Location: Poquessing Middle School is located in Feasterville, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, and is part of Neshaminy School District. The school serves families in the Feasterville - Trevose area and Lower Southampton Township.
Grade Configuration: The School District is populated with seven elementary schools, three middle schools, and one high school. The elementary schools educate grades K – 4, the middle schools educate grades 5-8, and the high school educates grades 9-12.
Academic Program: The Neshaminy School District supports the middle school program with district approved curriculums in the four core subject areas – English, Mathematics, Reading, STEM, Science, and Social Studies. Additionally, district approved curriculums are implemented in the following areas: Academic Enrichment, Art, Business Communication and Information Technology, Health and Physical Education, Music, Drama, Special Education, and Technology.
Academic Technology Services: A full service library media center is available to students. The school is technologically advanced featuring a high-speed wireless computer network throughout the building, filtered internet access, computer labs, Smart Boards and interactive whiteboards in each classroom, iPad and Chromebook carts, and a take home Chromebook program for middle school students. We utilize Canvas as our Learning Management System, this website(Schoolwires) and Home Access Center as tools to communicate with our families.
Other Services: A full time nurse is available for the health needs of students. The school cafeteria provides a varied menu for both breakfast and lunch. Special services for hearing, speech, and language development are provided when needed. Each grade level is serviced by a full time guidance counselor. Each counselor remains with their caseload for all four years, which encourages a strong knowledge of students and family.
Athletic Program: During the fall season, football, soccer, and field hockey are offered to seventh and eighth grade students. During the winter season boys and girls basketball and wrestling is offered to seventh and eighth grade students. In the spring season softball, baseball, and track is offered to the same grades. Cheer is available throughout the school year.
Co-Curricular Program: Additional opportunities to explore personal interests exist through many clubs such as Comic Book/Anime, Debate, Diversity, Entrepreneur/Tech Ed, Friends of Rachel, Interact, which is the Rotary International's youth service club, Juggling, National Junior Honor Society, Reading Olympics, Science and Engineering, Student Council and Video Production . A varied intramural programs, such as soccer, football, and basketball meet throughout the school year to provide 5th and 6th grade students and opportunity to participate in athletics at the middle level for a brief session. The programs vary based on student interest. Our school features an Olympic-size swimming pool for use in Physical Education classes, team sports and community use.
Professional Staff: The curriculum is implemented by a staff of highly qualified professional educators. A Principal, an Assistant Principal and a Coordinator of Student Affairs oversee the programs in the building. Additionally, we are fortunate to have a School Resource Officer, who is a member of the Lower Southampton Township Police Department. Last and certainly not least, our support staff assists with the implementation of programs.
Facility: Poquessing Middle School is part of a complex that also includes Federal Elementary School. The schools share a nurses office, but otherwise each has their own individual facilities. Poquessing features a full-size auditorium, cafeteria, gymnasium, band and choir rooms, a television studio, swimming pool, library media center, technical education rooms, graphic arts and computer labs.