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Columbia Middle School

Dekalb County Schools

Columbia Middle School
Mission Statement
CMS Welcomes Dr. Horton
Congratulations Mr. Searcy
Congratulations Mr. Searcy
Dancing Divas Mural 2024Dancing Divas Mural by Rukuumba Nedd
Dancing Divas Mural 2024
POLO Club Movie Night
Polo Club Movie Night
Innovative Eagles at Atlanta Science FestivalSTEM Club Learn CPR, Robotics, and More
Innovative Eagles Stem Club at Atlanta Science Festival
Black History Backpack Challenge WinnersSerenity M., Raven G., and Taylor L. win big with the Black History Backpack Challenge
Black History Backpack Challenge Winners
Ms. Perkins' ScholarsMs. Perkins' Scholars Environmental Issues Research
Ms. Perkins' Class Doing Research
STEM ClubEngineers Building the Future
Ms. McCoy's ScholarsResearching Black Scientists
Researching Black Scientists
CMS Celebrates the Divine Nine 2024
CMS Celebrates the Divine Nine
CMS 2023-24 Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl Team
CMS 2023-24 Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl Team
Polo Club Pancake Breakfast
Kahoot with Ms. Bishop on Game Night
Body Systems Project
Congratulations, Mr. Dingle, Ms. Ross and Mr. Macon
Canvas replaces Verge in DeKalb
CMS Basketball Game
Former Students Looking to the Future

Upcoming Events

Apr 16

Principal's Advisory Council

4:30 PM
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Apr 17

Georgia Milestones Testing Begins

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Apr 30

13.5-week Progress Reports Issued

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May 2

Parent Teacher Conference Night

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May 22

Last Day of School

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We Achieve Because We Believe

Georgia Milestones (EOG) Testing
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Mission & Vision

The vision of the DeKalb County School District is to inspire our community of learners to achieve educational excellence. Our mission is to ensure student success, leading to higher education, work, and life-long learning. We are making this vision and mission a reality – every day, in every classroom throughout the District.

Through community forums, focus groups, listening sessions, and more, we have engaged our stakeholders, refined our objectives, honed our procedures, and formulated a robust, highly-structured yet agile and adaptive strategic plan. We are pleased with the progress we have made thus far, and excited about the future – of our District, our community, and, most importantly, the 100,000+ students who daily bring to us their limitless potential.

The District has created performance measures, targets, and initiatives to ensure success in each goal area. A monitoring and data collection process has been developed, and rigorous progress check procedures have been implemented. At the local level, on-going training sessions are offered to all principals in order to support the work of aligning, refining, monitoring, and evaluating the continuous improvement efforts of each individual school.

As a community of learners, we are committed to excellence in everything we do – within the classroom and throughout the District. This continuous improvement process permeates each aspect of our Strategic Plan, and we are honored to partner with you to make it a reality for all.