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Principal: Thomas Cooley

Phone: 409-246-3551
Fax:      409-246-8907


PO Box 460 - 1676 FM 1293
Kountze, TX 77625


Middle School

Welcome to Kountze Middle School   where our motto is:

"Learning for Life"

If you have a student on the Elementary, Intermediate or Middle School campus, please fill out the following survey.  If you have a student on more than one campus please fill out the survey for each campus.  Thanks for your cooperation.
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     KMS has achieved a TEA 2016 accountability rating of Met Standard, but we were not alone as every campus in the district has Met Standard.

*Please review the complete campus reports below*

2016 TEA Accountability Reports

KISD Notice of Identification of Public Education Grant Program (PEG)

2015-16 Texas Academic Performance Report

K.M.S. Campus Improvement Plan 2016-17

2016 TEA School Report Card for K.M.S.

2016 Federal Report Card for K.M.S.

 KMS 2017-18 School Supply List

KMS 8th Grade List

KMS 7th Grade List

Please click on the links listed above for a PDF copy of the 2017-18 supply list.

Thank you and we look forward to another successful school year at KMS.


KMS 2016-17 Teacher of the Year

 We would like to congratulate Mr. Joe Calhoun for being recognized as Kountze Middle School’s teacher of the year for 2016-17. Mr. Calhoun has demonstrated professionalism in and out of the classroom. Students in our district seek advice and mentoring from Coach Calhoun. He is also the campus leader in our anti-bulling campaign and the KMS Bully Club sponsor. We have found that students who move on to high school will come back to seek advice from Mr. Calhoun. It is his serious dedication inside and out of the classroom that has helped Mr. Calhoun earn the respect and admiration of his students and colleagues. Again, it is with great honor that we recognize Mr. Joe Calhoun as the Kountze Middle School teacher of the year.    



At KMS, We All Have the Heart of a Lion

Artwork By Emilie M.



 Our Secondary bell schedule is as follows (SecondarybellPDF). 

District Calendar

Positive News is Always Good News


The TGCA has a fantastic article about last school year’s Play4Kay program hosted by our middle school girls’ basketball players. The article highlights the efforts Coach Mattox and our girls put forth in the fundraising and promoting of a positive cancer awareness program. We want to further recognize coach Mattox and her girls for their contributions and support of cancer survivors and our community as a whole. With staff and students like these, we will continue to gain state and national recognition for our positive efforts.

Please take the time to read the article as posted in the TGCA newsletter below.

TGCA News  

Classroom Report

The KMS Aviation Class put their drone to work during the community pep rally. Here are some in-flight images from the bonfire. We also recorded fantastic HD video footage while flying over the crowd. We want to thank out students for manning the drone and recording special community moments like these. 



Here is an Av-Science picture taken by Eli Whisenant at 400'

What a view!

We have truly embraced the bully-free campus dream.

Please take the time to review our next step of preventing bullying at any campus level. Our students and staff have added the anti-bullying bystander pledge to our action list. Please feel free to review the pledge and make notes and changes that will benefit our family here at KMS.


Anti-Bystander Pledge


Reporting bullying is easy as submitting information via a class designed webpage


Looking at our past will shape our future. Last year was a milestone year for our anti-bullying program at Kountze Middle School. We learned a lot about what our students and community members are expecting from our school. We understand that no program can be perfect, but we also know that simply not working for a goal will always result in failure. I am proud to announce, that this school year, we will again embrace the Kountze Middle School Brave Blue Program. We will continue working towards a bully free campus. In order to do so, we need students to understand what bullying really looks like and what we can do as a family. Our Careers Class will explore the benefits of a bully free society and how to work towards that goal. We ask for your help and moral support as we continue to recognize and reduce the bullying in our community. 


2016 Hardin County Youth Project Show

Kountze Junior FFA

We are very proud of our middle school students and all the hard work they put into raising their livestock this year. Here are some pictures of our students’ winning animals and continued community involvement. 


Slide Show



At Kountze Middle School, we strive to have a "bully-free"campus.  

See Local Policies FFI and FFH 

End of Year!!!

New Stories!!!

May 2017 edition

Kountze Middle School Mania!

Take a look at our hardworking staff and the great things they are doing at KMS.

Click the title above to read our newsletter

We are proud of our students’ commitment to the Anti-Bullying activities and their dedication to making this community a better and safer place. We are also very proud of our TEA rating of Met Standard for our district and campus. We will again focus on our TEA ratings and our students’ involvement in positive campus programs. As always, it is our goal to deliver a 21st century education in a safe and nurturing classroom setting. We look forward to working with our students, parents, and the Kountze community for another successful school year. If you have any additional questions, please feel free to contact us at (409) 246-3551.
Please join us in support of The Kountze Middle School Compact

Student Information:

Kountze Middle School Student Handbook 

Kountze ISD Student Code of Conduct 

KMS Bell Schedules

KISD District Calendar 

Student Expectations at Varsity Football Games

KMS Parental Involvement Policy

KMS Política de Participación de los Padres 



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