Located in Mount Airy, N.C., J. Sam Gentry Middle School serves more than 400 students in grades six through eight. The school s academic curriculum features English, math, science, history and physical education. Inza J. Sam Gentry Middle School offers a variety of extracurricular activities related to orchestra, choir, band, music and art. The school also operates cheerleading, drama and Spanish clubs. It provides special education to gifted and talented students. J. Sam Gentry Middle School offers a range of sports activities that includes football, tennis, basketball and volleyball. In addition, the school operates a parent-teacher association that conducts several fundraising activities and book fairs. Its staff includes a nurse, counselor, diagnostician and speech therapist. J. Sam Gentry Middle School is a part of Surry County Schools.