Northside Methodist Academy

2600 Redmond Road
Dothan, AL 36303-0363
Tel: (334)794-7273
Grades: PK - 12 | 560 students
Northside Methodist Academy opened in the fall of 1975.
NMA is a private, Christian school designed to provide a Christian environment which will nurture the students understanding of the world, school subjects, and also the Christian faith.
The primary objective and purpose of Northside Methodist Academy is to train the students in the knowledge of God and the Christian way of life while giving every student an excellent education.
The teachers of Northside Methodist Academy realize the solemn responsibility before God in molding the life and character of each of their students in order to give a good foundation for each child's future.
Northside Methodist Academy operates not for profit.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Association of Christian Schools (AACS)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
AdvancED
Religious Affiliation Methodist
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Year Founded 1975
Awards  Blue Ribbon School - Selected in n/a

Student Body

Total Students 560 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 18%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Northside Methodist Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 45%
Average Class Size 17 students
Number of AP Courses 4 courses
Advanced Courses AP Biology, AP Calculus, AP English, AP History,
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Elementary Uniform - Khaki , navy blue, or black pants/shorts; solid color polo // High School - Dress Code - Guys wear colored shirts; Girls wear nice, modest attire// Fridays are NMA Casual Days for all students - any Northside shirt and jeans)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Acceptance Rate 95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Carla Kelley

Sports

Total Sports Offered 12 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
FootballGolf,
SoccerSoftball,
TennisTrack and Field,
Ultimate FrisbeeVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 12 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art Club, Band, Choir, Civitan Club, Honor Society, Key Club, Math Club, Robotics Club, Spanish Club, Student 4 Student Tutoring, Student Council, Yearbook Art Club, Band, Choir, Civitan Club, Honor Society, Key Club, Math Club, Robotics Club, Spanish Club, Yearbook, Student 4 Student Tutoring,
Student Council,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Crossroads Baptist Academy (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Crossroads Baptist Academy (1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Houston Academy (1.5 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Dothan
    Grades: K-12 | 98 students
    1 miles
    2574 Westgate Parkway
    Dothan, AL 36303
    (334)794-8222
    1K-12
    98
  • Dothan
    Westgate Christian School
    (Church of Christ)
    Grades: K-6 | 120 students
    1.5 miles
    617 Westgate Pkwy
    Dothan, AL 36303
    (334)793-3399
    1.5K-6
    120
  • Dothan
    Grades: PK-12 | 603 students
    1.5 miles
    901 Buena Vista Dr
    Dothan, AL 36303
    (334)794-4106
    1.5PK-12
    603
  • Dothan
    First Presbyterian Preschool
    Daycare / Preschool (Presbyterian)
    Grades: K | 206 students
    2.2 miles
    3012 W Main St
    Dothan, AL 36305
    (334)793-6283
    2.2K
    206
  • Dothan
    St Columba Catholic School
    Daycare / Preschool (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-K | 37 students
    2.3 miles
    2734 W Main St
    Dothan, AL 36301
    (334)793-6742
    2.3PK-K
    37

School Reviews

NMA is doing great things. I am blessed to have my children go here for their education. The staff really cares about the students and want them to achieve success.
- Posted by Parent, 07/24/15
If you are looking for a Christian school everyone should look at Northside. My daughter has been there for 3 years and I don''t want her to go to another school ever. Not only has she excelled in her academics she has great Christian teaching and examples that any parent would love for their child. The teachers truly are called by God to not only teacher but mentor their students. The school has an incredible family atmosphere I''ve never seen at any other school. I''ve seen great progress in the school overall this past year with campus improvements, parent involvement, and new things like eTextbooks and wireless technology on campus that is coming. I am excited what is happening at Northside and truly believe anyone looking for a school should take a strong look here.
- Posted by Parent, 01/31/13
We have attended Northside Methodist Academy for 12 years. Our oldest daughter graduated in 2007 and our youngest daughter graduates in 2013. We have had a wonderful experience at Northside and love it and the teachers, staff, coaches and other families. It offers a well rounded education with a Christian education being the first priority. Our oldest daughter was very well prepared for college and did well there and our youngest daughter is ready for college next year. We would highly recommend NMA.
- Posted by Parent, 10/27/12
The Knight Pride School Spirit Store at Northside Methodist Academy is fantastic! The store is stocked with a wide variety of t-shirts, monogramed koozies, ribbons, buttons, hats, visors, jackets, nice stadium seats, car tags and many many other items! The store is open every Tuesday, stop and shop!
- Posted by Teacher, 09/26/12
We have been at Northside now for 3 years and think it is a great school. Not only have I been impressed by the academic education my child receives, but I love that they truly are a Christ centered school. Some schools have a "Christian" title but do not reflect a true Christian atmosphere. Northside proudly wears their faith on their sleeve. Their chapel services are contemporary and it is clear the students feel a real sense of worship there. The facutly truly loves your kids, makes time for them, and is easily accessible if you need them. The administration is very helpful and patient. Their office is awlays very busy but they make you feel welcomed, with a cheery and outgoing staff. And I LOVE the fact they teach Spanish from Kindergarten up! The facility is really nice. They have a HUGE library, a great gym, and well kept fields. I also love that parents get to be involved in EVERYTHING no matter what grade your kids are in.
- Posted by Parent, 09/26/12
My children are receiving a great eduction. The school uses the Abeka program with the exception of the Go Math series. The oldest goes to art, library,art, PE,computer and Spanish. The teachers are all great people with a Christian background.
- Posted by Parent, 09/26/12

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