Carpenter Middle School

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3905 Rainier Rd

Plano, TX 75023

(469) 752-5000

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Grades: 6 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 900

Students Per Teacher: 11

Parent Reviews

16 Parent Reviews for Carpenter Middle School

Do NOT ever, and I mean EVER, send your child here. The kids are totally rude, the staff doesn't care less and they have all these rules that even they don't follow. The band program is terrible, Mr.Fabian the assistant band directer is completely rude to the kids, he discourages them and already 5 five ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 06/07/13

This school sucks. It has rude students who don't even pass the exams. It is very bad.

Posted by a other on 02/23/13

This school is great, my name's Karen Garcia and im a Senior now, i went to Carpenter Middle School in 7th and 8th grade! Great school, when i went there, i didnt even know how to say hi in english and thanks to my ESL teachers, im speaking english right now!! Thanks a lot to my ESL teacher!

Posted by a other on 11/06/11

This is an amazing school. That should be all I have to say, but many would like me to embellish a bit. The PACE program is astounding, no kidding. I've been in it since sixth grade, and never once have I found it boring or even so-so. It's challenging, no lie. The teacher is amazing :) no kiddding, ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 01/30/11

Outstanding staff and administration. Truly a family of caring and supportive parents, teachers and support staff. Both of my boys attended Carpenter, and had an amazing academic and social experience. Superb band program.

Posted by a parent on 01/12/11

I am in 7th grade now, and hoping to be an eighth grader. I am sorry to say that Carpenter is not one of the best schools. There are too many "cliques" or "groups" that just get into trouble all the time, really, and many of them swear-- when i say swear, i mean SWEAR. I get very tired of it and I want ...  Read more

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Posted by a other on 11/03/10

I am a student in 7th grade. The teachers are good. But the fighting goes on almost every day. The teachers and staff do not do much about it

Posted by a student on 10/14/09

Great teachers -- great band program

Posted by a parent on 10/01/09

Very good school a lot of diversity

Posted by a parent on 08/07/09

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Test scores for Carpenter Middle School

TAKS* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2011
Carpenter Middle School
Plano Isd
* 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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Plano schools — Carpenter Middle School is located at 3905 Rainier Rd, Plano TX 75023. 3905 Rainier Rd is in the 75023 ZIP code in Plano, TX The school district for Carpenter Middle School is the Plano Isd. Carpenter Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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