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CCPS Mission

The mission of CCPS is to produce graduates who are responsible citizens who are prepared for college and careers. To accomplish this mission, CCPS is committed to ensuring that through a collaborative, research-based, decision-making process students are provided effective, purposeful instruction which results in high-levels of learning.

NMS Vision

NMS mascot sitting with students on the bleachers.

NMS promotes a culture of learning with a focus on students via decision-making, infrastructure, instructional practices, professional development and relationship building within the whole school community.

NMS Mission

Northern Middle School will promote a culture of life-long learning with a focus on developing students who are college and career ready for the 21st century. We believe:

  • Recognize, admire, respect, and promote diversity among our school community.
  • Value our community as a resource to help prepare our students to be productive citizens.
  • Embrace rigorous instructional practices, differentiated instruction, and advances in technology to develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Use data-based decision-making and positive relationship building to create a flexible, equitable, and student-centered learning environment.
  • Incorporate student voice into the classroom, while positively influencing the educational and social development of students.
  • Empower students to value their responsibilities and take an active role in the learning process.
  • Collaborate and demonstrate the value of teamwork as a life skill for college and career readiness.

School Hours

8:00 a.m.−3:00 p.m.

Green School

CCPS is the first school district in Maryland to achieve 100% green school status. Learn more about this accomplishment.

Maryland Report Card