OUR VISION STATEMENT:
Northwest Community Schools will be a exemplary education system committed to excellence and:
• Respect, where all students, parents, staff, and community members are valued partners;
• Responsibility, where everyone is accountable for what they say and do; and
• Results, which reflect the highest levels of student achievement.
The mission of the Northwest Community Schools, in partnership with the community, is to provide a learning environment, which will challenge and inspire all students to become self-sufficient, independent thinkers, and lifelong learners.
Established in 1954, Northwest Community Schools is one of the largest districts in Jackson County. Northwest provides some of the most outstanding educational and extra-curricular programs in the area. The district includes approximately 144 square miles and serves 3,200 students in Pre- Kindergarten through Twelfth grade.
Over 350 experienced, dedicated teaching and supportive staff members provide professional learning experiences and services. The large majority of the teaching and administrative staff have obtained advanced degrees and continue to upgrade their professional skills. All staff members are provided opportunities for in-service and self-improvement activities.
Northwest Community Schools proudly serve more than 25,000 residents with quality programs, excellent services and expectations for high achievement.
At Northwest Community Schools, we believe....
In high student achievement for all students.
That learning is relevant to the real world.
That students will become lifelong critical thinkers and problem solvers in a global society.
In the individual learning needs of all students.
In using appropriate teaching and learning strategies that are researched and best practices.
In using integrated technology in all areas of education.
That interpersonal relationships are vital to increased student learning.
In multi-way communication with community, parents, staff, and students.
District Telephone/Fax Numbers
|District Main Telephone Number
|Northwest High School School
|Northwest Alternative High School
|R.W. Kidder Middle School
|Northwest Elementary School
|Parnall Elementary School
|Northwest Child Care Center
|Northwest Food Service