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North Arvada Middle School building

North Arvada Middle School is a neighborhood school with a commitment to providing a quality public education to our students.

We serve approximately 620 students in grades 6th, 7th & 8th, with diverse backgrounds and native languages.  We offer a wide range of elective classes, house a center program for gifted and talented students, and have a variety of extracurricular activities. We offer classes in special education, English as a second language (ESL), gifted and talented education (GT), and remedial/support classes in language arts, math, and science. 
School colors are purple, gray and white, and the mascot is Knights.

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SCHOOL HOURS  OFFICE HOURS 
Mon., Tues., Wed., Fri:  8:00 am - 3:15 pm Office Hours:  7:00 am - 3:45 pm
Thursdays:  9:30 am - 3:15 pm

Mission Statement

Our Values:
Relationships...Collaboration...Community...Perseverance...Creativity

Our Mission:
To ensure all students experience relevant learning opportunities that empower them to become responsible, thoughtful, creative and successful community members with a lifelong love for learning.

​Our Vision:
Success for every student...A safe, diverse, joy-filled and dynamic learning community.

History

Sitting on slightly more than a 20-acre site, North Arvada was organized and began operation as North Arvada Junior High School in September 1962, relieving overcrowding at East Arvada Junior High.  When opened, North Arvada was the farthest north school in the county (except Juchem Elementary) and had no paved road to the building.  Carl Zerger was the first principal. The school opened with 1,187 students in 7th, 8th and 9th grades, which was above building capacity.  In order to meet the high volume of students, a double-school session was held daily.  The building was designed for team teaching.  Additions were added to the original building in 1975, 1983, 1984, and 2000.  The current building is two stories and has 113,554 square ft. with an applied capacity of 861.

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