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Irwin IS: About Our School

Irwin Intermediate School Exterior Photo 9-12-12

Background Information: Irwin Intermediate School is located at Fort Bragg, North Carolina under the direction of Mrs. Miriam Breece, Principal.  Irwin is a member of the Department of Defense Education Activity, DoDEA Americas Mid-Atlantic District, Fort Bragg Community Schools.

Completed in April 2012, Irwin Intermediate School is a 112,025-square-foot facility. The current Irwin school replaced the original Irwin building built in 1962.  Irwin Intermediate School was formally dedicated with an opening ceremony on September 27, 2012.  

Students attending Irwin are in the 2nd - 5th grade.  Irwin is a neighborhood school and many students walk.  Neighborhoods served by Irwin Intermediate School are Cherbourg, Hammond Hills, Nijmegen, Normandy Heights, and St. Mere Eglise.  PreK - 1st grade students in these same neighborhoods attend Hampton Primary School.  Students in 6th - 8th grade attend Albritton Middle School.   

Lt. General Stafford LeRoy Irwin

irwin namesake
Our school is named in honor of Lieutenant General Stafford LeRoy "Red" Irwin.  He served as Commander of V Corps and Post Commander of Ft. Bragg from 1946-1948.  Lt. Gen. Irwin attended West Point and the Army War College.  He was buried with full military honors in Arlington National Cemetery.
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Irwin IS

Grades: 2-5

Enrollment: 500+

Teacher/Student Ratio: 1:28

Computer/Student Ratio: 1:2

DoDEA Vision

Excellence in Education for Every Student, Every Day, Everywhere

DoDEA Mission 

Educate, Engage, and Empower military-connected students to succeed in a dynamic world.

School Purpose Statement

Irwin is committed to preparing military-connected students for college and career readiness through targeted teaching that fosters lifelong learning.

School Motto

Opening Minds to Lifelong Learning

Mascot: Mustangs

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Irwin IS Colors

Primary Color: #CC0000

Secondary Color: #FFFFFF

Irwin CSI Goal

All students in 2nd - 5th grades will show growth in mathematics.

Irwin IS

School Address
P.O. Box 70089
Fort Bragg, NC 28307-0089
Phone: 910-907-0206
Fax: 910-907-1247

Street Address
91 Rhine Road Bldg: B-6138
Fort Bragg, NC 28307-0089