About Us

Polk County Middle School Profile
Opened:   2005
Location:   Polk County North Carolina, western part of NC at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains
Mascot:   Wolverines
School Colors:  blue, white and gray
Student Population:  approx. 550
Grades: 6,7,8
Staff:    Our highly qualified staff is composed of teachers with bachelors and advanced degrees.  Several of our staff are National Board for Professional Teaching Standards certified.

Teams:     There are 2 “teams” on each grade level.  A team consists of 4 “core” subject teachers (Social Studies, Language Arts, Math, and Science).  In addition to the core subjects and teachers, students also have “exploratory” subjects and teachers. Exploratory classes include visual arts, band, healthful living, STEM, life skills, and CTE.. Students are also supported in their academics by guidance counselors and subject area remediation and special education teachers.

Adam Dedmon, Principal- adedmon@polkschools.org
Lori Byars, Assistant Principal- lbyars@polkschools.org
School History

Polk County Middle School was completed in 2005 through great efforts of local officials, Polk County School Board. teachers, and parents. Polk County Middle School consolidated grades 6, 7, and 8 from Polk Central, Tryon Middle, and Saluda into a modern facility.


321 Wolverine Trail
Mill Spring, NC 28756

Phone: 828.894.2215
Fax: 828.894.0191