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About Isaac Stevens Middle School
Isaac Stevens Middle School is in the county of Franklin, Pasco City, and is run by the Pasco School District education agency. It has an approximate student population of 770 with 40 teachers, making up the student-teacher ratio of 19 students for every teacher. It is categorized as a Middle School offering Sixth Grade to Eighth Grade.
To provide a secure and positive environment of learning for all the students, the staff, the parents, and the community of mixed cultures of Hispanic, Caucasian, African American, Asian, and Indian is the school's mission statement.
With the dedicated and hard-working staff providing academic excellence, students are in turn expected to work and study to their best ability, to treat everybody with respect, worth, and dignity, to come to school regularly, to maintain the beauty and cleanliness of the campus, to represent the school in a positive and outstanding manner, to obey all the school rules and regulations, and to always try to learn new things.
The school is named after Isaac Stevens who was a popular governor of the territory of Washington in 1853. He was named governor by President Franklin Pierce because of his support during his candidacy. He was elected as a congressman in 1857. He served as a major general during the conflict between the federal government and several states of the United States that had legal slavery of African Americans, which was more popularly known as the American Civil War of 1861-1865.
Isaac Stevens Middle School believes that reading is the first step to literacy. The Library Media Center of the school offers a wide collection of books and other materials needed to provide for every student’s academic and recreational reading demands. The approximately 16,000 materials, periodicals, and books found in the library support the curriculum of the school, the district, and the state's learning goals. It also has 12 computers accessible to students for their class projects and reports. For information, students may use electronic encyclopedias, online magazine databases, the Internet, and other useful resources.
The school focuses on the core academic subjects of Reading, Mathematics, Science, and Writing, in line with the state of Washington curriculum.
Under the education reform program of the state of Washington and the “No Child Left Behind Act of 2001”, Isaac Stevens Middle School is offering additional services for educational purposes. Academic tutoring, for example, is for students who have a hard time coping with lessons. Extra time is being given to them after school.
Aside from developing the students academically, they are also encouraged to join clubs, extracurricular activities, programs, and sports. There is a variety of sports being offered by the school. The students can choose from and join football, volleyball, soccer, cross-country, basketball, bowling, dance, wrestling, tennis, baseball, softball, track, and field.
It is the school’s goal to develop students academically, physically, and socially in an environment free from discrimination and to produce life-long learners and achievers.