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King Middle School serves the most racially, ethnically, and economically diverse neighborhoods in the state of Maine. More than 120 of King's approximately 500 students speak 28 languages and come from 17 countries.

King Middle School is dedicated to the idea that we can create a school where all kids succeed at a high level. Our school wide model is Expeditionary Learning. Our students engage in eight to twelve week experiential learning expeditions. These expeditions are in-depth and interdisciplinary in nature and require students to engage in sophisticated research, use the community in authentic ways, and represent their knowledge with high quality products which are presented to legitimate audiences.
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Revised Proposal for School Start and End Times
Posted on 04/09/2015
The Portland Board of Public Education is considering a newly revised schedule of elementary and middle school start and end times for the 2015-2016 school year. The latest bell schedule, which was presented to the school board at a workshop on Tuesday, April 7, is designed to be responsive to a variety of feedback from the public and staff about previously proposed start/end times. That board will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, April 28, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Lincoln Middle School on the proposed changes.  READ MORE...
Faculty Talent Show & Auction
The Annual Faculty Talent Show and Auction will be on Thursday, April 9th from 5:15pm –8:00pm. There are lots of wonderful items to bod on, from a weekend on Long Island, Maine in July to architectural services to restaurant gift certificates. This is a must not miss event and features many very talented and staff and some courageous ones too.  READ MORE...
18th Annual Site Seminar Announced for May 7th and 8th, 2015
18th Annual Site Seminar Announced for May 7th and 8th, 2015
Participants in the 2015 Site Seminar, "A Middle School for All," will visit classrooms and interact with teachers, teacher teams, students, and administrators. These two active days will be focused on Expeditionary Learning as a school-wide design to help all students achieve at a high level, and will include the King Middle School's Celebration of Learning Event!   READ MORE...
Windsor 8 Students to Present Learning at Portland Trails Annual Meeting
Windsor 8 students will be presenting their learning from the Smart Cities Expedition at the Portland Trails Annual Meeting. Ten Windsor 8 students have spent the last month planning a PechaKucha presentation to summarize the expedition and to inspire the community to make Portland a "smarter" city. The presentation will be on Wednesday, March 25th from 6-8 PM at Space Gallery (534 Congress Street). It is free and open to the public.   READ MORE...
February 25th: Internet Safety Night
Information to teach our children how to use the technology safely and how to make smart decisions while online. Wednesday, February 25th 6-8pm King Middle School Cafetorium   READ MORE...
Please Be Sure to Take the Portland Public Schools Parent Survey!
Please be sure to take the 2014-2015 Portland Public Schools Parent Survey!  READ MORE...
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New Website Under Construction!
Please excuse the current appearance of the King Middle School website. We are presently in the process of transitioning to a new web format that will bring our school's website up to the standards recently introduced by Portland Public Schools Technology Services department for all schools in the Portland School District. We appreciate your patience during this time of transition!  READ MORE...