Wellsburg Middle School is a learning center that provides academic instruction to students in grades five through eight. It provides an academic program that focuses on the development of reading, writing and math skills. The school additionally offers classes in social studies, art, Spanish, physical education, computer applications, English and science. The school operates a library and media center that offers a collection of books, newspapers, magazines and reference materials to its students. Wellsburg Middle School is governed by Brooke County Schools, which operates several elementary, middle and high schools that offer education to more than 3,500 students in kindergarten through grade 12.