Welcome to Northdale Middle School

  • Front of Northdale MSWelcome to Northdale Middle School (NMS) where our primary mission is to effectively educate each of our students for success.

    To fulfill this mission, our school's vision is to:

    • Equip students with the tools to be life-long learners in a technologically changing world,
    • Respect, celebrate, and become more aware of individual differences,
    • Increase achievement through individual growth, rigorous curriculum and student success,
    • Create a safe, supportive environment for students to learn, and
    • Work collaboratively with and among parents/guardians, staff, students and the community.
    We look forward to the opportunity to work with you as partners in education as we support students to strive for personal excellence and academic achievement.
    Please refer to our website throughout the year to receive information about our school community. Best wishes to you and your child.
    Grades: 6, 7, 8 
    School Day: 8:25 AM - 3:05 PM 
    Enrollment: 1,298 students 
    Principal: Mr. Jeffrey Leach

    High School(s) Attended by Our Students:
    • Blaine High School


Additional contact info

  • Main office: 763-506-5400
    Fax number: 763-506-5403
    Absence line: 763-506-5406
    Announcements: 763-506-5408 
    Comm. Ed.: 763-506-5412
    Custodial office: 763-506-5410
    Health services: 763-506-5404
    Media center: 763-506-5405
    Nutrition program: 763-506-5411
    Police liaison officer: 763-506-5472
    Student records: 763-506-5407 or nmsrecordrequest@ahschools.us

    Administrative Support Team

    Breanna Smith - Social Worker
    Rebecca Augustine - Counselor 
    Lauren Ferrera - Counselor
    Peace Mitchell - Student Learning Advocate
    Jessica Patterson - Licensed School Nurse

What we offer

  • • Art Club 

    • Community Education Classes 

    • Gay/Straight Alliance (GSA)

    • Jazz Band 

    • Kaleidoscope Literary Magazine 

    • Math League 

    • Men's/Women's Group

    • Music 

    • Open Gym 

    • Physical Education 

    • Science Fair (STEM) 

    • School Plays 

    • Ski/Snowboard Club 

    • Special Education 

    • Talent Development 

    • Technology Education 

    • Targeted Services Program 

    • Volunteering Opportunities 

    • Writers Breakfast