Aptos Middle School

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  • About Aptos Middle School

    VISION: Scholars will exit Aptos with a mastery of the Common Core State Standards, able to display their core knowledge, critical thinking skills, and general academic competency. They will have developed 21st century skills, providing them with an agentic perspective that allows them to navigate and engage in a more inclusive, interconnected, multilingual way. The Aptos Scholar is able to solve “real world” problems with the confidence, freedom, and ability to express their unique selves. Aptos Scholars will advance to high school filled with purpose as they continue to uphold our core T.I.G.E.R. values.

    MISSION: Aptos Middle School's mission is to provide an enriching, engaging, and empowering educational experience with equitable outcomes for each student using critical pedagogy and research-based, multi-tiered systems of instruction and intervention to promote student self-mastery, scholarship, and social justice.

    Core Values: Known as "T.I.G.E.R. Style," our core values reflect a universal code of ethics along with the character traits necessary for student academic success and positive social-emotional growth. The values form the word "tiger" and represent the following acronym:

    • TEAMWORK: All means all, by all means necessary.
    • INTEGRITY: Commitment to honor moral and ethical values and principles.
    • GRIT: The courage to fail; the passion and perseverance to succeed.
    • EMPATHY: Understanding and sharing others' emotions and experiences.
    • RESPONSIBILITY: Accountable for every word and every action.

    Motto: We Can, We Will, We Must!

  • After School Programs

    The CYC Aptos Beacon Center offers comprehensive services that promote social emotional learning, healthy youth development, and family partnerships. Our Beacon afterschool and summer programs focus on community building, academic assistance, arts and recreation, enrichment classes, leadership development, college and career exploration, and project-based learning. As part of the Beacon model, our staff collaborates with school staff to support intentional coordination of family and community partnerships, provide and build capacity for families and school to partner effectively, and facilitate referrals and support services to meet the behavioral and mental health needs of our youth.
    Please reach out via phone: (628) 233-6356 or email: beacon@cycsf.org for more information or to enroll!
  • Language Programs

    • Mandarin Secondary Dual Language Program
  • Special Education Programs

    • Resource Specialist Program Services
    • Separate class - Mild/moderate
    • Separate class - Moderate/severe with autism focus
    A continuum of services aligned to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEA, 2004) and the guiding principles of inclusive education practices offered for students with mild to moderate and moderate to severe special needs.
  • School Day Academic Enrichment

    • STEAM (science; technology; engineering; arts; mathematics)
  • Arts Enrichment

    • STEAM
    Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) college and career readiness program, jazz band
  • Athletics

    • Volleyball
    • Track and Field
    • Softball
    • Soccer
    • Baseball
    • Basketball
School Data

Application Data

General education entry grade seats per application: 31.00%
Contact Info

Aptos Middle School

Grades 6-8

105 Aptos Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94127

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