Welcome to Middle School at ACPS!

ACPS invited parents and community members to share their feedback about the middle school experience. Please read a summary of the comments and actionable items.

Witness Excellence in Action

ACPS is dedicated to providing an excellent education to all students. It is a priority for ACPS to cultivate a middle school environment that supports academic achievement, positive social development and student personalization. Beginning in School Year 2014-15, ACPS will focus on these areas at our two middle schools through exemplary vision, leadership across the campuses, implementation of ACPS curriculum, school climate, and accountability. While middle school can be exciting both academically and socially, it is also more demanding and can influence the lives of students profoundly. The middle school years are an important time for students as they find themselves between childhood and adolescence.

Every child deserves a champion. The success of our students, their futures, requires each of us to be a champion. ACPS is committed to championing our middle schools and helping our students achieve a smooth transition into secondary education. As we move forward with an enhanced middle school structure, we invite you to come to school with us, get involved in education and witness Excellence in Action.

Move Up with Us


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