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A Long Tradition of Excellence

Hartland Middle School at Ore Creek is part of a long tradition of excellence in Hartland Schools. We consistently outperform other schools and far exceed State averages in our yearly State of Michigan student achievement testing; we offer an excellent academic, athletic, and arts program; and we meet the individual social and emotional needs of our students through strong connections with adults.
 
We have approximately 900 students in seventh and eighth grade, with three academic teams of four core teachers per grade. HMS offers support for struggling students – including reading and math support, co-taught classes, alternative programs, peer mentoring, tutoring, Homework Hall, and Support classes – as well as extended opportunities for qualifying advanced students including Algebra, Geophysical Science, and World Language classes.
 
The goal of our school community is to help students succeed in all aspects of middle school. We truly believe that success is the only option for our students.

Our Mission

We dedicate ourselves to the use of Reason, Respect, and Responsibility to provide an opportunity for students to reach the high level of academic achievement necessary to prepare for high school. We commit to a comprehensive system of support through remediation, acceleration, and connection with students. New opportunities for success will be provided where failure exists.

We Believe in the 3 Rs

  • RESPECT self, others, and school
  • REASON as a basis for problem solving
  • RESPONSIBILITY for personal actions and learning
We believe...
  • Middle school students are unique...
  • All students can learn...
  • Learning is a life-long process...
  • Learning promotes self-esteem, self-esteem promotes learning...
  • Home and school are partners in the academic and social development of the middle school student...
  • All students have the right to learn in a safe, orderly, and disciplined environment...
  • Students need a variety of experiences and options in an environment that is conducive to learning...
  • High expectations that are clearly stated promote student achievement...
  • Consistent attendance and punctuality promote life-long positive habits...
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