Our School

At Kayenta we strive to create a learning environment of excellence, accountability, and support. This combination of traits provides our students with opportunities for academic success and personal growth. We think you’ll be very happy with the educational experiences you’ll find at Kayenta Middle School. And we invite you to partner with us on this journey of learning.

Dedicated to Your Child’s Success

We care about each student and are dedicated to providing an education that will help all of our students be successful. Our highly qualified teachers work with students in a small class setting that allows them to personalize their teaching strategies. We also offer a full range of support services and program offerings that enhance student learning. 

Opportunities for Learning 

We proudly offer a challenging academic curriculum supplemented with a variety of extracurricular programs and services that enhance the student learning experience. Students have the opportunity to participate in activities such as athletics and the arts. Our goal is to prepare students to meet future challenges and enjoy successful educational experiences.

Belief Statement

T’áá hóájít’éego éí iiná yá’át’éhígíí nízhdidooléél.
It is the individual’s responsibility to attain a successful life. 

Nitsáhákees, nahat’á, óhoo’aah, ahílkáanááwo’. 
Thinking, planning, learning, working together.

Nihá daniidzin; halee bee iiná nídidiilyéél. 
This is what we want for you; through guidance we will get there together.

Fast Facts

Name: Kayenta Middle School
DIstrict: Kayenta USD
Grades Served: 5–8
Population: 480
Colors: Red and White
Mascot: Colts

Daily Schedule

Doors Open: 7:15 a.m.
First Bell: 7:45 a.m.
Instruction Begins: 8:00 a.m. 
Lunch: 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Dismissal: 3:25 p.m.

For a detailed schedule listing, please view our bell schedule.

Guidelines for Success

In order to succeed in our middle school environment, students must become true COLTS.

  • Care about and respect self and others

  • Offer to help and cooperate with everyone

  • Listen to others

  • Take responsibility for own actions

  • Strive to do your best everyday