South Gate Middle School is a large middle school that resides on the main street through town. The school offers grades 6th through 8th and provides an extensive website with information for new students and the parents of new students. Home to the Vikings, the school offers a variety of activities and athletics for its students, including a yearbook committee and the math, engineering and science achievement club. The school is based around a 6 period day, not including homeroom which starts at 7:30am. Basic classes such as Math, Science, Physical Education and English are offered, as well as special education programs such as Magnet and the Woodcraft Rangers. School uniforms are mandatory and include white shirts with navy blue pants (or skirts for girls).