Schools in Denver

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School Districts in Denver

District Type Grade Span Schools Students
Denver 1 School District UNKNOWN PK-12 392
Littleton 6 School District UNIFIED PK-12 23 15,691
Cherry Creek 5 School District UNIFIED PK-12 61 54,499
Jefferson County R-1 School District UNIFIED PK-12 157 86,547
Charter School Institute School District UNKNOWN PK-12 14,048
Denver County 1 School District UNIFIED PK-12 179 88,839
Adams-Arapahoe 28j School District UNIFIED PK-12 61 41,729
School District 27j School District UNIFIED PK-12 24 17,103
Mapleton Public Schools, Adams County School District 1 UNIFIED PK-12 16 8,670
Adams County 14 School District UNIFIED PK-12 13 7,584
Englewood 1 School District UNIFIED PK-12 8 2,866

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 Park Hill School

    The school offers a standard fare public school education. Class sizes are typical, instruction is inconsistent across grade levels and within grade levels. Behavior management is handled in a more...

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    10 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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    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 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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    10 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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    10 Cherry Hills Village Elementary School

    Disappointing. I wish the district would pay attention to leadership problems. Test scores are high because families can afford to get kids tutoring.

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    10 Bromwell Elementary School

    The newly renovated building is fabulous. It is bright, with lots of space for small, breakout instruction adjacent to classrooms. With smaller class sizes, and each teacher supported by...

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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 Governor's Ranch Elementary School

    We love GRE because it believes in the whole child and in every child. Children of diversity are celebrated here, whether that be culturally or developmentally. Our two children love going to school...

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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 Dsst: Stapleton Middle School

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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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    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 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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    10 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 Highline Academy Charter School

    I know from my discussions with a few other parents that there has been some concern about the new leadership at Highline.I just wanted everyone to know that this school year we have dealt with a new...

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    9 Denver Language School

    We've been incredibly pleased with Denver Language School. Our daughter has been there for three years now and our son will start kindergarten in the fall, both in the Spanish program. The school...

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    9 West Middle School

    This school is truly an amazing school with amazing staff. We moved from Fairfax County-- one of the suppposed best school districts in the nation and this school beats every school our child was ever...

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    10 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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    10 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 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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    9 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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    8 Expeditionary Learning School

    yes, Chad, the director is ambitious, but that is not necessarily good for the school. In my opinion he has plans to move within DPS, and has little regard for what impact the changes he makes will...

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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 Center For International Studies

    My daughter is presently an 8th grader at DCIS. To say her experience since 6th grade has been transformative would be an understatement. She has thrived in an environment that encourages creativity,...

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    7 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 Kipp Denver Collegiate High School

    This school encourages our learning all the time. They are truly trying to get us to and through college. Even with the transition of our new principal they are trying to improve our learning...

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    7 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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