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Principal's Message

     At Damascus Middle School we seek to create a challenging learning environment that encourages high expectations for success.  It is our goal to provide developmentally appropriate instruction that allows for the individual differences of students and accommodates a variety of learning styles.  We strongly believe learning is maximized when it takes place in an environment enriched with support and encouragement.
     It is my desire that each teacher, staff member, support person, student, and parent take pride in belonging to this community of learners.  
Scott Keith 


We believe successful schools:
  • understand all students can learn
  • foster effective communication, critical thinking, creativity and collaboration
  • prepare students for success
  • meet the unique needs of each child
  • are grounded in respect and integrity
  • have a well-defined curriculum and programs that meet or exceed state and national standards
  • provide safe, healthy, and dynamic learning environments
  • have high expectations which inspire high performance
  • enable students to be college and career ready
  • engage and communicate with families


Washington County Schools is committed to the success of every student. We seek to empower all students to meet rigorous academic standards by providing authentic and relevant educational experiences.


Washington County Schools is an innovative leader in education excellence, teaching and learning, creativity, technology integration and global citizenship.

Latest News

2020-2021 Yearbooks On Sale!

There are extra 2020-2021 yearbooks available for $25 each. Please bring your money to Mrs. Lethcoe in the office.
A group of students stand in a library.

Book Club

A group of students in Mrs. Lisa Blackburn’s first core English class at Damascus Middle School recently formed a book club during their library time, and the first book on their list was Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins.

Internet Hotspots

Virginia has posted a map showing all known freely available Internet hotspots. Green means no password is required and yellow means you need to obtain the password from the location.

Events Calendar

Girls Basketball Open Gym

Time: 3:15 PM – 4:30 PM
Location: Damascus Middle School, 32101 Government Rd, Damascus, VA 24236, USA

Homecoming Pep Rally

Time: 4:30 PM – 5 PM
Location: Damascus Town Park, Damascus, VA 24236, USA