Manhattan Middle School is a neighborhood school for grades 6-8 in the Boulder Valley School District with focus programs in TAG (gifted and talented) and fine arts. Manhattan’s challenging academic program addresses the same standards as in all BVSD middle schools but in an advanced learning environment. For students who choose to participate in the arts focus program, elective experiences are modeled after the Getty Arts curriculum.
Manhattan Middle School offers an academically rigorous and caring, student-centered learning environment. While Manhattan is a neighborhood school, it is also a TAG (talented and gifted) lab school that offers in depth study of various art forms following the Getty Model for students who wish to focus on a specific arts discipline. Manhattan also offers a traditional, high-level middle school program with a variety of electives in the arts, world languages and technology. In addition, Manhattan offers the same extracurricular sports as all BVSD middle schools.