Welcome to Big Sandy School’s Website

Our Mission

The Big Sandy School shall strive to provide a safe environment for all students and staff in which to foster the best education possible for all students. The school district will encourage, guide and assist the student to:

  •  achieve his/her highest academic potential as well as the continuing desire to learn and excel.
  •  reach his/her potential mentally, emotionally and physically.
  •  develop and maintain a positive self concept.
  •  recognize the value of setting goals, making commitments, and realizing the dignity of work.
  •  value and respect the ideals of American culture, heritage and democracy, and accept the responsibilities of citizenship.
  •  meet the demands of and contribute to a rapidly changing society.

Simla Schools “Accredited With Distinction”

  • 2022 Colorado Governor’s Distinguished Improvement Award for Simla Junior High for Exceptional Student Growth
  • In 2022, Simla Elementary School, Simla Junior High School, and Simla High School all received the state’s highest ranking of “Performance.”
  • In 2020 and 2021, because of COVID, the state did not rank schools.
  • 2018 US News, Simla High School a Best High School in Colorado and Nationally (In Colorado one of top 72 High Schools out of 420 High Schools).
  • Simla School District “Accredited with Distinction” in 2017, 2018 & 2019. (CDE’s highest ranking for school districts)
  • Simla Elementary and Junior High received the 2017 & 2019 John Irwin Award for Academic achievement over time.
  • Simla Junior High and Elementary received the 2018 Governor’s Distinguished Improvement Award for Academic Achievement.
  • Simla High School received the 2017 Governor’s Distinguished Improvement Award for Academic Achievement

Big Sandy School District 100J is an Equal Opportunity Educational Institution

Big Sandy 100J 2023-24 School Year in Full Swing