Wetumpka Middle School is the second largest middle school in the Elmore County Public Schools District enrolling nearly 1,050 students in grades 5th-8th. WMS services both the Wetumpka and Redland communities. The student-teacher ratio is 25:1. Our culturally diverse student population is 50 % male and 50% female. WMS has been housed in the current building since 1981 with renovations and additions occurring in subsequent years to accommodate the growth in population over the years.
Academics at WMS
Our academic program is organized on a pod system for grades 5-6 and on a six-period day for grades 7th-8th. All students take Mathematics, Science, History, and English/Language Arts and a Physical Education class. Seventh and eight grade students are afforded the opportunity to choose from additional electives including, but not limited to, band, broadcast, art, drama, creative writing, marketing, computer science and robotics. Fifth and sixth grades are offered enrichment classes including music, library, and visual arts.
WMS boasts of several academic, service-based and competitive extracurricular opportunities.
WMS Clubs/Organizations: Band, Broadcast Team, Color Guard, Majorettes, School Marketing Team, Spanish Club, Student Government Association
Academic Club: Junior BETA Club
Athletics: Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Dance, Football, Softball, Volleyball, and Wrestling