Joseph W. Parker Middle School serves students in grades six through eight. The school has a cafeteria that serves lunch and breakfast to students. In addition, it offers various after-school programs. Joseph W. Parker Middle School also operates a library and media center that offers an accelerated reader program. Its academic curriculum includes English, mathematics, science, social studies, computer literacy, art, and health and physical education. Additionally, the school has a guidance counseling department for students, parents and teachers. Joseph W. Parker Middle School offers a variety of additional courses, such as reading, phonics, mathematics, language arts, history and geography. Located in Rocky Mount, N.C., the school is a part of Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools.