Curriculum Offerings

The core middle school subject areas of math, reading, language arts, science, and social science are offerend throughout the regular day. Additional Encore opportunities in art, music, drama, and a STEM experience are also available to all students. World language opportunities specific to French and Spanish are offered to seventh and eigth graders. Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) is a support class intended to support students for more advanced course work.

Mentoring

Edison Middle School has an active mentoring program. Many people from the community volunteer time to spend with our students and share their experiences.

Techology

Edison Middle School is Internet accessible and computers are available for student use both in the classroom and in the computer labs.

Awards

  • Association of Illinois Middle Schools
  • Demonstration Site
  • Award-winning band program
  • Illinois Spotlight School

Athletics

All of the Champaign Middle Schools offer the same interscholastic sport opportunities. Fundamental skill building, athleticism, training and sportsmanship are the key areas of focus. The aims and objectives of middle school athletics reflect the aim and objectives of the total school program. Available interscholastic middle school sports include: 

• Boys Cross Country

• Girls Cross Country

• Baseball

• Boys Basketball

• Girls Basketball

• Girls Volleyball

• Wrestling

• Track

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts Club
  • Anime Club
  • Book Club
  • Builders Club
  • Cheer Club
  • History Club
  • Chess Club
  • Choir
  • Drama Club
  • Gardening Club
  • Gay Straight Alliance
  • History Club
  • Jazz Band
  • Lead4Life
  • National Junior Honor Society
  • Scholastic Bowl
  • Retro Literary Magazine
  • Science Olympiad