School Colors: Orange and Green
School Mascot: Indians
School Motto: "Believe. Begin. Become"
School Theme: "Inspiring Excellence"
*Title 1 Distinguished School
Albany Middle Teacher Earns STEM Fellowship
The fellowship is a year-long process.
DCSS Schools, Students Rack Up Awards at Area Competitions
The artwork is on display at the Albany Museum of Art
Albany Middle School Student Wins Regional Spelling Bee; Headed to State
Ba was previously the winner of the 16-round District Spelling Bee.
GEAR UP students participate in the "Your Voice is Power" workshop at Georgia Tech
This program encourages students to explore how computer science, music, and entrepreneurship can advance equity.
About Albany Middle School:
Albany Middle School's motto, "BEGIN. BELIEVE. BECOME" consists of three words, although simple in meaning, when combined, denote the formula to success. Our job as educators is to facilitate this process by helping students BEGIN the arduous process of becoming a life-long learner. During this process, we encourage students to BELIEVE in themselves and trust in their abilities. Through maturation and armed with all the skills and knowledge of a well -rounded education, our students can become whatever they choose!
Albany Middle School offers middle school programs that meet the approved criteria for the Georgia Performance Standards (GPS). GPS provides established standards by which students are taught and by which their work is evaluated. Albany Middle school also offers safety nets for remediation before, during and after school.
Parents and community are a vital part of Albany Middle School. The school has an active PTO and enjoys an active band booster organization. Partners and parents provide financial support for school activities.
Albany Middle School seeks to establish itself as an exemplary middle school with self-disciplined learners and highly qualified teachers to meet or exceed standards.
AMS will work collaboratively to provide a safe, orderly learning environment where all individuals will meet or exceed standards with the support of school and community.
Honors, Pre-Law & Multimedia Magnet School Mission
The Albany Middle School Magnet Program will capture and nurture students' innate interests in multimedia, develop practical understanding of American law and the criminal justice system, while preparing them to investigate, explore, and examine all academic subjects through a rigorously implemented honors curriculum.
AMS values collaborative TEAM work:
T - Our team will work to improve performance at all levels of the learning community with the support of parents and community.
E - Our team will establish a learning environment that is inviting, orderly, safe and motivating.
A - Our team will strive to provide academic success for all students through best practices and standards of expectations.
M - Our team will model research-based strategies through professional learning communities.