Banning Unified School District, one of the oldest districts in Riverside County, has a past as colorful as the 300-square mile area it services. In the 2015-16 school year, the District educated 4,503 students enrolled in kindergarten through twelfth grade in four elementary schools, one middle school, one comprehensive high school, and one continuation high school. Nicolet Middle School is located in the community of Banning and was built in 1938. The school realizes the importance of not only academic success, but the importance of social and mental well-being. Teachers, administrators, and staff are all dedicated to providing a warm and challenging learning experience for our students.
The diverse population enables the school to embrace many different cultures and strive to create an environment that embraces all. Consistent with Banning Unified School District's beliefs, the school thrives on this diverse population and encourages each student's unique abilities. In 2015-16 the school served 977 students in grades six through eight. The school operates on a traditional school calendar.