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Our Mission

With the support of our teachers, staff, families, and community, Tierra Linda Middle School is committed to providing a safe, nurturing, and academically challenging environment. Through an innovative, rigorous, hands-on, and standards-based curriculum, we foster intellectual curiosity, collaborative and critical thinking, and effective communication. Instruction is aimed at supporting each student’s ability to achieve at the highest levels and we encourage all members of the community to contribute to the support of student learning. We work together to prepare our students academically, emotionally, physically, and socially for meeting the challenges of the future with confidence and compassion.

Tierra Linda Middle School Vision Statement:

In support of the San Carlos School District’s Strategic Plan 2023-2028, Tierra Linda Middle School has adopted the Common Core Standards and will strive to be an example of 21st Century Learning. Tierra Linda shall provide an innovative and engaging learning experience that fosters the development of the Whole Child to ensure all students are well prepared for success in the future, as evidenced by:

  • Reaching their highest academic, social, emotional, intellectual, and physical potential; 
  • Becoming problem solvers, curious self aware learners, and kind citizens; and 
  • Developing into empathic citizens and leaders who are responsible stewards of their world and care about equity and justice, both locally and worldwide.