Our School

Our school proudly employs dedicated and passionate staff members who view their students’ academic success as a priority of foremost importance. Our highly qualified teachers and administrators are ready to partner with you in your child’s education.

Our Mission Statement

The mission of Tenakill Middle School, in partnership with families and the community, is to develop intellectually curious, lifelong learners who possess strong character and values and the skills necessary to be responsible and productive world citizens of the 21st century. The school will provide diverse and challenging educational programs, which aim to meet each child's academic, social, emotional, aesthetic, and physical needs in a nurturing and supportive environment.

We are committed to establishing a meaningful partnership of parents, children, teachers, administrators, and community members who encourage active participation in the learning process.

Our Code of Conduct

The Tenakill Middle School Student Council adopted the following Code of Conduct in 1997:

Philosophy

At Tenakill Middle School, we believe it is essential to help students realize that their own attitudes and acts are directly related to their school experiences and that of their classmates. All students can behave in ways that improve the social relationships of the school and facilitate learning.

Student Rights and Responsibilities

Safety is a constitutional right. Students, teachers, school staff, and parents need to work together to see that everybody in our school district maintains and obeys these rights. The rights and responsibilities of Tenakill Middle School students are described as follows:

Students have the right to:

  • A free public education
  • Equal protection under school policies and regulations
  • A safe and orderly school environment in which to learn

Students have the responsibility to:

  • Obey school policies and procedures and the school authorities who enforce them
  • Respect one another
  • Treat school property and the property of others with respect
  • Act in a way that does not interfere with the rights of others and is not harmful to the health and safety of others