Newton Middle School

Welcome Back Newton

Academic Programs / Special Features

  • Currently constructing a new building on the Newton Site, opening fall of 2021.
  • High standards for academic performance and student behavior
  • Consistently ranked in the top ten for comprehensive middle schools in the Denver Metro Area
  • Accelerated course offerings in math and language arts, with language arts and math classes offered to all students for 80 minutes every day
  • Ability-grouped mathematics program across the school, including algebra and geometry
  • Intense concentration on the Newton reading and writing process in all classes. All students will be enrolled in reading classes, enrichment or intervention courses per individual student needs
  • Individual student’s needs addressed through differentiated instruction and academic support
  • Comprehensive full-time Gifted and Talented program and Special Education program
  • 80-minute block schedule
  • Technology viewed as a critical tool that must impact instruction and student learning
  • 2 computer labs, each equipped with 32 computer stations
  • Commitment to developing responsible students with strong study skills and organizational habits
  • A state recognized STEM education program with new state of the art equipment/technology
  • Comprehensive intramural program and club offerings with active student participation in intramurals, clubs and activities (over 500 students were involved during the 2019-2020 school year)
  • State-of-the-art fitness lab with treadmills, spin bikes, stationary bikes, elliptical machines and a climbing wall
  • Greenhouse
  • Officially designated ”No Place for Hate” school, 2018 No Place for Hate Middle School of Excellence Award Winner
  • Involved Positive Behavior Intervention Support school
  • Student leadership opportunities through Student Government, National Junior Honor Society and Tri-M Music Honorary
  • Extensive Knight Time course offerings that allow additional Enrichment or Intervention courses tailored to the student’s individual needs

It's going to be a great school year!

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4001 East Arapahoe Road
Centennial, CO 80122

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James O'Tremba

Newton's website includes a place where you can "Nominate a Knight" for a CODE award. Students who are recognized with a CODE award epitomize the characteristics of being Caring, Open-Minded, Disciplined, and Engaged.