About Us

at Matapeake Middle School

Matapeake Middle School is located south of U.S. 50 near Stevensville and houses grades six through eight. Our school is home to a dynamic student body and dedicated team of teachers and staff. Go Stingrays!

All students will demonstrate a commitment to being responsible, caring, creative, and critical thinkers who are prepared for high school.

Meet the Principal

Krystal Chambers is thrilled to continue serving the Queen Anne’s County Public Schools students and their families as the new Principal of Matapeake Middle School.  As Ms. Chambers enters her first year at MMS, she is excited to inspire, engage, and encourage students to be the best they can be in and out of the classroom!

In 2005, Ms. Chambers began working for Howard University Middle School of Mathematics and Science in Washington, DC. She began her career at Howard University (MS)2 as an Instructional Aide and she was fortunate to spend eleven years as a classroom teacher. In addition to teaching at Howard University (MS)2, she has also taught for District of Columbia Public Schools and Prince George’s County Public Schools district.

Ms. Chambers grew up in Newark, NJ and received her Teaching Credential from Howard University, along with her Bachelors of Arts in Secondary Education and History. In 2015, Ms. Chambers completed her Masters in Educational Leadership and Administration Credential from Trinity Washington University.

In addition to being a classroom teacher, Ms. Chambers has worked as an Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) Program Coordinator preparing students for college readiness and coaching teachers in AVID curriculum methodologies.

From 2016 to 2019, Ms. Chambers worked as an Assistant Principal at Kent Island High School in Stevensville, MD. Her educational experiences have afforded her the opportunity to collaborate with a diverse group of people to meet the common goal of increasing student achievement.

Most recently, from 2019-2022, Ms. Chambers worked as a Principal at Centreville Middle School in Centreville, MD. Ms. Chambers is a passionate and innovative school leader who fosters teacher collaboration and builds strong school communities.

Ms. Chambers is excited to serve our students and work with such a talented, dedicated group of educators. Ms. Chambers is looking forward to building personal relationships with all of the wonderful students, parents, and staff at Matapeake Middle School. She knows first hand of the hard work and perseverance it takes to succeed, and she is committed to our students experiencing that success.

On a personal note, Ms. Chambers is a proud, loving mother to her daughter Sarai (age 15) who will be starting 10th grade this fall at Kent Island High School. Ms. Chambers looks forward to a fun-filled year with students, staff, and their families as she humbly leads Matapeake Middle School.

Mission and Vision Statements

Our Mission

The mission of Matapeake Middle School is to provide rigorous and relevant instruction in a welcoming and caring environment that builds positive identity and relationships. This will be accomplished by teaching students responsibility, perseverance, and respect fostered through independent and collaborative opportunities.

Our Vision

All students will be prepared to enter high school with the skills and knowledge necessary to make a positive impact on their school and community.

Water Test Results

Water test results for all QACPS schools, including MMS, may be found at the following link: