What makes our Junior High Farm School Unique?

Denver Montessori Junior High (DMHS) is a DPS public Montessori school that is specially designed to meet the needs and characteristics of younger adolescents during this crucial stage of adolescent brain development.   Through the use of a carefully prepared environment and Montessori adolescent trained teachers, we guide our students to become adaptable, independent, ingenious and creative emerging adults with excellent communication and problem solving skills.

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Unique DMHS Components:

  • Advisement that supports student social, emotional and academic progress
  • Respectful, trusting relationships with adults
  • Focus on building healthy community
  • Social and problems solving skill development
  • Scaffold-ed steps towards increased Independence
  • Leadership and management opportunities
  • Emphasis on second language acquisition
  • Community service
  •  Ultimate Frisbee team
  • Creative and Physical Expression classes
  • Regional overnight trips

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Holistic Education Montessori JHS Student Characteristics:

  • Develops self-awareness and a personal vision
  • Desires meaningful work
  • Is an active and positive community member
  • Is highly creative and expressive
  • Often demonstrates kindness, respect and inclusion towards peers