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Middle Grades

September 2, 2021 | 170 views

Magnify Your Middle School Years

MIDDLE GRADES | 6 TO 8
Middle school transforms the momentum of your early education into the beginning of the journey towards high school. Grades 6 to 8 are a time to build your knowledge, respond to curiosity, and grow as a leader and friend.
A Day in the Middle

To create community, every day begins with Flagpole, a gathering time for students in grades 3 to 8 to share announcements, athletic team updates, and celebrate birthdays, culminating in the Pledge of Allegiance and recitation of Darlington’s Mission Statement. The 8-day rotating schedule includes longer periods with classes that meet every other day to help foster passions and pursuits. You’ll have breaks in the day that allow plenty of time for reflection and social time with friends. 

In addition to core classes, each 8-day rotation includes an assembly offering Character Education. You’ll also have time to  experiment with music, visual, or performing arts and build your athletic skills in the middle grades athletic program.

Get support being your best self – our Advisory program gives you a faculty-led, trusted peer group to help navigate middle school life; and the Learning Center supports students with diagnosed learning differences by providing specialists who work directly with you on achieving academic success. 
 


Thank you for your interest in Darlington! We would love to learn more about you and your interests so that our admission team can provide the best possible experience as you explore whether Darlington is the right fit for you. Take a moment to look at our viewbook for a glance at all Darlington has to offer or complete an inquiry form so that a member of our team can follow up with you. We can’t wait to get to know you and your family! 

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