Middle School

Successful Students

The Middle School program will help students understand themselves and learn about self-advocacy, responsible decision-making, healthy relationships and how to persevere through challenges.

As defined by National Middle School Association

We believe that:

Successful schools for young adolescents are characterized by a culture that includes:

  • Educators who value working with this age group and are prepared to do so
  • Courageous, collaborative leadership
  • A shared vision that guides decisions
  • An inviting , supportive, and safe environment
  • High expectations for every member of the learning community 
  • Students and teachers engaged in active learning 
  • An adult advocate for every student
  • School-initiated family and community partnerships

AJLA indicators for success include:

  • High academic performance
  • Character development
  • Social Emotional intelligence
  • Involvement in enrichment activities such as Athletics, Art, Music