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Kirby-Smith Middle School Overview

2034 Hubbard Street, Jacksonville, FL 32206 , Tel: +1 (904) 630-6600 Duval
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    Type: Public Middle School
    Grades: 6-8
  • 854

    Students

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Kirby-Smith Middle School Ratings & Reviews

January 29, 2020 Submitted by a student
Overall this school was good to me socially as I befriended basically everyone there but in terms of the actual academics it was not as good because many of the teachers there did not do their jobs as teachers and often sat around and did nothing all of the time. Managed to get out with straight As the whole time but that was with almost no help from the teachers
November 06, 2015 Submitted by a student
This school is amazing! I am currently on the gifted track because my teachers are moving me up so I can do a better math than what I was doing don't listen to all those other people who lie because their experience with kirby was ok
November 24, 2014 Submitted by a teacher
"In response to the previous comments , if there is a problem with a particular elective teacher it needs to be specifically addressed with DCPS administration not unfairly broadcast anonymously on the internet. In response to the clubs comment, a total lie. This school has the following clubs actively meeting; chess club, zoology, collectible card club, video game design club, video game club, courtyard crew, yearbook club, and FLL robotics club. In regards to gifted teachers, when a teacher leaves (we had 2 teachers move) the District often replaces personnel with surplussed teachers and the gaining school has no right of refusal. We have quadrupled our gifted population the last 2 years and all teachers in gifted positions must take gifted training, this takes time. Gifted endorsed teachers ""don't grow on trees"" they are developed."
October 12, 2014 Submitted by a parent
Thought this was the best school for my child, but 2nd year in this school is a joke. They promise electives in which the teachers don't even teach ? If you want to set a record on number of wasted hours reading books go to kirby. There are even teachers teaching gifted that never taught the subject with no background in the subject . Clubs no it's all lies just to get you in.
September 26, 2014 Submitted by a parent
Very disorganized. A lot of fluff about electives, but the truth is those are for selected children only.....kids and parent choices don't seem to matter. This is the 3rd year my child has been placed in same elective. These folks talk the talk but don't walk the walk. Any question to teachers are usually met with defensive rather than helpful attitude. I understand the teachers have a rough job too....but the kids should come first. I know Kirby wanted to be a path to Paxton so maybe the gifted kids have a better experience. However, the other kids, even the bright ones, seem to be an afterthought. Currently, a few of the teachers don't even post on the grade portal. Presumably, to keep parents in the dark so we won't bother them with our concerns. Our second child, who is in gifted, is now at James Weldon and what a difference! Kirby could learn a thing or two from James Weldon about how to improve, how to better utilize current technology, how to better communicate with parents. The only reason I gave 3 stars and not 2 is because there have been a few great teachers over the past three years, but the overall school experience has been disappointing. Lots of luck!
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Apartments and homes for rent near Kirby-Smith Middle School

Your child’s education is your top priority. We know that because—well, you’re looking at this page, aren’t you? If you think your kid would feel right at home at Kirby-Smith Middle School, and you are contemplating moving closer so the little rascal will never miss a class, we have some good news for you and your family. Commute will never be an issue if you pick an apartment within 5 miles of Kirby-Smith Middle School, and that should not be hard as you can currently choose from 195 apartments for rent available in this part of Jacksonville. Not familiar with rent prices in the area? The cheapest apartment near Kirby-Smith Middle School is currently at Golden Shores of Jacksonville, renting for $507 per month, but if $3,200 is still within your budget, check out the more luxurious offers at Riverside St. Johns. Or just do what most other parents do and go for the middle ground—that’s where you get the best value for money most of the time.

Things you should know about Kirby-Smith Middle School

Before you start packing, make sure Kirby-Smith Middle School is really the best option for your child. To recap, Kirby-Smith Middle School is a well-known public 6-8 school in Jacksonville. It is located at 2034 Hubbard Street, Jacksonville, FL 32206 and it is the second home of 854 students. Please note that available apartments near a given school are filtered by proximity, not by attendance zone. We advise parents to visit the schools in person and contact the admissions offices for further information on school performance and attendance zones before making a final decision.

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