Karin Kidd, PrincipalNJSchool Report Card 2017 for NPMSThe mission of New Providence Middle School is to ensure an educational environment that meets the developing physical, intellectual, and social-emotional needs of the early adolescent while promoting individual success. By providing an education built on a foundation of interdisciplinary teaming, technology integration, and career exploration, we are committed to meeting the needs of every student within our educational community.
At New Providence Middle School, students are offered a comprehensive curriculum that offers challenge and variety to meet the needs of all students. Recognizing our interdisciplinary focus, we emphasize the importance of strong writing skills in all content areas. We have met all "No Child Left Behind" standards; our achievements are recognized in the top 10% statewide, and we were in the top 10% in our economic group. The New Providence academic program is supplemented by a full exploratory program of cycle courses. Our programs include jr. engineering, coding, robotics, language arts, performing arts, practical arts, visual arts and research.
An active arts program enables our students to utilize their talents in many areas of fine arts and music. Over 75% of the student body participates in one or more of our outstanding music ensembles, band or orchestra and our students consistently distinguish themselves at music festivals throughout the area. Additionally, many students choose to participate in one or more of our co-curricular activities, including ceramics club, yearbook, student services organization, jazz band, girls' ensemble, boys' ensemble, math club, science club, STEM club, peer leadership, and student council.
Through class discussion and proactive participation, New Providence Middle School students are encouraged to reach out to citizens, both in our own community, and beyond.The New Providence School District is committed to providing our students with a balanced program of academics, arts, and athletics, as well as activities that will help our students recognize and address their roles as active, informed, and responsible citizens in today's world.
Last Modified on May 29, 2018