The Vision of Pickens Middle School Is To:

Empower today’s students to become tomorrow’s leaders.


To prepare students for college and career readiness, Pickens Middle School, in partnership with parents, students, businesses, and the community, emphasizes rigorous standards in language arts, math, science, technology, engineering, fine arts, and social sciences through diverse learning opportunities in a secure and caring environment.

Our Beliefs

  • Students are our top priority.
  • Learning and education are lifelong processes.
  • Education is the shared responsibility of parents, students, community, and school.
  • All students must have access to equitable educational opportunities.
  • All students are unique and valuable.
  • All students and staff should have a safe and caring learning environment.
  • All students need the skills to adapt to a technologically-changing world.
  • Cultural diversity awareness promotes full development of the individual and society.
  • Service learning is important to the development of a student's sensitivity and community awareness.
  • Today's schools shape tomorrow's workforce.