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Welcome To Chester Middle School

We had a great first day back!! Every student was greeted by the staff with cheers and claps in our opening assembly!! We are very excited about all that we have in store for our students here at CMS! 





Proper Dress for 2015-16

All Chester Middle School students will be required to wear uniforms for the 2015-2016 school year.

  • 6th grade students are required to wear khaki pants, khaki shorts (knee length) or khaki skirts or jumpers (knee length)
  • 7th grade students are required to wear black or gray pants, black or gray shorts (knee length) or black or gray skirts or jumpers (knee length)
  • 8th grade students are required to wear blue pants, blue shorts (knee length) or blue skirts or jumpers (knee length)

All students are required to wear collared polo shirts in the following colors: red, white, navy blue, or gray.

If have any questions please contact the school at 803-377-8192.

Mission Statement

CMS Mission Statement

The mission of Chester Middle School
is to create an environment
that ensures the academic success of ALL
students as determined by state 
and national standards 
through collaboration with all stakeholders.

From the Desk of the Principal


Welcome Back Chester Middle School Family!  We are extremely excited about the opportunity to begin the 2014-2015 school year.  We hope that you had a refreshing summer vacation and that you are prepared to dive into the new year, filled with excitement.  This year at CMS, we are ecstatic about becoming a PBIS school and the incorporation of "Houses" within our school.  We are confident that through these efforts, our students, faculty, and community will experience an increase in school pride and ultimately increase student achievement.  We have adopted a motto... "CMS, Let's Keep It R.E.A.L."  The acronym R.E.A.L. stands for R- Maintaining Respect, E-Striving for Excellence, A- Achieving Academically, and L- Exhibiting Leadership.


As always, we work diligently to keep the line of communications open with parents and our community.  We encourage parents to monitor their child's progress through communications (phone calls and emails) with your child's teachers and by checking your child's grades regularly in PowerSchool.  Please feel free to come by the school to sign-up for PowerSchool access, and we will be delighted to assist you in the registration process.  CMS belongs to our community, and it requires all stakeholders working together to provide the best for our students.  We look forward to working with you and your child this year.




Cedrick R. Tidwell

Student Leadership Handbook


Click on the link below to view the 2014-2015 Student Leadership Handbook.

We're keeping it REAL!


CMS- Let’s Keep it REAL

R- Respect

E- Excellence

A- Achievement

L- Leadership




PTO - Get Involved!

WELCOME from the CMS SIC and PTO!
We believe there is no better place for any child’s educational career than right here at Chester Middle School. School days are an exciting time
for your child and for you too.

Children do better in school when the important adults in their lives are involved with school.
For more information call Chester Middle School at
The Chester Middle School
PTO meets every
3rd Tuesday at
5:00 P.M.
We Can't Wait to See YOU!

Report for Parents

The annual School Summary Report has been sent home with students.  Click on the link below to view the report.

There's an app for that!

There is now a Chester County School District app available for your smart phone.  It's FREE!!  This app can be found in your app store and will give you updates on weather, as well as quick links to district news and information.  Download it today to stay in the loop!

Parent Involvement Plan


Attention Parents...the district needs your help! Please visit our website to review the new "Parent Involvement Plan" and let us know your thoughts and suggestions for changes by emailing Director Dena Dunlap. The plan lays out the district's goals when it comes to communicating and working with parents in Title I schools. Click on the link below to review the "Parent Involvement Plan". Thank you!