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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 parent · April 17, 2017
This school was a nightmare for my child and we left after a year. Even after the "honors" recognition and leadership council, my child felt like a failure. There is a lack of fun and zero social interaction. Homework is overbearing with over... more

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Submitted by a parent · April 11, 2017
This school is geared for two types of kid. The straight A student and the student from, perhaps, a troubled home. Both of these types of students will do fine in the strict environment, where there are dozens of small rules for seemingly... more

Develops character: Disagree
Submitted by a parent · April 11, 2017
No original thoughts or ideas are allowed except those permitted by the school.

Teacher effectiveness: Neutral
Submitted by a parent · April 11, 2017
At least one teacher cries in front of kids regularly. Others seem OK, but are under the control of a very, very strict environment (which, of course, the kids rebel against).

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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: April 17, 2017
Last modified Denver School of Science and Technology: Byers Middle School is a Charter school that serves grade 7. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 10 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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