STRIVE Prep – Montbello

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It’s time to enroll for the 2022-23 school year!

The first round of DPS SchoolChoice is open from Jan. 14 – Feb. 15! Make sure you select a STRIVE Prep school as #1 when applying to have the best chance of getting into that school.  At STRIVE Prep, we are committed to preparing every student for educational success...

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Montbello Announcements

STRIVE Prep – Montbello is getting a new home next year!

STRIVE Prep - Montbello is getting a new home beginning next school year!   Our STRIVE Prep - Montbello campus has lived at its current location since 2015 on a shared campus with two other district schools. The location is the former home of a high school, and...

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Welcome to STRIVE Prep- Montbello Middle School, a place where we “All STRIVE For Excellence Together.”

I am honored to serve as the Principal of STRIVE Prep Montbello, a school that is committed to providing an excellent education for every child. Our staff works hard to reach the needs of every student during this time of growth in their lives.
Our daily goal is to embody a mindset of growth. Regardless of the academic or behavioral level, when a student enters our doors, you can expect they will grow into a hard-working, respectful, and responsible member of this community.
We are committed to being positive role models and will work tirelessly to ensure every student receives a quality educational experience from a school community that believes everyone can be successful. If you are seeking a school environment with high expectations and a culture of excellence, STRIVE Prep-Montbello is the right choice for your scholar or career!
It’s a great day to learn something new! Our goal is to work as a team to make MBC a place where teachers enjoy serving; students enjoy learning, setting positive examples for one another each day! Student-teacher relationships and teacher-parent relationships will set the tone for student accountability that will knock down the barriers for student success!
We look forward to welcoming you into the STRIVE Prep Montbello School Family!
Jay Gordon

School Leader |

Academics at STRIVE Prep – Montbello

STRIVE Prep middle schools offer extended time courses in both English and Math, where students receive a combination of grade level instruction through a rigorous curriculum coupled with individualized instruction to match their individual learning needs. Students explore real-world phenomena through an application-based online driven Science course, and engage in rich collaboration with peers and critical thinking activities in a project-based World Studies course. Students receive interventions for their specific individualized needs throughout the day, whether that be English Language Development, Basic Reading Skills, or Advancement. Finally, all students have the opportunity to engage in arts-based and movement-based electives throughout their middle school years; and each of our schools offers unique after-school activities to accompany a well-rounded school day.

Athletics and Activities at STRIVE Prep – Montbello

  • Volleyball
  • Flag Football
  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Art Class

    STRIVE Prep - Montbello is moving next year!

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    Grades and Hours


    Mon-Thurs: 8:15 a.m. – 3:45 p.m.

    Fri: 8:15 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

    Office Manager and Registrar

    Sharon Castro

    Phone: 303-999-3825

    Address:5000 Crown Blvd. Entrance on 51st Ave. Denver, CO 80239



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