Double Peak K8 School

A Dynamic Learning Community Engaging the Hearts and Minds

Frequently Asked Questions

 
Is there going to be intra-district transfers?
Due to the exponential growth in the Double Peak attendance area, Double Peak is and will be closed to all transfers. 
 
Will there be Kids on Campus at Double Peak School?
For questions please contact KOC at 760-752-1279 or http://smusd.org/Domain/31.
 
What do I need to do if I currently live in the Double Peak attendance boundary, but my child does not attend school within SMUSD?
Your child would be considered a new student to SMUSD and will need to enroll with Double Peak School. New student packets will be available March 1st at the SMUSD District Office, Suite 170.  Registration dates are listed on the DPS website calendar.
 
Who will be attending the new school?     
The school has an attendance boundary map that is available for view on the website.  
 
How many students will the school have?    
The school is being built for 1,200 students – approximately 800 TK-5th grade students and 400 6th-8th graders. 
 
Is Double Peak School a performing arts school?
No, but it will have an instrumental music emphasis.  Currently, we are in the process of developing a K-8 instrument music curriculum.  The school design has a performance stage, band room, practice rooms, and an elementary music room.
 
What will be special about Double Peak School?   
The school will be offering 3 unique opportunities for all of our students:  Instrumental Music, Art and Innovation (engineering, design and coding).  All students will have access to each of these unique opportunities starting in kindergarten.  These opportunities will build upon each other creating a K-8 articulated experience.
 
Will there be a GATE program and Honors Courses? 
Yes. The GATE program will begin in 4th grade for students who qualify and the amount of accelerated classes (6th & 7th grade) will be determined based on the number of students who meet the criteria.
 
Will the younger and older students be interacting?
Yes.  We will be developing structured opportunities and mentoring programs that foster positive interactions between our younger and older students.
 
What will the start and end time be?
The bell schedule is located under the information tab on the DPS home page.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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