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Hours 8:00 AM - 3:25 PM
School leader Ken Burdette
District Denver Public Schools
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Painting
2
Music
including: Instrumental and theory music lessons
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Drama
Media arts None
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught Spanish
World languages taught (misc.) Any via Rosetta Stone
Academic themes / Areas of focus (misc.) Project-Based Learning
Instructional / curriculum models used College preparatory
College_preparatory
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Special schedule Extended / longer school day
Early childhood program offered No

Support

11
Facilities
including: Music room
Extra learning resources Career/college counseling
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College presentations or information sessions
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
Vocational or skills-based training None
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
College / career center
Gym
Internet access
Music room
Performance stage
Playground

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Hispanic 46% 32%
Black 43% 5%
White 8% 56%
Two or more races 3% 3%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 88% 41%
Female 48% 49%
Male 52% 51%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

6
Girls Sports
including: Track
7
Boys Sports
including: Cross country
3
Clubs
including: Yearbook
Girls sports Basketball
Cross country
Soccer
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Cross country
Soccer
Tennis
Track
Ultimate Frisbee
Volleyball
Clubs National Honor Society (NHS)
Student council / government
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs None

Culture

Dress code Dress code
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Join PTO / PTA
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes

Awards

Academic award DPS Exceptional TCAP Growth
Year received 2012
Academic award National Honor Society
Year received 2012
Academic award Mile High Scholar
Year received 2012

Teachers

16
Staff
including: Art teacher
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
College counselor
Computer specialist
Instructional aide / coach
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
Security personnel
School psychologist
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Passes / tokens provided for public transportation
Buses / vans provided for students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.ventureprep.org/Scholar-Information/Enrollment-Information/index.html
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline One deadline
Application deadline 08/30/2013

Sources

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