Scott Bateman Junior High was opened in October, 1974 as a Grade 7/8 school. Enrolment reached a peak of over 580 students in the mid 1970's. In 1991, Scott Bateman became one of two Middle Years Schools in Kelsey School Division. In September 2006, École Scott Bateman Middle School became a dual track school which offers English and French Immersion Programs. It is also the only Middle Years School in the Kelsey School Division with a student population of 400 in Grades 6 through 8.
Students in Grade 6 receive instruction from their homeroom teachers for core academic classes while students in Grade 7 and 8 are instructed in the core subjects by a team of teachers. Students additionally have numerous opportunities to explore a wide range of optional and exploratory courses such as Art, Band, Basic French, Computers, Drama, Foods, Metals, Photography, and Woods.
With spacious classrooms, a band room, computer labs, science labs, an extensive library, modern industrial arts facilities, and student support classes, École Scott Bateman Middle School provides all the resources necessary for a positive educational experience.