Dawnwood Middle School applies several educational programs used with the goal of encouraging the growth and development of every student’s personal interests and capabilities. Dawnwood is committed to providing a safe and orderly school environment where students may receive and district personnel may deliver quality educational services without disruption or interference. The staff and teachers work right along with parents to provide one of the best teaching experiences for pupils. There are several different cultures and religions attending Dawnwood Middle School so it has a very diverse background of students. Responsible behavior by students, teachers, other district personnel, parents and other visitors is essential to achieving this goal. Teachers prepare them for grade advancements while preserving the ethics and cultural environment every parent expects. Dawnwood has a long-standing set of expectations for conduct on school property and at school functions. These expectations are based on the principles of civility, mutual respect, citizenship, character, tolerance, honesty and integrity.