Top 10 Worst Things About Middle School

The Top Ten

1 Homework

I maybe very smart and like learning and school, but ironically, homework is possibly the worst thing in not only school, but the WORLD! ALL I want to do after school is play my computer or go to sleep, but then I have to do some gosh darn aggravating "math pages" or homework on the computer that isn't close to fun. I've actually heard that students in countries that have LESS homework do BETTER than kids with more homework. If everyone hates homework, then why do teachers give it ALMOST EVERY DAY?! GOSH! - PhoenixAura81

I had so much math homework I had to go through 6 weeks of psychological therapy. - benhos

I get an average of 128 questions on my math homework. Yes, I count it. I don't think I need to say anything else. Middle school sucks.

Nobody wants school at home. Even though I'm sort of a scholar, I still detest homework, as it proves to be very unnecessary and instead just makes everyone angry.

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2 Monday Mornings

Sometimes, I can't get my sleeping schedule right due of Monday's. It's the day of the week when I'm so unprepared. Plus, the word sounds so boring.

I have PE first period and we have Mile Monday! You can guess what that is.

Have to wake up earlier on mondays with no given reason.


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3 Crush Breaks Up With You

I had I boyfriend in 2nd grade I asked him if he liked me he said yes when I was In 6th grade he told me we had to break up ( I'm now in 7th grade ) I and now he is with a popular girl I gave him a beautiful pic of me and gave me a hot pic of him I beet he ripped the pic if he did I break his

Ok, that is SERIOUSLY not a problem! HOW is this NUMBER TWO?!?! I've never had a crush or boyfriend. Even if I did, I would be quite RELIEVED when a breakup happens. Abusive teachers and bullies should be higher. - PhoenixAura81

Happened twice

I had a “crush” in 5th grade ( I’m now in 6th) and I still don’t know if she likes me although everyone tells me she does and my friend broke up with his girlfriend so I’m scared that it might happen to me

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4 Cafeteria Food

In elementary school they used to make you eat it, but now in middle school they don't care. I know because one day I had a fasting for my church and they didn't bat an eye.

Once I found HAIR in my spaghetti I told the teachers but, they were to busy texting anyway.

Reminds me of the time my friend found a hair in his cookie. Except I just stopped buying cookies. - nooby32

The food in my school isn't bad at all. - PhoenixAura81

I found a twig in my pasta

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5 Everyone Turns Into a Jerk

In 6th Grade Your Friend Retained There Elementery School Behavior And Listened To Great Singers Like Justin Timberlake Or Bruno Mars And Watched Great T.V. shows Like Adventure Time Or Older SpongeBob Episodes. But Sometimes When 7th Grade Comes They Turn From Kind And Smart To Mean And Idiotic And Listen To Crap Like Justin Beiber And Miley Cyrus! And Scince My Friends Are Smart Enough, They Always Retained There Heart From Elementary School.

In 4th grade I was popular and in 5th grade I had some friends and in 6th grade the

Every single girl changes from a sweet, innocent, princess-loving girly-girl to a gothic poser who cuts herself and listens to Avril Lavigne. Well, at least at my school, that's the way it is.

I’m in sixth grade and my class is filled with fake people and jerks.

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6 No More Recess

My school has a park but we never play on it

I need recess, but now we just have classes all day long with only a small lunch break. Ugh. :-(

I am strictly ordered to spend my time in library in Recess

Fine by me! - PhoenixAura81

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7 Hot Teachers You Couldn't Have

Seriously? Who the duck added this on the list

Oh yeah? That hot teacher is MY MUM and I have to deal with every boy liking her and telling ME how hot my mum is. Plain embarrassing. Oh, and whoever has a crush on a teacher is just creepy

Seriously. Real world problem right here.

Why… the heck… is this… even on this list? Who CARES how good a teacher looks? The POINT of being a teacher is to educate kids. And who wants a hot teacher anyway, all the students will do is get distracted rather than learn. - PhoenixAura81

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8 Too Many Projects

3 Projects in less than a week, every week, is killing me.

One week I had 4 projects in a week. LIKE BRUH!


I have a class where all we do is projects! - Popsicles

9 Boring Classes

I hate having to be in classes for over an hour doing nothing but taking notes (Aka doodling) and listening to the teacher drone on and on about useless things.

Not everyone will use math in their daily life. Get used to it, schools. - nooby32

I hate getting tired and sleeping I was washing my face at morning - SpencerJC


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10 Crazy Teachers

I had a teacher in 6th grade she taught math and didn't know how to explain it and she would stand on the the desk and explain useless crap she should just retire now

All my teachers are crazy! I completely agree - NerdyPweeps

One of the art teachers at my school is insane and gets angry over everything. Once she told me off for standing next to the library door - SugarcoatShadowBolt

My 7th grade social studies teacher had a crush on me. She called me her "baby" and also wrote it in my yearbook!

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The Newcomers

? Annoying Classmates

The Contenders

11 The Teachers Are Strict

Gym teacher

Yea no joke m8 - ayumi-oki

12 Bullies

Guys in sixth grade are complete jerks. The later years they're much friendlier.

I have beaten up several bullies although I'm a 7th grader

How is this lower than "Hot Teachers You Couldn't Have? " - 445956

6th grade kids are mean

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13 Suddenly Everything You Do Matters

If I miss ONE homework assignment, 5 points are deducted from the homework grade and can affect your overall grade as well as getting in trouble by your parents. Same with tests and projects. I hate this stress. - PhoenixAura81

sort of

Miss one assignment = Automatic C

Get 100% on the most critical test of the year = Grade goes up 0.1%


If we do something’s bad we have to go to this stupid office called student services
ITS NOT EVEN STUDENT SERVICES, because one time a girl went in and said “excuse me mam they spelled my name wrong on my ID card” and the lady was like “What do you want us to do about that it is what it is” it’s stupid how yard duties at my school get around on golf carts instead of getting active and walking
Student services should become TORTURE services

14 Stress

Yes when get behind and you have so many missing assignments or when you did terrible on a test

I haven't been in middle school yet bet what I have been hearing about it makes me almost want to give up on life

My head hurts!

15 Immature Classmates

This see should be at least #3! There's always got be this group of idiots making repetitive jokes and snorting laughs. Then somebody always spits in the laugh.

I'm trying to eat lunch and all of a sudden across the room at least 20 people go; "OOH'. I don't care if Brad like Jenna or Stacy is dating whoever, let's just eat! It's even worse when no one is listening to the teacher like let him/her do his/her job!

I don't CARE about those "yo mom" jokes I'm trying to do my work so I don't end up working in McDonalds like you - Yatagarasu

I saw this guy in my class dig out some coins and claimed to be a bajillionnaire. He also said he's the coolest guy ever for having Snapchat and brought Jake Paul into the conversation.

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16 Math

I've always been a math wiz, but I just do not like my math teacher (the one with the pink stuffed animals in her room) she makes everything ten times harder and she talks so much and so fast in her slow voice that's it's hard to keep up. Well then again most of my grade and most of her past students don't like her so I'm not alone.

I've never been great at Math but now I feel dumber than ever because it's just so hard - SugarcoatShadowBolt

Most if the stuff I learn in math is just complete bull crap because I'll probably never use in life.

Wait until you get to high school kids. Just you wait.

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17 Too Much Homework

This is already on the list.

Uhh... a little bit of homework

18 Lockers

They suck a lot. Our lockers in my school are half the size of a regular locker and I can't even fit my backpack in there. I'm stuck bringing my backpack in my classroom! What's worse is sometimes your neighbors takes ALL the space!

I was getting my stuff and I told this one girl blocking my locker to move politely and she said " No you retard! "

The lockers at my school are about 1 inch wide and they SUCK! Everyone's always getting in the way and accidentally hitting each other with lockers! It sucks.

They wouldn't let me use my own lock

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19 Language Arts

I hate language arts it's the only class I'm not doing well in

"Combining Language, Writing, and Reading. To much. To much"

I LOVE language arts (mostly grammar and vocabulary). - PhoenixAura81

I have a C in this class

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20 Music

Our music teacher is teaching us through technology and we aren't learning anything and all we do is sing church songs

21 Science

Science sucks! because
1) The teacher do not know about science
2) Always Test even at the first day at school

22 Every Teacher Bitching About Your Body Changing

Is there any teacher that doesn't tell you straight to your face that you stink and sprays you with Lysol? *rhetorical* I hope so.

23 Social Studies

Literally in 6th and 7th grade I loved history and had the best teacher. I knew everything thing about politics, wars, commandments, etc. but now I hate it with passion. My history teacher now doesn't even teach us, she hardly even talks to us she just writes it on the board and tells us to get to work like she doesn't even deserve to be called a teachers if she doesn't teach

This was my favorite class by the way - DarkandSinister

In fifth grade I actully started liking social studies because everything was with partners and I learned so much interrsting thing I filled up my whole notebook. Then I got to sixth grade and I hated social studies.

24 Cursing and Swearing
25 That One Lonely Guy

Loneliest girl in the class

26 Homeroom

I sit in homeroom and just stare at the walls

27 Too Many Worksheets
28 Teenyboppers

Some of the 7th graders(juniors) are like this. I mean, really! They all talk about Twilight movies, One Direction, and use Instagram too much. When I was at 7th grade, I never acted like that! - MLPFan

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29 Strict Dress Codes

If you don't have a dress code then you are lucky.

You can't even wear a tank top without getting yelled at

Phew we don't have that

We don't have dress codes!

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30 Stupid People
31 All The Girls Attack You

Lol I was in the hallway and a boy told me I was mean and I said "no, just honest." And so we started being honest and he looked me up and down and said "you have a small butt" and I was so offended and needless to say that afternoon I was one of those girls.

All the popular girls are always thinking that they are better then you. Also they always talk about your butt and how small it is or how stupid you are. What they don't relize that they are exactly the same and that they make me strong not them.

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32 No More Ice Cream Socials

Come on! They were fun and I even got to go outside and party! Stupid school

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33 People Running in the Hallways
34 Favoritism Among Teachers

AHH YES! This is so True! And it gets super annoying sometimes like when the teacher gives everyone a super awfull assignment and tells the kid he can just sit there and read

35 Class Changes

We never change classes. We will sit in the same classroom for an entire year. The ones changing would be the teachers. - MLPFan

I wish we never change classes in middle school.

36 Horrible Lunch

I don't know why, but the lunches in my school don't taste so bad. - Pegasister12

I'm in 7th grade and my friend found... "burnt meat" says the teacher... it's probably raw meat!

We have to bring much and I bring my mom's worst(carrot and egg sandwich) and two fiber biscut because need to lose weight! (51 KG! :0)

37 PE

I dread PE. EVERY TIME the teacher calls me to demonstrate something, I ALWAYS mess it up!

My 6th grade PE teacher was actually very understanding and awesome, but I'm not as enthralled with my 7th grade PE teacher as much.

Why the hell is this not #1

I'm not really a strengthful person myself. If anything, I'm rather weak - MLPFan

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38 You Get Out of School Late

Get home so late, you can't even live a REAL life! I mean come on, high schoolers get home earlier than we do.

39 You No Longer Have Weekly Minimum Days

What are you talking about I'm in 6th grade and we still do

I still do but only on Wednesday. - Pegasister12

Same, We normally get out at 2:54, But at 2:04 is the minimum day time
that's FIFTY MINUTES EARLY😡 and sixth graders get out at 12:15 on minimum days

40 School Schedules
41 No Talking Allowed

My school: No Hugging
Other schools: No friends

Somethin wrong with our world 😒

42 Detention

It's boring. You just keep waiting and waiting and... Your parent are gonna scream there heads

The LITTLEST thing I do my teacher will SEND ME THERE

It should be #1...

43 Teachers Who Don't Believe You
44 Bad Grades

Not really a person with bad grades (If anything, I'm one of the people with above average and good grades) but I can see why this is a bit bad. But hey, It's not the school's fault. It means that you need to study harder - MLPFan

You can't hate middle school for that. You can get bad grades in any school.

Are you Asian (person below me) lol

I got two B's and my dad grounded me for 3 days

45 School Shooting

That would be terrible! Bleeding,hurt or dead people,and serial killers! Surprisingly,Justin Bieber visits and sings isn't on the list.but it would be bad though

46 You Get In Trouble for Nothing

Once, I went to say hi to my friend. The teacher saw me and handed me a detention saying "for swearing to another peer".what the heck.

47 Mean Teachers
48 Getting Expelled
49 Losing Friends

I have only one friend in my class and don't get to talk much

50 Getting Suspended
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