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School leader:  Brad White
150 S Pearl St
Denver, CO 80206

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(303) 524-6350
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"Integrated student body, a values-centered safe community, & rigorous academics."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    None
  • Dress policy
    Uniforms
  • Transportation
    Accessible via public transportation
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    Mathematics, Multiculturalism / Global, Science...
  • Arts
    Computer animation, Graphics, Choir / Chorus, Theory, Design
  • World languages
    None
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Overall:
Submitted by a teacher · January 21, 2017
DSST: Byers is a top notch school. Expectations are high for everyone, which can be daunting. However, the result is a highly rigorous middle and high school education that will lead to success in college and beyond. I am thankful to be a teacher... more

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Submitted by a student · January 06, 2017
DSST is a school only focused on the grade they receive as a school. There is no consideration for students and every kid is overly worked. The high school is no better. Teachers are extremely hard to get ahold of, and grades are hard to raise... more

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Submitted by a parent · December 14, 2016
A challenging school to avoid. It is a highly structured, overly strict, and stressful environment for students and teachers. Very few "straight-A" students at Byers because the school sets an unbelievably high bar that most will never reach. ... more

Amount of homework: Disagree
Submitted by a parent · December 01, 2016
There are at least two hours of homework per night for students who are trying to get honors. Homework assigned during holiday breaks, and students do not get nights off.

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About this school

DSST: Byers serves more than 450 6-8 graders from across the city, and accommodates a growing urban student population. A college prep focus, with an emphasis on developing students through liberal arts learning, is the foundation of academics. Students succeed through structured classroom environments with clear expectations. After completion of our program, students will be prepared for rigorous high school instruction and, ultimately, for the rewarding challenges of a college education.

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Last modified: January 21, 2017
Last modified Denver School of Science and Technology: Byers Middle School is a Charter school that serves grade 7
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