• Mount Nittany Middle School

     Overview of our middle school:
    • The mission of our middle school is to develop responsible, productive, and effective individuals who demonstrate lifelong learning skills, embrace cultural diversity, show respect for self and the rights of others, work cooperatively, and practice good citizenship.
    • The courses taught in the our school have been aligned with the PA Academic Standards adopted by the Pennsylvania State Board of Education. 
    • Our middle school uses Academics, Remediation, Enrichment, and Advising, better known as "A.R.E.A.” The primary purpose of the A.R.E.A. program is to provide time during the school day to enhance the learning process and to provide some exploratory options not available during class time. One period each day, 4 days out of the 6 day cycle, is set aside for A.R.E.A. activities. During this time period, students are offered the opportunity to take part in 40 clubs, special programs, or special interest groups. Students may also sign up with individual classroom teachers for remedial or makeup work as well as for enrichment work in subjects that particularly interest them.

    Mount Nittany Middle School
    Meeting the Needs of All Learners

    Mount Nittany Middle School exterior Mount Nittany Middle School believes that the Positive Behavior Support program of ROAR: R (Responsibility) O (Organization) A (Attitude) R (Respect), prepares the students for life inside and outside of school. We want the students to take ownership of their education and behavior. Students can choose from a variety of clubs and activities throughout the school year. These clubs have received multiple local and national awards for their excellent work. Our students have access to a variety of curricular opportunities, that allows them some insight for their future when they are choosing courses for the High School. We welcome the opportunity to speak with you regarding Mount Nittany Middle School.
    Fast Facts:
    773 - Enrollment 
    75 - Teachers
    21 - Avg. class size  
    Special teachers include librarian, art, music, physical education, English as a second language, Learning Support, Instructional Coach, Emotional Support/Autistic Support
    More About Us
    • A hot lunch is served daily. Menus are planned to meet USDA’s goals for key nutrients and to include whole grains, fruits, vegetables, lean meat and low-fat milk.
    • A certified school counselor, certified school nurse and licensed psychologist are available.
    Call to schedule a personal tour.
    Principal: Brian Ishler
    656 Brandywine Drive
    State College, PA 16801
    Phone: 814-272-4050 or 814-231-1041
    Twitter: @MNMSRoar 
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