Prospective Students and Families

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

  • Wednesday, November 8, 2017, 6:30 – 8:00 pmProspective Family Information Night at Skinner Middle School
  • Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 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, 8 de Noviembre , 2017, 6:30 – 8:00 pm en Skinner
  • Noche Informativa para Futuras Familias   Miércoles, 17 de Enero, 2018, 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. Unfortunately all of our shadowing appointments have been filled. Please click here to be added to the waitlist. You will be contacted in case of a cancellation, in order of your original request date/time.

Skinner Tours:

Skinner Tours and short information sessions are offered on the following Fridays: 11/10, 11/17, 12/1, 12/8, 12/15, 1/12, 1/19, 1/26. 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 click here 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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