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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:

  • Diversity among our school community is recognized, admired, and respected
  • Rigorous instructional practice and differentiated instruction, which embraces advances in technology, will develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills within our student
  • Data-based decision-making and positive relationship building are key components of creating an effective and productive learning environment
  • Students should embrace their responsibilities and roles in the learning process, while educators serve as positive influences in the educational and social development of their students
  • Collaboration demonstrates the value of teamwork as a life skill for college and career readiness
  • Our community is a valuable resource to help prepare our students to be productive citizens

School Hours

8:00 a.m.−3:00 p.m.

Bell Schedule

Green School

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