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Guntersville Middle School Map

901 Sunset Drive
Guntersville, AL 35976


The Guntersville Middle School family is dedicated to preparing every student for success in high school and beyond. We are committed to meeting the daily challenges of increasing student achievement, while putting a focus on continuous improvement. GMS is a place where teachers, parents, and students care for each other and strive to build positive relationships that support academic and social growth.

General Information
Hours: Monday - Friday, 7:30 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.
School Colors: Crimson and White
School Mascot: Wildcat

Contact Information
Guntersville Middle School, 901 Sunset Drive, Guntersville, AL 35976

Mrs. Kortney Johnson, Principal
Mrs. Lauren Thompson, Assistant Principal
Phone: (256) 582-5182

Guntersville Middle School

Guntersville Middle School, in Guntersville, Alabama, serves grades six through eight.  Nestled in a bend on the Tennessee River, Guntersville is located 45 minutes south of Huntsville and approximately 75 minutes north of Birmingham. The school has just over 600 students from all ethnic groups.

Mission Statement

The mission of Guntersville Middle School is to establish a school culture where students and teachers expect excellence in teaching and learning. The mission is based on five guiding values:

1. TRUST - depending on the commitment of yourself and others
2. REASON - understanding and reflecting on your actions with justification
3. DISCIPLINE - acting with purpose and perseverance consistently
4. TEAMWORK - the ability to work together to achieve goals 
5. RESPECT - considerate of how our behavior and words affects others