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Welcome to James M. Bennett High
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James M. Bennett High School (JMB) was established in 1962 and is one of four high schools serving the needs of students in Wicomico County.  It is a comprehensive public senior high school with an enrollment of 1,400 in grades nine through twelve.  It is accredited by the Middle States Association of Secondary Schools and Colleges and the Maryland State Department of Education.  The professional staff of 110 teachers and assistants provides instruction to a diverse student body. JMB offers a broad program in inter-scholastic sports including varsity teams and equal opportunities for male and female students in numerous sports.  Other activities include Honor Societies, Student Government Association, two school publications, and numerous special interest groups.  The school also sponsors a concert band, marching band, and concert choir ensemble. 

Mission Statement:

It is the mission of the James M. Bennett High School community to create a safe and supportive educational environment that fosters the development of literate learners, innovative thinkers, and problem-solvers who are academically successful, aesthetically aware, and college and career ready.

Belief Statements:

1.    Student learning is the chief priority for the school.
2.    Each student is a valued individual with unique physical, social, emotional, and intellectual needs.
3.    Students learn best when they are actively engaged in the learning process.
4.    Cultural diversity can increase students’ understanding of different people and cultures.
5.    A safe and caring environment helps promote student learning.
6.    Curriculum and instructional practices should incorporate a variety of learning activities to accommodate differences in learning styles.
7.    All stakeholders share the responsibility for advancing the school’s mission.
8.    The commitment to continuous improvement is imperative if our school is going to enable students to become confident, self-directed, lifelong learners. 

Campus News

News Archive

Posted on 09/21/2016
Attention Clipper Nation. Next week is Homecoming Week, and here's all the information you need to know.   READ MORE...
Posted on 09/11/2016
Good evening JMB parents and guardians, This is Mr. Briggs, principal of Clipper nation, with some information for everyone: Monday night, September 12th at 6:30 – there will be a Senior Class meeting for students and parents here in the JMB Media Center  READ MORE...
Posted on 09/04/2016
Good evening JMB parents and guardians, This is Mr. Briggs, principal of Clipper nation, with some information for everyone: Reminder that school will be closed tomorrow, Monday September 5th for Labor Day – staff and students will return on Tuesday the 6th This Friday, September 9th is school picture day  READ MORE...
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