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Cross Middle School Web Site

1000 W. Chapala Drive
Tucson, AZ 85704

Principal: Andy Heinemann

(520) 696-5920
(520) 696-5996 (fax)

Grade Levels: 6th-8th
Enrollment: 823

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The mission of the Cross Middle School community is to meet the developing needs of students by providing a safe, supportive, and challenging learning environment.
Organization and Philosophy
    • Middle School

    • Interdisciplinary Teaching

    • Team Teaching

  • Site-based
Instructional Programs
    • Alternative Education

    • Gifted Program

    • Sheltered English Immersion

    • Advanced Placement

    • On-site Special Education

    • Exploratory Program

    • Tobacco Education Program

    • Academic Counseling

  • Writing/Reading/Math Labs
  • Pyramid of Interventions
Academic Goals 
    • Student's individual needs are met through a solid and challenging middle school academic program.

    • Grade level curriculum alignment will guarantee all students a viable curriculum.

    • To maintain a solid educational environment, the Cross campus will be free of drugs, violence, discrimination, and improper activities.

    • Writing and reading will be a focus across the curricular content. Students will have enhanced opportunities by participating with our Writing Lab.

  • Reading skills will be emphasized in all content areas to increase reading test scores on standardized tests. All students will have additional reading instruction through a Reading Skills class that meets 4 times a week.