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Mission and Goals

"Engaging All Learners to Succeed in Their Ever-Changing World"

The mission of Belmont Middle School is to develop the creative adolescent mind.  We strive to awaken in our students the life-long pursuits of self-discipline, tolerance, creativity, responsibility, a spirit of inquiry and a clear sense of local and global citizenship.  We firmly believe that education is a responsibility shared among student, school, family/home, and community.  We accomplish our mission through implementing diverse programs that integrate academic, artistic and physical work and play, and that are learner-centered and standards-based.  


  1. To utilize the data gathered from a variety of sources to create academic interventions to best meet the needs of all students. School-wide screening will be taken by all students in Grades 5-8 in the areas of Language Arts and Math. The strengths and weaknesses will then be identified to best ensure that instruction is modified for each student so that their individual academic needs are addressed.

  2. To expose students to community service projects and teach them the importance of helping others. Belmont Middle School will continue the tradition of emphasizing the importance of community service for all, through programs such as the Gobble Wobble Food Drive, assistance for families in need, the Jump Rope for Heart, and more.

  3. To increase parent/teacher/student/administration communication. As a staff we will continue to explore every possible scenario to increase parent/teacher/student/administration collaborative communication.

  4. To continue an emphasis on literacy. Belmont Middle School will explore all avenues to increase 1-1 and small group interactions for the benefit of literacy growth for all students. In addition, reading workshop, Title I summer school, creatively addressing instructional time through changes in the schedule and increasing parent involvement, are but a few ideas for advancing literacy instruction/learning.

  5. To explore personalized learning for all students at BMS. Staff, students and parents will work together to ensure that our students are academically challenged at their own learning level and explore ways to provide creative solutions to meet individual needs.