Rabun County Middle School is the only middle school and the smallest school in the Rabun County School District. RCMS is located off highway 441 in Tiger, Georgia on the campus of Rabun County Schools. Rabun County Middle School serves students in the seventh and eighth grades. The total enrollment for the 2017-18 school year was approximately 350 students.
Interdisciplinary teams instruct students in math, social studies, science, and literacy. Advanced coursework is offered and eighth grade students have the opportunity to take classes for high school credit in Algebra I, Physical Science, and Basic Agriculture. RCMS utilizes inclusion settings for English Language Learners and Exceptional students within grade level teams. Connections classes include a variety of courses including: technology, band, music, chorus, art, agriculture, physical education, and weight training.
Rabun County Middle School offers a number of extra-curricular activities to provide the opportunity for social involvement and promote self-awareness. Students have the opportunity to participate in Fall, Winter, and Spring sports including football, softball, cross country, cheerleading, basketball, wrestling, track, golf, baseball, tennis, and soccer. Every other Friday students attend a special extra-curricular activity of their choice. Students participate in Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Future Farmers of America, 4-H, yearbook, chess, drama, art, corn-hole, cooking, and many others.
The staff at RCMS consists of forty-one members, of which 30 serve in instructional capacities. The faculty are highly qualified in their field of instruction and most hold advanced degrees in their prospective fields. The administration consists of a principal, an assistant principal, and a school counselor. Many of the faculty and staff are alumni of Rabun County Schools. RCMS Principal Vicki Tyler has served as a member of the faculty and in an administrative capacity at RCMS for over thirty years.