About Us

North Windy Ridge is located in Weaverville, North Carolina. It is part of the North Buncombe District of Buncombe County Schools. NWR is nestled between the Blue Ridge Parkway and the French Broad River.

North Windy Ridge serves approximately 600 fifth and sixth grade students. It was the first of four intermediate schools built in Buncombe County.

Students at NWR are challenged to succeed in this diverse learning environment. The school opened its doors in August, 2002 with 25 homeroom teachers. The school offers students exploratory classes such as PE, Medical Detectives, Band, Art, Music, Technology, STEM, Spanish and Media.

More specific information about NWR may be found by exploring this web site. Feel free to email one of the staff with questions.


North Windy Ridge
20 Doan Road
Weaverville, NC 28787


Doris Sellers

Assistant Principal

Bill Honey

Take I-240 to US 19-23
Leave US 19-23 at the Flat Creek Exit. Turn right onto NC 2207. Turn sharp left onto Griffee Road and right onto Doan Road (NC 2219).

Our Purpose and Direction

The purpose of North Windy Ridge is to challenge, support and empower all students to learn and achieve for a lifetime.

The direction of North Windy Ridge is to provide a rigorous, diverse curriculum and foster personal connections, ultimately preparing all students to positively contribute and succeed within their local and global communities.

School Information

NWR School Day
8:00 - 3:00

Students can enter the building at 7:20.

All car riders must be picked up by 3:15.