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School Description

Nestled in the hills of Eastern Kentucky,
West Carter Middle School boasts academic achievement coupled with a rich culture filled with strong community involvement. With opportunities for every student to become involved, WCMS emphasizes self-study coupled with a rigorous content that not only challenges its students, but creates an effective classroom environment; filled with strong-willed, critical thinkers.

Our Mission

The mission of West Carter Middle School is
to provide all students a quality, meaningful education utilizing family, school, and community interactions to produce responsible students who possess high expectations as well as the skills and knowledge necessary for
higher education that will provide them the skills necessary for an ever changing society.

Awards & Recognitions


  • A School of Distinction 2015-16

  • A Proficient school​ 2013, 2014

  • Recipient of Breakthrough Schools Grant

  • Advanced Ed. Accreditation



School Facts
  • Mascot: Comet

  • Colors:  Maroon and White

  • Grades: 6-8​

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