Northwest Middle School

A husky statue greets visitors as they arrive to Northwest.

 EGATE Excellence in Gifted and Talented Education 2013 recognition


Northwest Middle School
99 Kings Drive
Taneytown, MD 21787
(410) 751-3270 (tel)
(410) 751-3275 (fax)

Attendance Email

David Watkins, Principal
Jeffrey Cook, Assistant Principal
On Wednesday evening, December 9, the Board of Education approved a school closure and boundary adjustment plan.  Northwest Middle School is one of the schools impacted in the plan. Please visit the Carroll County Public Schools website at to review the official notification of the Board’s decision and the final report and recommendation.

Northwest Middle School is located in northwestern Carroll County and serves approximately 500 sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students. This website is designed to provide the students, families, and teachers of Northwest Middle School access to information about school events as well as general information.



  • Schools/Offices ClosedPresident's Day
    Mon Feb 15 
  • Early Dismissal System-wideTwo Hours and Forty-Five Minutes Early Dismissal System-wide; Professional Development Time available for Instructional Staff; Schools Closed for Pre-Kindergarten Students
    Tue Mar 8 
  • Schools/Offices ClosedSpring Break
    Thu Mar 24 
  • Schools/Offices ReopenWed Mar 30 
  • Early Dismissal System-wideMarking Period Ends - Two Hours and Forty-Five Minutes Early Dismissal System-wide; Teachers Work on End of Marking Period Items
    Tue Apr 12