Details overview

Hours 8:05 AM - 3:00 PM
School leader Adam Volek
District Denver County 1 School District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code
Schedule AM and PM kindergarten
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Coed/Single-gender Mixto

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject

Classes

3
Visual Arts
including: Design
2
Music
including: Band
2
Languages
including: Arabic
Music Band
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts None
Career and Tech programs Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
Media arts None
Visual arts Design
Painting
Drawing / Sketching
World languages taught Arabic
Spanish
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Spanish

Support

14
Facilities
including: Cafeteria
Facilities Playground
Performance stage
Parent involvement center
Music room
Kitchen
Internet access
Gym
Garden / Greenhouse
Computer lab
Cafeteria
Auditorium
Art room
Sports Fields
Library
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Counseling
Mentoring
Differentiated learning programs
Tutoring

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 4 years old
Preschool meals offered Breakfast

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Students

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 48% 49%
Male 52% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 80% 42%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

0
Girls Sports
0
Boys Sports
10
Clubs
including: Science 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
Homework help / Study buddy club
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 6:30 AM
After school end time 6:00 PM

Culture

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

Neighborhood

Transportation options Accessible via public transportation
Buses / vans provided for students
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

Ways to enroll/attend this school Live in the attendance zone
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

Students by group , 2015-2016
  CO Dept of Education, 2015-2016