Schools in Denver

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School Districts in Denver

District Type Grade Span Schools Students
Jefferson County R-1 School District UNIFIED PK-12 157 86,708
Littleton 6 School District UNIFIED PK-12 23 15,780
Mapleton Public Schools, Adams County School District 1 UNIFIED PK-12 16 8,738
Charter School Institute School District UNKNOWN PK-12 15,075
Denver 1 School District UNKNOWN PK-12 397
Adams County 14 School District UNIFIED PK-12 13 7,577
Adams-Arapahoe 28j School District UNIFIED PK-12 61 42,249
School District 27j School District UNIFIED PK-12 24 17,042
Cherry Creek 5 School District UNIFIED PK-12 61 54,695
Denver County 1 School District UNIFIED PK-12 179 90,234
Englewood 1 School District UNIFIED PK-12 8 2,854

Schools in Denver

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    10 Cory Elementary School

    Hands down the best school in Denver Public Schools! Exceptional teachers, incredible community and awesome kids! Also to the comment below, Jennifer Harris is no longer the principal.

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    10 Steck Elementary School

    Absolutely fantastic school and culture. Grateful daily my son is educated here!

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    10 Slavens K-8 School

    As a transplant from another state, I'd say this school has been less than welcoming. The communication from our teachers this year is disappointing. Unprofessional behavior such as, one teacher who...

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    10 Belleview Elementary School

    The school is highly rated and does not deserve it's rating. I consider it a 5/10 school. It is mediocre at best.

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    10 Wilder Elementary School

    My children have had awful experiences at Wilder, glad to be leaving. Bullying to the point of physical injury (my 2nd grader returned home from school twice with a black eye swollen shut), cliques...

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    9 Valdez Elementary School

    We are near completion of our first year at Valdez. My kiddo is in the native English speaking Kindergarten class. We choiced in. I will say I am impressed with all of the counting, arithmetic,...

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    9 Southmoor Elementary School

    We agree with the negative comments below. Assistant principal 2016-2017 was amazing but her job was cut (due to funding we were told). Our kids have been so taken aback by the demeanor of many adults...

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    9 Carson Elementary School

    Carson is a well-regarded elementary school in the Hilltop area. It has a fabulous character ed program that really differentiates it from other schools. On the whole, it's a very safe, fun and...

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    9 Teller Elementary School

    The principal, Jessica Rose Downs, leaves much to be desired. She may talk a good game but she doesn't practice what she preaches. The community that supports the school is wonderful. Many families...

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    9 Swigert International School

    My children have attended Swigert since it opened. It's an incredible school. It offers the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program, which is an inquiry-based approach to education. There...

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    10 McAuliffe International

    The previous comment about bullying is completely opposite of what my husband and I experienced. My child was on the receiving end of bullying. The McAuliffe administrators did an outstanding job of...

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    10 Slavens K-8 School

    As a transplant from another state, I'd say this school has been less than welcoming. The communication from our teachers this year is disappointing. Unprofessional behavior such as, one teacher who...

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    10 Denver School Of Science And Technology: Byers Middle School

    DSST is a school that has expectations for their students. We have seen tremendous growth not just academically but in whole character. Overall this school has an amazing program. Our kids have been...

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    9 Dsst: Stapleton Middle School

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    9 Odyssey Charter Elementary School

    There really couldn't be a more welcoming staff, great culture, and really happy and engaged student body. We've been to several DPS schools, and this school is by far the best!

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    9 Denver Discovery School

    My daughter is a sixth grader at DDS this year. Our experience so far has been overwhelmingly positive. She loves her teachers, and seems so excited about the material they are learning. She is very...

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    9 Denver School Of The Arts

    Some of the reviews regarding the dance program are absurd. My daughter has been in the dance program for almost 7 years. The teachers are tough and fair. Your child will be expected to be responsible...

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    9 Challenge School

    Challenge is an amazing school. Both my kids have thrived at this school, both are bright and have done well academically. One of them has health and social interaction challenges, and everyone at the...

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    9 William (Bill) Roberts K-8 School

    My son was bored in 7th grade and is as well in his current 8th grade year. Many of his friends say the same thing. It’s not a teen/pre-teen thing or academic issue. He’s getting great grades. He...

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    8 Girls Athletic Leadership School Middle School

    This is an incredible experience for the girls. Not only do they have outstanding academics, they focus on the whole child (e.g., social, emotional and physical), which is so important at this age. A...

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    10 Cherry Creek High School

    I feel very lucky to have my daughters at this school, they are getting a great education, I think Creek can easily compete with the private schools in the area not only in sports but academically and...

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    9 East High School

    My daughter's experience has been varied. She has had two teachers who seem learning disabled and know almost nothing about their fields. She has other teachers who are experts in their fields and...

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    9 Denver School Of Science And Technology: Stapleton High School

    DSST does not prepare kids for college. The kids are hand-held through assignments and very few know how to read and teach themselves from a textbook, a skill needed for college! Furthermore, they...

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    9 Denver School Of The Arts

    Some of the reviews regarding the dance program are absurd. My daughter has been in the dance program for almost 7 years. The teachers are tough and fair. Your child will be expected to be responsible...

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    8 Dsst: Cole High School

    The school is very challenging and they offer a wide range of AP classes. There is a real sense of community hear and teachers that can support you. There are also a wide variety of electives...

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    8 Dakota Ridge Senior High School

    Great learning environment and also social ebvorment of everybody of each kind.Atheltic programs are greatly supported as well are our non-athletic programs.A safe envioent for everyone

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    8 Denver School Of Science And Technology: Green Valley Ranch High School

    I just submitted my review and like all the other times, I was told to add something and after I did, it took me back to this screen. I would like to get involved in the schools programs as a tax...

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    8 Bear Creek High School

    We changed to Bear creek from a different school on DPS and we love Bear Creek. The teachers and administrators really care and are there for the kids. I am looking forward to the rest of my son's...

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    7 Columbine High School

    Great school and a wonderful community! The "family" feeling at Columbine is like no where else.

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    7 Denver Center For International Studies

    This school is very easy to get used to, people are very nice and the teachers make an effort to help you learn. There are lots of cool clubs and sports. This school has 6 languages, Italian, Spanish,...

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