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About SMS

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Summit Middle School is driven by our vision, “Elevating the whole child through academic and social-emotional growth to become positive critical thinkers, collaborators, and problem solvers.”  

Summit Middle School is located in charming Frisco, Colorado in the heart of Summit County and receives scholars from six elementary schools located throughout the Summit County area.

The program at Summit Middle School is designed to meet the unique needs of middle level students and features a full school implementation of the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme. The program features transdisciplinary instruction across the core subjects along with extensive elective opportunities. All programs focus on internationalism and inquiry based learning.  

SMS has two school wide goals that drive staff professional development, student programming and parent engagement.  Social-Emotional Learning in every class, every day and Authentic Learning in all units. “Tiger PRIDE: Positive Attitude, Respect, Include Others, Dedication to Excellence”In addition, Summit Middle School offers an extensive after school activities program. The parent group Building Advisory and Accountability Committee (BAAC) meets regularly to support and assist efforts in the areas of academic achievement, scholar success and character development. The SMS PTO is a robust and active group supporting scholars and teachers.