Johnson County Middle School (Kentucky)

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Johnson County Middle School
251 North Mayo Trail
Paintsville, Kentucky, 41240
School type Public
Founded 1994
School district Johnson County Schools
Principal Joey Estep
Vice principal Shawn Hall
Grades 7-8
Enrollment 565
Language English
Area Urban
Color(s) Black and Gold
Mascot Eagle
Information (606) 789-4133

Johnson County Middle School is a public middle school located in Paintsville, Kentucky. The school has 44 teachers and 565 students in grades 7-8, with a student-teacher ratio of 1:15.[1] It is part of the Johnson County School District.[2]

The school is known both statewide and worldwide for its academic team. It has won the Kentucky Governor's Cup eleven times (1999, 2000, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, and 2014), the most wins of any other middle school in the state. It has also placed first in international FPS in 2004 and 2008,[3] and runner up in the National Academic Championships in 2012. The team is coached by Pamela Burton.

In addition to outstanding academic success, the 7th grade Eagle Football program has finished either tops in the state or runner-up in the past 3 years, winning their lone state title in the 2012 season.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Public School Review Retrieved on 2010-2-21
  2. ^ Kentucky Department of Education Retrieved on 2010-2-21
  3. ^ JCMS Academic Team Retrieved on 2010-2-21

Coordinates: 37°49′13″N 82°48′56″W / 37.82024°N 82.81543°W / 37.82024; -82.81543