AMELIA MIDDLE SCHOOL
1341 Clough Pike | Batavia, Ohio 45103
Student Hours: 7:00 AM - 2:15 PM
Principal: Mr. Bert Martini
Assistant Principal: Mr. Dave Mack
Secretary: Mrs. Rhonda Reatherage
Total Enrollment: 1000
Percentage of minority students: 5.7%
Economically Disadvantaged: 43.7%
Attendance rate: 93.4%
AMELIA MIDDLE SCHOOL MISSION STATEMENT
Our mission is to provide a safe, united, academically challenging environment where all students achieve excellence.
We are a state-of-the-art world-class educational provider recognized for developing future leaders and productive citizens.
- To respond to the needs of the middle school child we will provide:
- A positive and safe school climate that fosters mutual respect,
- Tailored programs to meet the unique developmental needs of the middle adolescent,
- High academic expectations which prepare all students to become productive, contributing members of society, and
- Effective communication within the school community.
- Supportive and involved students, parents, staff, and Community members through their participation, service, and cooperation will benefit all by developing healthy, productive and ethical citizens capable of achieving success in the twenty-first century.
AMELIA MIDDLE SCHOOL DETAILS
Serves students from sixth grade through eighth grade and employees 53 teachers, with 100% being highly qualified educators.
Amelia Middle School provides special education services to the learning disabled, developmentally handicapped, severe behavior handicapped, visually impaired, multiple handicapped, and hearing handicapped.
A Building Leadership Team (BLT) works to address school wide initiatives. Each grade level and special education are represented on the team.
The Positive Behavior Support Specialist (PBSS) provides a variety of services to the school that include direct and consultative services for students with behavioral concerns, coordination of the RTI process with school psychologists, general education teachers, special education teachers, counselors, and administrators, conduct Functional Behavior Assessments and Manifestation Determination for students, liaison to Wrap Around services through Clermont County Mental Health and Recovery Board, and coordination and implementation of district and school wide professional development.
Amelia Middle School’s curriculum is enhanced through updated online technology like Pearson SuccessNet, which offers students the opportunity to access their textbook online. The interactive component includes resources to enhance learning. It will read the book aloud and has a coach feature that includes three different reading levels. The username for students is their student id#. The password is success1.
In social studies, all of the students use a McGraw Hill text. McGraw Hill offers online access for our students to complete assignments, read text, access interactive maps, take test reviews and even read text aloud. The website address is: connected.mcgraw~hill.com. Student’s user ID is: s+ and their student ID. Their password is: history1.
In Math, digits addresses the Common Core Standards that focuses on helping students understand important ideas in a meaningful way. The research-based approach aims to have students demonstrate understanding through sense making and transfer of learning through authentic performance. Digits is a computer-based program in which students engage with the mathematics through exploration, learn concepts explicitly to formalize the knowledge, and connect newly acquired knowledge to prior knowledge.
The English Language Arts program for grades 6-8 is comprised of balanced and comprehensive common core state standards. The language arts processes of reading, writing, listening, and speaking are taught in an integrated and inter-related manner. Course components include the study of rich, complex texts.