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Bala Cynwyd Middle School


Highlights & Achievements

Wooden BC Knight Statue with BC Basketball Jersey and Pom-Pom
  • Niche ranked LMSD as the #1 school district in Montgomery County, with the District and BCMS each earning "A+" grades overall.
  • Two-time winner of the U.S. Department of Education's (USDE) Blue Ribbon School of Excellence Award, which is based on overall academic excellence.
  • The NAMM Foundation has recognized BCMS and LMSD for exceptional efforts to maintain music education as part of the core curriculum and for the breadth and quality of the musical program. This marks the 11th consecutive year the District has earned this distinction.
  • Counseling Department awarded RAMP (Recognized American School Counselor Model Program) status.
  • National teaching awards in  Social Studies, World Languages and Mathematics.
  • Award-winning and perennial top-five finisher in statewide Science Olympiad and Technology Student Association (TSA) competitions.
  • Earned the Technology & Engineering Education Association of Pennsylvania's (TEEAP) Program of Excellence Award, one of the state's highest honors for Technology & Engineering classroom teachers.
  • The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) has named Bala Cynwyd an official “No Place for Hate” school, an initiative aimed at creating and sustaining inclusive school environments.
  • Bala Cynwyd hosts one of the longest-running middle school jazz festivals in the area (40+ years).