Located in Clifton, N.J., Christopher Columbus Middle offers a range of academic and extracurricular options to students in grades six through eight. Its syllabus includes English, mathematics, science, social studies, language arts and music. The school conducts administers special education programs. It also organizes parent advisory meetings that encourage parental involvement in children's education. The school sponsors the national honor society, as well as conducts various fundraising events. Christopher Columbus Middle maintains a library and media center that features a collection of books and reference and instructional materials. In addition, it is a part of Clifton Public Schools, which governs several elementary, middle and high schools.