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Welcome to King Middle School 

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. Following the EL Learning school model, 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 authentic audiences.

Our Mission

To awaken our students to the possibilities around them, as leaders in their own learning. To instill a sense of wonder and personal agency that can only be achieved through the exploration of real-world challenges and their potential solutions. To accept students as they are, and in doing so, encourage them to discover their best selves.
Summer Academy
June 15th deadline

For students entering  grades 7 and 8 in the Fall, 2018
Week 1 with the Telling Room
Week 2 with Gulf of Maine Research Institute and Sail Maine
Students may choose one or both weeks.
Transportation available for students who are more than 2 miles from USM

Click here to enroll online.

Enrollment Form 
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