About Peet Junior High
Students attending Peet Junior High achieve at high levels. Teachers set high expectations for work quality and completion. High-achieving students are challenged with projects and specialized coursework while struggling students receive direct supports and mentoring.
Peet’s enrollment for 2015-2016 school year is 573 7th-9th grade students. The elementary buildings that feed into Peet are Cedar Heights Elementary, Orchard Hill Elementary and Southdale Elementary.
We offer a rich comprehensive educational program in a seven period day format. The standard core classes are offered along with electives, including, but not limited to world language, orchestra and leadership.
Extracurricular activities are an important part of our total school program. Students are encouraged to participate in one or more activities during the school year.
Students can participate in a wide range of athletics activities; football, volleyball, basketball, swimming/diving, cross-country, golf, bowling, track and field, baseball, softball, cheerleading, dance team and wrestling. Additionally, there are multiple clubs in which students can choose to participate.
Of particular note is the school’s music program, which boasts band, orchestra and choir as offerings in the regular curriculum and a show choir, a chamber orchestra and award-winning jazz bands as co-curricular choices.
At Peet, we are committed to academic excellence. We have high expectations for ALL of our students and we believe that ALL students CAN and WILL learn at high levels. To demonstrate this commitment, we provide students with an intervention and enrichment block called our Tiger Time. This allows opportunities for students to have access to re-teaching, enrichment, and extension to ensure ALL students are reaching their highest potential. Our goal is to ensure that ALL students have the supports and opportunities necessary to excel.