Realms Middle School
Realms Middle School is a magnet school in Bend-La Pine Schools serving 150 sixth through eighth grade students who seek a school where academically rigorous curriculum meets active pedagogy. Our expanded definition of student achievement, drawn from our work with EL Education, goes far beyond the traditional mastery of knowledge and skills. At Realms Middle School, students become young adults of character who possess the ability to produce high quality work through a curriculum that focuses on real-world, inter-disciplinary, and problem-based learning, frequent fieldwork and authentic stewardship/service.
At Realms Middle School, our mission is to foster scholarship, strengthen community, and inspire stewardship through active learning.
Through our work with Expeditionary Learning, and drawing from our friends at Deeper Learning, we have defined the traits of a Realms Middle School graduate. Realms Middle School students will:
Realms Middle School is a part of the EL Education national network (formerly Expeditionary Learning).
EL Education is a national organization dedicated to unlocking the highest potential of teachers so that their students can achieve more than they ever thought possible.
EL Education schools pursue rigorous and engaging curriculum while building motivation, persistence, and compassion so that students become not just test ready, but future ready!
Check out our EL Education Portfolio here.
If you are interested in applying for a spot on the 6th grade interest list for 2022/23 please review the Choice Options webpage for detailed information on the application process.
Join us for one of our INFO NIGHTS for prospective families. Who should attend? Anyone interested in learning more about Realms Magnet School for the 2023/24 school year. We strongly encourage families (this includes students!) who are interested in entering the enrollment lottery at Realms Middle School to attend one of these meetings.
20730 Brinson Blvd
Bend, OR 97701
2022-2023 School Year
If you wish to be put onto the Interest List for Realms Middle School during the current 2022-23 school year, please contact the school directly.
Learn how to apply, upcoming parent tour dates and more at our Choice Options website.
If you are out-of-district, please review the Admission of Non-Resident Students district policy.
Engaged Citizens and
Caring Community Members
…all through active learning
Summer Office Hours
Are you interested in Realms EL Education High School? Please see their webpage for information.
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Each year the Oregon Department of Education provides:
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Parents interested in learning how to opt out of Oregon’s statewide English language arts or mathematics testing can find more information and a required form to fill out below. Once the form is complete, return it to the main office.