About Our School
Rye Middle School (RMS) offers a rich learning environment that supports the academic performance, personal development, and social growth of 819 students in grades 6 - 8 in Rye, NY. The school’s organization, curriculum, pedagogy, and programs are based on the developmental readiness, needs, and interests of our students. RMS administration, faculty, and staff are committed to a comprehensive, shared vision of a school 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
- Adult advocates for every student
- Curriculum that is relevant, challenging, integrative, and exploratory
- Multiple learning and teaching approaches that respond to their diversity
- Assessment and evaluation programs that promote quality learning
- Organizational structures that support meaningful relationships and learning
- School-wide efforts and policies that foster health, wellness, and safety
- Multifaceted guidance and support services *
In addition to the challenging academic programs and the rich array of electives, RMS offers a broad range of after-school clubs and intramural sports.
RMS appreciates the partnership it has with the Parent Organization and is grateful for the support it provides, from funding programs to parents volunteering time at special events.
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* This We Believe: Keys to Educating Your Adolescents (NMSA 2010)