Prospective Students and Families

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

  • Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 6:30 – 8:00 pmProspective Family Information Night at Skinner Middle School
  • Thursday, January 24, 2019, 6:30 – 8:00 pmProspective 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 2017-18 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 2017-18

Shadowing Opportunities at Skinner:

Thank you for your interest in Skinner Middle School. Please check back the week of August 27, 2018 for information on scheduling a shadowing opportunity for your 5th grader.

Skinner Tours:

Skinner Tours and short information sessions are offered on the following Fridays: XXX. Tours at 2:00 pm and Info Session from 2:45 – 3:15 pm. 5th graders are welcomed to attend with parent/guardian. If you’d like to participate in a Friday tour & info session, please check back week of August 27, 2018 to request a tour appointment. Tours are also offered during Prospective Family Information Nights.

Why Skinner is your Middle School Choice:

  • Click here to see a video all 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 successDSC_1164
  • 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
  • Four state-of-the-art Computer Labs
  • 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 Koyama

Frequently Asked Questions

Click here for more information about the DPS SchoolChoice process:

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


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