Pamela Shellman, Principal
Dr. Eric Basilo, Asst. Principal
Marc Pitters, Asst. Principal
Dr. Tim Bair, Dean

Contact Information

Rock Lake Middle School
250 Slade Dr
Longwood, Fl 32750

Main Number: 407-746-9350
Fax Number: 407-746-9399

Student Hours: 9:20 - 3:55
Office Hours: 8:00 - 4:00

School Motto

"The Rock"
 Building solid foundations for the future of our students

Mission Statement

The mission of Rock Lake Middle School is to prepare students to become productive citizens, future leaders and lifelong learners by inspiring and empowering them to excel academically, technologically, physically, creatively and socially.

Vision Statement

Rock Lake Middle School will provide a safe and culturally diverse and supportive environment to promote learning for all students.  We will acknowledge their intellectual, personal, social, physical and creative needs.  We will meet these needs within an educational setting that encourages cooperative involvement from all stakeholders to provide a challenging and engaging curriculum, which is rich in technology and celebrates diversity with high expectations for all students.

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Important Information

  • To give 8th graders the opportunity to refresh their minds of all 3 years of Science through fun labs, RLMS will be holding a “Mad in the Lab” hands-on boost camp on Tuesday’s and Thursdays starting April 14 from 4-6 p.m.  Please see the attached flier for details.  Spots are filling up quickly, so please make sure the completed form is returned to the front office by Friday, April 10, 2015.


    Due to the overwhelming response of talent, the date of the RLMS talent Expo has been changed to May 19.  The auditions that were scheduled for  April 14, were CANCELLED and new dates will be announced soon for auditions.  If you have any questions please contact  Ms. Sherri Hyde at​

  • IMPORTANT CIVICS UPDATE --- The Civics EOC is scheduled for May 7 and 8 this year.  This exam counts 30% of students' overall grade.   We are hosting a boost camp at school on Saturday, May 2nd, from 9 am - noon to give your child the opportunity to practice strategies that they can use to take the EOC.  Students who have participated have found the camp beneficial and it has helped their test performance. Registration forms which can be downloaded here, must be turned in to Civics teachers by April 22nd.  We look forward to seeing your child at the camp!

  • 2015 Climate Survey for Parents:
    English - Please click here for the Survey
    Spanish – Please click here for the Survey

  • Florida Assessment Portal Now Available! This website will provide access for districts, schools, administrators, teachers, parents and students to information about the 2015 state assessments. Please follow the link here to connect to this important resource.

Algebra Nation

Algebra Nation is HERE! 

Algebra Nation was created especially to help YOU (STUDENTS!) succeed on the Algebra End-of-Course (EOC) exam.

Algebra Nation is meant for you to use on your own time. You’re a busy student with lots of other activities and responsibilities. Forgot how to solve literal equations when you’re starting homework at 9PM? Hop onto Algebra Nation and watch Zach and other Study Experts break it down for you. Want to ask a question while you’re waiting for the bus? Grab your smartphone, snap a picture of your homework question, and post it to the wall. Want to get some extra practice before a test or quiz? Try out the “Test Yourself!” practice tool, which tells you exactly what you answered correctly or incorrectly, offers a video that teaches you exactly how to solve the problem, and directs you to the videos that will help you brush up on your skills.

What are you waiting for? Work smarter, not harder and try Algebra Nation out.
1) Click on the Enter Algebra Nation icon located underneath the video box
2) Click on Enter Now
3)  Type in "Rock Lake Middle" for the school name (don't hot enter) and CLICK on the suggestion underneath (Rock Lake Middle School - Longwood)
4) Click on HERE
5) Click on "Log in with Active Directory"
6) Click on “Algebra Nation”
7) Most of what you need is located under "Videos and More".  Make sure to click on MAFS underneath the "Videos and More icon so the sections you
 work on line up with your workbook.

Parents & Students in an EOC class - GOT ePAT?

Student Access to SKYWARD!

RLMS Students can log in and view their grades and view messages from teachers. Use your student ID# as your username and your birth date (MMDDYYYY) as the initial password. You will be prompted to change your password the first time you log in **TIP:  Make your password the same as your school computer log in password (YYYYMMDD)!