Details overview

Hours 8:55 AM - 3:45 PM
School leader Grant Varveris
District Denver County 1 School District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code None
Dress code
Schedule AM and PM kindergarten
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Coed/Single-gender Coed

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Environmental
Service learning

Classes

3
Visual Arts
including: Ceramics
3
Music
including: Instrumental and theory music lessons
3
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Band
Performing & written arts Dance
Drama
Career and Tech programs Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
Media arts None
Visual arts Ceramics
Painting
Drawing / Sketching
World languages taught Chinese - Mandarin
French
Spanish

Support

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

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 71% 54%
Hispanic 13% 33%
Asian 5% 3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 46% 49%
Male 54% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 25% 42%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

0
Boys Sports
8
Clubs
including: Recycling club
Boys sports None
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
Cooking club
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 6:30 AM
After school end time 6:00 PM

Culture

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
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: Music teacher
Staff Art teacher
Computer specialist
Cooking / nutrition teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Reading specialist
School counselor
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Nurse
World languages spoken by staff Arabic
Spanish

Neighborhood

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

Enrollment

Ways to enroll/attend this school Live in the attendance zone
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines

Sources

Students by group CO Dept of Education, 2015-2016