Northern Guilford Middle School, also known as NGMS, serves students in grade six through eight. Its academic curriculum includes various subjects, such as math, language arts, science and social studies. The school offers several sports activities, including football, softball, wrestling, and track and field. Northern Guilford Middle School provides membership options in the Future Business Leaders of America. It operates a chess club and student council. The school has a parent-teacher-student association that conducts fundraising events. Its Nighthawks' Media Center promotes the Battle of the Books program. The school offers guidance counseling services and operates a cafeteria. Northern Guilford Middle School is governed by Guilford County Schools.