Nathaniel Rochester Middle School

Nathaniel Rochester Middle School

School Information

  • Nathaniel Rochester Middle School is a Secondary School.


What Every Family Should Know

  • Nathaniel Rochester Middle School offer an excellent education program that fosters students’ growth in academics, arts, athletics, and social-emotional wellness.  Through partnerships with students, parents, staff and community partners, the mission of NRMS is to provide an environment that is safe, caring and student-centered where scholars are leaders of their own learning who value cultural differences and similarities. NRMS students understand the value of collaboration in order to soar like eagles.

Program Features

  • Uniforms Required: No
    Foreign Languages: Spanish
    English Language Learners: Yes
    Honors/Enrichment Classes: Yes
    Early Literacy Program: No
    Chorus: Yes
    Band/Orchestra: Yes
    Instrumental Music Lessons: Yes
    Sports: Yes
    Step Teams: No
    Extended/Expanded Day: No
    Saturday School: No
    On-Site After-School Care: Yes (City Rec)
    Summer Programs: Yes, for selected rising 7th and 8th graders
    Business/College/Faith Partnerships: University of Rochester, Cornhill Neighborhood Association, Center for Youth, Roberts Wesleyan College, SUNY Geneseo, Southwest Common Council, Rochester Peer Tutors, PASS Mentoring Program, Monroe County/FACT, Memorial AME Zion, First Genesis Baptist Church, Hillside, Healthy Kids Common Ground Health, Foodlink, Adam Street Recreation Center

Unique Features

    • Expanded Learning School with a 7.5 hour day: students receive more than 200 extra hours each year of academic, social-emotional, and recreational opportunities beyond those offered during a traditional school day. 

    • Annual participation in the E3 Engineering and Technology Fair, Xerox Invention Convention and Structures Competition, and First Lego League.

    • Opportunities to work with school partners at Xerox, the Rochester Museum and Science Center, and the University of Rochester’s Medical Center.

    • Online tutoring offered via Zoom for all content areas through University of Rochester, SUNY Geneseo, Rochester Peer Tutors and Adam Street Recreation Center