Benold is an excellent school. The administration cares about kids and the counselors are fantastic! The current assistant principals have been there now three years so turnover does not seem to be an issue as suggested by others. Students are provided many academic & extra curricular opportunities!
... Read more If you want a campus that takes care of students, Benold is for you! Read less
Posted by a other on 10/29/13
I would NOT recommend this school to anyone. The administration is scary. They can't even keep assistant principals for a full year. Ask those assistants why they left. The only middle school I would rated highly is Forbes due to their outstanding principal and assistants. If are looking to move to
... Read more Georgetown, if you can afford to live elsewhere, do it. Read less
Posted by a parent on 10/12/13
Benold is a good school. They place a lot of emphasis on discipline, yet in a positive learning environment. My daughter attended Benold from 6th to 8th grade, and was very happy there. Sports offered are football for boys, Volleyball for girls, track and tennis for both. There is an opportunity
... Read more to join band/orchestra along with private music lessons given at the school for a very reasonable fee. They have an active drama and vocal department as well. Both vocal and instrumental genres attend several competitions throughout the school year, both as a group and solo. This gives the kids experience in competition, and helps build their confidence. The teachers all all easily reachable, and very receptive to communication with the parents. Benold's goal is to create a safe, healthy, and happy environment conducive to learning for your child, and I think they are successful in doing that. Read less
Posted by a parent on 09/29/04
While the school is large and at capacity, it is, without a doubt, the best school in the district. The leadership provided by the principal, counselors and a good majority of the teachers is exceptional. Standards for academic achievement as well as disipline are high. Students know they are safe
... Read more and truly cared for. The school building itself is sparkling clean and well maintained. Read less
* In 2010-2011, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in reading in grades 3 through 9; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in English language arts in grades 10 and 11; in mathematics in grades 3 through 11; in science in grades 5, 8, 10 and 11; and in social studies in grades 8, 10 and 11. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The grade 11 Exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
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A school or program within a school that provides services and training to students with moderate to severe mental and/or physical disabilities.
Adult Education Classes
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English language classes for students whose first language is not English.
Georgetown schools — Douglas Benold Middle School is located at 3407 Northwest Blvd, Georgetown TX 78628. 3407 Northwest Blvd is in the 78628 ZIP code in Georgetown, TX The school district for Douglas Benold Middle School is the Georgetown Isd. Douglas Benold Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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