Mission & Vision

Irwin Altman Middle School 172 Mission

  • Provide a challenging, standards based educational program, preparing students for success in high school and beyond

  • Create an environment of educational excellence by using a variety of instructional strategies and activities to address the varied learning strengths of our students

  • Provide a caring, nurturing environment in which all students can feel supported and safe emotionally, intellectually, and physically

  • Build positive personal characteristics such as honesty, integrity, dedication, and perseverance, and encourage respect for the individual differences that make each of us unique

Irwin Altman Middle School 172 Vision

Middle School 172 strives to prepare all students to become lifelong learners and responsible citizens ready to meet the challenges of the future. In partnership with families and community, our goal is to create relevant learning opportunities for students that help them develop the knowledge, critical thinking skills, and character necessary to succeed in an ever-changing world.