Welcome to Northwood Middle School. Northwood Middle School opened in the fall of 1996 and is the proud home of the Jaguars. It is located in the Fairwood area of Renton, Washington and is one of six Kent School District middle schools. We are a school of approximately 650 7th and 8th grade students. We believe in high expectations for both students and staff. We offer a rigorous academic program and a range of extra-curricular activities designed for the young adolescent. We enjoy strong support from our parents and community.