Transition from Elementary to Middle School

Moving from elementary to middle school may mean a new building, a new schedule, new teachers and new classmates. Many children may also be maturing physically, facing new responsibilities at home and hard course work at school. Transitioning to middle school can be made easier with preparation.  Transition planning can also be part of an IEP, often in chart form, outlining an annual goal and specific responsibilities of team members and timelines.

More Michigan Alliance for Families webpages related to other times of school transition:

Transition from Grade to Grade
Transition to a New School
Transition To Preschool
Transition to Kindergarten
Transition from Elementary to Middle School
Transition from Middle School to High School
Transition to Adulthood
Retention/Social Promotion

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