Dustin Dooley, PrincipalWelcome to the Salina South Middle School website.  At South Middle School our staff is caring, hardworking and committed to developing the whole child, academically, socially and emotionally. 

Serving 860 students grades 6-8, Salina South Middle offers a variety of exploratory courses (art, digital literacy, music, industrial technology and more) to complement our core curriculum of Math, Language Arts, Science, Social Studies, Reading, Physical Education and Health. In addition to strong academic opportunities, social emotional development is supported by personalized learning, after school programming, mental health services, CHAMPS behavior system and more.

If you would like more information about South Middle School please contact us at 785-309-3900.

Dustin Dooley, Principal

St of the Week


Jesus Delgado
Oct 18 - Oct 22

Jesus is a good classroom leader.  He is very willing to help other students.  He always seems to have a smile on his face and that attitude spreads to others around him.  He is a good representative of the HONOR code at SMS.  Congratulations Jesus!




Jaclyn Crow
6th Grade Social Studies
October Teacher of the Month