To maintain and refine the climate of an effective middle school, our mission is… To help all students experience success and reach their full potential in an environment that nurtures high academic achievement, positive self-esteem, good values, appropriate and responsive student behavior, and open, effective communication among students, parents, teachers, and community.  Their middle school experience will prepare them to move forward in becoming globally competitive students prepared for their chosen college and/or career path.

Our vision is clear…

To create, sustain and invest in a culture of deliberate excellence which helps to prepare our youth to become globally competitive students and contributing citizens. Our instructional outcomes are guided by three principles: (1) What children are expected to know and to demonstrate, (2) How our children can best be taught, and (3) How their learning will be assessed.  We affirm a multicultural approach, which supports that all children can learn, success breeds success, and we (parents, students, educators, and community) share in the responsibility of the learner’s success.

We are guided by the four BCPS goals:  

  • Academic
  • Safety
  • Communication
  • Organizational Effectiveness


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Upcoming Events
   B - Day
   Apr 24 2017
   A - Day
   Apr 25 2017
   Youth Mental Heath First Aid Training
   Apr 25 2017 at 05:30 PM
   B - Day
   Apr 26 2017
   Hairspray - Drama Club Production
   Apr 26 2017

Cockeysville Community Diversity Night
Cockeysville Middle School and Padonia International Elementary School collaborated on an event that celebrates the diversity of the Cockeysville community. This free event included a variety of games, informative displays, student performances, food from different countries around the world, and more!
"Remembering yesterday, celebrating today, and paving the way for tomorrow…embracing cultures, diversity, equality, and celebrating heritage."
When: Wednesday, March 1st, from 6-8 pm

Did you miss your chance? Read all about it and see a short video summary.
Watch this 3 minute video that explains and highlights Cockeysville Community Diversity Night

New Communication Center in BCPS One

Beginning November 4, 2016, when parents log into BCPS One, a Communication Center will appear in the upper right corner of the landing page (see sample below). This new feature will be used as a tool to share BCPS One related announcements with parents. 
BCPS One Sample


 BCPS grading practices are evolving.
Stay informed & share your opinions at https://www.bcps.org/academics/grading/



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Grading Information at CMS


New Math Textbooks

The HMH Math textbook is available online
in an interactive digital format.

Click HERE for a detailed look at the Algebra book.
Click HERE for a detailed look at the Math 6, PreAlgebra 7, and Math 8 book.

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