Amherst-Pelham Regional Middle School

Who We are:

Amherst Regional Middle School is a 7th and 8th-grade school
serving students from the towns of Amherst, Pelham, Leverett, and Shutesbury. We are a culturally rich, linguistically diverse, socially responsible community. Our school has approximately 440 students, organized into four different teams. Our school is grounded in middle school philosophy which emphasizes the unique needs and learning opportunities of early adolescents to approach our education with open hearts, open minds, and open ARMS.

Vision Statement:

  • The ARMS community challenges and inspires students to:
  • Be engaged and curious learners
  • Be collaborative and creative problem solvers
  • Value diverse perspectives 
  • Care for themselves and each other

What's Happening

Immigration Stories: The local news reporters from the Daily HampshireGazette visited our school when our 8th grade students were interviewingour guests-students from UMass - all students who are immigrants - orcome from recently immigrated families. We were practicing ourqualitative research skills of the interview method in preparation forinterviewing immigrant family members. Tomorrow we are installing thephoto-portraits of our ARMS students alongside the text of their ownimmigration stories to go on exhibit in our Lobby-Gallery with our mostrecent collaboration with Family Diversity Projects, Inc and their newshow titles "Building Bridges: Portraits of Immigrants and Refugees"


Locate Us

21 Mattoon St, Amherst, MA 01002, USA

Contact Us

School phone: 413-362-1800
School fax: 413-549-9812
 For reporting a student absence:    Call 413-362-1984
For School Cancellations:
   Call 413-362-1898