Woodlawn Middle School
Woodlawn Middle School  
3970 Mebane Rogers Road
Mebane, NC 27302-9429
Telephone: 919-563-3222     Fax: 919-563-6807

Principal: Brian Williams
Assistant Principal: Wendy Nelms
Assistant Principal: Suzanne Simpson

What We Offer:

In addition to the North Carolina Standard Course of Study, all students are offered enrichment courses in computers, physical education, and health. Students may select from several elective courses such as art, band, vocational technical education, career exploration, chorus, and physical education.


Computers and technology are used to enhance teaching and learning on a daily basis.

We have a wireless campus and every teacher has a thinkpad.

Number of computers in lab: 124 (32 in eMac lab, 32 in Netbook Lab, 32 in Computer Apps Lab, 26 in BC21 lab)

Number of computer labs: 4

Computers per class: 1 (Each teacher has a laptop and every team has at least 1 student work station)

Media center computers: 17

iBooks: 14 on cart
2 carts of 20 netbooks (total 40)

Smart Boards: 4

Data Projectors: 11 for check out; 5 permanent

Principal's Quote:


 At Woodlawn, we strive to create a student-centered learning environment. We have a dedicated and supportive faculty and staff who strive for excellence in their work with students. Our focus is on student success, connection to our community and providing quality educational opportunities for all children.

Brian Williams, Principal

Fast Facts:
Number of Teachers: 40
Teacher Education Level
Bachelors Degree: 40
Masters Degree: 11
National Board Certified: 7
Highly Qualified under NCLB: 39
AIG Certified: 5
Counselors: 2
Social Worker: 1
Teacher Assistants: 3
Students Enrolled: 614
Average Class Size: 30
Free/Reduced Lunch: 39.64%
Academically Gifted: 21%
Exceptional Children: 14%
Limited English Proficiency: 30
Fluent Proficiency: 32
Total ESL: 62
School Colors: Columbia Blue and Navy
School Mascot: Eagle
School Motto: “Dare To Be The Best!”
Feeder School To:
Eastern High

Character Education:
• Canned Food Drives
• Coat Drive
• Christmas Cheer
• Project Wisdom
• Good Will Donations
• Character Club
• Rachel's Challenge
• Students of the Month
• Builders Club

Extracurricular Activities:
• Science Fair
• Spelling Bee
• Athletics
• Battle of the Books
• Jazz Band
• School Musical
• All County Chorus
• All State Chorus
• All District Band
• Honors Band
• Solo & Ensemble Competition
• Intramurals
• Adult/Peer Tutoring
• Science Olympiad
• Tarheel Junior Historians
• Student Council
• Student News Show
• Dances
• Murder Mysteries
• Various Choral Groups

Special Honors:
• Honor Roll
• Student of the Week
• Perfect Attendance
• Good Citizenship
• Positive Referral
• School of Distinctions - 2002-2011 (87.5% of students at or above Level 3)