Welcome to Grayling Middle School!

Welcome to the 2016-2017 school year at GMS, where "the Good Stuff''s in the Middle." A Class B school, we house grades 6-8 of the Crawford AuSable School District. We encourage our students' intellectual growth through our curriculum, cultural growth through our fine arts offerings and physical fitness through our athletic programs. After checking out all our programs and activities, we are sure you will agree that "the Good Stuff's in the Middle" of the Crawford AuSable School District!
Learn more about us.

Sports physicals offered this summer

Get information here on sports physicals, which will be offered in the Viking Wellness Center on June 27, July 5 and July 6. 

GMS celebrated its 100-year anniversary

GMS held a celebration of its 100-year anniversary on Friday, September 23, 2017. GMS students led tours that showcased the building and its many changes over the years, and guests had an opportunity to socialize and reminisce before a community cookout. Click here for more information about this exciting event.

Other Important Information for Parents and Students:

Course Descriptions

This document provides a description of all courses offered at GMS. 

Our Mission

To provide a gradual transition from elementary school to high school addressing academic, physical, social and emotional needs where the staff and facilities are focused on a positive learning environment for all students.

Note to Parents of Athletes

GMS's policy on all extra-curricular and conference programs is the "PWP" (Pass While Participating) policy, which mandates students must be passing all classes in order to participate or compete in these programs.

External LinkHow to get to GMS

Homework Lab 

Homework Lab -- a quiet environment for students to work on their assignments and get assistance from a GMS teacher -- meets every Tuesday - Friday (except the last day before a vacation). Students must be in the Media Center by 3:10 p.m. and stay until Homework Lab is over at 4:10 p.m. Parents need to make their own arrangements for student pick-up.



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Messages to Students To get a message to your child before the end of the school day, please call GES (344-3654) before 2:15, GMS (344-3559) before 2:30 and GHS before 2:40 p.m.
School Closure Information School closing and emergency information is available 24 hours a day by calling 989-344-3530.


Office: 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
School Day: 8:25 a.m. - 3:08 p.m.
Early Dismissal: 12:30 p.m.

Grayling Middle School

500 Spruce St
Grayling, MI 49738
Phone: 989-344-3558


Jeffrey Branch

Administrative Secretary

Nancy Hatfield