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Atlanta Public Schools is appreciative of the leadership demonstrated by all of our principals, particularly those who have served the district for many years. Like all school districts, APS conducts an annual assessment of where we are as a system, as well as a review of any revisions to state law. Necessary changes are made to ensure the district remains in compliance and that all of our students are prepared for the next level and long-term success. This process includes an intense and methodical performance review of all of our schools and their leadership teams. For the full statement, please click here.
Atlanta Public Schools parents are encouraged to participate in the Georgia Parent Survey administered by the Georgia Department of Education. Data from the Georgia Parent Survey will be used along with the Georgia Student Health Survey and the Georgia School Personnel Survey to calculate the School Climate Star Rating within the College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI).
The Georgia Parent Survey has 20 questions and should take no more than 5-10 minutes to complete it. Data results from the Georgia Parent Survey will not be available to the public and will not be posted online.
Congratulations to Rita Simmons for being named the 2013-2014 APS Teacher of the Year!
Rita Simmons is a gifted and talented teacher of students in kindergarten through fifth grade at Cleveland Avenue Elementary School.
ATTENTION PARENTS: Jean Childs Young Middle School students will be taking the CRCT from April 23rd through May 1st. Testing will begin promptly at 9:05 a.m. Please make sure your child gets plenty of rest and arrive to school on time. Students should bring two number 2 pencils. All electronic devices (including cell phones) are prohibited during testing. Cell Phones will be confiscated. Visitors (including parents) are not allowed in the building during testing sessions. Please remember that the All Stars After School Program will resume May 5th. Thank you for all that you do to support academic success.
Young Middle School is home of the 2014 APS Middle School Boys Track Championship Trophy! Congratulations to the coaches and runners for all of their hard work! A special acknowledgement also to the Young Middle School girls Track team who won the District's 2nd Place Trophy!
It’s time to celebrate our knowledge! The CRCT Countdown has begun! The CRCT Administration will begin April 23rd! Let's get geared up to Ace the test by using our free online tools! Young offers Study Island, Georgia OAS, My Backpack CFY, and more tools that can be accessed via cell phone for student convenience.
Join us every 1st Friday in the YMS Parent Center above the Main Office to make positive contributions toward Young Middle School!
We value your opinion! West Region Schools and Community Supporters are collaborating to make sensible contributions. Many have expressed interest in the principal selection process. Please help us make decisions that include your voice by completing the survey.
The JCYMS Symphonic Band traveled to Centennial HS in Roswell, GA to participate in the annual GMEA District V LGPE. Students were judged and provided valuable feedback, inspiration, and curriculum assessment. The students earned ALL Suprior ratings and received vital suggestions from qualified judges that provided goals, standards, and progress for a school year of music education!
Young Middle School is the official home of the APS Middle School Basketball Championship Trophy! A special shout out to Coaches Williams, Wilson, Crump and AD Coach Nadine O. Smith for a winning season! We boast AAA Excellence - Academics-Athletics-Arts!
On Wednesday, January 15, 2014, students at Jean Childs Young Middle School participated in the Operation Hope-Hope Business in a Box (HBIAB) Student Pitch Competition. During the pitch competition, 18 teams pitched their business proposals for 2-minutes to an audience of business leaders, parents, students and Atlanta Public Schools officials.
Jean Childs Young Middle School sixth grade students participated in the Junior Achievement Simulation Experience at Chick-fil-A Foundation’s Discovery Center in Atlanta, located in building C of the Georgia World Congress Center. The experience begins in the classroom with four weeks of JA-provided curriculum which focuses on financial literary and that culminates with a day at JA BizTown.
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM JCYMS PTSA Meeting at 6pm
It is imperative that we promote a comfortable and welcoming environment in which our students and teachers feel safe, respected and competent.
Overall, students are doing great with adhering to
the“Big 4” :
1. Wear uniform daily
2. No profanity
3. No fighting
4. Be respectful to everyone.
If you have a concern regarding your child's attendance, grades, performance or discipline, please communicate with the teacher first and then with the administration. Teachers are more than willing to speak and conference with you.
Together, we can make a difference, and I hope this school year will be the beginning of a new journey for Jean Childs Young Middle with you in transitioning Jean Childs Young Middle School from GOOD to GREAT!