Details overview

Hours 08:45 AM - 03:45 PM
School leader Melissa Peterson, Ed.D.
District Denver County 1 School District
Transportation options Yes
Preschool capacity 45

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Schedule Traditional
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Coed/Single-gender Mixto

Academic focus and philosophy

Educational philosophy and approach to learning EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING: Students learn and explore real life concepts through our rigorous new curriculum: • Engage New York Math K-5th grade • Expeditionary Learning English Language Arts 4th and 5th grades PERSONALIZED LEARNING SUPPORTS: Students’ needs are met through personalized lessons and experiences. Daily Guided Reading: Students work in small guided groups to develop their reading skills; teachers select texts for each individual student’s ability and progress monitor their growth.
Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Painting
2
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts None
Career and Tech programs Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
Media arts None
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught Spanish
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Spanish

Support

13
Facilities
including: Cafeteria
Facilities Art room
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Kitchen
Library
Music room
Parent involvement center
Performance stage
Playground
Sports Fields
Extra learning resources Counseling
Gifted and talented programs
Tutoring
Special education program details Stedman has two mild moderate special education teachers, a speech language pathologist, a school psychologist, OT/PT, and academic interventions.
Special education programs Inclusive classroom
Special education resource room
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
Other health impairment
English Language Learner program details Stedman offers native language instruction in Spanish through Transitional Native Language Instruction.
English Language Learner programs Dual language programs

Early childhood program

Type of center In-school
Early childhood starting age 3 years old
Certified and/or licensed Yes
Accredited Yes
Days open Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Financial aid options Sliding Fee Scale
Preschool meals offered Breakfast
Lunch
Afternoon Snack
Required credentials for lead staff Bachelor's degree
Teaching credential
% of early learning staff that holds a credential or certification 76%-100%
Maximum number of infants per adult 0
Maximum number of toddlers per adult 0
Maximum number of 2 year olds per adult 0
Maximum number of 3 year olds per adult 7
Maximum number of 4 year olds per adult 8
Maximum number of kindergartners per adult 0
Maximum number of school-age children per adult 30

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 52% 5%
Hispanic 37% 32%
White 7% 56%
Two or more races 3% 3%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 50% 49%
Male 50% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 89% 41%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

2
Girls Sports
including: Soccer
2
Boys Sports
including: Soccer
Girls sports Basketball
Soccer
Boys sports Basketball
Soccer
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 07:00 AM
After school end time 06:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Students typically continue on to these schools McAuliffe International School
  DSST: Conservatory Green Middle School (Will open: Fall 2014)
Parent involvement details Stedman has an active PTA, Parent Advisory Council and Collaborative Schools Committee. Stedman parents attend the DPS Superintendent Parent Forum, volunteer in the classroom and school, and enjoy the benefits of this neighborhood school.
Approach to addressing and preventing bullying • Social and emotional support for students: counselor, school psychologist, and restorative approaches lead to increased student self-regulation and growth mindset.

Teachers

10
Staff
including: Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Staff Assistant principal
Gifted Specialist
Librarian / media specialist
Nurse
Reading specialist
School counselor
School psychologist
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff Arabic
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students

Enrollment

Application/ enrollment process details Stedman accepts registration through the Denver Public Schools School Choice Process. http://soco.dpsk12.org/
Learn more Http://schoolchoice.dpsk12.org/enrollment-guide/
Ways to enroll/attend this school Live in the attendance zone
Apply to the school
Students living in district can apply for transfer
Students living outside district can apply for transfer

Sources

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