Located a stone's throw from Parkway Central High and the district administration building, the home of the Colts has…More been distinguished as both a Missouri Gold Star school and a U.S. Blue Ribbon school.
Central Middle has a tradition of recognizing their students' achievements. Each year, a new tree is added to the murals in the hall. Outstanding students' names are listed on the tree. Most students participate in extracurricular activities of some sort.
Central Middle is the home of the English for Speakers of Other Languages program for all sixth, seventh and eighth graders in the district. The school is also the site of all Parkway School Board meetings.