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We are the Northwest Trojans


Welcome To

Northwest Middle School

Northwest is where the legacy of excellence begins. Our Northwest community has the best students, dedicated staff, and exceptional teachers committed to making Northwest the best junior high school.

Learn more about Northwest

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Our District

The Iowa City Community School District serves more than 14,000 students and is the 4th largest school district in the state of Iowa. Here you can explore our District's offerings, stay informed with the latest news and calendar updates, meet our District administrative team, and more!

Students & Families

Our students and families are at the heart of what we do. Here you can explore the resources and information needed from enrollment to school meals to transportation and everything in between.

Academics & Programs

Our goal is to provide dynamic learning opportunities and future-focused educational programming. Here you will discover the depth and breadth of our academic offerings and our unique programming opportunities that prepare students to be college, career, and life ready.

Supports & Services

We are committed to providing supports that allow for all students to reach their full potential. Here you will find information on our specialized education services, our mental health supports, our community connections, and more.

Northwest Middle School

By the numbers


Students enrolled at Northwest


Largest junior high school in our District


Students per class on average


Faculty and staff at Northwest


Years Northwest has been open (1972)

A Message From

Our Principal

Kimberly Fitten

Welcome to Northwest Middle School, where we remain Trojan T.R.U.E by working together as a team, operating in respect, being understanding of others, and being engaged learners. Northwest is where the legacy of excellence begins.
Kimberly Fitten
Northwest Middle School Principal