Goddard Middle School

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Academic Programs / Special Features

  • Core curriculum for academic subjects: language arts, math, science and social studies  
  • STEM - in depth opportunities for all students Grades 6–8
  • Electives program includes physical education, STEM, band, orchestra, choir, technology, Spanish, art, math support, literacy support, GT Seminar
  • Viking Time for all students – weekly targeted academic intervention and enrichment
  • ELO Daily (Extended Learning Opportunities) abbreviated class for all students: math intervention, literacy focus, social/emotional health lessons for all students
  • High School Level Spanish 1 classes offered for 7th & 8th graders - High School Credit given when successfully completed in middle school
  • Accelerated math classes for students working at least one grade level ahead in Grades 6–8. High School Credit given for any high school level courses successfully completed in middle school
  • Ability-grouped math and language arts at all grade levels
  • Honors Classes offered for students who have a strong interest and aptitude along with desire to delve deeper into the grade level priority standards
    • Honors Math, Grades 6–8
    • Honors Language Arts, Grades 6–8
    • Honors Science, Grades 7 & 8
  • Gifted and Talented (GT) Program, including GT Seminar class in the elective schedule                                                              
  • Comprehensive Special Education programs - mild-to-moderate needs, severe emotional needs and center based needs                                                                                                 
  • English Language Development (ELD) Program for all LPS middle school students who speak English as a second language
  • Literacy Specialist for targeted reading intervention
  • Math Interventionist for targeted math intervention
  • STEMAPALOOZA Science Day for Grades 6–8
  • Career Day for Grades 6-8                                                                                        
  • 1:1 student technology – all students receive a Chromebook for the year                   
  • Interactive technology in all classrooms
  • Design Computer Lab and Modern Technology Lab

Special Outings for Students

  • Extended Day Outdoor Education Trip for all 6th graders - ropes course, orienteering, leadership, ecology and fun
  • Junior Achievement Finance Park for 7th grade
  • International Towne, Denver Performing Arts and Cultural Field Trips for all students

Support Services for Students

  • Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports Program (PBIS): PR2 curriculum includes school success, character development, anti-bullying and decision making. 
  • Sources of Strength School serving the social and emotional needs of all students
  • Fast ForWord (interactive reading instruction for intervention and acceleration), Read 180 and Lang X (reading intervention that targets learning gaps), Literacy Specialist, Math Navigator (an intervention that targets learning gaps and clears up misconceptions), Math 180 (an intensive math intervention program), Front Row math and literacy enrichment, after-school study and homework clubs, adult mentoring available, online grades, teacher web pages with daily assignments

Student Activities and Clubs

  • Student Leadership Opportunities: Student Council, National Junior Honor Society, WEB - Welcome Everybody, Sources of Strength Peer Leaders, Student Ambassadors
  • Award-winning STEM program, Destination Imagination, TED Talks, Geography Bee, Spelling Bee, Brain Bowl, Chess Club, Math Counts, Book Bunch, Jazz Band, Garden Club, Writing and Oratory contests, Poetry Slam, Honor Guard, School Musical, School Play, Yearbook Club, LPS Intramural sports and clubs, Cross Country, Soccer Club.

It's going to be a great school year!

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GODDARD MIDDLE SCHOOL
GRADES 6–8

3800 West Berry Avenue
Littleton, CO 80123
303-347-7850

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Principal
Bryan Breuer

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