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Borel Middle School

An Authorized International Baccalaureate World School



MIssion <br />statement

The Borel Middle School staff will hold itself accountable to high levels of achievement for all students as determined by state, national and International Baccalaureate standards. We will strive to develop the whole child, helping students to grow intellectually, socially, ethically and culturally. Borel Middle School is committed to meeting the unique academic and social needs of a diverse student body through a comprehensive system of instruction and support in a nurturing, caring and safe environment. Read more


International <br />Baccalaureate

The International Baccalaureate vision is to develop internationally­ minded students who recognizing their common humanity and shared guardianship of the planet as well as to help create a better and more peaceful world. To engage Middle Years Programme (MYP) students with challenging lessons and opportunities to think critically and demonstrate their learning in a variety of ways, focusing on key concepts and reflections based on their learning experience. Read more



Borel’s curriculum and instructional practices are aligned with California State and International Baccalaureate standards. As an authorized International Baccalaureate World School, we emphasize rigorous standards­based instruction through best­ practices, including hands­on learning and differentiated instruction, in order to meet the learning needs of all students. Read more

We Are One

We Are One

“We are One Month” highlights our on-going commitment to build a positive, safe school community through school wide activities where we listen to one another and review tools and resources to spread kindness and prevent bullying. Students and staff worked together to plan and participated in Community Circles, the “Power of One” live performance assembly, and our We are One Assembly.

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SPORT is an organization that provides funds for our after school sports programs including: Cross Country, Golf, Volleyball, Flag Football, Basketball, Track & Field, Tennis, and Soccer. Read more



The Borel Music Program is well known throughout the Bay Area and Internationally! Music students participate in area CMEA Music Festivals, travel to Disneyland every other year and we even visited our sister school, Dai-Kyu Junior High in Toyonaka, Japan in 2015. Read more



Borel Drama Dream Theatre will strive to develop the whole child, helping students to grow intellectually, socially, ethically and culturally through theater arts. Borel Drama Dream Theatre is committed to fostering a positive environment through learning. Together, we will set high goals and inspire all students to achieve excellence. Read more

From the San-Mateo Foster City School District




    An Authorized International Baccalaureate World School

    Borel Middle School is an authorized International Baccalaureate World School

    Support our School

    Visit our PTA Website for information about becoming a Bobcat Booster

    2017-2018  New Students  to the SMFC School District

    Registration documents will be taken in the Borel  office on the following dates: 

    Dec 12 -16
    11am - 1pm and 2:30pm - 4pm

    Jan 10, 12, 13

    10:30am – 11:30am  

    Jan 11
    1pm – 4pm

    Once documentation is verified New Students will be assigned a snap code to use to complete the online registration that opens on 1/17/17.

    We Are One Information



    Nightmare on Puberty Street

    Click here for reference guides

    Parent Project

    Everyone is welcome to take part in a comprehensive program focusing on the various questions that arise around parenting the pre-teen and teen years.  We will have dinner and daycare.  There are twelve classes over 12 weeks; see flyer for details or contact Pete Babnis, school counselor.

    2016-2017 Important Dates

    • January 16 – Martin Luther King Jr. Day Holiday

      January 24 - 6th Grade Orientation 8:45 am

      February 20-21 – President's Day Holiday

      March 15 - Cultural Fair

      April 3-7 – Spring Break

      April 15 - 6th Grade Orientation 5:30 pm

      April 15 - Open House

      May 29 – Memorial Day Holiday

      June 12 - 8th Grade Graduation

      June 14 – Last Day of School

      View the full calendar 

    District Approved Flyers

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