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Hours 8:55 AM - 3:45 PM
School leader Grant Varveris
District Denver Public Schools
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Classes

3
Visual Arts
including: Ceramics
3
Music
including: Instrumental and theory music lessons
2
Languages
including: French
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts Dance
Drama
Media arts None
Visual arts Ceramics
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught French
Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Environmental
Service learning
Instructional / curriculum models used Gifted / High performing
Hybrid / Blended learning
Standards-based
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No

Support

12
Facilities
including: Sports Fields
Extra learning resources Tutoring
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 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 Emotional behavioral disabilities
Orthopedic impairments
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
Facilities Access to farm or natural area
Sports Fields
Art room
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Library
Performance stage
Playground

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 64% 56%
Hispanic 17% 32%
Two or more races 7% 3%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 6% 3%
Black 5% 5%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 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 30% 41%
Female 50% 49%
Male 50% 51%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

0
Boys Sports
7
Clubs
including: Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
Boys sports None
Girls sports (misc.) Girls on the Run
Clubs Chess club
Cub Scouts
Gardening
Girls on the Run
Homework help / Study buddy club
Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
Recycling club
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
After school end time 6:00 PM
Before school start time 6:30 AM

Culture

Dress code None
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Tutor
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically continue on to these schools Merrill Middle School
  Hamilton Middle School
  Grant Middle School

Awards

Community service award Alliance for a Healthier Generation Silver Award
Year received 2011
Academic award Colorado Governor's Distinguished Improvement Award
Year received 2013

Teachers

13
Staff
including: Art teacher
Staff Art teacher
Computer specialist
Cooking / nutrition teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
School social worker / counselor
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff Arabic
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Transportation provided for special education students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner University of Denver
Partner website Http://www.du.edu/

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