Make your voice heard! Tell us what you want to see in a new superintendent in our brief community survey. Learn more at

News (required for All News and Headlines items) | Denver Public Schools
Key Contacts: Parents/Community - 720-423-3054 |
Employees - 720-423-3900 |
Media - 720-448-3751


Somos DPS at DCIS Ford
Featured Video Play Icon

¡Somos DPS! – DCIS at Ford Elementary

This week, the lions of DCIS at Ford invited us to their morning meeting, where student leaders — in front of hundreds of their peers

Read More »

DPS Board Unanimously Passes Resolution in Support of Amendment 73

Contact: Will Jones, Director of Media Relations, District proposes investing additional $36 million in teacher compensation Denver – On Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, the

Read More »
Three students with their arms around each other

Your Questions Answered Regarding School Funding and Amendment 73

“Last night the board approved the resolution proposed by this community committee with its recommendations: Increasing teacher and staff compensation, increasing whole child supports, supporting

Read More »
Children's art project illustrations of colorful fish

EDUCA Radio: Youth Suicide Prevention

Tune in to EDUCA Radio from 3-4 p.m. this Friday, Sept. 21 to listen to Dr. Jane Lineman-Coffman, Student Safety Coordinator (DPS) and Dr. Tara

Read More »
Farmer Stephen Cochenour runs the farms that sit on school grounds at Schmitt Elementary School in Denver.
Featured Video Play Icon

DPS “Farm-to-Cafeteria” Builds Community and Sustainable Food Source

This week, Denver Public Schools students feasted on locally-raised beef, bison and veggie tacos accompanied by locally-grown spicy corn salad, tomato and cucumber salad, Colorado

Read More »
Students hugging their teacher

Answering Your Questions about 2018 Ballot Issues

This fall, voters in our city and state have the opportunity to vote on several important issues affecting our community. We encourage those who are

Read More »
Excited children in a hallway at school
Featured Video Play Icon

¡Somos DPS! – Johnson Elementary Jaguars

This week on ¡Somos DPS!, we visit the Jaguars of Johnson Elementary! This school in southwest Denver has an inspiring group of fourth graders in

Read More »
People sitting on a couch

10 Years and Nearly 100,000 Parent Teacher Home Visits Later

“Making connections between learning and life at home are at the heart of these visits, which give educators the opportunity to ask families about their

Read More »
Lester Ray Woodward

In Remembrance: Lester Woodward, Former Board of Education Member

The DPS community is remembering Lester Ray Woodward, a former Denver board of education member, who passed away on Sept. 5. Lester was a member

Read More »
People in a meeting

Black Roundtable Honors Boasberg, Discusses New Grad Requirements

On Saturday September 8, Superintendent Tom Boasberg was honored by the Colorado Black Roundtable for his decade of service to Denver Public Schools. Former Board

Read More »