Chief Kanim Middle School (CKMS) is serving approximately 770 students in grades 6-8 during the 2016-2017 school year. It has a caring, committed staff, relationship focused administration, and an engaged community of students, parents and local citizens who care about education for all youth and their families. Academic excellence is an expectation for every student at CKMS. All students, including special learners, at risk and life skills students, receive goal oriented instruction and a process for successful learning. Grade level schedules, an integrated curriculum, and an emphasis on technology meet the needs of student learning styles, creating a solid foundation for lifelong learning. Proactive intervention programs, along with recent math, social studies, and science curriculum adoptions, have proven to be very successful at our school.