Spillane Middle School

Last updated: October 19, 2018

Mission Statement

Our purpose, as the Spillane Learning Community, is to:

  • learn the curriculum
  • solve problems
  • think independently and critically
  • display good citizenship
  • respect others, and
  • take pride in our work and actions

Evidence of growth toward our commitments includes on-going:

  • assessments of student knowledge
  • evaluation of student products
  • dialogue and feedback
  • observation of interactions

To ensure student success, the Spillane Learning Community pledges to provide a system of support for each student.

Curriculum - Middle School

6th Grade

Requirements:

Reading
Language Arts
Mathematics
Science
World Cultures
Physical Education/Health

Electives:

Band, Orchestra, Choir 6, Theatre Arts 6, Art 6, or a 3-part rotation of Art, Music, Theatre Arts/Speech

7th Grade

Requirements:

Language Arts
Mathematics
Science
Texas History
Physical Education/Athletics

Electives:

Art, Band, Orchestra, Choir, Theatre Arts, Professional Communications*, Reading, Spanish I* or IA*, Spanish for Native Speakers II*, French I* or IA*, Teen Leadership, Yearbook, Newspaper, Touch System Data Entry*, Career Portals: Family & Consumer Sciences, Concepts of Engineering & Technology*, and Principals of Manufacturing*

8th Grade

Requirements:

Language Arts
Mathematics (either 8th-grade math or Algebra I*)
Science
U.S. History
Physical Education/Athletics

Electives:

Art, Art I, Band, Orchestra, Choir, Theatre Arts, Professional Communications*, Reading, Spanish I* or IB*, Spanish II*, Spanish for Native Speakers II* or IIIK-IVAP*, French I*, IB*, French II*, Exploring Foods and Fabrics, Technology Education, Introduction to Web Mastering, Introduction to Computer Science, Teen Leadership, Yearbook, Newspaper, Touch System Data Entry*, Business Information Management I*, Principles of Human Services and Hospitality/Tourism*, Career Portals: Family & Consumer Sciences*, Concepts of Engineering & Technology*, and Principles of Manufacturing

* High school credit will be awarded for the courses indicated. Students must qualify before enrolling.

Enrollment

1533 students as of September 15, 2018

History

Having announced plans to retire in December 2004, Carolyn Stamm Spillane was chosen as the namesake for Middle School #14. She has spent the last 28 of her 40-year career as an educator in CFISD. Spillane taught math at Jersey Village High School her first two years in CFISD before being named director of instruction at Campbell Middle School and then Jersey Village. She spent the following two years as associate principal at Langham Creek High School before becoming the district’s director of secondary education in 1990 and was promoted to assistant superintendent for secondary curriculum five years later.

VIPS

Partnerships with the community are vital in order to strengthen instructional outcomes for all students. We would like you to develop a collaborative relationship with us that will foster long-term student achievement ... one that offers opportunities for all students ... making a difference together. For more information, please contact

Leigh-Ann Hampton ([email protected]) and
Roxy Tucker ([email protected])

Spillane Middle School

Spillane Middle School building

13403 Woods Spillane Blvd Cypress TX 77429

281-213-1645

8:05 a.m. to 3:20 p.m.
Jamie Brotemarkle

2005

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