Alliance Gertz-Ressler/
Richard Merkin 6-12 Complex

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Mission & Vision

Mission Statement

The Mission of RMMS is to provide students with a safe and supportive learning environment that promotes academic excellence, social responsibility, and college readiness. We respond to the developmental needs of middle grade learners by maximizing the potential of all students and building a sense of community to foster success at higher educational levels.


RMMS is a community of learners, committed to challenging and supporting middle grade students, and preparing them for success at higher educational levels. RMMS students are empowered with the skills and knowledge required for graduation from a four-year college or university.

Expected School-wide Learning Results

RMMS is a community of learners that prepares students for college readiness through the following school-wide learning results.

RMMS Trailblazers will be:

Critical Thinkers
-Make connections between classroom learning and real world experience
-Engage in project-based learning
-Formulate sound opinions based on information and facts
-Understand how decisions made today affect the future

Effective Communicators
-Present with confidence for a variety of audiences
-Express thoughts and opinions through high quality writing
-Use academic language when speaking and writing

Productive and Tolerant Citizens
-Demonstrate leadership
-Engage in community service learning through Advisory
-Respect self and others at all times
-Exhibit 21st Century Learning Skills

Life-Long Learners
-Maintain high expectations for themselves
-Formulate and purse lifelong learning goals
-Understand the role of literacy in learning
-Develop college readiness