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Hours 7:30 AM - 2:55 PM
School leader Nick Dawkins
District Denver Public Schools
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Classes

6
Visual Arts
including: Sculpture
3
Music
including: Band
2
Languages
including: French
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Orchestra
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Media arts Computer animation
Graphics
Technical design and production
Video and film production
Visual arts Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Printmaking
Sculpture
Textiles
World languages taught French
Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Foreign languages
Mathematics
Multiculturalism / Global
Music
Performing arts
Instructional / curriculum models used Core Knowledge
Direct instruction
Gifted / High performing
Individually guided instruction
International Baccalaureate (IB)
Standards-based
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No

Support

12
Facilities
including: Performance stage
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Remediation
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 Intensive - school offers a full program for many needs and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program for very challenging needs
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
Cognitive disability
Emotional behavioral disabilities
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Library
Music room
Performance stage
Science lab

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School cultural diversity1

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 42% 56%
Hispanic 32% 32%
Black 17% 5%
Two or more races 5% 3%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 4% 3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 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 50% 41%
Female 50% 49%
Male 50% 51%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

4
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
6
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
3
Clubs
including: Student council / government
Girls sports Basketball
Cross country
Soccer
Softball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cross country
Flag football
Football
Soccer
Clubs (misc.) Semantics
  Mathletics
Clubs National Honor Society (NHS)
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Extended care / Extended programs None

Culture

Dress code Dress code
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically continue on to these schools George Washington High School
  Thomas Jefferson High School

Teachers

17
Staff
including: Security personnel
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Computer specialist
Cooking / nutrition teacher
Dance teacher
Gifted Specialist
Instructional aide / coach
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
Security personnel
School psychologist
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
World languages spoken by staff French
German
Japanese
Russian
Spanish
World languages spoken by staff (misc.) Ukranian, Polish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Optimist Club of Denver

Enrollment

Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines

Sources

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