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Carmody is a comprehensive 800 student 6-8 middle school in Lakewood.  Carmody’s vast footprint covers many neighborhoods offering great diversity across the student body.  On the one year School Performance Framework from CDE, Carmody currently ranks 4/18 Middle Schools in Jeffco.  This ranking accounts for high achievement and high growth scores on the state standardized test (CMAS). 

Carmody proudly operates within a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math focus).  STEAM is about incorporating creative thinking and an integrated project based learning environment in every classroom.  The electives boast 24 different offerings with a STEAM lens and 9 licensed CTE (Career Technical Education) certified teachers.  Carmody is intentional about a safe and welcoming culture and provides a restorative justice approach to our work.  Every student is scheduled into a Connections class where the ratio is 12:1.  The class is specifically designed to support the whole student and address any academic or social emotional needs while cheerleading, coaching and building trust between the student, their teacher and their school.   Carmody Cougars embrace the following CORE Values: Positive Attitude, Respect, Integrity, Determination and Excellence (PRIDE) throughout all aspects of the school. 

Job Family Profile:

Licensed:  All licensed personnel at Carmody believe all students can achieve.  We value and engage frequently in collaboration and have knowledge and experience in PLC and Responsive Teaching models. Carmody considers itself a professional lab school, embedded with peer observation and a strong professional learning platform that supports all teachers.   

Para Professionals:  All para professionals at Carmody are considered educators.  We value accountability and reliability and people who truly want to work with students. 

5 Additional CORE Values:

PRIDE

Positive Attitude

Respect

Integrity

Determination

Excellence

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