Who We Are

Staff and students in school yard
At Stephen Decatur Middle School 35, we believe that across all disciplines that  ALL students:
  • Will engage with content rich texts through reading, writing and discussion.
  • Will participate in classroom activities that challenge their critical thinking and develop a deeper understanding of all contents.
  • Will be empowered to demonstrate their thinking through a variety of student centered and/ or student led tasks.
  • Will be immersed in an academically rigorous environment that fosters productive struggle to become literacy proficient in the 21st century.