The goals set by Middle Grades Partnership for its students are multifaceted. We charge each of our partnerships with the following: at the end of three summers in Middle Grades Partnership, Baltimore City students should be able to write a clear and concise five-paragraph essay, read for pleasure, cite text, be prepared to take Algebra 1 and gain acceptance to a city-wide highly selective academic entrance criteria. We have added the component of preparing our students in critical non-cognitive areas as well including executive function, perseverance and leadership. We support each partnership with devising a program to meet the above criteria, building on the strengths of both schools.
Our goals are to aid our students to: