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Northwest High School (Maryland)

Northwest High School
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Address
13501 Richter Farm Road

,
20874

United States
Coordinates39°09′06″N 77°16′48″W / 39.151549°N 77.279963°W / 39.151549; -77.279963Coordinates: 39°09′06″N 77°16′48″W / 39.151549°N 77.279963°W / 39.151549; -77.279963
Information
TypePublic secondary
Established1998
School districtMontgomery County Public Schools
PrincipalJimmy D'Andrea
Grades9–12
Enrollment2,650 (2019-2020)
CampusSuburban
Color(s)Black, silver, and white
NicknameJaguars
RivalsSeneca Valley,
Quince Orchard
NewspaperThe Jagwire
Websitewww.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/schools/northwesths/

Northwest High School (NWHS) is a public high school in Germantown, Maryland. It is part of the Montgomery County Public Schools public school system. As of 2019, its enrollment was around 2,650 students. It is one of two high schools in Germantown, the other being Seneca Valley High School, with which Northwest shares an athletic rivalry. The school also serves small sections of the cities of Gaithersburg and Darnestown.

The school underwent an expansion project that was completed during the summer of 2006.

Northwest's school mascot is the jaguar and its colors are black, silver and white.