The Middle School is comprised of grades 5-8. Students change classes and have different teachers for their academic core and electives. Each student has a hall locker to store his/her materials.
The Middle School day begins at 8:15 with all middle school students coming together as a community for morning devotions. Adam Worley, Middle School Director, takes real life problems and shows students how they can be addressed biblically. Core classes begin at 8:35 and conclude at 2:25. The last period of the day beginning at 2:30 is reserved for PE and mini-electives (Fridays).
Core classes: Language Arts, Math, Science, and Social Studies daily. Enrichment classes: Computer Science (one class per week), Spanish (three classes per week), Art (two classes per week), Music (two classes per week) and Physical Education (M-Th).
Math. There are two math tracks: standard and advanced. Students are placed in math on the basis of screening tests, classroom performance and standardized test results.
Advanced track: 5th grade (Advanced Math), 6th grade (Pre-Algebra), 7th grade (Algebra I) and 8th grade (Geometry).
Standard track: 5th grade (Math), 6th grade (Advanced Math), 7th grade (Pre-Algebra) and 8th grade (Algebra I).
Mini-electives: There are generally 4 mini-electives offered each quarter. Students select from the list of course offerings in August. The following mini-electives have been offered at HPFS:
Yoga, Digital Photography, Geology, Foods, Basketball, Chess, Advanced Art, Knitting, Wrestling, Recycling, Outdoor Adventures, Literature, Lawn Games, Board Games, Academic Debate, Environmental Science (Go Green), Badminton, Business Enterprise, Cooking, Guitar and Marine Biology
Athletic Program: The Kingrey Center (completed in 2009) houses a gym and the performing arts center. High Point Friends School is a member of the ISL Conference and participates in the following sports: soccer, flag football, volleyball, basketball and cross country. Co-ed teams are open to students in grades 5 – 8. Other conference schools are: B’Nai Shalom, Greensboro Montessori, Noble Academy and New Garden Friends. The 2010 undefeated Falcons won conference and tournament championships in both volleyball and 5th/6th grade Basketball.
The Kingrey Center has two rock climbing walls: one 22’ in height for older students and one 8’ in height for younger students. An after school rock climbing club is available for middle schoolers. Younger students have access to their wall during regularly scheduled physical education classes.