On last year’s early literacy test for first to third graders, Ashley ranked in the top ten elementary schools in the district—alongside many affluent schools with far fewer “academic gap” students.
Over the past year, more than $135,000 was given to Stapleton area schools by the Foundation for Sustainable Urban Communities (formerly the Stapleton Foundation).
Swigert International School received a prestigious Blue Ribbon School Award from the U.S. Department of Education in October, one of only 300 public schools nationwide to garner the award.
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The high interest in the annual unveiling of School Performance Framework (SPF) scores and the bright colors that draw attention to the rankings may tempt parents to draw conclusions about their child’s school beyond what the data is designed for.
How often during the holiday season have you said, “We should give back this year. Let’s go feed the homeless.”
While many DPS students and teachers had October 19 off, 160 eighth graders and their faculty at the Denver School of Science and Technology: Stapleton spent the day having “brave conversations.”
The college application process has become more complex, more stressful and more expensive than ever before.
The Inspire Elementary community celebrated its new building on the Park Street Campus with a grand opening ceremony last month.
After a long wait for a written agreement, The Urban Farm is excited its official partnership with the City of Denver is about to begin.