ABOUT CLEAR CREEK MIDDLE


Clear Creek Middle school is the 7th and 8th grade complex for the Gilmer County school system.

Every student will take at least 4 core academics- English/Language Arts, Math, Science and Social Studies. Some students will have the opportunity, based on their individual needs, to take a fifth academic course.

Students will also rotate through a variety of connections classes such as band, chorus, agriculture, technology, business, family and consumer science, art, physical education and health.

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Administration-

Nicole Pike -Principal     

- Assistant Principal            

CCMS Vision/Mission-

Destination Graduation

Every child, every opportunity, every day

WE ARE...CLEAR CREEK

1.  Our student population will be approximately 625 this year.  (7th and 8th Grade)

2.  Nearly 70% of our student population will qualify for the Free/Reduced Lunch Program.

3.  Approximately 9% of our student population qualifies for Special Education Services.

4.  CCMS demographics; Approximately 82% Caucasian, 17% Hispanic, .005% African American, .005% Multi-ethnicity.

Nuts and Bolts-

1.  CCMS will continue with our “A.C.E.S Schedule”.  Each student taking 5, 70 min. classes. 

2.  A continued emphasis will be placed on relevancy with the CCRPI (College and Career Ready Performance Index), especially within our CTAE Programs.  Family and Consumer Science, Technology, and Agriculture courses are aligned with GHS/State Career Pathways.

3.  Our success period schedule is an academic incentive that will be utilized, in various formats (Coverage of Character Education, Study Hall, and Socialization), to create a sense of personal academic accountability.

4.  All Grade Level Teachers have a common planning time and are expected to formulate common summative assessment pieces, and discuss individual student needs.

5.  All Departments meet monthly with a set agenda.

6.  The CCMS Building Leadership Team meets monthly with a set agenda.

7.  All classrooms have Essential Questions/Enduring Understandings posted on so children are aware of our/their classroom goals.

8.  We focus on standards and teach for mastery.  NOT pacing guide completion.

9.  Students are provided specific and timely feedback to improve instruction.

10. Student accomplishments and exemplary work are celebrated with regularity.  (Success Award, Student of the Month, CCMS Wall of Fame, WLJA Student of the Week, Chattanooga Lookouts Students of the Month, etc)

School Improvement-

1.  Continued lesson planning with collaboration from supplemental services (ESOL/Special Education). 

2.  Additional staff training with utilizing data for common assessments, RTI, differentiation 

Home/School Partnership-

1.  CCMS provides parents with academic printed progress reports every 4 weeks.

2.  CCMS utilizes “Remind” text service for academic/general messages (Free)

****TEXT...CCMALERT to 91011****

3.  CCMS utilizes an automated calling system for academic/general messages

4.  CCMS updates its Home Web Page with regularity regarding school happenings.

5.  CCMS utilizes its School Governance Team as the way to set the vision and make governing decision regarding school policies and procedures

6.  CCMS provides email access to all Faculty/Staff so parents have direct contact.