About WMS

Westside Middle School --
a joyful learning community empowering students to reach their full potential as high-achieving students and responsible citizens.

We Believe…

  1. A safe, caring, and positive environment is essential for student success.

  2. Education is a dynamic process requiring continuous evaluation and growth, facilitating students in becoming confident, self-directed, lifelong learners.

  3. Each student is a valued individual with unique physical, social, emotional, cultural, and intellectual needs.

  4. All school employees, students, parents, and the community share the responsibility for advancing the school’s mission through effective communication and cooperation.

  5. Individual student achievement is advanced through real-world experiences and active learning.

  6. Students’ 21st century technology skills are vital for today’s learning and tomorrow’s success.

  7. Nationally-aligned academic standards and best instructional practices provide each student appropriate opportunities for success.

  8. Students’ specialized interests and abilities are nurtured through a wide range of exploratory and extracurricular activities. 

  9. In developing continuous, collaborative relationships with all stakeholders.


WMS Fast Facts:

Mascot: Huskies

School Colors: Maroon & Silver

Enrollment: 6th-8th Grade, Approx. 800 students

Feeder Schools: Auburn & Kennedy Elementary

Cluster: Apalachee High School


School Hours:
Classes: 7:30am - 2:15pm

Office Hours: 7:00am - 3:30pm


School Info:

240 Matthews School Road, Winder, GA 30680

Phone: 770-307-2972

Fax: 770-307-2976