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Hours 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
School leader Mark Twarogowski
Transportation options None

Programs

Classes

8
Visual Arts
including: Ceramics
4
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Rock band
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Improv
Poetry
Media arts Graphics
Technical design and production
Video and film production
Visual arts Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Printmaking
Sculpture
Textiles
World languages taught Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus Special Education
Instructional / curriculum models used College preparatory
Gifted / High performing
Independent study
Individually guided instruction
Standards-based
Instructional / curriculum models used (misc.) Differentiated instruction
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Early childhood program offered No

Support

16
Facilities
including: Performance stage
Extra learning resources Career/college counseling
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
Extra learning resources (misc.) Literacy Specialists
Level of ESL/ELL programming None
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Specific learning disabilities
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College presentations or information sessions
SAT/ACT prep classes
Summer college prep programs
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
Vocational or skills-based training Industrial / Graphic Design
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Computer lab
College / career center
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Industrial shop
Internet access
Learning lab
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab

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School cultural diversity1

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 87% 56%
Hispanic 6% 32%
Two or more races 3% 3%
Black 3% 5%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

5
Girls Sports
including: Volleyball
7
Boys Sports
including: Flag football
16
Clubs
including: Art club
Girls sports Basketball
Cross country
Flag football
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cross country
Flag football
Golf
Soccer
Track
Clubs Art club
Arts and crafts
Book / reading club
Chess club
Community service
Dance club
Drama club
Drum line
Gardening
Lesbian, gay, transgender club
National Honor Society (NHS)
Robotics club
Sewing / knitting club
Student council / government
Yearbook
Yoga club
Extended care / Extended programs After

Culture

Dress code Dress code
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes

Awards

Academic award 5280, Top Elementary School
Year received 2010

Teachers

16
Staff
including: Instructional aide / coach
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
College counselor
Computer specialist
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
School psychologist
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Accessible via public transportation
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.denveracademy.org/admissions
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Rolling
Vouchers accepted No
Financial aid offered Yes
Financial aid type School-based aid
Outside scholarships

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012