Founded in 1840, Rugby Middle School is an educational institution that serves students in grades six through eight. The school s educational programs include instruction in art, math and reading. It organizes career and physical education classes for children. Rugby Middle School offers extracurricular activities, such as band and drama. The school provides membership options for the National Junior Beta Club and student council. It conducts several sports events, such as basketball, volleyball, cheerleading, football, softball and golf. Rugby Middle School offers food, guidance counseling and health services. It operates a media center. The school is governed by Henderson County Public Schools, which operates various elementary, middle and high schools.