Millsboro Middle School
 Date updated - Summer 2014
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District: Indian River School District Telephone: (302) 934-3200
Address: 302 East State Street, Millsboro DE 19966 Web: Millsboro Middle School Page
Principal: Renee Jerns
AYP: Met
School Demographics
Fall Enrollment

2012-132013-14
Grade 6205238
Grade 7217192
Grade 8218228
Total640658


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School Promotion by Grade

2012-13
Grade 6100.0%
Grade 7100.0%
Grade 8100.0%


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Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity

2012-132013-14
African American15.9%14.9%
American Indian0.5%1.7%
Asian2.0%2.3%
Hawaiian 0.2%
Hispanic/Latino13.6%14.6%
White61.7%61.1%
Multi-Racial6.3%5.3%


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Other Student Characteristics

2012-132013-14
English Language Learner1.6%1.7%
Low Income72.5%60.2%
Special Education16.4%16.6%
Enrolled for Full Year93.9%N/A


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Recently Arrived ELL Students

2013-14
Number of Students Not Tested on ELA Assessment3


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Class Size (Percentage by Range) (2013-14)
* Elementary and special schools provide their own class size data

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School Finances


District Expenditure per Pupil (2012-13)

$11,963

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District Sources of Revenue (2012-13)

Percent District Allocation of Current Expenses by Category (2012-13)




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Exemplary Programs
At Millsboro Middle School, we support student growth through programs aimed at developing the academic, emotional and social well-being of all students. Some of the exemplary programs we offer are, but not limited to: Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID), Academic Challenge, Positive Behavior System (PBS), Business Professionals of America (BPA), Future Farmers of America (FFA), National Junior Honor Society, Upward Bound, Science Olympiad, Odyssey of the Mind, Math League, Talent Search, and Rachel's Challenge (an anti-bullying/anti-violence program). We also offer exploratory programs in the Performing Arts, Business/Computers, Art, Spanish, and Agriculture aimed at preparing students for college and career pathways at the high school level.

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Curriculum Highlights
With a focus on school-wide reading and writing literacy, the staff at MMS uses data-driven instruction to progress student achievement in meeting the Common Core State Standards for college and career readiness. This instruction is differentiated for all students based on academic needs. We support struggling students through our Response to Intervention (RtI) model, as well as our AVID program, a “college readiness system designed to increase school-wide learning and performance through a curriculum focused on rigorous standards, WICR (Writing, Inquiry, Collaboration, Reading strategies), Cornell note-taking, and Socratic Seminars.” For students who excel, we offer honors courses using College Board’s Springboard curricula in reading and math, enrichment activities through RtI, and challenging exemplary extra-curricular programs. As a result of our exemplary programs and curricula, MMS is home to several Carson Scholar award recipients and Merit Scholars.

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