About Our School

Northeastern Middle School is located in the northeast sector of Wayne County in Indiana, five miles north of Richmond. It is an agricultural area comprised of five small communities-Fountain City, Williamsburg, Whitewater, Bethel, and Webster-with approximately 5,800 total residents. The school enrolls approximately 320 students in Grades 6 through 8. Average class size at Northeastern Middle School is approximately 25 students per classroom teacher.

Northeastern Middle School is accredited by AdvancED and has received a Grade A from the Indiana Department of Education for two consecutive years (2015-2016 and 2016-2017). In addition, the Indiana Department of Education recognized NMS in July 2016 as one of two hundred "Promising Practice" schools in the state for the use of Twitter with stakeholders. NMS received STEM-certification from the Indiana Department of Education during the 2017-2018 school year. 

School achievement is supported by the following certified staff: 1 administrator, 1 dean of students, 14 general education teachers and 1 special education teacher. The support staff includes 2 teaching assistants (special education and Title I), 1 secretary, and 1 guidance counselor. The following staff members are shared with Northeastern High School: 1 athletic director, 1 school psychologist, 1 registrar, 1 nurse, 1 treasurer, 1 attendance/suspension supervisor, rotation teachers (technology, ag, & art), music (band & choir) teachers, custodians, cafeteria workers, and bus drivers.

Northeastern Middle School provides physical education/health as one of the five periods daily. Students in sixth grade rotate daily to a variety of creative arts (tech tools, art, physical education, and drum ensemble) classes. Band is offered to sixth grade students. Northeastern Middle School also provides enrichment for high ability students and remediation labs for identified students. Seventh and 8th grade students have the following opportunities for rotations: agriculture, publications, digital productions, personal finance, Project Lead the Way, STEM, and art.

Student growth is formally reported to parents each nine weeks. Parent/teacher conferences may be scheduled upon request by either parents or teachers at any time. Provisions are made for students who experience difficulty in reading and math through participation in the Response to Intervention (RTI) program.

Students are encouraged to participate in many school activities including: Student Council, Spell Bowl, Academic Team, National Junior Honor Society, Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA), Gay Straight Alliance (GSA), Future Farmers of America (FFA), Drama, and competitive sports.

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