Details overview

Hours 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
School leader Ms. Keri Melmed
District Charter School Institute School District
Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Schedule AM and PM kindergarten

Classes

3
Visual Arts
including: Photography
0
Music
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music None
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Drama
Media arts Video and film production
Graphics
Computer animation
Visual arts Photography
Painting
Drawing / Sketching
World languages taught Spanish

Support

10
Facilities
including: Library
Facilities Cafeteria
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Library
Extra learning resources Remediation
Counseling
Career/college counseling
Acceleration

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 3 years old
Preschool meals offered Breakfast

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Students

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 53% 49%
Male 47% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 50% 42%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

4
Girls Sports
including: Volleyball
4
Boys Sports
including: Soccer
5
Clubs
including: Boy Scouts
Girls sports Volleyball
Soccer
Cross country
Basketball
Boys sports Basketball
Cross country
Flag football
Soccer
Clubs Boy Scouts
Cub Scouts
Girl Scouts
Girls on the Run
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 6:30 AM
After school end time 6:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Monitor the playground
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically continue on to these schools Denver School of Science and Technology
  Vista Peak

Awards

Academic award Title 1 Model Data Teams School
Year received 2010
Academic award Commissioner's Choice Award
Year received 2009
Academic award CBS4 "Fit 4 Colorado" School Challenge Award
Year received 2009

Teachers

13
Staff
including: School psychologist
Staff Assistant principal
College counselor
Cooking / nutrition teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gardening teacher
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
PE instructor
School psychologist
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Nurse
World languages spoken by staff Mandarin
French
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Educators for Social Responsibility
Partner website Http://esrnational.org/
Partner Denver Preschool Program
Partner website Www.dpp.org
Partner Hope Valley Church
Partner website Www.hopevalleychurch.com
Partner Revolution Foods
Partner website Www.revfoods.com
Partner Slow Food Denver
Partner website Http://slowfooddenver.org/

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.highpointacademy.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=117&Itemid=56
Application requirements Application
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines
# of applications received 1158
For the year 2012-2013
# of students accepted 813
For the year 2012-2013

Sources

Students by group , 2015-2016
  CO Dept of Education, 2015-2016