|2008- 2009 School of “Growth”
|West Craven Middle is the largest middle school in Craven County. West Craven is a rural middle school located in the western part of Craven County. The school averages an enrollment of approximately 850 students per year. Bridgeton Elementary, Vanceboro-Farm Life Elementary, and James W. Smith Elementary are our three feeder schools.
West Craven Middle School was opened in 1977. Currently, West Craven Middle serves grades six through eight. Several years ago, a new wing was added to house the 7th grade team, to four sixth grade classes, and to four eighth grade classes. In 2008 the Media Center underwent a complete renovation.
At the end of 2008-2009 WCM had 57 certified teachers on staff: 90% of the teachers were licensed and highly qualified, 25% of the faculty had advanced degrees and one staff member had National Board Certification.
We believe:...all students can be successful in a global and multi-cultural society....leadership must set the example of Quality by their actions and words....in process improvement, based on the analysis of customer-driven data....in strategic planning for Continuous Quality Improvement....improving the highest caliber of human resource development....in a safe environment that fosters trust and improvement and eliminates fear....customer focus means that all those involved with our educational system are part of the process of Continuous Improvement....a quality education is directly proportional to our expectations and values....our vision is attainable.
- Athletics (Football, Golf, Soccer, Basketball, Baseball, Softball, Volleyball, Track)
- Battle of the Books
- Beta Club Society
- Chess Club
- Club Days
- Fellowship of Young Christians
- Geography Bee
- History Bowl (Five Time State Champion)
- Science Olympaid
- Spelling Bee
- Computer Technology
- Physical Education
- Foreign Language