Welcome to Glasgow Middle School

Designated a Blue Ribbon School by the US Department of Education 

Glasgow Middle School's Gifted and Talented Program

National Acclaim

  • In 2012, 86% of 7th grade Gifted/Scholastic Academy students qualified for Duke Talent Search (scored at or above the 95th percentile on a nationally recognized, norm-referenced test and invited to take the SAT or ACT).
  • 58% of 2013 National Merit Semifinalists at Baton Rouge Magnet High attended middle school at Glasgow.
  • Since 1998, Glasgow has represented Louisiana at the National MATHCOUNTS Competition every year, with two Glasgow students placing 1st in the nation (2011 and 2005).
  • A student was named a 2011 William and Dorothy C. Bevan Scholar for earning a perfect score on one or more sections of the SAT or ACT. Only 41 of the 65,000 participants, worldwide, earned this distinction.
  • In 2012, one 7th grade student earned a 35 on the math section of the ACT. A score of 36 is a perfect score.
  • In 2012, Glasgow's Knowledge Master Open Quiz Bowl Team placed 11th in the nation among 565 middle school teams.

 Diverse, High Achieving Student Body

  • More than 265 students enrolled in Gifted/Scholastic Academy/Great Scholars/Talented programs
  • Students representing more than 50 different cultures/countries
  • Glasgow offers 13 high school credit classes: Algebra I & II, Geometry, Advanced Math, Physical Science, World History-Honors, Computer Science I, French I & II, Spanish I & II, and Latin I & II.  Each student can earn up to 8 high school credit units.
  • A Glasgow student placed 3rd in the 2012 Space Foundation Student Art Contest among over 1,500 entries from 17 U.S. states and worldwide.
 Distinguished Faculty

  • Emmy-award-winning music teacher (Mike Esneault)
  • Four National Board Certified teachers
  • Glasgow Band Director named Louisiana Music Educators Association Outstanding Young Music Educator of 2012  (Nicole Mlynczak)
  • Glasgow faculty includes highly qualified, gifted certified and talented teachers who are leaders in their field and who regularly present at national conferences.
  • 2012 Baton Rouge Association of Gifted and Talented Students Middle School Teacher of the Year (Rebecca O’Brien) 


  State and Local Honors

  • Glasgow student named EBR Parish Student of the Year, 2012
  • Glasgow's Earth Day team, G-Force, won 1st place overall and 1st place in the middle school division of 2012 Exxon Mobil Earth Day Science Challenge.
  • Glasgow named top school in the Junior Division at the 2012 Region VII Science and Engineering Fair at LSU.  Glasgow students won 1st and 2nd place awards overall, and a total of five 1st-place awards, eight 2nd-place awards, and six 3rd-place awards.


 Student Opportunities Outside of the Classroom

  • Field trips to places including Disney World, Louisiana Interferometer Gravitational Observatory (LIGO), Vicksburg, Honey Island Swamp, downtown Baton Rouge, Finance Park and ExxonMobil Engineering.
  • A variety of sports and extracurricular activities, including Youth Legislature, Beta Club, 4-H, Science Olympiad, MATHCOUNTS, Quiz Bowl, Student Council and more. 
For more information about Glasgow, visit the Glasgow Gifted and Talented website at http://glasgow.weebly.com/ or contact Gifted and Talented Coordinator Dr. Jackie Palka at jpalka@ebrschools.org.