About Frederick County Middle

  • Learning Today...
    Leading Tomorrow


    Helping all students develop the knowledge, skills, and habits to become successful learners and leaders.


    The Frederick County Middle School community is committed to the following vision:

    A Safe and Orderly Environment

    • A safe, orderly, caring, and supportive environment supports student learning
    • Positive and encouraging relationships are developed with students, staff and the school community
    • Common expectations for school routines and practices are developed and communicated to all stakeholders
    • Strategies to ensure security and safety for all students and staff are implemented and monitored regularly
    • Students are courteous and respectful and strive to do their best in school
    • We assume collective responsibility for student success

    Academic Success for All Students

    • Stakeholders share high expectations for student achievement
    • Collaborative teams focus on student success
    • Teachers consider individual differences and learning styles and plan for developmentally appropriate instruction
    • A school-wide focus on excellent instruction includes curriculum alignment and differentiation
    • Teachers work collaboratively to create lesson plans aligned with the curriculum that include clear learner objectives, differentiated methods and activities, technology application and assessment
    • Students are actively engaged in learning

    A Positive School Culture

    • The school environment fosters open communication, trustworthiness, accountability, integrity and respect
    • All staff teaches core character traits as identified in the Character Education Program and model those character traits in daily interactions with all members of the school community
    • All students are valued and accepted
    • Cultural diversity is recognized and valued within our school community
    • Regular opportunities are provided to celebrate successes