Located in the south-central area of Aquidneck Island, Middletown is a community of varied socio-economic levels. Light industry, agriculture, military and tourism are the primary employers. Adjacent to Newport, RI, 40 miles from Providence and about 70 miles from Boston, Middletown residents have easy access to a variety of athletic, recreational, cutural, and educational events.
Middletown High School is a four-year comprehensive facility, accredited by the New England Association of Secondary Schools and Colleges and the State of Rhode Island.
|Golf||Track & Field|
|Academic Decathlon||Leo Club|
|Best Buddies||Mock Trial|
|Class Activities/Close-up||National Honor Society|
|Color Guard/Flag Team||Ski Club|
|Drama Club||Student Council|
|The Island Shoppe||US 1st Robotic Team|
|TEMPO - Literary Magazine||WAVE - School Newspaper
Advisor - Lisa Clark
|ISLANDER - Yearbook
Class rank is cumulative from grade nine. All students and all courses are included. Only Advanced Placement courses are given extra weight. Grade Point Average is based on a 4.0 scale.
The school year consists of 180 days divided into two semesters. Five periods in a seven day rotation cycle including fifteen minute advisory daily. Report cards are issued quarterly. Progress reports are mailed to parents mid-way through each quarter. Mid-year and final examinations each account for 10% of the final grade.
Beginning with the graduating class of 2003, the attainment of a Certificate of Initial Mastery (CIM) certifies that a student has met a set of academic and applied learning standards, demonstrated through performance based assessments. The CIM indicates that our students have consistently achieved high standards of learning and performance relevant to the 21st Century world of education and employment. Students may attain a CIM in addition to a high school diploma.
|Chemistry||Certificate of Initial Mastery|
110 credits are required for graduation.
|Course Requirements||MHS Diploma||Recommended
|English||4 years||4 years|
(includes 2 years of US History.)
|3 years||3-4 years|
|Mathematics*||3 years||3-4 years|
|Science**||2 years||3-4 years (2 Lab Sciences)|
|Foreign Languages||2-4 years|
|Computer Science||1 semester||1 semester|
|Fine Arts||1 semester||1 semester|
|Physical Education||4 semesters||4 semesters|
|Health Education||1 semester||1 semester|
Community service learning 20 hours beginning with the 2007 class
*(Mathematics 3 years beginning with class of 2008)
**(Science 3 years beginning with class of 2011)
|Spanish Honor Society||7|
|French Honor Society||4|
|National Honor Society||17|
|Rhode Island Honor Society||9|
|4 year Colleges||63||43%|
|2 year Colleges||20||27%|