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West Middle School

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Carlton Campbell, Principal
Matthew Campbell, Assistant Principal


WEST MIDDLE SCHOOL PHILOSOPHY

The vision of West Junior High School is the establishment of an environment which is conducive to learning.

•We will attain excellence in a safe, nurturing environment.

•We will provide each student the opportunity to achieve his/her full potential.

•We will celebrate our multiculturalism which arises from our diverse ethnicity.

•We will involve the larger community in the education of our children and in fostering respect for both education and educators.

•The vision will be enhanced by means of individual respect of rights of others.

271 West Street
Brockton, MA 02301
Hours: 8:05 a.m. - 2:35 p.m.
TEL. 508-
580-7381
FAX 508-580-7307

About Us

West Middle School Offers ...

  • A strong curriculum enhanced by the Connected Math Project, John Collins Writing, Reading Across the Curriculum, cooperative learning and integrated projects.
  • Updated technology including Plato Lab, Smartboards, Alpha Smarts and Homework Hotline.
  • Participation in academic competitions, including National History Day, Scholastic Art Awards, Junior High Science Fair, Spelling and Geography Bees, National Latin Exam, New England Math League and Johns Hopkins University Talent Search.
  • Student activities including an award-winning band and chorus, cheerleading, peer leaders, annual musical, school store, stage crew, yearbook, Mayor's Youth Summit, Career Launch, 21st Century after-school programs, G.R.E.A.T. program and sports.

Principal's Message

Dear Parent/Guardian:

On behalf of the entire staff we welcome you, as well as your son or daughter to West Middle School.

Creating a clean, safe, friendly, academically challenging atmosphere is important to all of us. Establishing a learning environment that is goal oriented, active in our community and responsive to every student’s needs is essential to our school’s success. You are a vital component in our school plans. We invite you to help us build a school climate where every student feels welcomed and is challenged beyond his/her academic expectations. We strive to create a sense of community for everyone, where they feel comfortable contributing in their own meaningful way, learning, and growing both academically and socially.

You are encouraged to join our Parent Advisory Council and to attend School Council meetings. We hope you will maintain contact with your child’s teachers throughout the school year. Our goal is to work cooperatively as a team with you, the community, and your student. We want your son or daughter not only to excel academically but to enjoy school socially as well.

We look forward to working with you this year.

Sincerely,
Carlton Campbell
Principal

School Facts & Highlights

Location
West Middle School
271 West Street, Brockton, MA 02301
Hours: 8:05 a.m. - 2:35 p.m.
Early Dismissal 11:30 a.m.
North Zone, Grades 6, 7, 8

Building & Facilities
Built in 1952, 33 classrooms, computer lab, handicapped accessible, gymnasium, library, art room, 700 seat auditorium, athletic fields.

School Highlights
• General Education Program
• Special Education Program
• Guidance Services
• Science Fair
• National History Day
• New England Math League
• John Hopkins Program
• Band and Chorus Programs
• Great East Festival
• Student Council
• Mentoring Through the Arts
• Drama Club
• Yearbook Club
• Ladies’ Tea
• Boxer Breakfast
• Interscholastic Team Sports
• Intramural Athletic Program
• School Council
• Parent Advisory Council

Contact Us

Principal:
Carlton Campbell : 508-580-7381
E-mail: CarltonLCampbell@bpsma.org

Assistant Principal:
Matthew Campbell: 508-580-7381
E-mail: matthewkcampbell@bpsma.org

Administrative Assistant:
Lynette McElroy: 508-580-7381 | FAX 508-580-7307

School Nurse: 508-580-7384
Guidance Counselor: 508-580-7385
School Adjustment Counselor: 508-894-4299
Absence Line: 508-580-7398

School Improvement Plan

West 2012-2014 School Improvement Plan

Every Brockton Public School has an individual School Improvement Plan, a two‐year strategic plan for schools to follow to achieve academic and non-academic goals. The plans are developed among school leadership, faculty and staff and serve as a blueprint for success.

School Improvement plans require school personnel to set challenging goals for student performance, and must articulate the strategies the school staff will use to reach their targets.

In addition to approving each school’s SIP, Central Office conducts three to four “Walk Throughs” per school per year to gather data and provide feedback to site-level leaders about how effectively the plans are being implemented. What’s exciting about this is that everyone recognizes the importance of this kind of feedback and is actively supporting this kind of valuable work – principals, teachers, administrators and union officials.

West Middle School Report Card & Overview

The above link will take you to the PDF versions of the school brochures. If you would like a copy of a particular brochure mailed to you, please email: JaneEFeroli@bpsma.org

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