Welcome to the Northwood Elementary School webpage! Northwood Elementary provides a quality education to approximately 500 students kindergarten through fourth grade. The Johnson County Special Services Preschool is also part of the Northwood family. Northwood was opened in the fall of 1956 with remodeling and additions in 1965, 1976, and 1998. Northwood Elementary School serves all students' needs; including general education classrooms, special education programming, essential skills programming and a classroom for moderate and severe cognitive disability students, individualized autism support and programming, high ability/gifted and talented education, Response to Instruction in literacy, math and behavior, Title 1 Literacy Coaches and instruction, ELL (English Language Learners), speech and communication programming, physical and occupational therapies, music, art, physical education, science lab, library and media center services, a sensory room, full day kindergarten, and preschool.
We are a PROUD and positive school community. We strive to develop the whole child which includes modeling and encouraging the Life Long Guidelines. The students are actively involved in their learning and the entire teaching team will continue to focus on individual student growth. Our motto is simple at Northwood, Work Hard - Be Nice!
Cheering the loudest for the NW Owls,
Katie B. Crites, Northwood Principal