BCAMS Flyer - Overview 2016 - Burlington County Special Services

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BCAMS Flyer - Overview 2016 - Burlington County Special Services
Burlington County Alternative Middle School
About BCAMS
The Burlington County Alternative Middle School,
located on the Mt. Laurel campus of Rowan
College of Burlington County, is a learning
environment for sixth - eighth grade students
who, for varied reasons, are challenged to
achieve their potential at their traditional middle
school.
Students in the middle school program at the
Burlington County Alternative Middle School meet
or exceed state standards through an interactive
theme-based curriculum, supportive counseling
services, and the benefit of a small learning
community.
We Provide
• Small class environment (Maximum 10:1
student-teacher ratio)
• Focus on social-emotional learning
• Technology-infused, theme-based curriculum
and instruction
• Access to ongoing individual and group
counseling
• Intervention programs
• Experiential learning through frequent
educational field trips
• Study and organizational skills
• Family-like atmosphere
• Positive behavioral support
• Opportunity for volunteer service
• One-on-one mentoring
• Frequent communication with parents/guardians
• Individualized high school transition plans for
promoted 8th graders
We Serve
• General Education/Special Education students
• Students who exhibit significant academic gaps
• Students experiencing social anxiety or depression
• Students struggling with social skills or behavioral
issues
• Students with medical or attendance issues
• English Language Learners
• Students who are on long-term homebound
instruction
A meaningful education is a cooperative effort
among students, parents, community, and staff.
Mission
The mission of Burlington County Alternative Middle
School is to challenge, instruct and guide students
to develop the abilities to:
• Achieve academically through student-centered
projects, experiential learning activities, and
creative expression within an interactive learning
environment
• Build resiliency by strengthening mental and
emotional health and interpersonal skills within an
accepting and supportive school atmosphere
• Contribute to the school family and society by
becoming responsible, well adjusted, and
motivated young adults ready to transition to high
school in their local school district
Burlington County Alternative Middle School
1000 Briggs Road, Mt. Laurel, NJ 08054 (609) 261-5600 www.bcsssd.k12.nj.us

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