McLaughlin Middle School, named after Henry J. McLaughlin, Jr., was the first middle school in the City of Manchester. There are over 850 6th, 7th, and 8th graders at the School and the educational programs are student-centered, team-oriented, and provide a hands-on/experimental approach.
Hillside Middle School is located in Manchester, New Hampshire and has a population of approximately 870 students in grades 6 through 8. Hillside serves a range of students. Thirty-one native languages are represented in the school.