Our Mission

In alignment with the Colorado State Standards, Murphy Creek K-8 School ensures the highest achievement for all through:
  • continuous learning from kindergarten through eighth grade
  • long-term relationships with students and their families
  • integration of art, music, physical education, technology, and academics
Rationale for Mission…
Continuous learning from kindergarten through eighth grade leads to increased student achievement by:
  • providing connections between elementary and middle school learning
  • allowing students to progress at individual rates
  • helping students of all ages to work and learn together
  • sharing instructional practices between elementary and secondary teachers
  • eliminating the transition between elementary and middle school
Long-term relationships with students and their families lead to increased student achievement by:
  • providing consistent student/adult relationships and role models
  • extending a nurturing learning environment through the middle school years
  • preparing students for a successful high school experience
  • increasing family involvement through the middle school years
Integration of art, music, physical education, technology, and academics leads to increased student achievement by:
  • making academic content accessible to all learners
  • allowing students to make connections in order to deepen understandings
  • stimulating higher-level thinking
  • developing collaborative work skills
  • using technology as an instructional tool
  • increasing student motivation
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