Prospective Students and Families

5th Grade Families – Get to know Skinner at these upcoming events:

  • Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 6:30 – 8:00 pm – Prospective Family Information Night at Skinner Middle School
  • Thursday, January 24, 2019, 6:30 – 8:00 pm – Prospective Family Information Night at Skinner Middle School

      * No RSVP necessary for the above events. Tours will be offered during Info Nights

Click here to see the 2018-19 Skinner Info Flyer.


  • Noche Informativa para Futuras Familias   miércoles, 14 de noviembre , 2018, 6:30 – 8:00 pm en Skinner
  • Noche Informativa para Futuras Familias   jueves, 24 de enero, 2019, 6:30 – 8:00 pm en Skinner
    Ningún RSVP es necesario para ninguno de estos eventos

    Haga clic aquí para ver el folleto informativo de Skinner de 2018-19

Shadowing Opportunities at Skinner:

Unfortunately all of our shadowing spots for 2018-19 have been filled. Please plan to join us at a Prospective Family Information Night to learn more about Skinner Middle School.

Gracias por su interés en Skinner Middle School. Lamentablemente, todos nuestros puntos de sombra para 2018-19 se han llenado. Para hablar con alguien en español, comuníquese con Ivonne Chavira a o 720-424-1527 con cualquier pregunta.

Skinner Tours:

Please plan to join us at a Prospective Family Information Night for a tour of our beautiful school.

Why Skinner is your Middle School Choice:

  • Prospective families are encouraged to explore the Skinner website to learn more
  • Click here to see a video about Skinner Middle School
  • Excellent school leadership and award winning, caring teachers. Click here to read what our students have to say about their teachers
  • An environment and structure which foster academic success. Click here for information on our scholars’ 2018 CMAS test results
  • Honors course options for all grades
  • Small group reading and/or math intervention for students not yet proficient in those subjects
  • Extensive resources for nurturing students’ Social/Emotional needs
  • Customized learning plan for every student, custom built schedules
  • 1-to-1 Technology School – every student receives their own Chromebook for use at school and at home
  • Peer support and intentional adult mentoring in Learning Families
  • Comprehensive Spanish-language programming (two full-time teachers)
  • 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. 22 total Electives to choose from!
  • Two state-of-the-art Computer Labs and a huge, light-filled library staffed by a full-time librarian
  • Middle School Sports
  • Low cost after-school academic and extracurricular classes and daily free tutoring at the Neighborhood Center @ Skinner
  • MOST IMPORTANTLY – an absolutely incredible staff who loves our students, and the feeling is mutual.  Click here to read some amazing student comments about our staff.

Click here for a letter from Principal Varveris and Executive Principal Koyama

Frequently Asked Questions

DPS SchoolChoice

In our effort to continually improve the enrollment process for our schools and families, the SchoolChoice window for the 2019-20 school year will be Jan. 15 to Feb. 15, 2019. DPS SchoolChoice applications for the 2019-20 school year will be due on Friday, February 15, 2019 at 4 pm.

For more information about the DPS SchoolChoice process, please go to:

Information about the DPS Northwest Denver Middle School Enrollment Zone – NW Enrollment Zone FAQ16-17


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