VISION

To be the middle school of choice where every child maximizes his or her potential.

MISSION STATEMENT

The mission of Lehigh Acres Middle School is to prepare all students for academic success and responsible citizenship by inculcating and encouraging in them a love for lifelong learning; and build a commitment to positive, moral decision-making. To achieve this, we will:

  • Embrace attitudes and values that respect self, others and property,
  • Communicate effectively
  • Use a variety of research-based teaching strategies and current teaching materials that are aligned with the Sunshine State Standards
  • Use Sterling Quality processes to implement data-driven decisions
  • Foster positive relationships among parents, staff, students, and community
  • Work cooperatively with others
  • Practice creative, critical-thinking and problem-solving skills to make appropriate choices
  • Hold students accountable for their choices
  • Maintain a safe and secure environment
  • Utilize current technology
  • Meet State of Florida Goal 3 Standards
  • Cultivate active parent participation and volunteerism
  • Provide differentiated instruction to meet diverse needs of individual learners
  • Develop each student academically, socially, physically, and emotionally
  • Involve all stakeholders in the educational process.

BELIEFS

We believe that:

  • All students are capable of learning
  • Middle School students have unique physical, social, emotional, and intellectual needs
  • Students have a responsibility in their own education to come to school with a ready mind and a willing attitude
  • Students must be respectful citizens who value themselves, others and their environment
  • Students learn best when they are actively engaged in the learning process
  • It is the responsibility of each student to come to school on time every day and to be dressed in “Academic Attire” as defined by the school’s dress code, because this creates a more serious climate for learning
  • High expectations are necessary for high achievement
  • Every person at Lehigh Acres Middle, both students and adults, must treat every other person on campus with kindness, dignity and respect at all times
  • All staff should be positive and inspiring
  • The curriculum should prepare students for success at the next level
  • A structured, safe and physically comfortable environment promotes student learning
  • A safe and caring environment is critical to student success
  • Education is a shared responsibility of students, parents, staff and the community
  • Instructional practices should incorporate learning activities that take into account differences in learning styles