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Edgewood Middle School

Edgewood Middle School

1625 W. Durness St., West Covina, CA 91790, USA

+1 626 939 4600


rmaddox@wcusd.org

edgewoodib.wcusd.org

Edgewood Middle School
School type Co-educational Day
Status State
Principal Roni Maddox
Language of Instruction English
Co-ed Age Range 11-14 years
Number of pupils 534
Authorised IB Programmes IBMYP
MYP Coordinator Manny Co
Associations IB

Edgewood, an IB World School, is committed to building a globally-aware community of lifelong learners who achieve high academic standards.

Edgewood provides a diverse, challenging curriculum that is student-centered and develops inquisitive, knowledgeable, and empathetic students who actively engage in and contribute to their family, community, and the world around them.

Edgewood Middle School is a public school located in the city of West Covina, 19 miles east of Los Angeles. Edgewood Middle School is an International Baccalaureate World School authorized to offer the IB Middle Years Programme. Edgewood is a school of choice serving a diverse population of 534 students in grades 6-8. Edgewood received the IB Middle Years Programme authorization in December 2018. Edgewood provides a smaller learning community focused on preparing creative, inquiring, and caring students ready to make connections between subjects studied and the real world as well as develop critical and reflective thinking skills.

EMS offers a variety of courses to meet our diverse student needs. The curriculum includes: honors courses in 7th and 8th grade, a world language program offering both Mandarin and Spanish, a fine arts department offering visual arts, music, and drama, a health and physical education program, ROP Dance, yearbook, and services for special education and English learner students.

Edgewood Middle School offers outstanding student support through committed, compassionate teachers that provide multi-tiered systems of interventions and enrichment opportunities. Edgewood students are holistically taught in diverse learning environments that prepare students for a global workplace. Partnerships with community, local agencies, and organizations provide opportunities for students to participate in activities for service. Students at Edgewood get to learn in our state of the art new facilities including a brand new Event Center. The Event Center features a 350-seat auditorium and freestanding seats, and houses the IB Career Programme courses in Game Design and Video Production. The new Edgewood Sports Complex features an Olympic-size swimming pool, updated locker rooms, two digital scoreboards capable of video playback, a high-quality sound system, and updated basketball courts. Students at EMS are provided personal and social development opportunities created by participation in extracurricular activities such as WEB, clubs, dances, performances, cheer and athletics. Edgewood offers sports in track and field, flag football, softball, basketball, volleyball, and soccer.