BERNARDO HEIGHTS MIDDLE SCHOOL

Go back
12990 PASEO LUCIDO
SAN DIEGO, CA 92128
Phone: 858-485-4850
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 8
  • Educational Climate: Above Average
  • Technology Measure: Low
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: 6th Grade - 8th Grade
  • District: Poway Unified School District
  • Students/Teacher: 24:1
  • Students/Grade: 450
  • Number Students: 1350
  • Number Teachers: 55
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: 5217
  • Poverty Level: 16 - 29.9 PERCENT
  • Principal: Mr Tim Biland
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
  • GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS
  • ESL
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
  • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
  • ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • COALITION OF ESSENTIAL SCHOOLS
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • MAGNET SCHOOL
School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (27 ratings)
Maximum Rating: 5




    School Reviews (15 Reviews)
    Page 1 of 3
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-05-04
    "I have had 2 boys attend Bernardo Heights and overall it has been a positive experience. The principal is fantastic, always willing to listen to parent and student concerns. He runs a tight ship especially when it comes to the dress code (no shorty-shorts here). The teachers are well-qualified although they give a lot of homework/projects and are quite strict with their homework policies. The office staff are friendly and helpful. A downside is there has been a large student to teacher ratio the past few years due to state budget cuts. Unlike the elementary and high schools, parents aren't asked to volunteer much here. The music programs are definitely something to brag about, band, orchestra, and choir, and they feed into the award-winning RBHS music programs."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-11-15
    "Office staff seems nice enough..some teachers are okay..but too many kids, too few teachers..I agree about the element here. The bullying does seem to be an issue and most of the teachers seem like drones. They really do not seem to care about the kids who actually need help. Just wanna get through another day."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-11-02
    "My child has gone to BHMS for the past three years. The first year there was 3-4 hrs of nightly homework with many projects. In 7th and 8th grade, there has been very little homework. This practice should be reversed, with much less in 6th as students get used to having multiple teachers in a new school, gradually increasing as they finish 8th grade, so they will be prepared for the rigor of High School. We loved the old principal - friendly, professional, student-centered. She was a positive force on campus. The new principal, in my opinion, has been heavy handed in issuing dress code violations. My child and their friends are so worried about getting dress-coded, they can't focus on academics. As a parent and educator, I have found the environment fearful for my child, over the 2012-13 and 2013-14 school years. A very sad commentary on a place that we should be secure in the knowledge our children are receiving a quality education without the fear of bullying... by administration, teachers, lunch duties, or students. I feel this administrator is out of touch with his students. The focus is not where it should be at this school, and I have met with him directly about my concerns."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-08-14
    "My daughter graduated from BHMS in 2012. She had a wonderful experience. However, my son finished 6th grade at BHMS in 2012, then we moved to another school. His first year was vastly different. He was bullied at BHMS. We also found out he had Aspergers and the school was not able to accommodate his special needs. One teacher worked with us, another teacher would not accommodate my son's learning style. My son's profanity expanded quite a bit while playing Yugioh cards with 8th graders. Too bad its changed so much from being a top notch school."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-05-28
    "My 6th and 8th grader started school her in the fall of 2012. I will have to say, not a good experience at all. There is bullying, the school does not practice what it preaches on safety, (my son broke a bone in P.E., it never should have happened and no follow-through on safety measures.) My 6th grader who enjoyed her old school does not like this school at all. She went from a zero tolerance on bullying, traditional middle school with similar A.P. scores to BHMS and wants to be home-schooled now. Front office is great, teachers and staff just so-so, good music program. Overall, what a disappointment!"
    Page 1 of 3
    Community information and market data Powered by Onboard Informatics. Copyright ©2014 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. * Based on a 30-year fixed rate of 4.75% with 20% down. The estimated payment is offered for convenience and is not an offer of credit. Due to market fluctuations, interest rates are subject to change at any time and without notice. Interest rates are also subject to credit and property approval based on secondary market guidelines. The rates shown are based on average rates for our best qualified customers. Your individual rate may vary. Rates may differ for FHA, VA or jumbo loans.
    C21 Properties In this Area C21 Offices Serving this Area C21 Agents Serving this Area
    View Agents
    Jane Yao
    CENTURY 21 Award
    858.­444.2400
    9934 Mercy Road
    Suite 200
    San Diego, CA 92129
    Jerod Miller of Ruth Pugh Goup
    CENTURY 21 Award
    858.­922.4565
    7676 Hazard Center Drive #200
    San Diego, CA 92108
    Alfred Samuel
    CENTURY 21 Amber Realty Inc.
    714.­209.9009
    23705 Crenshaw Blvd. #100
    Torrance, CA 90505
    Erika Affatigato
    CENTURY 21 Award
    619.­475.7777
    860 Kuhn Drive
    Suite 200
    Chula Vista, CA 91914
    Athanasia-Sia Vovos
    CENTURY 21 Beachside, Realtors
    562.­947.7834
    15820 Whittier Blvd
    Whittier, CA 90603
    Denice James
    CENTURY 21 United Brokers
    760.­521.6629
    17065 Via Del Campo, Suite 101
    San Diego, CA 92127
    Kathy Leahy
    CENTURY 21 United Brokers
    858.­225.7033
    17065 Via Del Campo, Suite 101
    San Diego, CA 92127
    Suraiya Sikora
    CENTURY 21 Amber Realty Inc.
    310.­326.2121
    23705 Crenshaw Blvd. #100
    Torrance, CA 90505
    Kimberly King
    CENTURY 21 All Service
    619.­440.2020
    810 Jamacha Road
    El Cajon, CA 92019
    LOLITA ALDANA
    CENTURY 21 Amber Realty Inc.
    310.­326.8100
    23705 Crenshaw Blvd. #100
    Torrance, CA 90505
    Joshua David
    CENTURY 21 Award
    619.­972.4168
    5640 Baltimore Drive
    La Mesa, CA 91942
    Lety Reyes
    CENTURY 21 Award
    619.­475.5777
    860 Kuhn Drive
    Suite 200
    Chula Vista, CA 91914
    Gary Lee
    CENTURY 21 Award
    858.­342.9876
    2011 Palomar Airport Road
    Carlsbad, CA 92011
    Curt Johnson
    CENTURY 21 Award
    619.­475.7777
    860 Kuhn Drive
    Suite 200
    Chula Vista, CA 91914
    Nancy Souvannarath
    CENTURY 21 1st Choice Realty
    619.­276.1111
    3091 Clairemont Drive
    San Diego, CA 92117
    Dorothy White
    CENTURY 21 Award
    619.­579.5980
    5640 Baltimore Drive
    La Mesa, CA 91942
    Andrew Pheasant
    CENTURY 21 All Service
    619.­440.1895
    810 Jamacha Road
    El Cajon, CA 92019
    Loretta Beckstrand
    CENTURY 21 Award
    619.­593.4300
    1530 Hilton Head Road
    El Cajon, CA 92019
    Jesus Sicairos
    CENTURY 21 Award
    619.­451.5769
    860 Kuhn Drive
    Suite 200
    Chula Vista, CA 91914
    Massoud Hashempour
    CENTURY 21 1st Choice Realty
    858.­366.5505
    3091 Clairemont Drive
    San Diego, CA 92117
    Barbara Marsh
    CENTURY 21 United Brokers
    858.­225.7033
    17065 Via Del Campo, Suite 101
    San Diego, CA 92127
    Gladisnell Akers of Ruth Pugh Goup
    CENTURY 21 Award
    858.­467.4727
    7676 Hazard Center Drive #200
    San Diego, CA 92108
    Danielle Morales
    CENTURY 21 Amber Realty Inc.
    310.­493.3518
    23705 Crenshaw Blvd. #100
    Torrance, CA 90505
    Eugene Choi
    CENTURY 21 Amber Realty Inc.
    310.­326.8100
    23705 Crenshaw Blvd. #100
    Torrance, CA 90505