Middle School (5th-8th Grade)

Our academics, partnered with a focused leadership development sequence, prepare students for the most demanding secondary schools. Students thrive as they build lasting relationships with peers and teachers through small class sizes and a community focus. Aspen Academy intentionally and consistently cultivates:

  • Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving
  • Collaboration Across Networks
  • Agility and Adaptability
  • Initiative and Entrepreneurialism
  • Effective Oral and Written Communication
  • Accessing and Analyzing Information
  • Curiosity and Imagination


Welcome to Aspen Academy Middle School, where we embark on an exciting journey of growth, discovery, and achievement! As the proud director of this vibrant educational community, I am thrilled to extend a warm and heartfelt welcome to our students, parents, and faculty. At our core, we value kindness, the power of doing good, and the importance of hard work. These values shape the foundation of our school culture and guide our interactions, making Aspen’s Middle School a place where every child can thrive and reach their full potential.


Our belief in the uniqueness of every child drives our commitment to teaching with the whole child in mind. We understand that academic success is just one facet of a well-rounded education. Our dedicated faculty and staff are passionate about fostering not only academic excellence but also social and emotional growth. We aim to create an environment where learning is not only engaging but fun. We encourage curiosity, creativity, and a love for learning, so that students are not just prepared for the challenges of middle and high school but are also equipped with the skills and mindset to succeed in life.


I am eager to witness the incredible growth and accomplishments that each of our students will achieve during their time here. Together we will make this middle school journey a memorable and fulfilling experience for your child. Please reach out to me should you need anything. Welcome to the Aspen Academy Middle School family!



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I am a true believer that entrepreneurs have the power to change the world through the actions, products and services they create. Being a mentor creates a relationship with these future leaders that has benefits for the mentee and mentor.

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A selection of summer reading options for parents to explore park or poolside this summer.

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Announcing the Winners of the Noetic Learning Math Contest
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As one of the top Private Schools in the Denver area, we are always looking for ways our students can apply what they know and learn in school to real-life problems and situations. The Noetic Learning Math Contest is a semiannual problem-solving contest for elementary and middle school students aimed at promoting their problem-solving skills and math interest.

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Despite the cold temps and rain, some of our middle school students from Student Civic Organization (SCO) and PK gathered with officials from Greenwood Village in honor of a tree planting in Curtis Park on Arbor Day, Friday, April 19. The tree was planted in honor of Former Council Member, Denise Rose. Big thanks to the City of Greenwood Village for the opportunity to participate in this event!

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