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Do you feel this school develops honesty, integrity, and fairness in its students?
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Currently, most people answered Strongly agree (2 responses)
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Do you feel this school develops compassion, caring, and empathy in its students?
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Do you feel this school develops respect in its students?
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Do you feel this school develops persistence, grit, and determination in its students?
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How do you feel about the amount of homework given at this school?
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Currently, most people answered Just right (2 responses)
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How effective do you feel the teachers are at this school?
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Currently, most people answered Very effective (2 responses)
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Is there someone at this school who you want to say "thanks" to?
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Currently, most people answered School leader (1 response)
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Chaparral High School
Grateful to: School leader

Posted June 05, 2016
- a teacher
The administration team under Greg Gotchey has found a great balance of what is important to their stakeholders. Their focus is what is best for students and staff.

Chaparral High School
Teacher effectiveness: Very effective

Posted June 05, 2016
- a teacher
The majority of teachers have ample amount of experience and for those that are new to the school are mentored through a Professional Learning Community. In the performance rating at DCSD, I would estimate the majority of teachers are rated "effective" on a VERY thorough rubric.


Chaparral High School
Develops grit: Strongly agree

Posted June 05, 2016
- a teacher
CHS offers NUMEROUS Advanced Placement and concurrent enrollment courses. The ACT scores are above state average and CHS has received several state and national scholar awards such as National Merit and Boetcher Scholars.

Chaparral High School
Develops respect: Strongly agree

Posted June 05, 2016
- a teacher
Overall, teachers have great relationships with students which helps develop mutual respect. Teachers are also very involved in extra-curricular activities such as coaching, clubs and other activities which develops further respect.

Chaparral High School
Develops empathy: Strongly agree

Posted June 05, 2016
- a teacher
Some of the mottos seen or heard around Chaparral: "Take Care of One Another" "Chap Family" And not only do students and staff care about people at CHS but in the entire community and Denver Metro area. For example, CHS student government organized a huge volleyball tournament for the Arapahoe shooting victim Claire. Our school has also recently embraced Sources of Strength to foster even more empathy


Chaparral High School
Develops honesty: Strongly agree

Posted June 05, 2016
- a teacher
There are many active student organizations that encourage kids to get involved knowing that it will help their overall high school experience. Getting involved in the various activities helps student development. Chaparral has a fantastic link crew program that mentors incoming freshmen. This is just one example...

Chaparral High School 5

Posted June 05, 2016
- a teacher
I have worked at three different area high schools in my career and this school has an amazing culture with both students and staff. It's an amazing sense of family for having 2,000 plus students. Relationships make a big difference in building respect and a successful educational environment.

Chaparral High School 2

Posted March 08, 2016
- a community member
I went to and graduated from this school a few years ago. The curriculum they teach is benefitial to students from an educational stand point but when it relates to the real world beyond education it lacks importance. The school has difficulties helping the students who have disabilities. These students fall through the cracks and are more times than not bullied by the students who focus more on athletics then excelling academically. A lot of the teachers don't seem to care about this even though it is right in front of their eyes. The saddest truth about this school is some of the teachers are bullies themselves. Being a student with a disability there is nothing more frustrating and overwhelming than having a few teachers make fun of you in front of your peers or behind your back for having a disability and taking a medication with side effects. Some of the teachers will even refuse to work with some students with disabilities, claiming that "your disability isn't severe enough for me to accommodate you" when a 504 plan is on record at the school.


Chaparral High School 5

Posted February 04, 2016
- a parent
CHS is a great school with a caring staff and fantastic students. The Link Crew and Sources of Strength programs are the best in the state.

Chaparral High School 5

Posted June 29, 2014
- a community member
I have nothing but good things to say about Chaparral. The family feeling that resonates through the hallways is a rarity only found in certain schools. Chaparral's education is far above other competing schools as well. And besides the classroom Chaparral has outstanding extracurriculars that never failed to amaze me. You would be doing your child wrong from keeping them from such a great school and overall experience.

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Chaparral High School
15655 Brookstone Drive, Parker, CO  80134
Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 50 reviews. (303) 387-3500
Last modified Chaparral High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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