Queensbury Middle School

Queensbury Union Free School District

Queensbury Middle is a public school (6-8) located in Queensbury, a relatively small suburban town located in the eastern region of New York, about an hour north of Albany in Warren County. 

Principal: Michael Brannigan

RTI Coordinator: Denise Troelstra

School Demographics (2015-2016)
It is part of the Queensbury Union Free School District and provided educational services to 803 students in grades 6 through 8 during the 2015-2016 school year. The student population is predominantly White (95%) and about 13% receive special education services. Approximately, 30% of students who attend Queensbury MS are considered economically disadvantaged. Average class size is 23. Other demographic information is available on the NYS Report Card

RTI Leadership Team

  • Mike Brannigan | Building Principal
  • Denise Troelstra | RTI Coordinator
  • Amy Pratt | School Psychologist
  • Emily Ciuk | General Educator - Science (7)
  • Lauren Surber | General Educator - ELA (7)
  • Marianne Perrone | General Educator - ELA (7)
  • Michelle Bennett | General Educator - ELA (6)
  • Michelle Sullivan | Guidance Counselor
  • Sarah Madigan | Special Educator

RTI/MTSS Purpose Statement
The purpose of the RtI process at our middle school is… to ensure that our students achieve their fullest academic potential, utilizing a multi-tiered system of support.


  • Provided PD to all staff about the MTSS process by October, 2017.
  • Researched and Implemented a universal screening process to identify student needs by January 2018.
  • Defined what constitutes Tier I, II, and III student needs - have a menu of interventions for each Tier and inform all stakeholders (including students and parents) 2018-19.
  • Developed fluid systems of entrance and exist for each by Tier 2017-18.

RTI/MTSS Abbreviated Self-Assessment Survey Results

Annual Action Plan

Queensbury Middle School
455 Aviation Road
Queensbury, New York 12804


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