Middle school concept - a concept designed around the unique developmentalneeds of early adolescents (11-14 year olds); it is a bridge between elementary and high. school and advocates meeting the specific needs of all children.

Hence, the primary purpose of a middle school is to serve as an educational facility to help in the transition from primary to secondary education, often by combining elements of both upper primary and lower secondary school buildings to create an environment that is both familiar and new to its students.