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873 Northern Drive Northwest
Newton, NC 28658

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(828) 464-4221
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October 15, 2015
Newton-Conover Middle School teachers and staff are caring, student-centered professionals. It's an amazing school. As a STEM school, it offers an innovative, creative and fun environment for students to pursue their passions and prepare them for the future.

- submitted by a community member

August 27, 2015
The STEM focus is truly on making the community a better place and integrating what students need to know, understand, and be able to do to be successful in college or a career. Plus, with the business partnerships they have fostered, NCMS gives both students and parents opportunities to connect with our community.

- submitted by a community member

May 26, 2015
Students have no respect for almost anything and it spreads to the good kids and high school.

- submitted by a parent

February 05, 2015
We have a wonderful school. We consider ourselves family. We come together, and in times of need, we support one another. Teachers are working hard, both in and out of school, making sure students get the education they need to be prepared for their future (whatever that may look like). Totally Responsible Person (TRP) is teaching kids what character traits are valued in society. We offer a variety of extra curricular activities, some athletic and some in the arts. We have academic clubs, too. Our facility is beautiful.

- submitted by a teacher

January 15, 2015
Both of my kids attended NCMS. The staff is outstanding and the facilities are first class. Great School!

- submitted by a parent

January 15, 2015
My child is recieving the best education around. The future of NCMS is only going to take off over the next few years, offering so many exciting things. I want my children to be a part of this 21st Century Education explosion.

- submitted by a parent

July 08, 2012
I just finished reading the reviews on this school. I could not be more opposed to what some of these parents have said. These techers are some of the most professional and caring people in the community! They care about the kids and the students work hard FOR the teachers. The students love the staff and trust the staff. Could not ask for a better school for this community.

- submitted by a parent

July 08, 2011
It' interesting to see that SO many of the NCHS, NCMS, and elementary teachers at these schools send their kids to the county schools. It makes you wander why? I bet they don't want their kids exposed to the lack of morales and bad character kids. I went through NCCS, and with what I see, I will NOT send my kids to NCHS.

- submitted by a parent

April 22, 2011
The school was "the place to be" in the 90's, but has gotten very "thugish" the in the 2000's. Even the coaches and teachers say the "thug" culture is out of hand. Drugs are bad every where, but are really bad here. It is sad to see a once great school system fall so far. Teachers who have taught in the county schools and at NCCS talk about the difference in the types of kids. It's night and day. Don't get me wrong, NCCS has some great kids. Years ago, the % of great kids was probably 70%, now it's probably around 15%, and the good kids get made fun of because they do what they are suppose to do. Schools like Bandys, Foard, may not be as athletic, and their facilities aren't as nice, the % of good kids is probably closer to 50%. I hope it changes, but with the amount of rentals in the NCCS area, it's only going to get worse.

- submitted by a parent

February 25, 2011
I have been very concerned with how much attention the teachers staff an principle's are giving toward bullying and the concerns or needs of the students isn't this what school is about??I have been very happy with Newton-Conover city schools til now.Now I'm wondering If its not just a job and pay check only for most of the staff.I know so much more could be done giving a lot better effort for all the children now and future Newton-Conover Middle School kids

- submitted by a parent

April 15, 2010
This school is amazing. I LOVE all of my teachers and the also teach me everything I need to know for the End Of Grade Test (EOG). I hate wearing the uniforms but this school is amazing! If you move to Catawba Country and u have kids in the 6th to 8th grade, I would defiantly recommend this school. We have a great principal. He takes care o everything even bully's that send text messages to people off of campus.c

- submitted by a student

December 19, 2008
The exceptional students program is just that. The Special Ed students are accepted by their peers and included in many of the regular activities such as chorus, sports, and student counsil. The change to uniforms in 2007 was a good choice and allows the students to be kids. The Sports programs are good, and the parent involvement is good also. This school seems to be going in the right direction.

- submitted by a parent
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December 14, 2008
I am a student at Newton-Conover Middle School. I love my teachers, they teach me everything I need to know and they show you reality. My school has the best principal and he makes sure everything goes the way are supposed to. I appreaciate ths schoolo and I couldn;t imagine going anywhere else. if you just move here to Catawbw County and you have kids, consider this school you won't regret it. Our school also has uniforms and they are great, they were a wonderful idea and I love them.

- submitted by a student
no rating
May 14, 2008
Mr.Griffin is a great special ed teacher.The whole staff is excellent and their program for special needs is excellent.It gives them what they need for their futures.

- submitted by a parent
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Newton-Conover Middle
873 Northern Drive Northwest, Newton, NC  28658
(828) 464-4221
Last modified Newton-Conover Middle is a Public school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Newton-Conover Middle Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 22 reviews. Top