All DPS classes are cancelled for Friday, April 27, due to significant anticipated teacher absences. (Innovation and charter schools can opt out of cancelling classes and decide to operate on a normal schedule.) Learn more.

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When Our Teachers Lead, Our Kids Win

“We don’t believe our students can make the academic progress they need to be successful in college and career without investing in the continuous improvement

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State Data Show DPS Continues to Grow

Enrollment numbers released today by the Colorado Department of Education show Denver Public Schools continues to outpace districts across the state in growth, even as Read More »

New Investments for DPS Schools from the 2016 Mill Levy

“With this investment, we are both supporting all kids and all schools, and specifically targeting our money to closing opportunity gaps as we promised in

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SchoolChoice is Underway | Comenzó el proceso EscojoMiEscuela

SchoolChoice season is here, and the Round 1 form is now available for families to rank their top five school preferences for the 2017-18 school year!

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Winter Weather Process: How DPS Decides Closures or Delays

Winter weather systems like the one currently in the Rocky Mountain region always bring questions about how Denver Public Schools (DPS) makes decisions and shares Read More »

Saying Goodbye to a Beloved Team Member: Esmeralda Chavira

Esmeralda Chavira, Ritchie principal intern at Skinner Middle School, lost her life on Jan. 1, 2017, in a tragic accident in Mexico.   Chavira was born in Read More »

‘Tis the Season in DPS for Celebrating and Sharing

Reminder: DPS schools and school-support offices are closed for winter break. Offices re-open Tuesday, Jan. 3 and students return Monday, Jan. 9. Recordatorio: las escuelas Read More »

Haircuts for the Holidays: Local Barbers Give Back at West Early College

West Early College school leaders and educators are sending students home for the holidays in style! On Dec. 20, 2016, local barbers gave free haircuts

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During Their Lunch Break, DPS Kids Feed Denver’s Hungry

"Volunteering just makes me feel good. It's better to give back than to get something." Dear DPS Community, Nearly every day, I have the pleasure Read More »

DPS & Denver Afterschool Alliance Receive Wallace Foundation Planning Grant

Denver Public Schools (DPS) will share a $400,000 grant with the Denver Afterschool Alliance (DAA), which works to build the capacity of afterschool providers by

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