Learn more about Eastwood Middle School

  • students in class Eastwood strives to promote a community approach to develop a holistic environment that embraces diversity and teamwork. We cultivate leadership and character development by enriching students academic, cultural and social skills, resulting in college and career readiness. Eastwood Middle School provides 21st century learning for more than 800 students daily. In order to achieve our school-wide goals, we foster a culture of innovation with community leaders, stakeholders, parents, and students to ensure that all students are actively engaged and leaders of their own learning.

    Belief Statement:
    Students and staff have the right to attend a safe and secure school that is focused on academic success and personal growth within a positive learning environment.

  • Extracurricular Opportunities

    Eastwood provides many and varied co-curricular and extracurricular opportunities for students to explore their personal interests, talents and abilities. These include advisory groups, clubs, leadership organizations, service learning opportunities, athletic programs and the fine arts.

  • Diverse Student Population

    Our student population is representative of more than eight cultural/ethnic backgrounds, providing a diverse learning and social experience for students to learn and grow through the development of peer relationships.

  • Community Partnerships

    Eastwood collaborates to maintain meaningful relationships with The University of Alabama, Stillman College, American Family Care, and Big Sisters With Purpose providing life-changing experiences for our students. These experiences help to provide relevance to our instructional program, thus improving academic achievement.

  • Focus on Literacy

    Teachers utilize 21st century methods of teaching and learning to actively engage students in critical thinking and problem solving. The TCS High Five Literacy Strategies serve as the anchor to a sound instructional program. Our renewed focus on literacy will help to reduce the achievement gap.

Contact Information

  • Eastwood Middle School
    6314 Mary Harmon Bryant Drive
    Cottondale, AL 35453

Key Facts

    • Restorative Justice practices used
    • 2017 State Counselor of the Year, Denise Perry

    • 683 students

    • Active parent and stakeholder collaboration