About SMS

History of SMS

Sevierville Middle School is located in Sevierville, TN, in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains.  In 1975, Sevierville Middle School was established as a result of increased population at Sevierville Elementary School.  The school at this time contained grades 5-8.  In 1990, grade 5 was removed from Sevierville Middle School and became part of Sevierville Intermediate School.  Sevierville Middle School now contains grades 6-8 and has a student population of 697.  Sevierville Middle School has had an increase of 65 students over the past 3 years.  Sevierville Middle School is part of the Sevier County School System, which is part of one of the fastest growing communities in the state this decade.  The present facility contains 35 classrooms, a library, 2 gymnasiums, 3 computer labs, technology labs, theater and a cafeteria.
 

Mission Statement

We encourage and empower all students to achieve their highest academic, civic, emotional, physical and social potential.
TOGETHER Encourage
TOGETHER Empower
TOGETHER Achieve
 

Title I

Sevierville Middle School is a school-wide Title I School.  Title I schools must comply with the qualifications of teachers and paraprofessionals as outlined in NCLB.  Parents of students in schools may request information about the qualifications of teachers and paraprofessionals that instruct their children.  Parents of students in Title I schools will receive notification if Sevier County employs a teacher for four or more consecutive weeks that does not meet the highly qualified requirement.  Our teachers are highly qualified by the State of Tennessee.  By participating in the Title I, TN Department of Education Title I Resource Page, our school is provided with etra materials and teaching staff to ensure we meet the needs of your child.  Federal funds are used to implement staff development programs that keep our teachers current in the new ideas for teaching.  We are provided materials and equipment to upgrade our schools and instructional materials.  Each year, our school develops an improvement plan to make our school the best it can be.  Parents have the opportunity to participate in planning, review of goals, and suggesting improvements to our school program.  You also have the right to be informed of you student's progress while attending SMS.  We encourage your involvement in our school and hope to see you at each of the PTO programs where Title I information will be provided for you.  For more information, please visit the TN Department of Education Title I Resource Page