Wachter Middle School offers a wide range of academic courses, such as English, math, science, physical and career education, art and technology, music, business, and family and consumer science. It also offers foreign language courses to students in grades seven through nine in French, German, Latin and Spanish. The school has guidance counselors who work directly with the faculty, students and the parents to facilitate academic assistance and personal development of the students. It provides various extracurricular activities, including student council, drama club, yearbook, math counts, speech and debate, student newsletter and jazz band. The school also provides a variety of athletic activities in football, volleyball, cross country, soccer, wrestling, basketball, and track and field. Wachter Middle School is operated by the Bismarck Public School District and is located in Bismarck, N.D.