Raymore-Peculiar East Middle School

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About ou
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Originally established in 1973 as Raymore-Peculiar Middle School, Raymore-Peculiar East Middle School opened in the fall of 2010 and is the only middle school serving grades 7-8 in the Raymore-Peculiar School District. The school serves about 1,000 students who live in suburban and rural neighborhoods. 

2016-2017 School Supply list
2016-2017 Student/Parent Handbook

Fall 2016 sports practices/tryouts

The first day of fall sports practice/tryouts is Monday, Aug. 1, for students entering grades 9-12.  You must have a sports physical dated Feb. 1, 2016, or later to participate on Aug. 1. Sports physical formEach team will schedule its own parent meeting. 
For students entering grades 7-8, there are three fall sports:

  • Cross Country - Cross Country is open to all 7th and 8th grade students. There are no cuts in Cross Country.  Practice begins after school the first day of school, Wednesday, Aug. 17. Rides must pick up by 4:30 p.m.
  • Football - Football is an 8th grade boys sport. There are no cuts in football. There will be a full "A" team and "B" team. All eligible players will receive playing time. Practice begins the Monday before school starts, Monday, Aug. 15, from 3 to 6 p.m.
  • Volleyball - Volleyball is an 8th grade girls sport. It is limited to 24 players. There will be an "A" team and a "B" team. Tryouts begin Aug. 15, the Monday before school starts, from 2:55 to 5 p.m. in the middle school gym. Tryouts continue that week. Once cuts are made, practices will remain at the same time.


David Mitchell

Mr. Mitchell's website:
Counseling Center website and resources:

Library website: http://rpemsbooks.weebly.com/

17509 E. State Rt. 58
Raymore, MO  64083

Ph: (816) 388-4000
Fx: (816) 388-4001

School Hours

Monday - Friday
7:25 a.m. - 2:40 p.m.

Mission Statement

Partners in Learning

Vision Statement

Raymore-Peculiar East Middle School will provide an engaging environment that supports learning. We foster a climate that embraces the uniqueness of middle-level learners in a diverse culture while promoting promoting an interdependent community that is environmentally responsible.

Curriculum design

Innovation, Environmental, Sustainability, Energy, and Renewability were selected by the school’s curriculum writing team as the five big ideas that will serve as the framework of our curriculum design. The curriculum writing team’s purpose of encouraging environmentally literate and responsible students is achieved in a variety of teaching avenues all while emphasizing the unique, energy-conscious features of RPEMS.

We're a "green" building

Raymore-Peculiar East Middle School was recognized in the fall of 2012 as a LEED “Gold” certified building.  The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green building rating system verifies that a building project is environmentally responsible and a healthy place to live and work. It is a nationally accepted, third-party certification program.