Denver Public Schools
At Denver Apartments, we understand the importance of education in today's
society. Parents want nothing more than to place their children in schools where
they know their children will be in good hands. Especially when moving to a new
area, parents want to make sure that there are appropriate schools nearby.
Researching specific needs and wants for their children's education is the first
step that any moving parent should take. A simple phone call to the school's
district will answer most of your questions, but not all. Some cases may require
a visit to a counselor who is more than willing to help a parent find the right
education and school for their kids. The internet is also a very useful source
for information regarding ANYTHING related to your child's education. Here is a
link to the Denver Public Schools website.
Denver Public Schools
About Denver Public Schools
Evidenced by test scores on the rise and escalating community support,
Denver Public Schools is boosting learning, sparking enthusiasm for
knowledge and creating more life-long learners among its almost 73,000
The district's ambitious literacy program strongly spotlights reading
and writing in elementary schools, and there are organized efforts to
improve reading and writing skills at the middle and high schools for
struggling sixth- through tenth-grade students. The program's innovative
Million Words Campaign challenges students to read 1,000,000 words each
year. That's about 25 chapter books per year for a fifth-grader or about
four books per day for a first-grader.
A new rigor in math instruction is bringing focus and consistent
direction to math classrooms throughout the district. More eighth-grade
students than ever before are completing algebra, and highly-mobile
students who transfer from school to school within the same year will
find consistency in mathematics instruction, making it easier to keep
Colorado Governor Bill Owens has credited Denver Public Schools for
showing that real improvement is possible in a major urban school
district. Denver Public Schools is the only Colorado school district to
earn the Governor's Award for Distinguished Improvement for two
Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper has pledged powerful and clear support,
and the community's approval in 2003 of a $310 million bond and a $20
million mill levy broadens momentum and renews ties with the many
neighborhoods that comprise the vibrant, diverse city of Denver. The new
money is building and repairing schools, hiring art and music teachers
in every elementary school, revitalizing neighborhood schools,
purchasing new textbooks, reforming middle and high schools, and
expanding all-day kindergarten and early childhood education classes.
Around the schools and in the community, the district goals are clear -
setting high expectations for students, parents, teachers, principals and
all other Denver Public Schools staff and the community we serve; improving
the performance of all students; and closing the gap between better and
poorer performing students. It is the district's obligation to cherish the
renewed optimism and build on fresh success.
To provide all students the opportunity to achieve the knowledge and skills
necessary to become contributing citizens in our diverse society.
Overall District Goal:
All DPS students meet or surpass district standards
- Set high expectations for students, parents, teachers, principals, and
all other staff of DPS and the community it serves
- Improve the performance of all students
- Close the gap between better and poorer performing students
2004-2005 Board of Education Priorities & Staff Action Steps:
Recruit, support, and retain high quality teachers, administrators, and
other district employees for all levels at DPS...
General Homework Tips for Parents
Make sure your child has a quiet, well-lit place to do homework. Avoid
having your child do homework with the television on or in places with other
distractions, such as people coming and going...
Source from Denver Public Schools
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