Details overview

Hours 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
School leader Kathy Benzel
District Denver Public Schools
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus World languages
Multiculturalism / Global
Instructional / curriculum models used Gifted / High performing
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)

Classes

4
Visual Arts
including: Sculpture
3
Music
including: Bell / handbell choir
2
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Bell / handbell choir
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts None
Media arts Computer animation
Visual arts Textiles
Sculpture
Painting
Drawing / Sketching
World languages taught Spanish
Chinese - Mandarin
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Mandarin
Spanish

Support

11
Facilities
including: Performance stage
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Library
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Extra learning resources Tutoring
None
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 56% 56%
Hispanic 21% 32%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 11% 3%
Black 7% 5%
Two or more races 5% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 58% 49%
N/A 42% 51%
Male 42% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 18% 41%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

0
Girls Sports
0
Boys Sports
4
Clubs
including: Student council / government
Girls sports None
Boys sports None
Clubs Chess club
Community service
Girl Scouts
Student council / government
Extended care / Extended programs After
Before
Before school start time 6:45 AM
After school end time 6:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement (misc.) Volunteer during school
Parent involvement Tutor
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Present special topics during curricular units
Organize fundraising events
Organize cultural events
Monitor the playground
Join PTO / PTA
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Chaperone school trips
Attend parent nights
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically continue on to these schools Denver School of the Arts
  Denver School of Science and Technology (DSST)
  DPS High Schools

Teachers

13
Staff
including: Speech therapist(s)
Staff School psychologist
Reading specialist
Nurse
PE instructor
Music teacher
Librarian / media specialist
Gifted Specialist
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Art teacher
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff Spanish
Mandarin

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Transportation options (misc.) Two specific locations only
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Enrollment

Learn more Http://schoolchoice.dpsk12.org/
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines
# of applications received 300
For the year 2014-2015
# of students accepted 150
For the year 2014-2015

Sources

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