With the Denver Public Schools (DPS) Board election coming this fall, the Front Porch brought together four former Board members to share wisdom born of experience.
Statewide, 3rd through 8th graders take the Colorado Measure of Academic Success (CMAS) Test. High school students take the PSAT (9th and 10th graders) and the SAT (11th graders) to track their readiness for college.
A lion, row upon row of feline heads of many varieties, bags of bear claws and dozens of coin purses made of frogs are among the 1.3 million items stored at the National Wildlife Property Repository in Commerce City.
East High School AP Government and Politics students took first place at an annual national mock trial competition.
In May, as neighborhood teens prepared for final exams, prom, and high school graduation, three Stapleton students also received great news: each had received a National Merit Scholarship for $2,500.
When Northfield High School opened its doors in 2015, no teams or clubs were in place for freshmen to join—they were the ones who would create them. A number of boundary families looked to East and George Washington instead, feeling a small new school could not offer the academic rigor or varsity sports they sought. Less than half of the school’s boundary students made it their first choice. Today, however, NHS has the longest waitlist of all DPS high schools.
Charting Choice outcomes for NE Denver High, Middle and Elementary Schools.
New Legacy completes its fourth academic year this spring, a milestone for the school as well as for two generations: students and their children.
While the focus over the summer has typically been on reading, a group of math educators from McAuliffe International School want to keep students’ math skills sharp as well.
For the Denver Discovery School (DDS) community, the end of the first round of SchoolChoice brought worrisome news. DPS adjusted the school’s 2019-20 enrollment projections downward, from 181 to 136 students.