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"Building a Culture of Excellence"


We will collaboratively create an environment that provides challenging experiences with reading, mathematics, writing, science, and technology interspersed throughout the curriculum in order to accomplish our mission of building a brighter future.




 The mission of James A. Shanks Middle School is to empower students to

become critical, creative thinkers who are destined for global success.
James A. Shanks Middle School Tigers will R.O.A.R!


                    Respect Myself and Others

                    Own My Choices

                    Accept Meaningful Challenges

                    Reach My Goals


Gadsden County Public Schools


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School Events
•  ESE Field Trip to San Luis, Tallahassee Fl.
10/23/2019 to 10/31/2019
•  National Red Ribbon Week
•  ROARyal Court Coronation @ 7:00 PM
•  ESE Hispanic Food Fiesta Lunch
•  Gadsden County High School Homecoming Parade
James A. Shanks Middle School Hispanic Heritage Program
We will recognize and celebrate contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans; celebrating history, heritage, and culture. We...