Welcome to Gate City Middle School!

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Scott County Public Schools Vision

Every Child, Every Opportunity

Scott County Public Schools Mission

It is the mission of Scott County Public School Division to develop lifelong learners who value themselves and others, contribute to their community, and are career and college ready.





“Every Child, Every Opportunity”



John I. Ferguson

340 East Jackson Street

Gate City, Virginia 24251

Phone: (276) 386-6118

Fax: (276) 386-2684



Linda D. Gillenwater

Robin Hood

William D. “Bill” Houseright

Gail L. McConnell

L. Stephen Sallee, Jr.

David M. Templeton

Scott County Schools is participating in the Summer Food Service during the school closure of (March 3oth April 15) Meals will be provided to all children without charge and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service. Children must be present to receive a meal. Meals will be provided at the sites as follows:

March 30-April 15

Nickelsville Elementary: (Mon. & Wednesday) 10:00am -12:00pm

Dungannon First Baptist Church: 10:30am -11:00am

Shoemaker Elementary: (Monday & Wednesday) 10:00am -12:00pm

Hilton United Methodist Church: 10:30am -11:00am

Harvest Time Worship Center Ft. Blackmore: 10:30am-11:00am

Oak Glen Baptist Church Yuma 10:30am-11:00am

Rye Cove Intermediate: (Monday & Wednesday) 10:00am -12:00pm

Thomas Village Baptist Church 10:30 am-11:00am

Monday: 2 breakfast and 2 lunches will be provided

Wednesday: 3 breakfast & 3 lunches will be provided

All meals going off-site will be shelf-stable

Hot meals or meat sandwiches, as well as shelf-stable foods, will be available at Nickelsville Elementary, Shoemaker Elementary, and Rye Cove Intermediate

*Delivery may be provided if no transportation is available*

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

(1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights

1400 Independence Avenue, SW

Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or

(3) email: program.intake@usda.gov.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.


 *********Teachers have assigned review, remediation, and enrichment activities electronically or created paper packets for students.  Students, please use your Chromebooks to open Google Classroom or other electronic notifications for your classes.  If your class does not use Google Classroom or other forms of electronic notifications, then you can stop by the school from 8:00-2:00 Monday and Wednesday.  Please call the school before you come and someone will meet you outside.  If you have questions, please call Gate City Middle School at (276) 386-6065.  Also, the public library has WiFi and is available for student use (even outside the library in a car).  To access the public WiFi, please type guest for the username and library for the password.  Thank you.   


Order online
: http://schoolannual.com/


  1. Click on “Buy Your Student’s Yearbook” button
  2. Enter your school name in the search bar and click the Shop The Collection Button
  3. Click on the 2019 Yearbook link or photo
  4. Select Yearbook to make your purchase and check out

Please feel free to use this link to access your child's lunch account.


Food City School Bucks
You can earn free cash for our school by linking your Food City Value Card to GCMS by using PLU #40920. This can be done online or at checkout at any Food City location. Shop, Scan, and Save to support our school! You can register for 2 schools.  Cards must be registered every year.  If you haven't already, please stop by Food City and register your Food City Value Card. This year we received a check for $2,061.00. Thank you Food City. 
                                 Food City

School Safety

All visitors to GCMS are required to use the front entrance to the building and must report to the school office upon entering. A video/buzzer entrance system is used, and all visitors must identify themselves and the reason for their visit.



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