Totem Middle School Profile
Address: 26630 40th Ave S
Kent, WA 98032
Principal: Shana Watkins
Assistant Principal: Amber Samuels
Counselor 6th Grade and A-M 7th Grade: Gil Simmons
Counselor N-Z 7th Grade and 8th Grade: Maria Otero
Year School was Built: 1963
School Mission Statement
Totem’s mission is to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who demonstrate an intercultural understanding and respect for others’ perspectives. We strive to become college-ready, productive members of a global society who are compassionate, life-long learners, who understand other people, and value differences.
Our School Goals
Our school goals aligned with the district strategic plan:
Goal 2- Whole Child: Thriving, Confident, Responsible Individuals.
Goal 4- Content-Area Competence: Mastery of All Subjects.
Totem’s very own counsler and our Communities In Schools liason coordinate directly with our scholars and families to provide support. We are also in the process of starting our very own PTA. We hope this will help get our parents more involved with our school and scholars.
You can find the data for all schools on Washington’s Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction’s website including scholar demographics, teacher information, free and reduced lunch rate, school funding and financial resources, and assessment data at reportcard.ospi.k12.wa.us