Welcome to the St. Margaret’s Middle School. Our Middle School program
is designed to provide opportunities for students to engage in activities that support their growth as learners, leaders and compassionate members of the community.
At St. Margaret’s, we believe early adolescents should be exposed to a rich and vibrant program that enables them to explore challenges in diverse arenas. Our students thrive through their participation in academic
and leadership programs
. Small class sizes raise academic expectations for each student while our enrichment program ensures all students are exposed to the full breadth of a liberal arts education.
As an alumna of St. Margaret’s, I can personally attest to the way our Middle School prepares students for the academic challenges of high school and university life. Yet, we are careful to measure the success of our students in more significant ways than test scores, grade-point-averages and top-notch college acceptances
. Although these are worthy goals and our students do quite well according to those measures, our program offers so much more to foster the development of the whole child.
Through caring relationships with experienced faculty members, students learn the larger life lessons found in learning, leading and serving. This critical aspect of our curriculum is certainly not delivered in the same manner as a math or English class. There is no text book, no grade and no set curriculum. These enduring lessons are delivered through authentic relationships, through learning from mistakes, through active self-reflection and mentoring conversations. Ultimately, our purpose is to work closely with students and their families to develop appropriate independence, resiliency and the skills necessary to pursue a life of learning, leadership and service.
Thank you for your interest in St Margaret’s Episcopal School. Please feel welcome to contact us for additional information as you consider our Middle School program for your family.
Middle School Principal