Downington Middle School

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115 Rock Raymond Rd

Downingtown, PA 19335

(610) 518-0685

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Grades: 6 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,300

Students Per Teacher: 10

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12 Parent Reviews for Downington Middle School

awesome! this school was amazing for my kids and I am glad to have given them this head start in life. great district, great families, great administration!

Posted by a parent on 09/26/13

I have had two students in this school. Overall, DMS is an excellent school providing you have a willing learner. Under that premise, you'll find dedicated teachers, excellent opportunity for advanced classes, consistently high testing results and a general attitude of support. I cannot speak to complaints ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/06/12

In three years I have had not a good experience with DMS, my daughter has an IEP for "specific learning disability" reading, comp and math... to get communication and support for her on a regular basis has been like pulling teeth. Meeting after meeting nothing gets better, last year I did take her out ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/15/11

I am new to the Downingtown area and am stuck with a decision! I read the great schools rating of 9/10 but I see parents only give it a 3/5. As I remember my math 90% is not the same as 60%. Can anyone help me reconcile why the difference? As my only intereaction has been with office staff in getting ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/18/11

Both of my children attended this school. I feel teachers there always blame either the children or the district for thier lack of teaching. The guidance counslers have a negative atitude and are slow returning phone callls

Posted by a parent on 07/08/11

The District is so wonderful that it is disappointing to find DMS as a dark spot. The Guidance Staff are particularly concerning, and negative attention is the only kind given by the teachers to students. I find this very sad in the middle of a great district.

Posted by a parent on 05/22/11

At DMS 'meet the teacher' in the beginning of the year, it was made very clear that a majority of the teachers do not want to communicate with parents. My son is on B team of 6 grade. Every teacher informed us that calling them was out of the question-you must e-mail them. Ok, I will e-mail, but ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/20/11

My daughter has been in both 6th and 7th grade here and I have found it to be a very good school. Sure she doesn't love all the teachers but over all she seems to be challenged and stimulated. The staff that I have interacted with have been very impressive. I think she will be well prepared for high ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/19/11

I agree there is way too much homework, especially for 8th graders. My son averages 4 hrs. per night and often must get up at 5:30 a.m. to finish. Some weekends, he has 10 or more hours. While the teachers are overall excellent, there are some standout bad ones. The administration is great at enforcing ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/26/11

My grandson is ADHD and has moved to this school from Florida. As difficult as it is to believe, there has only been negative attention given to him. At this point he is feeling very frustrated. An IEP is ONLY NOW(after a full semester) being approached. Granted, my impressions are secondhand but ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 02/03/11

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Test Year: 2012
Downington Middle School
Downingtown Area School District
Pennsylvania
* In 2011-2012 Pennsylvania used the Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in math and reading, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The results for reading, writing and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The PSSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Pennsylvania. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

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Downingtown schools — Downington Middle School is located at 115 Rock Raymond Rd, Downingtown PA 19335. 115 Rock Raymond Rd is in the 19335 ZIP code in Downingtown, PA The school district for Downington Middle School is the Downingtown Area School District. Downington Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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