About North Side High School

  • Mission and Vision

    Mission Statement: The mission of North Side High School is to provide a technology-enriched learning environment where core values are nurtured and students gain the information and skills necessary to serve as contributing citizens who are tolerant of others and capable of developing a responsible future.


    Vision: The faculty and staff of North Side High School are committed to helping students achieve academic success by utilizing scholastic as well as technological skills across the curriculum and recognizing the importance of the development of the individual as a whole.

    As students prepare to meet the challenges of our changing world, the faculty and staff will implement various innovations within the educational process which facilitate student success. North Side High School will promote differentiated, data-driven instructional methods enriched with technology to create proficient users for current and future technologies, and will implement career education and exploration as a vital component of the academic program.

    The North Side High School faculty and staff will create a safe learning environment in which students will succeed not only in school, but also as productive citizens instilled with core values. Establishing these opportunities for students will allow them to grow academically, individually, and socially in a global society.

  • School Colors and Mascot 

    Our school colors are ROYAL BLUE and YELLOW. Our mascot is an Indian. 


    PIE Partners

    Our Partners in Education (PIE Partners) are Gerdau and Northside Church.  



    In 1943, what is now called the South Building was completed and North Side was formed with the consolidation of Huntersville, Pope, Browns Church, and Spring Creek schools. In 1972, the football stadium was completed. East High consolidated with North Side in 1970, and also with Beech Bluff in 1977. In 1992, Jackson City and Madison County school systems were combined. In that year, the Tech Prep Center (middle building) was completed, and the following year the Fine Arts Building was completed.


    The following individuals have served as principals of North Side High School:

    • 1944-1950: C. J. Huckaba
    • 1950-1962: M. G. Anderson
    • 1962-1986: Thurman Reynolds
    • 1986-1992: O'Neal Henley
    • 1992-1995: Clarence Boone
    • 1995-1996: Dan Shaw
    • 1996-2004: Lora Murchison
    • 2004-2007: Mike Martin
    • 2007-2008: Buddy White
    • 2008-2012: Jan Watson
    • 2012-2014: Ricky Catlett
    • 2014- 2022 Jason Bridgeman
    • 2022- Present Dr. Bryan Chandler


    Title I School Plan

    Click Here to view the Federal Aid Status for 2023-2024.

    Click Here for our Title I ESEA Letter.

    Click Here for our school's Title I Parent-School Compact.  

    Click Here for our school's Title I Parent and Community Engagement Plan.   


Fast Facts

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