Sumner County Middle College

Sumner County Middle College High School

A collaboration between Sumner County Schools and Volunteer State Community College

Why should you consider SCMC?

This program has little or no cost to the students or their parents. This program has little or no cost to the students or their parents.
Sumner County Middle College:
Phone: (615) 230-3470
Fax: (615) 230-3481

Students can choose from a wide-variety of courses. This variety will help in career exploration and might not be available at a traditional high school. In addition, students will be able to focus on degree choices in liberal arts, technology, health, business and more. And since students will also be Vol State students, they will be invited to participate in college clubs and activities.

Student Criteria
  • Students must have a composite ACT score of 19 or greater. In addition, ACT sub-scores must be 19 in Math, 19 in Reading and 18 in Writing or greater.
  • Students must have at least ten (10) high school credits.
  • Students must be responsible and mature enough to function in a college environment while managing the freedoms and stress of college.
  • Students must be entering their junior or senior year in high school.
Application Process
  • Sumner County Middle College Applications may be found, completed and submitted to the student’s high school guidance office.
  • A recent ACT score must be submitted. If the ACT has not been taken, students are encouraged to register to take the test on one of the national test dates. Registration forms and information may be obtained from the student’s guidance office.
  • Upon being admitted to SCMC, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid will be a required submission, enabling students to compete for a Dual Enrollment Scholarship.
  • Recommendations from a teacher, a counselor and a school principal must be submitted. Recommendations may be mailed or faxed to the student’s guidance office.
  • Once accepted to SCMC, a separate application. for Volunteer State Community College is required along with a $20 application fee. This application can be mailed or returned personally to the student’s guidance office.