Summit Middle School, founded 21 years ago as Boulder Valley's first charter school, is looking to start a high school.
Summit first started exploring starting a high school two years ago as part of the XQ Super School Project. Summit's proposal made it to the top 50 finalist group, but ultimately didn't win the competition to reimagine the American high school.
"We heard from lots of former students and parents that there needs to be more choice at the high school level," he said. "We want to take our middle school program and add in innovative approaches to high school."
Summit is planning to submit a formal application to the Boulder Valley School District next month — the first application for a new charter school the district has received since 2009. Read full article