District Summary Ratings

A larger number of schools in this district are rated above average in school quality.

Top 5 Schools in This District

These are some of the top-rated public schools in Denver 1 School District based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.

District Student Progress

A larger number of schools in this district have students who are making more academic progress than their peers at other schools in the state.


Academic Summary

Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.


Advanced Courses

Rigorous courses can help students prepare for and get into college, including coursework in STEM subjects. Find out more.
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Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.


Student Demographics

Schools that create a positive culture help all students thrive. See how.


Teachers & Staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.


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District Finances

How a school district allocates funds can reflect its priorities. Learn more about how these decisions are made.
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District decisions about how to spend money impact your child’s schooling. Here’s how parents can have an influence.

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Reviews From Schools in Denver 1 School District

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Parent / Guardian
April 14, 2023
I have two children that go to RMSEL as well as my niece and nephew. The four cousins are all VERY different in their academics and socially. They also vary in grades. My two children attended a... More
Current student
April 11, 2023
I came to this school in 8th grade because I thought that expeditionary learning would work better for me, and the hands-on and less work heavy curriculum would be a big improvement. It probably would... More
Parent / Guardian
January 27, 2022
As stated in other reviews, my children were bullied relentlessly and it was never effectively addressed. The principal is absolutely a bully himself. The mass exodus of families and staff in recent... More
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