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DELAND MIDDLE
1400 S Aquarius Ave
Deland, FL 32724
(386) 822-5678
    Academics

    Welcome to the Department of K-12 Curriculum

     
    The Department of K-12 Curriculum encompasses general education content areas, career and technical education, media services and professional development.  Our department works closely with other departments in the Instructional Services division to provide support for our teachers and administrators to meet the needs of our students and improve student achievement. ​

     

     

    Welcome to Secondary Curriculum

    ​​Approximately 20,000 ninth through 12th grade students are enrolled in Volusia County's 10 high schools. All public high school programs meet or exceed state requirements. Extensive offerings are available in language arts, mathematics, social studies, science, music, art, computer education, foreign language, career and technical education, and physical education.

    All standard high schools also have specialized computer-assisted learning labs that may be used for a variety of purposes including test review and remediation. Specific courses, including elective offering, vary between schools based on student demand, community needs and staff availability.

    Extra and co-curricular programs include:

    • Student government
    • Band, chorus, theater
    • Service organizations
    • Athletic teams
    • Special interest clubs

    Volusia County’s 14 middle schools serve approximately 15,000 students through grades 6, 7, and 8. Each middle school has distinguishing characteristics that match the needs and traits of the students who attend the school. Middle schools offer the following components in order to provide an excellent educational experience to students:

    • District-wide Curriculum
    • Flexible Scheduling
    • Interdisciplinary Teaching Approaches
    • Unified Arts/Exploratory Courses
    • Daily Physical Education​
    • Grade-level Houses
    • House Leaders (Assistant Principals)

    Exciting opportunities for academic competition include:

    • Literacy Fair
    • MATHCOUNTS
    • Science Fair
    • Science Olympiad
    • Social Studies Fair
    • World Languages Festival
    • Fitness Festival
    • Numerous music festivals and competitions, as well as community and school art shows and displays.

    These offerings are dependent upon the specific needs of each high school community.


     
     

    Mission Statement

    We will inspire our students to be respectful, responsible, and knowledgeable citizens while nurturing their social, emotional, intellectual and physical needs.


    School-Wide Goal:

    If Deland Middle implements standards-based instruction aligned with the SHIFTS while focusing on student engagement while implementing the use of CHAMPS schoolwide, then we will improve student achievement across the content areas.​