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Seventy-First Classical Middle School (SFCMS)
Grade levels: 6-8

Choice Program: Classical Studies

  • Focuses on a traditional education in a structured environment and emphasizes academics, arts, character development, school pride, and civic responsibility
  • Promotes a rigorous course of study while focusing on cultural arts, technology, and global awareness
  • Offers interdisciplinary units of study
  • Prescribes a uniform dress code

Parents interested in making Seventy-First Classical their student’s school of choice must apply to the CCS Assignment Office during the choice application period. Attendance at all grade levels is by application only. The application period for the 2020-2021 school year began on Tuesday, November 12, 2019. All applications were due directly to the CCS Student Assignment Office by Friday, January 31, 2020. Please visit the CCS’s Choice Web for more information regarding the application process.

SFCMS held our annual Open House for families who are interested in making SFCMS their students’ Middle School of Choice in the school’s gymnasium on Monday, December 9, 2019, from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. This special event was an excellent opportunity to meet our faculty and staff and explore our extracurricular clubs and organizations.

If your child is a current student of SFCMS and plans to return to our school, there is no need to re-apply. However, if you have other children who would like to attend SFCMS next year, you must fill out a choice application for them and submit it per the instructions listed.

At SFCMS, we offer a vibrant academic program. As a school of choice, we do not have an athletic program. Instead, we focus on a rich roster of academically competitive teams and clubs. It is the goal at SFCMS that every student have at least one extra-curricular activity in which they can participate. Collectively, our academic teams participate in the North Carolina Association for Scholastic Activities (NCASA). More information about our academic teams and clubs is available on SFCMS’s Clubs page.

Transportation services are available only to those SFCMS students who live in the Seventy-First attendance area. All other parents should be prepared to make arrangements for their students’ transportation to and from school each day.

Information about our required dress code is available on SFCMS’s Dress Code page.

Should you have any questions about Seventy-First Classical Middle School’s Classical Choice Program, we invite you to contact the school at 910.864.0092.

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Published by Mary Potter on February 23, 2020