SchoolChoice in Denver Public Schools offers families the option to select the public school they feel is the best fit for their child. We have compiled choice outcomes for the main middle and high schools in NE Denver and for the elementary schools in Stapleton. The chart at left shows the percent who got their first choice in the three main high schools in NE Denver.
Celebrating their fourth 3A District Basketball Championship win in five years, the DSST: Stapleton boys’ Knights moved on to the regional quarterfinal game where they lost a “nail biter” to the Lions from Colorado Springs Christian School with a final score of 57-53.
Preparation, debate, public speaking and dramatic acting are some of the key skills honed by northeast Denver high school students at the annual Colorado Bar Association’s High School Mock Trial Program.
The day before Valentine’s Day, Isabella Bird Community School celebrated its refugee community with a strong showing of love by giving away books and art supplies to refugee students.
A national survey shows most LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning) students have experienced harassment and discrimination in school.1
As part of a successful effort to foster a unified school culture, George Washington High School has recently instituted a curricular model providing freshman and sophomore students exposure to a full range of subjects and then assisting in the choice of a pathway (College Prep, Advance Placement, International Baccalaureate, or Career Connect) to focus on as juniors and seniors.
In 1974, acting under the direction of the U.S. Supreme Court, Judge William Doyle issued an order that the Denver Public Schools (DPS) be desegregated.
The promotion of “Jancing”—when a group gathers to simultaneously jog and dance to individual music while wearing headphones—might not be the single most important thing that Brian Ricker accomplishes in his new role as principal of Isabella Bird Community School, but his embrace of it speaks to his leadership style.
Art is a language, not just a craft,” said Mike Jaramillo, an art instructor from Fairview High in Boulder.
On Dec. 15, 2016, the Denver Board of Education took two votes that will impact the future of Northfield High School (NHS) and the Paul Sandoval Campus, located in north Stapleton.