Schools To Watch

schools to watch Tappan Middle School has recently been designated as a 2021 "School to Watch" by the National Forum to Accelerate Middle-Grades Reform!  

To achieve Schools to Watch designation, a middle school must demonstrate that it has met the following criteria:

  1. It is academically excellent and challenges all students.

  2. It is developmentally responsive and sensitive to the unique developmental challenges of early adolescents.

  3. The school is socially equitable, democratic and fair, providing all students with high-quality teachers, resources and supports.

  4. The school has norms, structures and organizational arrangements to support and sustain its path toward excellence.