Curriculum

Skinner offers:

  • Honors course options in Math, Language Arts, Science, Social Studies for all grades
  • Robust curriculum of Spanish language instruction taught by two full-time teachers
  • Customized learning plans and hand-built schedules
  • 1-to-1 Technology School – every student receives their own Chromebook for use at school and at home
  • Student assessments every 6 weeks
  • Weekly progress reports means constant communication with parents and student accountability
  • Daily reading intervention for students not proficient in reading
  • Daily math intervention for students not proficient in math
  • City Year support means additional adult in most core classes
  • Gifted and Talented program offerings
  • 3 Daily Electives including: Band, Orchestra, P.E., STEM, Visual Art, Spanish, Wood Shop, Choir, Drama, Leadership, Honors Science, Yearbook & Photography, Newspaper, Creative Writing, Jazz Band, Culinary Arts and others
  • Visual ArtMusic – Band, Orchestra and Jazz BandS.T.E.M/Technology
  • Friday Enrichment Electives including classes like Mad Science, Drama, Capture the Flag, Graphic Novels & Comics, Skateboarding Club, and many more
  • Our scholars showed outstanding growth in 2017 CMAS tests. Gains in all 3 grade levels in both Language Arts and Math. Skinner beat the DPS average of meeting/exceeding expectations in every category

Click here to view a video about Skinner’s offerings – Skinner Middle School – – Our Traditions, Opportunities and Supports

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