Vision and Mission

MMS Vision Statement

Mountain Middle School will work with each student to achieve the highest academic and social potential in an educational framework of problem-solving, cross subject application, and teamwork.

MMS Mission Statement

Within a supportive and safe culture, Mountain Middle School integrates technology and project-based learning into a rigorous liberal arts curriculum that prepares students to succeed in the 21st Century as self-motivated, innovative thinkers who seek to resolve challenges collaboratively.

We are a public, free charter school in Durango, Colorado. We offer a rigorous, personalized curriculum that is engaging and meaningful. We deliver our curriculum through projects. That means that our students have the opportunity to apply their learning through relevant, real-world experiences. We have based our school off of a wildly popular and successful model from San Diego called High Tech High/High Tech Middle ( Thanks for visiting our website and please feel free to drop by our school. Together we are accomplishing great things.

The Head of School and all teachers will hold office hours every Wednesday during the school year from 3:30-4:30. Please contact the Main Office at 970-828-5600 to schedule time with our Head of School.

Current News

The AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price from your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to MMS. To shop at AmazonSmile simply go to from the web browser on your computer or mobile device or click the link below to access AmazonSmile and start supporting Mountain Middle School next time you shop at Amazon!

Mountain Middle School attended the first annual Durango Educational Fair in April.  Click here to view a fun student production showcasing the event.

Click here to view MMS student videos!


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