Hear what students have to say about our program
The GDS Middle School offers just the right blend of freedom and responsibility as we guide students in grades 5–8 through these important years of growth and development. Our program is designed to support students while challenging them to stretch beyond their comfort zones.
We hope you will take the opportunity to visit us and see our unique, dynamic program in action!
The GDS Middle School offers an exciting program that meets the academic, social, and emotional needs of students as they grow from childhood to adolescence. Our program is intentionally designed not only to provide students with an outstanding academic foundation, but also to help them develop organization and study skills, make positive and healthy life choices, and become good digital citizens.
Every student is connected to a teacher who serves as a mentor and advocate
Fun and meaningful connections for eighth graders
Fun, community-building experiences for middle school students
Preparing students for success in Middle School and beyond
A community based on mutual trust and respect
Eighth graders reflect on their middle school journey
A five-day trip to take in the sights of our nation’s capital