Batesburg-Leesville Middle School enrolls more than 500 students in grades six through eight. The school s academic curriculum includes classes in language arts, mathematics, science, social studies, foreign languages, and health and physical education. Its athletics department offers a variety of sports activities, such as football, basketball, cross country and volleyball. Batesburg-Leesville Middle School offers gifted and talented education and the English Speakers of Other Languages program. The school additionally offers various after-school programs. Its media center has a collection of fiction and nonfiction books and magazines and provides access to the Internet. Batesburg-Leesville Middle School offers an accelerated reader program that encourages students to read. In addition, it has a guidance department that provides several counseling and support services. The school s facilities include a cafeteria, gymnasium and media center that can accommodate up to 1,000 students. Batesburg-Leesville Middle School is located in Leesville, S.C., and is a part of the Lexington County School District.