Pottstown Middle School

Pottstown Middle School

 Pottstown Middle School 

600 North Franklin Street   |   Pottstown, PA 19464
Phone: (610) 970-6665   |   Fax: (610) 970-8738

Mr. Brian Hostetler

Danielle Davis
5 & 6 Grade Asst. Principal

Michael Ishler 
7/8 Grade Asst. Principal

Mrs. Kelly Ortlip 

About Us:

The Pottstown Middle School serves approximately 1000 students in grades 5 through 8 in the borough of Pottstown. Additionally, we support and educate all students with a professional and support staff of roughly 140. We believe in educating the whole child and our school embraces a focus on physical, intellectual, social, and emotional growth during the developmental middle-level years while integrating a challenging curriculum through all content areas.

Our school community is driven by the Middle School Vision: 
PMS is a collaborative community where students feel inspired to grow academically, socially & emotionally at every level.

Middle School News


Message to Parents

Yesterday we learned that one of our Pottstown High School students was involved in an off campus altercation which resulted in a gunshot wound to the buttocks from a small caliber pistol.
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Routine Search Conducted Today

Today a search was conducted at Pottstown High School. No dangerous items were found.
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School Building Telephones

Throughout the district we are experiencing intermittent phone disruptions at some of our schools resulting in dropped calls or other problems.
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y art

YWCA Tri-County Area’s Week Without Violence Art Contest

The art contest is open to all 5th through 12th grade students in Berks, Chester, and Montgomery counties.
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ARt classes

ART Fusion 2021 Fall Art Enrichment Programs

Programs are available for teens and elementary students. Please click on the link below for class descriptions and the application. A Spanish version of the flyers are also available.
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flu clinics

Flu Clinics 2021-22 Schedule

The flu shot is offered at the Office of Public Health to individuals age 6 months and older. Flu Clinics - Fall 2021.pdf
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PSD Food Distribution

Remember that all Pottstown School District students are eligible so please do not hesitate to utilize this resource! Food security is extremely important during a pandemic and we want both you and your children tobe safe. If you have any questions please reach out [email protected]
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7th Grade at Pottstown Middle School Closure

As a result of contact tracing, and in order to slow any further spread of COVID-19, the 7th grade at Pottstown Middle School will be in a virtual instructional format for a period of two weeks starting Friday, September 17. 7th grade students may not participate in co-curricular activities, before or after school during this time.
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deck hockey

Fall Dek hockey registration is open now.

Fall Dek hockey registration is open now. Check out this great program!
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Flexible Instructional Days (FID)

The last school year stretched us in ways we didn’t think possible. There is no question that our students are more technologically savvy than ever. While we are dedicated to In-person instruction five days per week, it is good to have options for inclement weather or other situations that would have caused us to cancel school and extend the school year.
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Covid 19 Update August 31, 2021.

As a result of contact tracing, and in order to slow any potential spread of COVID-19, the Office of Public Health for Montgomery County has recommended a virtual setting for one kindergarten classroom at Barth Elementary School for a period of two weeks starting Wednesday, September 1.
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Virus update

2 virtual classrooms due to close contacts

As a result of contact tracing, and in order to slow any potential spread of COVID-19, the Office of Public Health for Montgomery County has recommended a virtual setting for two of our 5th grade classrooms at Pottstown Middle School for a period of two weeks starting tomorrow.
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Masks Required Survey

Thank you to those that participated in our recent survey regarding mask requirements. Attached to this email, you can see the results.
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Pottstown to Require Mask

The consensus decision was reached during a public relations and community engagement committee meeting Aug. 12 at which seven board members agreed to move forward with the change.
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“The health and safety of our students, teachers, and staff, and ensuring our kids get the instruction they need, are top priorities heading into the school year," said Montgomery County Commissioners' Chairwoman Val Arkoosh. 
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Upcoming Events

Volunteer Information

Please click here to see all that you need to become a volunteer for Pottstown School District.

PMS Twitter

Educational Slip Permission Slip

Request for Excused Absence from school for a pre-planned non-school-sponsored educational tour or trip.
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