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About Our School


Mountain Trail Middle School Overview

School Times: 9 am - 3:40 pm for regular days and 1 pm for early dismissal

Mountain Trail Middle School opened in the fall of 2002 and is located west of Cave Creek Road and is just south of Pinnacle Peak Road in Phoenix, Arizona. Mountain Trail is home to 600 seventh and eighth graders. Students are provided a small learning community, supporting intellectual, social, emotional and physical development in a mutually respectful environment. Our goal is to increase student understanding, promote excellence and fairness in learning, increase critical thinking skills, present a diversity of perspectives, and encourage and integrate the use of technology in school.

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Work Hard and Be Nice.

Mission Statement

The Mission of Mountain Trail Middle School is to provide our students with a rewarding and comprehensive educational experience that prepares them for success in high school.


The Vision of Mountain Trail Middle School is to provide a place where...students want to go to school, parents want to send their children and teachers want to teach.  A place where students will feel included and be nurtured by motivated and enthusiastic professionals.  Students will leave MTMS academically prepared to succeed in high school and with positive feelings about their middle school experience.


All Students are provided the opportunity for:
A safe and orderly environment
A shared responsibility for student achievement
A welcoming and respectful environment




Young Leaders


Thinking Before Acting

Encouraging Others

Striving for Excellence

Enjoy your journey through Mountain Trail Middle School!