The three high schools at the park are fed by the five middle schools in the district, as well as some private middle schools. Our middle schools and the band directors do a great job preparing the kids for the high school bands
Discovery Middle School
Discovery Middle School houses around 800 6th through 8th grade "Eagles". The school, which was opened in 2001, is located in Canton on the corner of Canton Center and Hanford. Marc Whitlock, the Discovery Band Director, was formally the director at the P-CEP and is currently very active with the marching band.
East Middle School
East Middle school address is on Mill Street in Plymouth, but that section of road is also known as Lilly. Whatever name you give the road, the Rockets of East Middle School can be found just north of Ann Arbor Road next to the district school bus lot. There are about 860 students attending East. The East Middle School band director is Matthew Kazmierski, who is new to the district for the 2015-2016 school year.
Liberty Middle School
Liberty Middle School, home of the 840 Lions' Pride, is brand new for the 2015-2016 school year to replace the old Central Middle School. Because the new school is in a different location, middle school students across the district were shuffled around. Many middle school students are attending different schools, not just the Central students. Patricia Sheppard, formally the band director from Central Middle School, is the band director at Liberty.
Pioneer Middle School
The student population at Pioneer is around 820, which includes grades six through eight. The school is located on Ann Arbor Road between Mc Clumpha and Beck Road. The band director at Pioneer is Karen Tharp.
West Middle School
West Middle School is located on the corner of Ann Arbor Trail and Sheldon Road in Plymouth. There are around 770 "Bulldogs" receiving their 6th through 8th grade educations at this site. The band director at West is Martha Farmer.
Central Middle School
Central Middle School closed at the end of the 2014-2015 school year. Central, the former home of the Chargers, is located on the edge of downtown Plymouth. The facility, built in 1917, served as Plymouth High school until the 1969-1970 school year. Central educated around 850 students in grades 6 through 9 when it was closed. The last of Central Middle School students will gratuate in 2021.