Welcome to Northwood School

  • Exterior of Northwood School Northwood School was first opened as an elementary school in 1957 with Ernest Ellis as the principal. It was built on 20 acres purchased from G. A. Page Enterprises.  The original school had 16 classrooms and a cafeteria.  At its point of highest attendance, records show Northwood housed 869 students. When the building was closed in 1981, it was rented to medical professionals for several years, then in 1987-88 was reopened as a school housing four special education programs, where 12 area school districts housed students.  Currently, Northwood is home only to Raytown School District students.

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Announcements

  • About Peachjar

    As part of the district's efforts to be more environmentally friendly, embrace innovative technology and maintain fiscal responsibility, the district has transitioned from paper to electronic flier (eflier delivery). To publicize content that supports the basic educational mission of the district and/or benefits the population of the district in a positive manner, the Raytown C-2 School District uses Peachjar, a free online service for schools, to post approved efliers so that they are accessible to parents, staff and students as wanted/needed. To learn more about Peachjar, please click here.

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District News

  • Laurie Boyd Named New Principal of Raytown Central Middle School

    Raytown Quality Schools is excited to announce the hiring of Laurie Boyd as the Raytown Central Middle School principal beginning with the 2022-23 school year.

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  • Transportation's Hiring Event: Test Drive Tuesday

    Join the RQS Transportation Department for their first ever #TestDriveTuesday hiring event happening Tues., Aug. 16 from 2 - 4 p.m. This isn’t just any hiring event – this will be your opportunity to feel what it’s like to drive a school bus! Interested persons can apply & interview on-site.

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  • Wellness Center Back to School Event

    Mark your calendars! The Wellness Center is excited to host a back-to-school event on Sat., Aug. 27, from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Come enjoy a free guest pass that includes entrance to the pool, access to the fitness equipment & walking track, & fitness classes. Click here to check out the flyer.

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  • 2022-23 School Meal Information

    During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, the USDA made it possible for school nutrition programs to serve students free breakfast & lunch through waivers. For the 2022-23 school year the district will be returning to regularly priced meals. For more information click here.

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Front Office

  • Mary Beth Sprecher

    Principal


    Josie Pescetto

    Secretary

    Hours
    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
    9:05 a.m. - 4:10 p.m.

     

    Wednesday Early Release

    9:05 a.m. - 2:40 p.m.

     

    Half Day (Early Dismissal)

    9:05 a.m. - 12:25 p.m.

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