Trail Ridge Middle School and Westview Middle School were both recently awarded the title of "Apple Distinguished" schools, for demonstrating the five best practices designated by Apple to signify innovation in education with technology. The five characteristics are as follows:
1. Visionary Leadership: Leadership is evident not only in the school's administration, but also in teacher leaders, student self advocacy, and community involvement.
Trail Ridge STEM Summer Academy is an interactive opportunity which includes classes such as FloViz, eTextiles, Pump It Up, Video Game Design, To Infinity...and Beyond, and more. Each course offers a student takeaway that are unique to the learning for that session.