Southmoreland Middle School


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  • The SMS Summer Orientation and Open House will be held on Wednesday, August 12, 2015.

    Sixth grade students and parents will listen to a brief presentation in the cafeteria prior to touring the building with their schedules.  Schedules and supply lists for 6th graders will be distributed in the cafeteria. The presentations will be at 9:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m.. 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m.

    Seventh and eighth grade students will receive their class schedules and supply lists for the upcoming school year.  These items will be available in the main hallway by the Library from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    If you have any questions, please contact the SMS office at (724) 887-2029. 
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    Please click on the hyperlink to watch the SJHS Demolition Video.

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Southmoreland Middle School 
Congratulations to Southmoreland Middle School
on its selection as a 2013
MetLife Foundation-NASSP Breakthrough School
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Please click on the MetLife-NASSP link to read about SMS and this prestigious national award!


Please click on the link above to watch the SMS video, "WHO WE ARE".
"We are what we repeatedly do.
Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit."

             Southmoreland is ranked 8th out of the 17 schools in Westmoreland County in regards to combined advanced/proficient PSSA scores. 
             We have an economically disadvantaged population of 46%.  When we compare our school with other schools that have a 45% economically disadvantaged population or more, we rank 2nd out of 128 districts in the state in regards to combined advanced/proficient scores on the PSSAs. 

Southmoreland performs better than 74% of all school districts in the state of Pennsylvania.                     

In 09-10, SMS 6th graders (current 7th graders) were 89% advanced/proficient in math
and 73% advanced/proficient in reading.
In 09-10, SMS 7th graders (current 8th graders) were 92% advanced/proficient in math
and 78% advanced/proficient in reading.
In 09-10, SMS 8th graders (current 9th graders) were 87% advanced/proficient in math
and 85% advanced/proficient in reading. 

Mr. Vince Mascia
Principal, SMS


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Southmoreland Middle School
200 Scottie Way
Scottdale PA 15683
(724) 887-2029--Office Phone Number
(724) 887-2032--Fax Number

A Dynamic Educational Environment
Motivating Students to Achieve Their Maximum Potential