Welcome to Barren County Middle School
Where Pride, Teamwork & Tradition Reign
It is with genuine enthusiasm that we welcome everyone to our Barren County Middle School webpage! BCMS is a place that inspires enthusiasm, engages active participation, and encourages learning. Our goal is to provide all students with the opportunity to excel in academics, athletics and fine arts so that they may become positive, contributing members of our school and community.
Barren County Middle School has been recognized both on a state level and nationally for excellence. Such recognition doesn’t occur by chance. It is the result of two things: motivated students and dedicated staff members. We are proud of our school, and we invite you to not only visit us online but to make an actual site visit; please know that our doors are always open for our educational community partners.
Meet Our Principal
Lori Downs, BCMS Principal
Ms. Lori Downs, a native of Hillsboro, Indiana, began working as the assistant principal at Barren County Middle School in 2004. She served in the United States military in the Marine Corps from 1990-1992. Ms. Downs earned a bachelor's of science in mathematics education from Indiana University/Purdue University in 1998 and achieved a master's degree in education administration from Ball State University in 2003. Before coming to Barren County Middle School, she was a high school math teacher at Southmont High School in Crawfordsville, Indiana from 1998 to 2003. During her time at Southmont, she coached varsity girl's volleyball for nine years at Southmont High and girl's basketball for four years. In 2004, she served as an assistant principal at McCutcheon High School in Lafayette, Indiana.
Meet Our Assistant Principal
BCMS Assistant Principal
Michael Davis has taught at Eastern Elementary for the past seven years. He graduated from Western Kentucky University in 2006 with a bachelor's degree in exceptional education. In 2012, he earned his master's degree from Western Kentucky University in educational administration.8/7/2013