About Our School
The Pulaski Community Middle School is located in Pulaski and welcomes students grades 6-8. It draws from all five District elementary schools: Glenbrook, Hillcrest, Sunnyside, Lannoye, and Fairview. It also welcomes students from Assumption B.V.M., the parochial elementary school in Pulaski.
Together with our families we provide a great education that ensures the success of each student personally, academically, and socially. Our goal is to offer a comprehensive academic and co-curricular program in a safe learning environment. We want to ensure that the tradition, pride, and excellence of the Pulaski community continues in generations to come.
- School time: 7:30-2:55
- Grades: 6-8
- Staff Members: 109
- Student Enrollment: Approximately 850
The building currently known as the Pulaski Community Middle School (PCMS) began to house students in 1975 and was the Pulaski High School. In 1998, because of tremendous growth, the District passed a referendum to build a new high school on the other side of S. St. Augustine. Prior to 1998, the District did not have a middle school.
This referendum allowed for the development of the Pulaski Community Middle School. The doors of the new middle school opened in 1999 to students, staff, and families. Currently, the Pulaski Community Middle School houses students grades 6-8 and pulls from the five elementary schools in the District, along with one parochial school. The middle school prepares students to continue on to Pulaski High School.
- School leadership opportunities called PRIDE available for students
- After school tutoring
- After school extra-curricular activities and athletics for all grade levels
- Friday Fun Nights periodically throughout school year to promote positive social atmosphere
- Academic summer support programs in math and reading
- Difference Makers Organization, which inspires students to be active school and community citizens
- School garden
- School forest
- PCMS extracurricular activities
- Strong focus on math, language arts, science, and social studies
- Common Core Standards
- World Language, Art, Career, Music, and Technology Education opportunities
- Eighth grade electives allow students to be a part of 21st century and real world experiences
- Measure of Academic Progress (MAP) testing to assess student growth
- SMART boards in every grade level classroom
- 1-to-1 iPads as student learning tools
- CANVAS student learning for parent/student communication
- CANVAS available for parent interaction
- Online parent communication via Skyward Student
- District-wide Google Apps used for District collaboration
- Student and public wireless Internet access
- 1 computer lab
- The HUB engages students in reading and literacy
- WiFi available throughout school