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News & Announcements

Our New Principal

Mr. Terence Hayden
Please click the headline above to read about our new principal, Mr. Terence Hayden.


Students entering 6th-12th grades are asked to complete summer assignments for math and language arts. These assignments were designed by DCS teachers to help students refresh skills they learned last year. Students should complete assignments for the math and language arts classes they have registered to take for the 2020-2021 school year.

Blue Ribbon Lighthouse School

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Austin Middle School has been recognized as a 2020 Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence Lighthouse School. Congratulations to our faculty, staff, parents, and students!

Accelerated Reader is now working!

Accelerated Reader is now working! Featured Photo
Our Accelerated Reader website is back online! It got upgraded last week, but now it is working great. Please keep reading and taking AR tests! If you have trouble logging into AR, email Mrs. Glenn at

From the counselors...

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The counselors have shared some great information with our students through Google Classroom, and the video is also on the AMS Facebook page. Please take a moment to check it out!

Beginning Band Announcement

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Beginning Band Instrument Testing on March 23 & 24 for current 5th grade students is postponed until further notice.

Student of the Month Winners

Student of the month winners
Congratulations to our March Student of the Month Winners! These students excel in their leadership abilities. Winner - Jordan Davis 1st Runner Up - Lauren Carpenter 2nd Runner Up - Arela Hernandez

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In The Spotlight

AMS faculty 2019-2020

School Spotlight

Vision Statement:
At Austin MIddle School, our students will be respectful, impassioned, life-long learners.
Mission Statement:
The mission of Austin Middle School is to empower our students to be responsible, impassioned, life-long learners by creating engaging and relevant learning opportunities, building meaningful relationships, and setting high expectations.
Student Ambassadors

Community Spotlight

Our incredible Student Ambassadors sponsored a Valentine's Dance for our school, and they have chosen to use the proceeds from the dance to buy new high interest books for our library. Thank you, Student Ambassadors!
Decatur City Schools Foundation
Decatur Youth Symphony
UA Early College A
Decatur Utilities