The Exemplary Middle School program, instituted through the Association of Wisconsin School Administrators’ Middle Level Advisory Committee, annually reviews academic achievement records for over 300 eligible middle schools. Schools earn recognition for significant three-year growth in reading or math scores with growth in the past year and/or reading or math scores in the top 10 percent in the past year. 

  • Southern Door Middle School was honored as an exemplary middle school in the area of Reading in 2008.

  • Southern Door Middle School was honored as an exemplary middle school in the area of Mathematics in 2011.