About Nagel Middle School

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Nagel Middle School, serving the communities of Ashwood, KY. Students from our district graduate to both Newport High School and South Covington High School.

Newport School District has a long and rich tradition of excellent academic programming, high expectations, and a commitment to meeting the needs of the whole child.

Newport School District uses a curriculum that is derived from both the Common Core State Standards and the Kentucky Learning Standards, which ensures that all students are provided with the necessary educational experiences to attain the knowledge that will prepare them for the information-rich 21st Century. Learning experiences are meaningful and coherent, following an aligned scope and sequence across all grade levels from kindergarten through eighth grade

A significant number of extracurricular opportunities are also made available to students.

In addition, there are also a variety of programs that support the identified needs of individual students as well as programs that create unique educational opportunities.

Financial Stewardship

Our efficient and effective use of state and local funding has earned us the highest financial rating from the State of Kentucky.  Currently, over 80 % of the District’s total budget is spent on instruction and instructional support.

Athletics and Activities

A member of the Southwest Interscholastic Conference (SWIC), Newport School District offers many competitive activities, including softball, cross country, basketball, volleyball, track, soccer, cheerleading, Mathletes, Declamation, Band, and Chorus.  Additionally, we offer students more than 40 different clubs and co-curricular activities throughout the school year.

Service Learning

Newport School District integrates meaningful community service with instruction to enrich our student’s learning experience, teach civic responsibility, and strengthen community ties.