• Our professional learning community will consistently deliver high-quality instruction, facilitate differentiated practices, and integrate character development to ensure our students are prepared for academic and personal success.

    James Martin Middle School will develop self-directed, competent students prepared for future educational and/or career pathways by leveraging district leadership supports and expertise to align resources, professional development and tiered interventions to increase proficiency and growth and improve the student culture.
    The mission of CMS is to maximize academic achievement by every student in every school.

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    1. We believe everyone has the right to be treated with dignity and respect.  We pledge to treat all students, faculty and parents in this manner.

    2. We believe in Collective Efficacy – all students can learn and we have the ability to teach all students.  As members of the James Martin Middle School staff, we pledge to fulfill our roles as a proponent of Collective Efficacy on a daily basis.

    3. We believe the campus of James Martin Middle School is a Professional Learning Community.  Our Professional Learning Community philosophy is based on two questions: What is in the best interest of the student? How does it affect student achievement?  We pledge to use these two questions when making a school related decision.

    4. In our Professional Learning Community, we believe instructional time should be protected.  We pledge to maintain the integrity of the school day.  We pledge to do so by adhering to all the rules, regulations, duty, responsibilities and all other requirements that will protect instructional time while helping to maintain a safe environment for all students.

    5. We believe we are acting as a change agents in a Professional Learning Community at James Martin Middle School.  As change agents, we have the ability to inspire positive change when dealing with students as well as the staff.  We pledge to be effective change agents.