Details overview

Hours 08:00 AM - 03:30 PM
School leader Erin Quigley
District Denver Public Schools
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code
Schedule Extended / longer school day
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Type of school College preparatory
Coed/Single-gender Coed

Academic focus and philosophy

Instructional / curriculum models used College preparatory
Gifted / High performing
Advanced placement (AP) courses

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
2
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Drama
Career and Tech programs None
Media arts None
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught Spanish
World languages taught (misc.) Any via Rosetta Stone

Support

11
Facilities
including: Computer lab
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
College / career center
Gym
Internet access
Music room
Performance stage
Playground
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
Extra learning resources Career/college counseling
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College information sessions/fairs
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
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
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
Female 48% 49%
N/A 52% 51%
Male 52% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 88% 41%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

6
Girls Sports
including: Track
7
Boys Sports
including: Cross country
3
Clubs
including: National Honor Society (NHS)
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

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Join PTO / PTA
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school

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: School psychologist
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
College counselor
Computer specialist
Coach(es)
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
Security personnel
School psychologist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

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

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.ventureprep.org/Scholar-Information/Enrollment-Information/index.html
Ways to enroll/attend this school Live in the attendance zone
Apply to the school
Students living in district can apply for transfer
Students living outside district can apply for transfer
Application requirements Application
Type of application deadline One deadline
Application submission begins 09/01/2015
Application deadline 01/29/2016

Sources

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