Citrus Middle School

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About Us

The mission of Citrus Middle School, in partnership with the family and community, is to provide a rigorous and positive learning environment.

All students are expected to meet district, state, and national standards to achieve personal and academic growth. We commit to providing a comprehensive system of individualized support, interventions, and opportunities to ensure that all students can succeed.

2015-2016  School Goals

Students will increase a minimum of one performance level per year

English learners will increase a minimum of one language proficiency level per year until reclassified

97.4% yearly attendance

Expected Outcomes

Citrus Middle School students will be:
  • Maturing scholars who demonstrate the ability to read, write, compute, and problem solve at high standards, and are able to apply their knowledge to real-world situations.
  • Admirable role models who are responsible and respectful at home and school, and make a positive contribution to their community.
  • Self-directed individuals who have confidence in themselves, and their abilities, Value life-long learning and possess high aspirations for their future.

Staff Commitments

Learning Environment:
We will provide a safe school environment by establishing, modeling, and promoting schoolwide standards for appropriate academic and social growth.

Students:
We will respect students' opinions and values while cultivating excellent character and high academic standards. We will provide successful learning experiences to help students attain self-confidence. We will promote community change by providing opportunities for service learning.

Teaching:
We will provide standards-based instruction that targets the diverse needs and strengths of our students, using a variety of effective strategies which promote higher-level thinking and real-world problem solving skills. We will model life-long learning through our own professional growth.

Collaboration:
We will create an optimal learning environment by communicating regularly with families and the community about the progress of students and in working with colleagues to reflect on and improve best practices.

Our mission in partnership with the family and community is to provide a learning environment in which students achieve to their fullest potential, develop positive self concepts, and become lifelong learners and responsible citizens.