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In an exemplary school the students will...

  • Behave toward others in a manner consistent with good character.
  • Be engaged in learning and demonstrate ownership in their education.
  • Understand their gifts and strengths and utilize them to experience success.
  • Utilize technology to enhance learning.
  • Demonstrate an enthusiasm for reading and writing.

In an exemplary school the teachers will...

  • Use differentiated, research-based strategies and best practices in the classroom.
  • Use student achievement data to guide instruction.
  • Be technologically competent and utilize all resources that are available.
  • Model professional attitudes and integrity daily.
  • Encourage student engagement and involvement in their learning.
  • Continually promote reading and writing in a variety of ways.

In an exemplary school the school will...

  • Be a healthy and safe environment for all stakeholders.
  • Offer opportunities for social and academic growth in a productive learning environment.
  • Proved professional development for teachers and opportunities to collaborate.
  • Provide for advancements in technology access and support to enhance student learning.
  • Promote open communication and involvement between all stakeholders.
  • Provide support and high-quality professional development opportunities in literacy

In an exemplary school the parents and community will...

  • Support the school through PTSO, Partners in Education, advisory committees, and maintain open communication.
  • Monitor their student's academic progress.
  • Support and demonstrate the importance of education.
  • Model healthy attitudes toward reading.



At Chuckey-Doak Middle School we believe that students....

  • should be able to function successfully for all levels of society and understand local, national, and global civic responsibilities, demonstrate active citizenship and develop the interpersonal skills needed to function in society, including accepting responsibility for their behavior.
  • should be actively engaged in purposeful learning that prepares the students for their academic future.
  • have diverse strengths, skills, interests, backgrounds, and potential.
  • should respect and value the diversity of people within the community.
  • should read deeply to independently gather, assess, and interpret information from a variety of sources and read avidly for enjoyment and lifelong learning.
  • should develop strengths, skills, and interests to have an understanding of his or her potential contribution to society.

At Chuckey-Doak Middle School we believe that teachers...

  • should foster the emotional, social, and academic growth of students.
  • should demonstrate a positive attitude by caring about and supporting students and each other.
  • should communicate clearly with students, parents, and staff.
  • should be lifelong learners.
  • should respect and recognize the diversity of the student population within the classroom.
  • should present rigorous instruction in a dynamic and purposeful manner.

At Chuckey-Doak Middle School we believe that the school...

  • should provide various programs to enhance higher levels of learning, including use of current technology.
  • should be safe, inclusive, and supportive environment.
  • should provide support for successful transitions.
  • should include stakeholders in decision-making and encourage stakeholder involvement.
  • should assist in the development of positive character and integrity.

 Chuckey Doak Middle School Pledge

Come Prepared
Do Your Best
Make Smart Decisions
Show Respect 


Profesional Memberships


  Organization Membership:

Chuckey-Doak Middle School Is a Member Of:    
National Middle School Association (NMSA)                     
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD)
Tennessee Middle School Athletic Association (TMSAA)

 Mission Statement  

Challenging minds 
Developing character 
Maintaining a safe learning environment 
Supporting physical, mental, and emotional growth 



The Knight's Oath


The Knight’s Oath 
“As a Knight in the CDMS family, I pledge to be honest with myself, with others and in my work; to RESPECT myself, my peers, adults and school property; and to be RESPONSIBLE for my actions.”


CDMS is Partners in Education


CDMS is Partners in Education


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