West Middle School is one of two middle schools in the Montgomery County School System. The middle school serves more than 500 students in grades six through eight. It teaches various subjects, including math, science and technology, social studies, health education, English, computer science, arts and crafts, music and physical education. West Middle School promotes physical development of the students through several athletic activities, such as football, volleyball, soccer, basketball, wrestling, cheerleading, baseball, softball and tennis. Its library has a large collection of books, encyclopedias, magazines, dictionaries and other reference materials for students and teachers. The school also offers individual and group guidance counseling sessions to students. West Middle School is located in Mt. Gilead, N.C.