DPS Schools are Closed

District schools and offices are closed Monday, May 29, in observance of the Memorial Day holiday.

Las escuelas de DPS están cerradas.

Las escuelas y oficinas del Distrito estarán cerradas este lunes, 29 de mayo, en conmemoración del Día de los Soldados Caídos.

ةقلغم ةماعلا رفند سرادم نإ

ستكون مكاتب ومدارس المنطقة التعليمية مغلقة ليوم الاثنين الموافق ٢٩ مايو، احتفالا بيوم ذكرى الشهداء.

Các Trường học của DPS đều Đóng cửa

Các trường học và văn phòng của Học khu đóng cửa vào thứ Hai, ngày 29 tháng Năm nhân dịp lễ Ngày Tưởng Niệm.

Facts & Figures | Denver Public Schools
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Facts & Figures

DPS by the Numbers

  • ECE-K: 3
  • Elementar​y: 93
  • ECE-8 Schools: 18
  • ECE-12 Schools: 4
  • Middle: 28
  • 6-12: 14
  • High Schools: 39

Total Schools: 199 for school year 2015-2016 | view list

Student Enrollment: 92,331 (October 1, 2016) | Membership report | Ethnicity reports

  • Free/Reduced Lunch: 67.3% (2016-17) | Report
  • Gifted and Talented Students: 11.26% (2016-17) | Report

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  • English language learners ECE+:
  • Spanish speaking students (includes non-ELLs):
    • 34,098 or 37%
  • Top languages spoken by students:
    • Spanish
    • Vietnamese
    • Arabic
    • Somali
    • Amharic
    • French
    • Nepali
    • Russian
  • Foreign languages taught:
    • Arabic
    • Chinese
    • French
    • Italian
    • Japanese
    • Lakota
    • Spanish

Graduation rate: 64.8%

On-time completion rate: 66.9%

  • The graduation rate is determined by following one group of students (a cohort) over a four-year period from grades 9 through 12.

Dropout rate: 4.6%

  • The dropout rate is a one-year snapshot of all students who drop out of school during one school year. This rate considers all students in grades 7 through 12.

Total Employees: 11,932

Full-time: 11,146

Teachers: 4,329

Starting Teacher Salary: $39,851

  • Average Teacher Salary: $50,449
  • ProComp Bonus Amount: $6,000-7,000

36,726 per day

48,599 per day

6,531 per day

Students Qualifying for Free/Reduced Lunch: 68.51% (2015-16)