NIMS Mission Statement
The NIMS community, faculty and staff will work together to
Better our students through teaching and modeling high
Educational and moral standards. This will lead to
Academic achievement and rigorous,
Relevant instruction, which will ensure the attainment of goals and culminate in
Success for all students…..
We are the NIMS BEARS!!!!
Equipping all students for success in life.
· Student and learning focus
· Motivated faculty and staff
· Partnerships and teamwork
· Continuous improvement focus
· Management by fact
· Results focus
· High ethical standards
STUDENT BODY PROFILE
Total Enrollment (2018-19): 601 students
51% of NIMS students are eligible to receive free or reduced price meals in school.
North Iredell Middle is home to:
North Middle located approximately 10 miles north of Statesville in a picturesque rural setting. Currently we have approximately 600 students enrolled in the sixth, seventh, and eighth grades.
Our teachers are innovative and creative and our students show perseverance and confidence in all they do. The community around our school is always involved and informed with what is going on in our Bear Cave. We always strive to provide the best educational environment for our students because NIMS ROCKS!
We offer a variety of enrichment classes including:
· Battle of the Books
. Sign Language
We also have:
· Student Council
· JYC - Jesus and You Connection
· Junior Beta Club
· Hunter Safety Team
· Truth Girls Club
. Chess Club
For academics, we offer advanced classes as well as Integrated Math 1 along with our core curriculum courses.
WHY NORTH IREDELL?
Here is what our students have to say about our school:
“People at NIMS respect each other whether they are friends or not. People are treated equally, learning is made fun, and the teachers are great.”
“I enjoy coming to school and do not dread it and I believe that’s because of the students and staff at NIMS.”
“My school is clean, good, and people respect each other. I like coming to school at NIMS because everyone is friendly and nice and you make new friends everyday.”
“This school is a great school for learning. Discipline is supported at this school as well as praise. Many people feel welcome and I am one of those people. I love this school and I feel welcome here everyday.”
“This school has wonderful learning environment, all of the teachers are very nice including the office staff and principals.”
“North Iredell Middle School is a great school I wouldn’t want to go anywhere else but here. BEARS ROCK.”
Here is what our parents have to say about our school:
“Love NIMS and the staff! They are awesome!”
“Great School. Excellent Communication. Admin is a plus. Office staff gets the job done with a smile.”
“We moved and built a house in this school district when our oldest child was in elementary school so that where he would be in middle school here to NIMS. We felt that way then and feel that way even more now cause NIMS ROCKS!”
Here is what our staff have to say about our school:
“NIMS is a great place to work. NIMS ROCKS!”
“I really enjoy teaching at NIMS because we care about each other, both the staff and students. I really look forward to coming to work on a daily basis.”
“I feel fortunate to be a part of the NIMS team!”
Tonya Houpe, Principal
Heather Dollevoet, Assistant Principal
Nichole Lentz, School Counselor
Kim Swofford, SAP Coordinator
Gayle Crater, Media Coordinator
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North Iredell Middle School
2467 Jennings Road • Olin, NC 28660
549 N. Race Street • Statesville, NC 28677
In compliance with federal law, Iredell-Statesville Schools administers all educational programs, employment activities and admissions without discrimination because of race, religion, national or ethnic origin, color, age, military service, disability, or gender, except where exemption is appropriate and allowed by law.