Middle School Overview

The Middle School consists of Grades 6 - 8. Middle School is a wonderful period of growth and transformation. We celebrate this at RPCS! Rather than shaping students to fit a mold, teachers encourage each girl to try new things and to discover her passions, her potential and her strengths.

The Middle School curriculum is an intellectually challenging, developmentally appropriate program designed to meet the needs of early adolescent girls. Faculty representing different departments work together on grade level teams to monitor student progress, coordinate the teaching of skills and build interdisciplinary connections throughout the program.

Each Middle School student is also assigned to an advisory group of about ten to twelve students which becomes their peer base for support and community. Faculty advisors take the time to get to know each advisee so that they can advocate for her individual educational needs and social success.

Middle School Mission Statement

During the Middle School years, students experience intellectual, physical, social, and emotional growth at an extraordinary pace. The combination of a core advisory system and a challenging academic program encourages the Middle School students at Roland Park Country School to become increasingly independent adolescents and learners within a safe and supportive environment.

In the Middle School, a rigorous curriculum, enhanced by the integration of technology, focuses on mastery of content as well as the development of skills of inquiry and communication. Students foster respect for themselves and others through numerous opportunities for cooperative learning, community service, and leadership both in and out of the classroom. The Middle School has an array of co-curricular and extracurricular activities which permit students to explore their interests and talents. Our standards of respect, honesty, and encouragement help students to build self-confidence and to make good choices. Students learn to be more responsible individuals, members of our School community, and citizens of the world.

Meet the Office


Verna C. Mayo
Middle School Head
Ext: 3025
mayov@rpcs.org


Alison Keim
Administrative Assistant
Ext: 3024
keima@rpcs.org

Elisha James
Middle School Dean of Students
Ext: 3024
jamese@rpcs.org

 

Academic Resources

 

 

 

 

Courses

  • Math
  • Civics
  • Geography
  • Ancient History
  • Science
  • English
  • Chinese
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Latin
  • Technology
  • Library
  • Life Skills
  • Phy Ed
  • Art
  • Music
  • Dance
  • Drama

Daily Schedule

Time Program
8:05 am Advisory/Middle School meeting
8:25 am Classes begin
10:35 am Break
10:50 am Classes resume
12:20 pm Lunch
12:55 pm Classes resume
2:30 pm Class, chorus, study hall, academic help or athletic teams
3:15 pm Advisory/GYTT (Get Yourself Together Time)
3:30 pm Dismissal, Athletics, Activities etc.

Roland Park Country School

5204 Roland Avenue • Baltimore, Maryland 21210
Phone 410.323.5500 • fax 410.323.2164
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