Welcome to Barren County Middle School
Pride, Teamwork, Tradition
Mission – Empowering Excellence in Every Student
Vision – Building Character Motivating Success
On behalf of the Barren County Middle School faculty and staff, we want to thank you for your support as we begin the 21-22 school year. We are excited to make this the best school year yet as we strive to Empower Excellence in Every Student! By partnering with our families and community, we can create an amazing learning experience for all students.
While attending BCMS, we hope your child will find opportunities that connect them to academic and personal success. Whether through rigorous instructional experiences, exploratory courses, or afterschool clubs and extra-curricular activities, BCMS will strive to motivate and connect your child to their learning.
Throughout the school year, if you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to give us a call or stop by so that together we can support your child’s education. Together we are better!
Michael Davis, Principal:
Meet Our Assistant Principals
Olivia Dooley, BCMS Assistant Principal
Mrs. Olivia Dooley, a native of Russell Springs, Kentucky, began working as the assistant principal at Barren County Middle School in 2017. She earned a bachelor of science degree in middle grades education from Western Kentucky University in 2004 and achieved a master of education degree in Teacher Leadership from Lindsey Wilson College in 2010. Mrs. Dooley also obtained her principal certification from Western Kentucky University in 2016. Before becoming the assistant principal, she was a middle school science and language arts teacher for thirteen years—four years in Opelika, AL, and nine years at Barren County Middle School. During her teaching career, Ms. Dooley served as a sponsor for the Jr. Beta and yearbook. She also coached the academic team, future problem solving, Science Olympiad, and softball.
Jonathan DeVore, BCMS Assistant Principal
Mr. Jonathan DeVore, a native of Barren County, Kentucky, began working as the assistant principal at Barren County Middle School in 2018. He earned a bachelor of science degree in middle grades education from Western Kentucky University in 2006 and achieved a master of arts degree in Middle Grades Education in 2012. Mr. DeVore also obtained his principal certification from Western Kentucky University in 2018. Before becoming the assistant principal, he was a middle school math and social studies teacher for ten years—nine years in Grayson County teaching Algebra I and 7th-grade math followed by one year at Barren County Middle School. During his teaching career, Mr. DeVore served as a high school football, track, and field, cheerleading, archery, and baseball coach.