Top Ten Most Disapointing Things About Middle School

This is a list of things that people are raving about before middle school, but when they actually get there they find that their dreams of middle school are disapointing let-downs.

The Top Ten

1 Physical Education

Most people in my class are retards

The school doesn't even bother to spend money on new equipment. Its just low-quality, worn out gear.

And THIS is why I chose Band over PE. - Absolite

You got to do that? I have to do both! I love band (I play alto saxophone) but gym is the worst. - lovefrombadlands

Pre-test: 1 push up, 1 sit up, 1 second wall sit, 1second plank.
The gym teacher yelled at me and said I had to do a lot better on the post test.
Post test: 2 pushups, 2 sit ups...

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2 No Recess

In Elementary school I thought recess was SUPER boring, but now I'm wishing I still had it.

I'm still in elementary, and I hate it. (Recess and school) I do recycling on Mondays and Wednesday's at recess, so I don't have to sit through recess all the time. Lunch is way better because I can talk without getting golf balls hit in my head. (That happened once.)

You can say that recess is for babies but it's fun! Maybe I don't want to go on a seesaw or slide but it is fun to go outside and just run around. It's better then class anyways.

That's a good thing. I'm at middle school and we still have that lame thing. Everyone loves recess, but it's torture for people who don't have any friends. I just wanna sit down and listen to Halsey songs, because her lovely lyrics connect to me so much but of course we have to "be (lame old) active" like the teachers say but it's so awkward. - lovefrombadlands

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3 The Desks

When I was in elementary school I thought the pull over top desks were awesome until I got to middle school and realized that you couldn't lean back in your chair, a nasty habit of mine

Desks are amazing in middle school! Elementary desks are the worst. (The collapsed on us during earthquake drills when we went under our desks.) they also were just small, and I had to scoot my chair very far back because by third grade my knees didn't fit under the desks. (I'm tall.)

The desks are the same thing in middle school, boring brown, but in high school you get these awesome chairs that spin and desks with a whole lotta space

Desks are covered in gum. Yuck. - Lunala

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4 Lockers

Everyone wants one in fifth grade but once your in sixth grade your wishing you still had your cubbies.

Oh please! Lockers are going to be the best! At the school I put as first choice, you get a full locker! In 6th you have to share but in 7th and 8th their all yours! You just need to practice the combo - maddyparrot22

The whole thing about how lockers are so great and whatever is a crappy lie. We get 2 minutes during Homeroom 5th and 7th period to either take something out of it or put something in it. Pretty lame nothing exciting.

Lockers aren't disappointing, or at least not mine.

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5 Immature People

This is incredibly true. EVERYONE is constantly repeating the latest vine phrase over and over again for the entire day! I once went a day where I heard "DAMN DANIEL! " shrieked at me 17 times.

There are a lot of immature people in my school, but there was one in my home room who said "WHAT ARE THOSE?! " for 3 months, he even took the Jurassic theme song and made a song with the quote.

This one kid was yelling me at lunch for no reason while I was talking to my friend. These kids idolize me for no reason, always yelling my name. These kids made the nicest teacher snap, this kid always draws lines through things I draw on the whiteboard (in the class where the teacher doesn't care if I draw on the board) These kids always try taking my stuff and crushing my pencil case. Grow up people before you get restraining orders when older.

Almost every boy in my school is a pure idiot. They always make fun of my name and poke me everyday. I tell them, stop, but they never listen! That's why I wish I was home-schooled again. - Drawbox

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6 The Cafeteria

When I was in fifth grade I was glad we didn't have to eat in our classrooms any more in Middle School. But our schools "cafetorium" is as bad as it gets.

I sit where I want in my lunch room.

Cafeteria in elementary was worse. Smelled awful. It smells bad now, but a bit better.

Worse cafeteria ever D:
That's why I eat upstairs

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7 No Snack-Time

Haha still get to bring snacks to class, just not really snack time, you eat while u work

Now I wasn't really hoping there wasn't gonna be snack time in middle school but I really do miss it.

Just glad I don't have lunch at 2:00. Therefore I don't need a snack.

What's next? Starve to death? - DynastiSugarPop

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8 Stupid Teachers

My teachers are great! (Except for my math teacher)

Some of my teachers not exactly all - ayumi-oki

My teacher are personally amazing

I have good teachers. When stupid popular girls annoy me I tattle on them because I'm an evil teacher pet sometimes (At least I was honest..)

But seriously, the popular girl was PUSHING ME in line once. So yeah. - Lunala

9 Online Homework

There are some people who can't afford computers and/or internet. I also don't like it when the homework requires you to use social media, which is what one of my teachers has assigned.

I thought online homework was outta this world until my computer took two hours to load every stinking question

As someone with no access whatsoever to a computer, this was always RIDICULOUSLY inconvenient. - keycha1n

We had online homework in elementary school too, everyone had their own laptops and they brought them to school

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10 One Hour Classes

Now my school is on this block schedule that has each class last 90 minutes or more that you have a different set of classes every other day and if it has a class or teacher you don't like or find too easy then the class is kind of like eternal torture.

You're thinking "oh that's not bad" but when your in a subject that you really hate it can last for eternity.

These aren't always bad except for the fact that I'm stuck in Language Arts and Gym for 90 minutes every other day. I don't like either of those subjects so being in those classes feels like an eternity. - Anonymousxcxc

1 hour 40 minutes for me at elementary. Can't wait for middle - TeamRocket747

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The Contenders

11 Electronics

It sucks how u can't play 'Marvel: Contest Of Champions'. THE TEACHERS SAY TO ME: 'No violent games'. And I say 'your boring as hell'. - CN121

At my school, people use phones and tablets, but they get stolen sometimes. They keep their devices into their back pockets sometimes. - DynastiSugarPop

My school allows phones only during brunch and lunch - Pegasister12

My school district gave everyone in grades 4 and up iPads, but middle school was the first time we actually got to take our iPads home. - yuki-blue

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12 Bullies

That's against the law in the state that I live in yet some people still do it.


"Haha" "loser" "freak" "geek" "nobody" "nobody likes you" "you have no friends" phrases I hear everyday

Just people that want attention

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13 Morons

Okay where do I start! I'm autistic, and I have a hard time doing a lot of things that are easy to others. And some kids are jerks and are like bossy and annoying. Also I didn't know the answer to a problem in Math and some kid called me "retarded." Also the kids carry on annoying and stupid stuff like putting hashtags in all their sentences, LOL,,9+10,What are those,etc. - Jake09

I hate those people. My autism is kinda mild, but I still have it and yet I get straight As and work my butt off to keep it like that and then there's some annoying slacker who's ALWAYS distracting the class. - Anonymousxcxc

There are so many idiots in middle school

The kids in my class are the rowdy type, always doing dumb things in class. ALL. THE. TIME. People talk about Donald Trump if the teacher mentions a wall, and people are obsessed with Harambe, Dabbing, Pokemon GO, Suicide Squad and memes. The teacher always grills everyone at the end of the lesson because people are being idiotic!

No comment. - ayumi-oki

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14 Freedom

I thought it was cool that you got to do whatever you wanted in between classes, but now I've realized that that statement isn't true

Eh, I walk around and talk to my friends between classes since my classes are close by and I have 5 minutes to get to it. - Minecraftcrazy530

All you can do is get from 1 side of the school to the other in 4 minutes or less. Hope you didn't get too tired in gym, you gotta run! - hurjelert

School = prison - ayumi-oki

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15 Dating

Heck some kids in my school already had sex!

What's so important about dating in Middle school? You're too young. - Arcxia

Are you kidding?! Dating was great back then! It was the only time I could just peck my boyfriend instead of him trying to go full frontal frenching! *sighs* I miss those times

It’s weird. I remember being shocked when I was in 6th grade when I first heard about a couple my age, but now it’s just normal. Why are 13/14 year olds even dating? We’re too young and the longest lasting couple probably only dated for about a month.

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16 More Work

Not that much

Some nigts I don't have homework - epictoonsfan1

17 Uniforms

My uniform isn't even strict, we don't need to wear dress shoes or ties. All we need is a blue polo (which can be any shade of blue) and some khakis, navy sweatpants, skirts, and shorts (depending on the weather). We're actually allowed to dye our hair wacky colors and wear Jewelry as much as we want. - FlakyCuddles43

Well... I wish I didn't have uniform in this England. God it's so uncomfortable. Hell I want to move back to Russia and wear the Russian school uniform instead. And it's always dull colors. What's up with that. And school is next week. (yeah of course I'm so excited to meet all the people I hate NOT)

A school near me wanted new uniform which was pink (in england almost every school has uniform) but I heard the students started to riot, and so the have non-uniform

My school has a uniform policy, which is a navy, white, burgundy, or black polo, and district approved pants and shoes. It's annoying because I like to express myself in what I wear, and I can't do that at my school. I REALLY want to showcase the Survey Corps. t shirt I'm getting for my birthday :( - Absolite

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18 No Video Games

AKA School in general - ONHOLIDAY

Lol we play video games on our chromebooks - ayumi-oki


19 The Ice Cream Box

I thought the ice cream box was awesome until I ran out of money.

We have nothing like this

What is an ice cream box? - ayumi-oki

I get ice cream every day even in winter - lovefrombadlands

20 Flex

I don't have Flex. Just this 90 minute period every other day called Core+. It's basically study hall, but sometimes you do other stuff. I don't like it except for the fact that I get to finish homework in that class and the fact that my awesome science teacher is my Core+ teacher. That's it. - Anonymousxcxc

At least this was the case last year. Now my Core+ class is supremely boring because the teacher that I have for that class this year isn't as interesting as the one I had for last year. - Anonymousxcxc

Don't you mean that song? Flex, time to impress...(I don't know the words) (sorry everything reminds me of song lyrics) - lovefrombadlands

Do u mean Advisory where you go to different sessions to do things? Cause I have that.

uh whut - ayumi-oki

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