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Nicollet Middle School is a diverse community of about 600 students located in the heart of the City of Burnsville. We provide a high quality education to all of our students through exceptional instruction, a wide range of programs and activities to enrich student experiences, and by creating community where students feel safe, connected and prepared to excel.
At Nicollet, students demonstrate Focus, Integrity, Responsibility and Excellence (FIRE). We are a leader among schools in Minnesota in using consistent and school-wide positive supports to create a responsive and safe environment for student learning, Learn more about FIRE at Nicollet.
We are also home to AVID - Advancement Via Individual Determination - a program designed to help students prepare for and succeed in college through high expectations and by instilling the skills and habits they need. AVID is both an elective course opportunity and a building-wide initiative. Students enrolled in the AVID elective course have special opportunities, including working with college tutors, participating in enrichment and motivational activities, and spending time planning for their futures so college becomes an expectation. Nationally, 93 percent of students who participate in AVID go on to enroll in college, including more than 60 percent at a four-year college or university. Read more about AVID at Nicollet.
We welcome new students and families. If you are interested in visiting Nicollet Middle School, we will be happy to meet with you and give you a tour. Simply contact the main office at (952) 707-2600.