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Emerald Mountain School

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WE CREATE PASSIONATE LEARNERS

Education at Emerald Mountain School follows a developmental approach that strives to educate the whole student in a positive and constructive environment. The academic program is designed to promote intellectual growth, creativity, confidence, and leadership through an understanding of cultural differences throughout the world and responsibility within the school community.

  • We inspire confidence and a passion for learning through a curriculum that stresses academics, personal accountability, experiential and outdoor education, and responsible local and global citizenship.
  • Our vision is to be the school that best prepares students for future challenges and opportunities.
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ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE

Independent schools nurture intellectual curiosity, stimulate personal growth, encourage critical thinking, and promote a lifelong love of learning.

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DYNAMIC CURRICULUM

Independent school instructors usually teach in their areas of expertise. They strive to develop a full understanding of each student’s learning style, interests, and motivation.
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GLOBAL AWARENESS

In addition to academics, independent schools also nurture students’ personal and social growth and civic conscience.
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INCLUSIVE COMMUNITY

Independent schools promote regular communication among students, parents, and teachers to ensure everyone is working toward the same goals.
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NEWS & UPCOMING EVENTS

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5-6 Scientists RBML in the Butte

5-6 Scientists RBML in the Butte

Last week, the entire 5-6 cohort ventured to Crested Butte from Monday through Thursday for science in the field, hosted by World Leadership School and supplemented by EMS faculty. Traveling by van, donning masks and accompanied by a few parents toting gear, the...

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Short Kids Develop Lofty Ideas

Short Kids Develop Lofty Ideas

Gaby, our newest addition to the faculty, has brought depth and scope to a revamped Science curriculum for the Primary School. For example, the 3-4 class is currently unfolding a comprehensive unit on watersheds as a critical means of understanding our local...

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Conociendo a los estudiantes de 5o y 6o grado

Conociendo a los estudiantes de 5o y 6o grado

To learn more about one another and to hone their conversational Spanish skills, Josh’s 5-6 class has lately been involved in an interview process. Working mostly in pairs and a couple groups of three, the students are producing presentations regarding their...

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