What makes Wydown so great?


As of September 27th, 2022, Wydown Middle School has been declared by the Niche National School Rankings, as the number one public middle school in Missouri. But what makes the school so great? We interviewed seven Wydown teachers and students to see what they think makes their school the best. 

“I love the people. I love the students and the faculty,” said 7th-grade Exploratorium teacher, Chris Holmes. He went on to talk about other aspects of the school. “They make coming here so much fun and rewarding,” But he’s not the only one who loves Wydown. 

7th-grade student Tucker Abeles shares his love of the school too. “The teachers here are some of the nicest teachers I have ever met and the design of the building is beautiful,” He says. 

Other students shared their favorite parts of the school too. Here are their answers. 

“The library and the structure of the building.”- Annalise Yorg

“The library.”- Ace Caira

“The food.”- Sam Oliver 

“The teachers and the food.”- Hayden Brown

“The plays and the clubs.”- Molly Arnold

Wydown Middle Schools teachers and students love the school, and those are some of the reasons that make it the number one public middle school in Missouri. 

Photo by Jakob Owens