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14150 York St
Thornton, CO 80602

(720) 972-2200
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March 19, 2014
This is a great school! My son has for the first time been excited to go to school each day. He joined a great Science club and is starting to really want to achieve. The teachers are very good and don't fall for his creative excuses for not turning in work. He seems to really be thriving. Thanks Rocky Top!

- submitted by a parent
August 29, 2013
Awful place. Staff yells at kids all day. Very stressed. AVOID! Do your kids a favor and find an alternative.

- submitted by a parent
August 29, 2013
When I purchased my house in the area. I wanted my kids to attend at the Rocky Top Middle School. This is one of the best public school in Adams 12 five stars. The teachers and staffs are wonderful and very helpful. Thank you Rock Top Middle School. I have 2 more kids and will be attended at the RTMS

- submitted by a parent
May 15, 2013
It's incredible to that we have a week of hot weather out hear in the Denver area this spring and suddenly all the Adams 12 school's air conditioning units are 'broken'. So let me see if I understand this correctly, while the students are preparing for finals, the Adams 12 administrators are too cheap to turn on air conditioning so the kids can actually study and learn in class? Are you kidding me? The kids tell me the classrooms hit 85 degrees today. Where is this extra money saved going? Teachers? Admin salaries? Since I own and manage some commercial properties in the area I really doubt that both middle and high schools in the district all have the same problems at the same time and they don't have HVAC maintenance contracts. I don't know of any sizable commercial or public buildings that don't have these contracts. This is simply pathetic lying behavior from this district!

- submitted by a parent
May 01, 2013
We were able to choice our daughter into Rocky Top and we feel truly blessed. She has been challenged and has excelled. The teachers are amazing!! They truly care and go way above and beyond for the kids. Rocky Top has a wonderful staff that kids feel safe, comfortable and loved! THANK YOU Rocky Top for a great education and middle school experience!!!

- submitted by a parent
December 26, 2011
Grandparent of a prospective student. I am interested in learning more about tho middle school.

- submitted by a community member
September 02, 2010
My daughter recently entered Rocky Top Middle School as a 6th grader this year. She registered for Math Honors and Language Arts Honors. We recently received a note from the principal indicating that these classes will no longer be offered as "honors" and this term will be removed from the classes. However, there are now colors to denote the separation in workload and expectations. For example, if you are in the "Blue" math group, it means you have more work and the expectations of your learning are higher than those in the "Green" math group. I am very disappointed in the fact that this appears to be an effort to remove "honors" as a category because it makes the non-honors student feel inferior. All other middle schools within Adams 12 that are relatively close in proximity to Rocky Top continue to have "Honors" classes offered. Disappointing!!

- submitted by a parent
September 02, 2010
RTMS is a great school. That Is All i Have to say about it. You should Attend Rocky Top Middle..

- submitted by a community member
October 28, 2009
this school is the best but sadly Ill be leaving Rocky Top next year but luckly Ill have all the great memorys Me and Rocky Top have shared your crazy if you dont choice in to this school

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August 18, 2009
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May 08, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
no rating November 26, 2008
I am a student at Rocky Top currently, and I have to say, being a student there is something I take great pride in. Rocky Top has absolutely the best teachers I have ever had, not only in the fact that they teach well, but also because all teachers are very good in dealing with students. Middle school has been such an amazing experience for me, and I am really sad that I'll be leaving Rocky Top next year for high school. Although, I am happy to say that in the three years I have been there and from over the 17 teachers that I have had, I loved all of them with the exception of one or two. Also, all other staff that I have come across are always friendly. Rocky Top is a beyond amazing school, and I will miss it for sure.

- submitted by a student
October 15, 2008
It is by far the best school in the district. The teachers are so amazing and my child has learned so much. She is getting straight A's!!!!!!

- submitted by a parent
no rating July 27, 2008
Rocky Top is one of the most professional schools I've ever had the priviledge of working at. The leadership of Mr. Jami Miller and the amazing teachers and other staff at this school is beyond the norm. I've never seen such dedication to the students and the superb teaching that goes on there. It is with great love and dedication that I rate this school the best I've ever worked for. Lisa Royster

- submitted by a community member
June 05, 2008
rocky top middle school is the most exciting school in the state. There is always 4.0 around 50 students get 4.0 average ever trimester. The teachers are absoultly perfect and great help. This school is awesome inside and out and contiunes to improve every year. And we are very matue of every sport and accomplishe so much with lots of dedication.

- submitted by a student
May 25, 2008
I go to Rocky Top and I have amazing teachers. My math teacher, Ms. Sucharova is the best math teacher in the state! We have a lot of fun at pep assemblies and rock the house. We have lots of cool ac tivities before and after school. Our CSAP scores always turn out high and sports we always go to championships and softball has had two undefeated seasons in a row. In national junior honor socierty we have lots of chances for community service, and have lots of chances to babysit for parent-meetings, so I have no clue what that one person is talking about. Rocky Top is a very inviting school. I shouold know because I am in a wheelchair and at some otherf schools I was treated luke a thing that always needed help, not with true dignity or independence.

- submitted by a student
October 19, 2007
Eventhough the school is within its first few years of opening, we tried to keep an open mind after the first few 'issues'. Having dealt with five schools as our children progress; a few district mapping changes; and teacher replacements, all handled very well in Adams Twelve Schools, we thought we had experienced our share of issues. Then one of our children entered Rocky Top. I have never felt like 'us against them' more than I do now. Even when we have significant proof of student intimidation; the insistance to 'handle the complaints in-house' was insulting.

- submitted by a parent
July 30, 2007
Academics seem very good. Overall my child has had wonderful, caring teachers. The administration does an excellent job keeping students safe and does not tolerate bullying. Communication of academic progress to parents is outstanding, grades are e-mailed weekly. Homework assignments are posted on their web-site. Extracurricular activities are sparse with very little variety. The school is welcoming to parents only when they have been invited to a school function. The school doesn't have a parent group despite parents expressing interest in starting one. The administration is not supportive of parents having an organization. There are very few volunteer opportunities at this school.The minimal parent involvement is not due to lack of parent interest.

- submitted by a parent
February 10, 2007
I go to RTMNS and i absolutley love it! It is a great school and everything abokut it is awsome! I ove all of my teacherd and they teach us great! If you are looking for a middle school, come to Rocky top! You will love it!

- submitted by a student
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Rocky Top Middle School
14150 York St, Thornton, CO  80602
(720) 972-2200
Last modified Rocky Top Middle School is a Public school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Rocky Top Middle School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 19 reviews. Top