Beaufort Middle School has developed a student-centered school culture that promotes academic success. Through rigorous arts-integrated learning, students develop the skills and characteristics needed to succeed in high school and beyond.
BMS is the only school in Beaufort County that offers the Classical Studies program. This program provides a unique, college preparatory learning experience for students. Students develop a strong understanding of the past and use this knowledge to create a better future.
Students at BMS receive a balanced learning experience that promotes the education of the whole person. Through an innovative and creative learning environment, students are able to recognize and develop their unique strengths and reach their full potential.
Art Advocacy in South Carolina
The funding of the ABC Project Grant is distributed by the SC Arts Commission, but it relies entirely on the state budgeting process. Down load the Advocacy for the Arts Info Sheet to learn more about taking action and finding other ways to preserve arts education and keep funding available.
Since 2009, Beaufort Middle School has been an Arts in Basic Curriculum school and receives Distinguished Arts Program grant funding since 2010. Students enrolled in Fine Arts courses produce an annual musical performance. Past shows have included Annie, Lion King Jr., & Shrek Jr.
Beginning in 2023, students can explore the Medical Field through the Pre-Med and Biomedical Science track. Pre-Med Academy is a preparatory program that prepares students to be highly competitive in the medical field. Students will have the opportunity to learn life-saving CPR and First-Aid training.
Our Pre-Med Academy encourages hands-on engagement, problem solving, and technology use for medical research, team collaboration, and project presentation. The Pre-Med Academy will prepare students to explore various careers in medicine. Students will learn about the analysis of data and diagnoses of diseases, investigate disease outbreaks, explore medical careers, and receive lifesaving CPR and first aid certificates - all before leaving middle school.
Beginning in 2023, students can explore the Medical Field through the Pre-Med and Biomedical Science track.
The well-defined Gifted & Talented program serves 19% of students. 28% of students are enrolled in an Advanced section of core classes.