Northville Public Schools

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Northville Public Schools
Type and location
Type Public
Grades K–12
Region Metro Detroit
Country United States
Location Northville, MI
District information
Superintendent Mary Kay Gallagher
Accreditation NCA /AdvancED District
Budget $65,212,669 [1]
Students and staff
Students 7004 [1]
Teachers 443 [1]
Staff 285 [1]
Athletic Conference Kensington Lakes - Central Division
District Mascot Mustangs
Colors Orange & Black
Other information
Website http://www.northville.k12.mi.us

Northville Public Schools is a school district headquartered in Northville, Michigan.[2] The district serves Northville, portions of Novi, and sections of Lyon Township and Salem Township. Some areas are near South Lyon.[3][4]

The district operates six elementary schools, two middle schools, one high school and two special education buildings. The district serves approximately 6,110 students in its K–12 program, 250 students in its special education program, and 850 students in its pre-school/child-care programs.

History[edit]

Around 2005, the district had a constant increase of 300 students per year.[3]

Demographics[edit]

The languages other than English most common in the district, as of 2013, were Arabic, Chinese, Gujarati, Hindi, Japanese, Korean, Punjabi, Spanish, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu.[5]

The languages other than English most common in the district, as of 2012, were Arabic, Chinese, German, Hindi, Japanese, Korean, Punjabi, Spanish, Telugu, and Urdu.[6]

Elementary schools[edit]

  • Amerman Elementary School, grades K-5, known as the Bobcats, opened 1955, houses ALPS gifted learning program.
  • Moraine Elementary School, grades K-5, known as the Penguins, opened 1966.
  • Silver Springs Elementary School, known as the Eagles, grades K-5.
  • Thornton Creek Elementary School, grades K-5, known as the Gators, opened 1994.
  • Winchester Elementary School, grades K-5, known as the Dragons, opened 1975.
  • Ridgewood Elementary School, grades K-5, known as the Rockets, opened 2003.

Middle schools[edit]

  • Hillside Middle School, grades 6-8, known as the Raiders, opened 2000, housed in the original Northville High School building
  • Meads Mill Middle School, grades 6-8, known as the Patriots, opened 1976. (Colors are maroon and gold)

Hillside and Meads Mill have a fierce but friendly rivalry. A football match is held between the two schools annually. The official football "helmet" is given to the winning school for a year, until the next annual football match occurs. (Colors are red and black)

High schools[edit]

Special Education buildings[edit]

  • Cooke School, opened 2000, originally opened as Cooke Junior High School and became special education building after Hillside Middle School opened in former high school building.
  • Old Village School has 4 classrooms in Hillside Middle School in addition to its own building, was Northville High School in the early 1900s and later on an elementary school.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d http://www.northville.k12.mi.us/sites/northville.k12.mi.us/files/shared/district/facts-2011-2012.pdf
  2. ^ "banner_03.jpg." Northville Public Schools. Retrieved on April 29, 2011. "501 West Main St. Northville, Michigan 48167"
  3. ^ a b Woodards, Shantee. "School district pushes $109 million bond." The Detroit News. September 3, 2004. Metro 3D. Retrieved on April 29, 2011. "Northville Schools are seeing an additional 300 students a year as more homes are built in the area. The district encompasses all or parts of Northville and Novi, along with Northville Township, Salem Township and the city of South Lyon."
  4. ^ "Attendance Boundary Map (Effective beginning 2013-14)" (Archive). Northville Public Schools. Retrieved on March 4, 2014.
  5. ^ "Minutes of the Regular Meeting of the Board of Education May 14, 2013" (Archive). Northville Public Schools. p. 110 (5/8). Retrieved on March 4, 2014. "Mr. Rojas said languages most represented in Northville Public Schools (NPS) are Chinese, Telugu, Arabic, Korean, Hindi, Spanish, Japanese, Gujarati, Tamil and Punjabi."
  6. ^ "Minutes of the Regular Meeting of the Board of Education May 8, 2012" (Archive). Northville Public Schools. p. 136 (3/6). Retrieved on March 4, 2014. "English Language Learning (ELL) Coordinator Rick Rojas spoke about the following topics: ELL Demographics, Coordination of Services; ELL Program’s Annual Measurable Achievement Objectives, Support for Parents and the Next Steps. Mr. Rojas said languages most represented in Northville Public Schools (NPS) are Chinese, Telugu, Arabic, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, Punjabi, Hindi, Urdu, and German."

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