Help Support Learning Superheroes


ACCELERATE NORTHFIELD has dozens of volunteer opportunities available in Northfield elementary schools and at Northfield Middle School

You must be registered as an ACCELERATE volunteer before signing up for these opportunities.

If you aren’t already an ACCELERATE volunteer, here is how you can sign up and help Northfield students become LEARNING SUPERHEROES:

1. Complete ACCELERATE‘s Volunteer Questionnaire, which is available by CLICKING HERE.

2. After receiving an email confirming you completed your questionnaire, you will be emailed a link to the NORTHFIELD PUBLIC SCHOOLS‘ background check form. PLEASE NOTE: All volunteers are required to provide proof of COVID vaccination before entering district schools.

3. When your background check is approved, you will receive a welcome email. This email details how to sign up for opportunities.

FAQ: Northfield High School and Portage Online School

There is one high school in NORTHFIELD PUBLIC SCHOOLS: Northfield High School. In addition, the district has one K-12 online school: Portage Online.

All schools in the Northfield school district are secured during school hours, meaning there is only one way in and out of the school buildings, and that is the main entrance. Entrance doors  are located near the school name letters, which are easily seen from the street.

Northfield High School
Address: 1400 Division Street South, Northfield
Office Telephone Number: 507.663.0630
Principal: Joel Leer
Entry: Through the far-right door at the front entrance, adjacent to the main parking lot that’s in front of the gymnasium. Enter from Division Street. Do not use the entrance accessible from Jefferson Parkway.
Parking: Available in the main parking lot. The lot typical is near capacity. There are several visitor spaces in the lot.

Portage Online School
Address: 201 Orchard Street South, Northfield
Office Telephone Number: 507.645.1201
Director: Daryl Kehler
Entry: N/A
Parking: N/A