William Ellis Middle School Competes at Skills USA

First William Ellis Skills USA Team

Advisors Ms. Angela Watson and Mr. Sean Gibbons with the William Ellis Middle Skills USA Team

Skills USA Awards Ceremony

William Ellis Middle School competed in the Skills USA Competition in Greensboro NC on April 24 - 25.  Skills USA is a Career and Technical Student Organizations that seeks to promote professional leadership and career-ready skills. Students in middle and high school can compete on the state level (and national level if they qualify) in various career-related events, judged by industry professionals. This allows students to gain valuable public speaking skills, network with employers, and prepare for their future careers! 

Here are the results for Ellis' first year competing at Skills USA! Congratulations to all of our Ellis participants this year!

Pin Design:  2nd Place to Carter James and 4th Place to Meredith Gibbons

Promotional Bulletin Board: 1st Place to Addie James, Miley Hagins, Mia Wyatt

Spelling: 3rd Place to Katy Beth Carter


Pin Design

2nd Place Carter James

Pin Design

4th Place Meredith Gibbons

Promotional Bulletin Board

1st Pace Addie James, Miley Hagins, Mia Wyatt

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front view of Ellis Middle School
Students playing the flute
Group of students playing Second Rule
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Ellis Middle School Sign

Welcome to William Ellis Middle School

DCS At A Glance

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Students Holding up the number one

“As your superintendent, I will stand on the shoulders of the exceptional leaders who preceded me and strive to lead DCS to even higher levels of achievement...” 

Superintendent Jeff Wallace


Students Enrolled

"I feel like I have purpose at DCS, and really have the opportunity to make a difference."

Jinda Haynes, Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources


Ranked for SAT Scores in the Piedmond-Triad and #14 in NC


of Davie County Schools Met or Exceeded Growth In 2019

Students listening to CTE Teacher

“Whether a student enters the workforce right out of high school, enlists in the military, or enrolls in an institute of higher learning, Davie County Schools' Career and Technical Education provides important career and life skills to transition students to successful and productive citizens..” 

Anthony Davis
Director of Career & Technical Education and Federal Programs 



Of Students Graduated in 4 Years

Students at Graduation

"DCHS is a student-centered environment with programs designed to put students in the driver's seat for their future. We are proud to have world-class CTE, art, music, theatre, and dance programs to go along with our consistently great core programming."  

Michael Pruitt
Davie County High School Principal