Participants

Middle School Partners

Englewood Leadership Academy

Englewood Leadership Academy in Englewood School District serves 6th-8th graders and is located on the Englewood High School campus. The Englewood Leadership Academy is a public middle school of choice. Students are provided an opportunity to explore their options for challenging course work focused on world-class international education through its candidate International Baccalaureate program. The small student to teacher ratio ensures that students are challenged to learn with a process oriented and individualized learning plan that best suits the needs of students. Leadership development and community service are also critical components of the ELA curriculum. The faculty, staff, students, and parents at ELA are committed to ensuring that the environment of the school is one of acceptance, cooperation and excellence. Englewood Leadership Academy students strive to realize their academic potential, take responsibility for their learning, and are inspired and determined to be their personal best.

Dunstan Middle School

Dunstan Middle School in Jeffco Public Schools serves 7th-8th graders in Lakewood, Colorado. DMS teachers are organized in instructional teams to support all students as they transition from elementary school. The facility is state of the art with SmartBoards and document cameras in every classroom. Additionally, DMS prides itself in offering over 20 after school staff-sponsored clubs and activities.

Ken Caryl Middle School

Ken Caryl Middle School in Jeffco Public Schools serves 7th-8th graders in Littleton, Colorado. Ken Caryl Middle School offers a comprehensive shared community leadership approach. Honors classes are available for students interested in advanced placement classes in high school. The Gifted and Talented program is for those students that qualify. Special Education is offered. Instructional practices are monitored and evaluated to ensure student success. Technology is a catalyst and a tool for research and academics. A variety of interventions are utilized such as parent portal for checking grades, after school labs, remedial classes to assist students.