Marble Charter School
Marble Charter School
418 West Main St.
Marble, CO. 81623
970-963-9550 Main Office - Amy, Gina, Jennifer, Jim
970-963-1009 Downstairs Office - Amy, Debby, Dan, Carin, Christy
Marble Charter School is a public, tuition-free charter school serving K-10th grade students in the Crystal River Valley. Our bus service runs along County Road 3 and Highway 133 to Carbondale, serving the communities of Marble, Redstone, Carbondale, and neighborhoods in between.
We are located just below McClure Pass at 7,950 feet above sea level, in the wonderful town of Marble, Colorado, surrounded by the Elk Mountains and the White River National Forest.
20 Reasons to Attend Marble Charter School
Why Kids & Parents Love MCS
Extremely low student to staff ratio - no child "slips through the cracks" at MCS
Kids feel safe and nurtured - "We're like a family!"
MCS students grew 17% in reading test scores from Fall to Spring this year - WAY above average!
MCS students grew 20% in math test scores from Fall to Spring this year - EVEN MORE above average!
Flexible scheduling to ensure each child has time to excel
Fluid grade levels: students learn at their own level, and can push beyond their grade-level work
In-depth Science & Social Studies curriculums when many schools have cut or decreased these programs
Integrated units of study: each year we dive deeply into 2 - 3 themes
Outdoor Education Trips from Marble to Moab, field trips & educational excursions
Incredibly Imaginative Recess Games, Fort-Building, and Creative Play
Winter PE includes skiing, snowshoeing, sledding, and ice-skating (weather & community rink permitting)
Our graduates are well-prepared for high school: on average, 50% enter 10th grade level classes as freshmen
Students learn Peer Mediation methods to solve problems
We offer Apprenticeships with professionals in their fields
Our curriculum is hands-on, interactive, and project-based
Our curriculum ensures students meet or exceed Colorado State standards
Parents recieve weekly communication from their child's teacher and the school Directors
Multi-Age classrooms allow for peer mentoring and advanced learning
really know their students' skills & abilities due to low ratio, multiple years together MCS Staff are all highly-qualified teachers, aides, and professionals - but even more importantly, they love the kids and they love their jobs!
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What do the Kids Say?
Quotes from our graduates:
“Everybody was working together as a team - like a well-oiled machine.”
“The whole school has become my family.”
“I will miss all of the love I get from everyone!”
“MCS has really prepared me for high school and to be independent, to be more of a leader and be myself.”
“I got to experience so many adventures outside the classroom with my good friends.”
“Challenges [at MCS] helped me become a smarter and better person.”
“This entire place is like another parent to me.”
“I will be able to start 10 th grade math next fall because of what I have achieved.”
“This school has opened thousands of windows for me in my future.”
“I feel as if the possibilities are endless, and that’s a good feeling to leave with!”
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