The 6th - 8th grade years support an emphasis on high school preparedness. As students continue to grow academically, they enhance their skills through critical thinking, creativity, communication skills and collaboration with others.
Creativity through preparation and inquiry. Critical thinking through integration, problem solving and logical thinking. Communication for data and information collections, argumentation and presentation and collaboration for teamwork and investigative skills.
Middle school teachers focus on student differentiation emphasizing individual learning style and learning strengths. Project and assignments are driven by student choice and interest.
Parent partnership is very important at this age.
A growth mindset is cultivated based on student engagement Middle School students take ownership of their learning through student engagement and supported by tools including a strong aligned curriculum, dedicated teachers, and supportive environment necessary to succeed and soar.