Details overview

Hours 7:35 AM - 3:15 AM
School leader Zachary Rahn
District Denver Public Schools
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Schedule Extended / longer school day

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
World languages
Humanities
Mathematics
Music
Science
Special Education
Technology
Visual arts
Instructional / curriculum models used Direct instruction
Hybrid / Blended learning
Standards-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Gifted / High performing

Classes

3
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
3
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
2
Languages
including: French
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts Drama
Dance
Media arts None
Visual arts Painting
Drawing / Sketching
Sculpture
World languages taught Spanish
French
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Spanish

Support

16
Facilities
including: Art room
Facilities Playground
Performance stage
Parent involvement center
Music room
Library
Kitchen
Internet access
Gym
Garden / Greenhouse
Computer lab
Cafeteria
Auditorium
Art room
Sports Fields
Access to farm or natural area
Audiovisual aids
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Differentiated learning programs
Remediation
Tutoring
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Level of ESL/ELL programming Intensive - school offers a full program for many languages and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program school-wide for at least 25% of the population

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 4 years old

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School cultural diversity1

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Hispanic 73% 32%
Black 18% 5%
White 6% 56%
Two or more races 2% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 48% 49%
N/A 52% 51%
Male 52% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 95% 41%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

2
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
2
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
4
Clubs
including: Gardening
Girls sports Soccer
Basketball
Boys sports Basketball
Soccer
Clubs Art club
Dance club
Gardening
Student newspaper
Extended care / Extended programs After
Before
After school end time 6:00 PM

Culture

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

Teachers

16
Staff
including: Art teacher
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Computer specialist
Dance teacher
Gifted Specialist
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
School psychologist
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Cooking / nutrition teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Coach(es)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Accessible via public transportation
Transportation options (misc.) One DPS bus

Enrollment

Type of application deadline One deadline
Application deadline 12/16/2013

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012
Students by group NCES, 2011-2012