to develop and understand the skills required to pass to the next level. the children now come home to tell me what they learned in school or if they need help they feel confident asking. they really
... Read more have come a long way. thanks! Read less
This is a great school system, but this year has been a little shaky.With the new principal, things aren't running as smoothly as usual. My daughter is very upset with some of the rules such as 'assigned seats.' Some new rules are helping the school though. There are a lot of great kids at the school.
... Read more The teachers are wonderful. Read less
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Garfield Heights schools — Garfield Heights Middle School is located at 12000 Maple Leaf Dr, Garfield Heights OH 44125. 12000 Maple Leaf Dr is in the 44125 ZIP code in Garfield Heights, OH The school district for Garfield Heights Middle School is the Garfield Heights City School District. Garfield Heights Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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