Welcome to Arndt Middle School
Our school, situated on a beautiful campus in the northwest corner of Catawba County, within a growing community, that is anchored in rich traditions and a commitment to excellence.
As the bridge between elementary and high school, our intentionally-designed 7th- and 8th-grade middle school program makes education better for growing adolescents. Our educators understand your child's need for both independence and guidance. Teachers work in grade-level teams to nurture each student's individual personality and unique potential.
We embrace rigorous academics, but we also understand that school is about far more. Exploring elective courses and participating in athletics, clubs, and other activities ensure that students are ready for their next exciting learning opportunity.
Ensuring a safe and healthy environment for students and staff
Personalizing our students’ education by getting to know each student’s unique academic, social, and emotional needs
Teaching soft skills like character education, teamwork, and collaboration that make our students attractive in the workforce
Helping our students explore career options through our extensive Career & Technical Education courses including robotics and graphic design
Providing students with technology as a tool for personalized learning including Chromebooks for each student, robotics programs to teach literacy, math, science, and STEM, and more
Giving our students the flexibility of taking a variety of courses online through Online Catawba Virtual Academy
Offering a well-rounded curriculum that includes foreign language, visual and performing arts like drama, band, chorus.
Accountability is Important
We strive for academic excellence, which is why we take the grade we receive on our NC School Report Card (an annual statewide measure of school performance) seriously. In addition, we submit our School Improvement Plan for review and approval as required by state regulations, and our team revises that plan’s goals and strategies regularly. Feel free to explore the links below.
The Health & Safety of our Staff & Students is a Top Priority
We take proactive steps to ensure the safety of every student, teacher and administrator, relying on both state-of-the-art and common-sense solutions to protect our schools.
"See Something, Say Something" Anonymous Reporting System
This service is designed to help you anonymously and securely report anything that's scaring or endangering you, your friends or your family. You don't need to be afraid to contact us. You never have to give us your name if you don't want to.
We take your security seriously at Catawba County Schools, and we will do everything we can to resolve your concern as quickly and as safely as possible.
- In the event of an Emergency Dial 9-1-1
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline - 1-800-273-8255
- The Anonymous Tip Line is monitored Monday through Friday from 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM.