Middle School

Closing Learning Gaps in Middle School is Crucial to High School Success

By Michelle Rutherford, Director of Implementation Success

Middle school success is a key predictor of success in high school. The middle school years lay the foundation for success in high school, yet many students leave middle school underprepared for the rigors of high school work. This lack of readiness has a major impact on student success.

The Impact

Success Story: Mineral Point School District, WI
Middle School Tutorials have been a key component of Mineral Point School District's succe...

Apex Learning Expands Middle School Digital Curriculum

Press Release — 2018 — Apex Learning announces the expansion of its middle school digital curriculum for the 2018–2019 school year. Now with a complete digital curriculum in math, science, English, and social studies for grades 6–8, Apex Learning is able to support middle school students in mastering grade-level content and put them on the path to high school success.

Looking Back on 20 Years: One Education Company’s Story

EdTech Digest — 2018 — CEO Cheryl Vedoe talks about what it takes to thrive in the K-12 market and how Apex Learning focuses on solving the problems that are priorities for educators. “To us, sustaining a growing, profitable business means maintaining our focus on solving problems that are priorities for educators and for which there is budget. It means always listening to and learning from our users; it’s from them we understand where it makes sense to focus next.”

Beaverton School District Boosts Middle School Achievement with Apex Learning Digital Curriculum

Press Release — 2018 — Apex Learning digital curriculum has a significant impact on student achievement, according to recent data released by Beaverton School District in Oregon (BSD). The district used Apex Learning digital curriculum to provide targeted intervention and remediation and personalize learning in the classroom to better prepare students for standardized tests. During the 2014-2015 school year, seventh and eighth grade students from two BSD middle schools demonstrated significant gains on the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) in math and English compared to similar students participating in traditional classroom instruction alone.