Gwinnett County’s newest school, Northbrook
Middle, will open its doors for the first
time this weekend as the community is invited to tour their new facility.
The school, set to open in August, will hold a special open house before the new school year begins. Students, parents, and community members are invited to “The Northbrook Community Tour” this Sunday, June 29, from 2-4 p.m.
The school is located at 1221 Northbrook Parkway, Suwanee, 30024.
During the school’s community tour, students will have the
to tour the school and see their new classrooms.
They also will meet their new principal,
Dr. Keith Thompson, as well as other staff
In addition to this open house, the school has set a date for a second event in August for the business community. “The Northbrook Business Community Open House” is scheduled for Sunday, August 10.
The event will introduce the
new middle school to the Northbrook Parkway business community, paving the way for community collaboration
to support student achievement.
Northbrook Middle will be Gwinnett’s second middle school in the Peachtree Ridge Cluster. It will relieve the school district’s largest middle school, Hull Middle, by approximately 900 students. Students in the Jackson Elementary attendance zone will feed into Northbrook Middle and then into Peachtree Ridge High.
With the opening of this new building and North Metro Academy of the Performing Arts, a charter K-6 school, Gwinnett County Public Schools will operate 134 facilities in 2014-15. This total number of schools includes 77 elementary schools, 27 middle schools, 19 high schools, five charter schools, and six special entities.