The Counselor is an integral part of the Middle School educational team and assists students with personal and academic issues, monitors individual welfare and academic progress and consults with teachers and parents when needs arise. She also provides support for parents. The Counselor encourages you to contact her regarding any questions or concerns about the Middle School experience.
Middle School students in need of learning support may be referred to a team of faculty and specialists. This team addresses the students’ concerns – whether academic, emotional or another issue – in a collaborative manner, takes active steps towards the desired outcome. Students are expected to enroll in regular classes and meet requirements with a minimum of special assistance. The Learning Support Program provides academic support for those students experiencing mild learning difficulties.
English Language Learners
ACS offers English Language Learners (ELL) support in Grades 6-8. The goal is to provide identified students specific language instruction to acquire English language proficiency in order to become successful in all areas of the curriculum at their grade level.