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Shields Middle School

Ruskin, FL
  • Public
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  • Grades 6-8
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  • Enrollment: 1411


Shields Middle School
15732 Beth Shields Way
Ruskin, FL 33573
(813) 672-5338
Shields Middle School is located in Ruskin, FL and serves grades 6-8.It received a GreatSchool rating of 2 out of 10
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It's great there's nothing wrong with the school it's the kids that are bad so they are giving the school a bad name and I like the school I also like my teachers they are so nice they treat me and everybody else with equal amount of respect and they teach very good. I be learning things I thought was hard but in a different point of view which makes it easier to understand.....this school is the BEST
A lot of the staff run things poorly. I didn't get my schedule until the actual first day of school. When I did, it had mistakes and I had to have it changed multiple times. Teachers were getting suspended, fired, and quitting all the time, too, which really disrupts our learning. Many teachers don't do a great job, either. A certain teacher wouldn't let anyone finish a 50 question test, when most of the class didn't even get half of it done. We had only one 50-minute period to take the test. This was an advanced honors class, too, and was for high school credit.Bottom line is, this school deserves its 3/10 rating. If you have another option, you might want to take it.
My step-kids go to this school. It is widely known for bullying, fights, and drugs (yes drugs). They are always coming home telling us stories of how kids are getting caught smoking pot in the bathrooms. The staff doesn't do anything to enforce rules. Not too happy with this school at all.
I'm new in the area, my daughter is a Hillsborough County Virtual School student. She has to do all her testing at Beth Shields Middle School. Since we moved here, I have left message for three weeks to speak to the principle, the Special Education teacher. Mrs. Walters the Special Ed teacher said she would call me back with information, that was two weeks ago. I can't get anyone from that school to return a call since that one communication. I'm starting to understand why this school has such a low rating.
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