|1930s building of the Cape Elizabeth Middle School|
The Middle School has a number of course offerings for students in grades 5-8 and tries to encourage diversity of thinking and exploration of one's abilities, interests and special talents. A rigorous academic program is offered including language arts, science, social studies, a diversified math program and world languages for all students. Specialists exist in art education, music education, physical education, instructional support, technology, health education, guidance and library services.
An extensive interscholastic and extracurricular program is offered throughout the school year. A wide array of after-school programs is available to students including the yearbook, student council, math team, speech and debate, sports, and art opportunities. Fifth grade students are introduced to band instruments and to the choral program. For those interested in the sixth, seventh and eighth grade sports program, plenty of choices exist. (Please see our list of activities available to students in each grade). Additionally, Community Services also offers a variety of programming to Middle School students.
The Middle School library collection contains close to 13,000 titles, including high interest fiction, quality nonfiction, entertaining magazines and a variety of reference materials. Students can visit the library at any time during the school day to check out books, access the Internet, work on homework and research projects, or attend an information literacy class taught by the Library Media Specialist.
Outdoor facilities include a baseball diamond, soccer/field hockey field, a track and other playing areas. The entire building complex underwent a major renovation/new building project completed in 1995.
Class size recommended by the School Board is no more than 22
- 7:55 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
- 7:55-11:30 a.m.