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great school, i cant rly think of anything bad but steps
Posted by a student on 1/15/2017
I went to this school from 2006 to 2008. There was a punishment called 'steps', I don't know if it's still being used. Basically, if a student misbehaves, they are sent to "step one" - sitting in a chair against the wall, not allowed to touch anything. If the student continues to misbehave (or dares to TOUCH THE WALL), they are sent to "step two", which is the same as "step one", only standing. If misbehavior continues, they will be sent to "step three", same as "step two", except now they're staring at an incredibly hypocritical sign which reads "No one has the right to interfere with the learning, safety or well-being of others," as if that will teach them anything. Getting sent to "steps" could be triggered by pretty much anything, including asking questions at the wrong moment, implying that your teacher is not perfect, or your teacher mis-hearing one of your words as a curse in a sentence where it wouldn't even make sense to use that particular curse in that particular context. I should also mention the social skills teachers. They talk down to their students and treat them like idiots, because "kids are like little robots you can program however you want".
Posted by a community member on 8/24/2014
I am a Summit student at Explorer Middle School, and I have to say: the teachers are amazing! There isn't really a bullying issue with the Summit students. At least, not anymore. I like the fact that the school is diverse, and I like how the Summit program expands your horizons by pushing you a bit harder. At first, I was quite nervous. A few days later, though, I had made a bunch of friends! The Summit program truly is a unique experience. There are two security officers assigned to the school. Overall, Explorer is a great school to be in, and has amazing staff.
Posted by a community member on 10/30/2013
I was a summit student who attended EX from 2011-2013. It was an amazing experience for me. Everyone is very nice and accepted me right away, and there were virtually no real bullies or threats. At first, I thought i would get bullied constantly, but I was very wrong. I was adequately challenged in my classes, and never felt overwhelmed with work. I also liked the sports program that they have. The coaches are very supportive and really helped me grow as an athlete. Even though it is located in a bad neighborhood, I felt safe. There are a couple of police officers assigned to Explorer, and they are very friendly. Explorer even created a community garden this year that everyone could be involved in. Overall, Explorer has a good atmosphere and is a good school in general.
Posted by a community member on 6/16/2013
I myself was a student at Explorer Middle School. In the Summit Program, I was constantly bullied. Thiis school is very unsafe and dangerous, especcially for students such as myself.
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Everett schools - Explorer Middle School is located at 9600 Sharon Drive, Everett WA 98204. Explorer Middle School is in the Mukilteo School District. Explorer Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6-8.