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Apartments for Rent near Montgomery Lower Mid School - 2 Rentals available

  • Apartment
    5 Autumn Lane, #100, Skillman, NJ 08558
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Last updated 14 Nov 2019
    (833) 292-4748
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    300 Bunn Drive, Princeton, NJ 08540
    $2,300 - $3,710
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Hillier Properties
    Last updated 14 Nov 2019
    (833) 222-3565

Montgomery Lower Mid School Overview

373 Burnt Hill Rd, Skillman, NJ 08558 , Tel: +1 (609) 466-7604 Montgomery Township School District
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    Type: Public Elementary School
    Grades: 5-6
  • 747


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Montgomery Lower Mid School Ratings & Reviews

January 28, 2016 Submitted by a student
I was a new student coming in at 6th grade. It was hard to transition in, considering none of my teachers knew that I was new and I didn't know a lot about the culture here and the fact that the school was so large no one even noticed me in the hallways. There was no one trying to help me navigate through the hallways. No introductions. It also has a very 'elementary' vibe, having read-a-loud, cheesy decorations, and morning meeting. The teachers, however, are not as good as they are said to be because they don't do a very good job of explaining things. Also, the principal boasts about having no-bullying and that the kids in Montgomery are the best there is, but that is not the case. Walking down the hallways on the first day was miserable, attempting to make friends by smiling and saying hi and in return got a strange look and a head turning away. And of course gossiping is inevitable but the comments I heard coming out of the kid's mouths made me sick such as racial slurs and jokes about things that shouldn't be joked about. The principal's signs about no bullying did no help because of the student's arrogance and the kids were very rude to the lunch ladies which made me really upset. They would chant, "Where's our lunch? We want food!" Which I find really disrespectful. I came from a school where most of the school was caucasian and it was different seeing so many people of different races but something struck me as I sat at the lunch table with a couple girls I met. There wasn't a lot of unity in the diversity. The Chinese kids sat with the Chinese kids, the white kids would sit with the white kids, and sometimes an Indian would join them, but it made me feel so limited to the people that I could be friends with, and I like to know a lot of people to say hi to in the hallways but I felt like it wasn't possible. Overall, I can see why the people who have lived here their entire lives enjoy the school but its really hard for new students and the school is not as innocent as it seems honestly. However, the after school program was nice, having a mini tutor every week if needed. Good luck to all of the new students!
January 01, 2012 Submitted by a parent
Superb teachers; misguided curriculum. My 6th grader attended a private school previously, and wanted to give LMS a try. We agreed. The teachers at this school are of the highest calibre; however, the school day is a jam-packed, non-stop marathon from 8:08 until 2:55, with only a half-hour lunch, NO breaks of ANY kind (no recess, no study hall), and only three-minute passing periods. My child comes home exhausted, but NOT from intellectually challenging academics. At his previous private school, the standards were MUCH higher, homework load was greater, but the daily schedule was built in a much smarter way: it included a half-hour snack/recess break mid-morning, and another recess after lunch. P.E. was always scheduled in the afternoon. The fact that the human brain requires intermittent breaks like these in order to optimize learning has been borne out consistently by YEARS of research--I am incredulous that LMS does not acknowledge this. In an effort to provide a rich curriculum, what they have created is a pressure cooker in which mental energies are depleted and academics are diluted. LMS teachers, students (and taxpayers) deserve better than this--MUCH better!
January 27, 2011 Submitted by a community member
I am a Student here and I have to Say the Principal is Very nice,All the Teachers are superb except for a certain teacher i won't name. Let's just say she is very strict and irritable.Anyways,They have A Great No bullying System and Great After School clubs.Though Here is a Warning for 5th graders:Health class is Awkward,To say the least ^_^ . They have a Math Support Class With a very Excellent And Nice teacher and they have Great lunches.The 6th graders go on a Trip to the Museum of Natural History. Every once in a while they have something like a School dance for 5th and 6th graders;It's called Fun Friday. Cons: The pressure at this school is Quite Outrageous. Even Smart Children Get sent to Math support. Lots of Snobs. Since this is a VERY rich area,lots of children there will tease. And i mean,They are vicious.
September 16, 2009 Submitted by a parent
My children have been coming through the LMS for 2 years and there are more to follow. I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this school. The staff is amazing and the principal is unbelievable with the children. I wish that the whole school would move with my children. The teachers are excellent and I have seen tremendous growth with my children.
July 20, 2009 Submitted by a parent
My daughter had alot of fun here and worked very hard as well. The teachers were great, stayed in touch often and are more then helpful. There is alot of homework which was most of the time overwhelming to my 6th grader. She would break down in tears over it. I do sincerely like the school system but I am worried that the pressure will get worse as they move up,(as I read in the other reviews) but where is the better alternative??... I don't think there is one. Nothing is perfect.
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New Jersey Education Statistics

  • No High School5%
  • Some High School34%
  • Some College20%
  • Associate Degree6%
  • Bachelor Degree22%
  • Graduate Degree13%

Apartments and homes for rent near Montgomery Lower Mid 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 Montgomery Lower Mid 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 Montgomery Lower Mid School, and that should not be hard as you can currently choose from 2 apartments for rent available in this part of Skillman. Not familiar with rent prices in the area? The cheapest apartment near Montgomery Lower Mid School is currently at The Willows at Orchard Road, renting for $525 per month, but if $3,710 is still within your budget, check out the more luxurious offers at Copperwood in Princeton. 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 Montgomery Lower Mid School

Before you start packing, make sure Montgomery Lower Mid School is really the best option for your child. To recap, Montgomery Lower Mid School is a well-known public 5-6 school in Skillman. It is located at 373 Burnt Hill Rd, Skillman, NJ 08558 and it is the second home of 747 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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