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West Middle School

About Us

West Middle School has a long and storied history, dating back to 1924. Our school has been integral to the Westside community and Old Colorado City for almost 100 years. We offer comprehensive middle school programming with opportunities designed to meet the individual needs of all students. West's small school atmosphere is said to be the best-kept secret on the Westside.

Gifted Magnet Program

Our School-Within-A-School Model

A wide variety of extension opportunities including:

Experiential learning focused on:

  • Core classes taught by content experts
  • Thematic units and projects
  • Applied academic classes integrated with the mainstream program
  • Opportunities for independent passion projects
  • Instruction using the Effective Teaching Model
  • Opportunities to earn high school credit
  • Limited class sizes
  • Theater
  • Advanced band and orchestra
  • Choir
  • Guitar
  • Yearbook
  • Peer Mediation
  • A wide variety of athletics, intramurals, and academic competitions
  • College and career readiness
  • Social action

Broad Range of Electives

  • Art
  • Choir
  • Guitar
  • Band
  • Orchestra
  • Yearbook
  • Physical Education

Before & After-School Clubs & Activities

We offer numerous before and after-school clubs and activities, providing opportunities for students to participate academically, athletically, and socially.

  • AVID
  • Band
  • Choir
  • Fine Arts
  • Gifted Magnet Program
  • Honors Courses
  • Music
  • Orchestra
  • Visual Arts
  • Guitar
  • Orchestra
  • Basketball (Boys)
  • Basketball (Girls)
  • Soccer (Boys)
  • Soccer (Girls)
  • Softball (Girls)
  • Track and Field (Boys)
  • Track and Field (Girls)
  • Volleyball (Girls)
  • Wrestling (Boys)
  • Academic Club or Competition
  • Arts or Music Club
  • Battle of the Books
  • Community Service Club or Organization
  • Drama
  • School Yearbook or Newspaper
  • Social Clubs
  • Student Leadership