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New Middle School Hours

Day begins: 7:45 a.m.
Day ends: 3:10 p.m.

Morning Drop Off Time:  7:45 a.m.
Afternoon Pick-up Time:  3:10 p.m.
Uniform Dress Required
Black or Khaki Pants/Skirt
White or Maroon Collard Shirt
Meet & Greet
Thursday, August 6th
 3:00 p.m. -5:00 p.m.

Lockers can be purchased for 3.00 (CASH) in the commons at the Meet and Greet Session
First Day of SchoolFirst Day of School 2015-2016

Monday- August 10, 2015

6th Grade Supply List- 6th UPDATED GRADE SUPPLY LIST - 2015-2016.docx
7th Grade Supply List- Supply List (7th Grade -2015-2016).docx
8th Grade Supply List- Supply List (8th Grade -2015-2016).docx

District Mission

Mission Statement

The mission of Clayton County Public Schools is to be accountable to all stakeholders for providing a globally 
competitive education that empowers students to achieve academic and personal goals and to become 
college and career ready, productive, responsible citizens.

Vision Statement

The vision of M.D. Roberts Middle School is to be a distinguished school of excellence through the integration of the arts in which all students are college and career ready and prepared to compete in a global society.​

Core Beliefs

  • We believe children have first priority on all of our resources.
  • We believe education is the shared responsibility of the student, the parent/guardian, the school, and the community.

    We believe communication and understanding among all stakeholders of our diverse community are
    essential to achieving the goals of education.

    We believe that learning is a continuous process and most productive when the needs of each child are
    met through instruction provided by competent and caring teachers.

    We believe a learning environment where everyone experiences security, care, dignity, and respect is

Strategic Goals

1. To increase academic achievement for all students in Clayton County Public Schools as evidenced by 
state, national and international assessment results 
2. To provide and maintain a safe, orderly and secure learning environment 
3. To create an environment that promotes active engagement, accountability, and collaboration of all 
stakeholders to maximize student achievement 
4. To effectively communicate the system’s vision and purpose and allow stakeholder involvement in an 
effort to build understanding and support 
5. To provide high quality support services delivered on time and within budget to promote student 
academic success in the Clayton County Public Schools 
6. To recruit and retain highly qualified and effective staff
About M.D. Roberts

Who Was M.D. Roberts?

M.D. Roberts Middle School was named in honor of a family man who had a strong commitment to education and the community. Moddie Decker Roberts was a trendsetter, mediator, and a source of strength for the community throughout his tenure with the Clayton County Public Schools.


Mr. Roberts was the sixth of ten children.  He received his educational training from Georgia Normal and Industrial Institute, Morris Brown College, University of Michigan, University of Hawaii, and Georgia State University.  He also held an honorary Ed.D from Birmingham Baptist University.  Mr. Roberts also had experience as a World War II veteran, a government civilian who worked in post-war Europe, and an educational leader from Twiggs County.

In 1952, Clayton County decided to consolidate the many one-room schools used to educate the minority children throughout the county.  Mr. Roberts was appointed principal of the new Fountain High School.   Mr. Roberts worked thirty-one years as principal of Fountain High School.  Under his guidance, the staff and student populations grew and Fountain became known as the school with a “forward look.”  Mr. Roberts implemented a variety of programs that raised the self-esteem of the students and made them confident and proud of their dynamic heritage.

Mr. Roberts was an advocate of quality education and a respected community leader.  His strong leadership assisted the school system integrate smoothly during the challenging period of the 1960’s. 

Because of Mr. Robert’s legacy, his service as a humanitarian, and his outstanding contributions to education in Clayton County, our school was named in his honor, M.D. Roberts Middle School. 

Our Vision

The vision of M.D. Roberts Middle School is to empower and encourage globally competitive critical thinkers - one student at a time.

Our Mission

The mission of M.D. Roberts Middle School is to provide a globally competitive education that empowers students to achieve academic and personal goals and to become college and career ready, productive, and responsible citizens.

Our Beliefs

At M.D. Roberts Middle School we strive to ignite a passion for life-long learning, and to provide an environment where all students will become educational achievers, critical thinkers, strong leaders, and effective decision-makers in the 21st century.
Guidance Department
Ram's Happenings

M.D. Roberts Dress Policy

Effective on the first day of school, students who attend M.D. Roberts will adhere to the following dress code policy:
Shirts: Solid White or Solid Maroon Collared Shirts (Polo Style or Button Down)
Bottoms: Black or Khaki

Please click on the link below to view the entire dress code policy
Updated Dress Code Policy 14-15.pdf

School Perception Survey

Please click on the appropriate link for our 2014-2015 School Perception Survey: 




2014 Georgia School Bus Safety Poster Contest Winners

Click below to view the 2014 Georgia School Bus Safety Poster Contest Winners : 
2014 State Winners.pdf

Magnet Shuttle Bus Schedule for M.D. Roberts Performing Arts Magnet Students

Below you will find the bus schedule for the M.D. Roberts. The transportation department will provide individual student bus stop locations and times. 
Program Schedule For Bus Service .docx

Sorrell Carr- Student From M.D. Roberts Donates His Time To Stop Bullying!

NEWNAN, GA. The Family Patterns Matter group is enthusiastic about the “Bullying Is No Laughing Matter” campaign. This south-Atlanta group welcomes teens and young adult alumni with the mission: “Youth Empowering Youth.” This year, the members’ special focus is bullying issues in schools, churches and throughout the community. They are creating a public service announcement that will be shown on local TV. They are especially interested in the definition of bullying that is presented in our new book. The goal of this diverse group echoes the advice in the new comic book: Young people have power that can help put an end to bullying. - See more at:
RAMS in Action
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2015 Summer Football Conditioning Schedule

Middle School & High School Schedule Change

Camp Scholarship Opportunity for 7th &8th Grades

Walk In Auditions

Please click the link below for more information on walk in auditions:

GMAS Practice

This year, Georgia students will take a new test. These tests measure what students in grades 3 through high school have learned. Many students will take the new tests online.

This practice site lets students see what testing online is like. Parents and educators are welcome to try it, too. The items on the demonstration tests are general and represent multiple grade levels. The items do not necessarily represent the specific grade-level content that students learn daily in their classrooms. The primary purpose is to let students experience, firsthand, the functionality of the online testing platform. The sample tests are not graded, so have fun!


Health Updates

PTA Brochures

Uniform Dress Code Policy

Effective on the first day of school, students who attend M.D. Roberts will adhere to the following dress code policy:
Shirts: Solid White or Solid Maroon Collared Shirts (Polo Style or Button Down)

Bottoms: Black or Khaki

Please click on the link below to view the entire dress code policy

M.D. Roberts Discipline Plan

M. D. Roberts Middle School Sixth Grade Registration For Performing Arts Classes

Performing Arts Classes Include:    BAND                    CHORUS        ORCHESTRA

*  Students may select one or two performing arts class.  Please understand that students who choose two performing arts class will not be able to take any other connection class for the school year.

*  Students take a performing arts class for an entire year, at the discretion of the teacher.  Students do not rotate in and out each grading period as they do with other connections classes. 

*  Performing arts classes meet one period each day. 

*  Performing arts students (who select only ONE performing arts class) also get to take other connections classes during their three years in middle school.  Connections classes include:  Family & Consumer Sciences, Health, Physical Education, and Visual Art.

*  Performing arts classes require attendance at performances and rehearsals outside the regular school day. 

If you do NOT want to take a performing arts class, you do not need to turn in the form and you will automatically be placed in connections rotation.

If you DO want to take one of the performing arts classes, click on the link below


Notification of Nondiscrimination

Notification of Nondiscrimination
Clayton County Public Schools (CCPS) does not discriminate
on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability
in admission to its programs, services, or activities, in
access to them, in treatment of individuals, or in any aspect
of their operations. Clayton County Public Schools’ Career,
Technical and Agricultural Education (CTAE) department does
not discriminate in enrollment or access to any of the available
programs located in middle or high schools. The challenging
CTAE curriculum, in conjunction with core academics,
provides a robust academic skills and hands-on experience.
Program offerings include: Automotive, Agricultural Science,
Broadcast/Video Production, Business and Computer Science/
IT, Construction, Cosmetology, Culinary Arts, Engineering and
Technology, Education, Graphic Communication and Design,
Government and Public Safety including JROTC, Healthcare
Science, and Marketing Education. Program offerings vary by
school location. The lack of English language skills shall not be
a barrier to admission or participation in the district’s activities
and programs. The Clayton County Public Schools also does
not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices.
This notice is provided as required by the Title VI of the Civil
Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of
1973, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Age
Discrimination Act of 1975, and the American Disability Act of
1990. Questions, complaints, or requests for additional information
regarding these laws may be forwarded to the designated
compliance coordinator(s). Office of Legal Compliance,
Attn: Latasha Lowe, 1058 Fifth Avenue Jonesboro, GA 30326
or via phone: 770-473-2700.

Bullying Plan

Infinite Campus Info for Parents

Parent Volunteer Forms

Parents, the following forms must be completed and signed in blue ink before you can serve as a volunteer in any our school. Thank you in advance for your cooperation as we work to ensure the safety of all our students.

SARS Report

Core Curriculum

Early Care Program Information

Teacher of the Year 2014-2015

Congratulations Ms. Faulkner 
Bus Stop Locator
Parents, please follow these steps to find out your child's bus stop:
  1. Click on School Bus Stop Locator.
  2. Type in your address.
  3. Select your child's grade level in the drop down box.
  4. Click on Roberts Middle School's code, 025. Your child's bus stop location and departure/arrival times should appear.