Details overview

School leader Patti Bippus
District Denver Public Schools
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Performing arts
Visual arts
Arts (all)
Instructional / curriculum models used Honors track
Gifted / High performing
Advanced placement (AP) courses

Classes

8
Visual Arts
including: Ceramics
9
Music
including: Jazz band
2
Languages
including: French
Music Band
Chamber music
Choir / Chorus
Jazz band
Opera
Orchestra
Theory
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Dance
Drama
Improv
Creative writing
Poetry
Media arts Computer animation
Video and film production
Technical design and production
Visual arts Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Sculpture
Architecture
Photography
Printmaking
World languages taught French
Spanish

Support

10
Facilities
including: Internet access
Facilities Access to farm or natural area
Art room
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Industrial shop
Internet access
Library
Music room
Performance stage
Science lab
Extra learning resources Tutoring

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 64% 56%
Hispanic 15% 32%
Black 8% 5%
Two or more races 7% 3%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 5% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 65% 49%
Male 35% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 14% 41%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

2
Clubs
including: Student council / government
Clubs Student council / government
Community service
Extended care / Extended programs After

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer time after school
Chaperone school trips

Teachers

17
Staff
including: Assistant principal
Staff Art teacher
Assistant principal
College counselor
Computer specialist
Dance teacher
Gifted Specialist
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
Nurse
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
School psychologist
School counselor
Security personnel
Special education coordinator
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)

Neighborhood

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

Sources

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