All members of the DPS community deserve to learn or work in an environment in which they are treated with dignity and respect. Harassment has no place in schools, school grounds or DPS office locations. Harassing conduct by employees, students, families and community members, at any level, will not be tolerated.
Title VI, IX, ADA, Section 504
- DPS does not discriminate on the basis of color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, veteran status or disability in admission, access to or treatment in its educational programs or activities. There is a grievance procedure for discrimination concerns.
- For inquiries related to the Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Americans with Disabilities Act, contact Student Services/Support Services at 720-423-3437 or TTY-TDD: 720-423-3437.
- For inquiries related to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, contact Human Resources at 720-423-3900.
- Inquiries or complaints alleging discriminatory actions may be addressed to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights, 1244 Speer Blvd., Denver, CO 80204.
- Reasonable accommodations will be provided upon request for persons with disabilities who wish to participate in DPS or school activities. Please contact the school or department at least three working days prior to the activity.
Harassment Based on Protected-Class Status
Every student within DPS has the right to learn in an environment free from sexual harassment or harassment based on color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, veteran status or disability. Complaints of harassment will be promptly investigated in accordance with respective Board of Education policies.