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Hours 8:05 AM - 3:00 PM
School leader Adam Volek
District Denver Public Schools
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Classes

1
Visual Arts
including: Design
2
Music
including: Band
2
Languages
including: Arabic
Music Band
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts None
Media arts None
Visual arts Design
World languages taught Arabic
Spanish
World languages taught (misc.) ECE-5th ELA-S Classrooms
Academic themes / Areas of focus None
Instructional / curriculum models used None
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Yes
Bi-lingual or language immersion languages Spanish
Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 4 years old

Support

14
Facilities
including: Auditorium
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Tutoring
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Level of ESL/ELL programming Intensive - school offers a full program for many languages and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program school-wide for at least 25% of the population
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Facilities Playground
Performance stage
Parent center
Music room
Library
Kitchen
Internet access
Gym
Garden / Greenhouse
Computer lab
Cafeteria
Auditorium
Art room
Sports Fields

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Hispanic 42% 32%
Black 27% 5%
White 23% 56%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 4% 3%
Two or more races 4% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

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

Extracurriculars

0
Girls Sports
0
Boys Sports
9
Clubs
including: Foreign language and culture club
Girls sports None
Boys sports None
Clubs Technology club
Student council / government
Science club
Girls on the Run
Gardening
Foreign language and culture club
Drama club
Cooking club
Art club
Clubs - language Arabic
Extended care / Extended programs After
Before
After school end time 6:00 PM
Before school start time 6:30 AM

Culture

Dress code Dress code
Parent involvement Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Organize fundraising events
Organize cultural events
Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically continue on to these schools Hamilton
  Hill Campus of Arts and Sciences
  Denver Green School

Awards

Academic award “Center of Excellence” by Colorado Department of Education
Year received 2011
Academic award “Center of Excellence” by Colorado Department of Education
Year received 2012
Academic award Distinguished “BLUE” School by Denver Public Schools
Year received 2012

Teachers

16
Staff
including: School psychologist
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Computer specialist
Gifted Specialist
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
School psychologist
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor
World languages spoken by staff Spanish
Arabic
Amharic

Neighborhood

Transportation options Accessible via public transportation
Buses / vans provided for students
Transportation options (misc.) Community Daycare Partnerships
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Monaco South Optimist Club
  Junior Achievement–Rocky Mountain, Inc.
Partner website Http://www.jacolorado.org/
Partner Denver Urban Gardens
Partner website Http://dug.org/
Partner The Kitchen Community
Partner website TheKitchenCommunity.org

Enrollment

Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines
# of applications received 300
For the year 2013-2014
# of students accepted 600
For the year 2013-2014

Sources

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