Students and families thrive when they have high-quality schools. DPS is committed to dramatically increasing the quality of schools available in every neighborhood to ensure that every student in every community throughout the district has access to great schools. That’s why our top Denver Plan goal is to have at least 80% of DPS students attending a high-performing school by 2020, measured by region using the district’s School Performance Framework.
How will we reach this goal? We believe that schools need to be supported, evaluated and held accountable for their results. We also believe in embracing innovative new schools instead of a one-size-fits-all approach. We are committed to creating an equitable and inclusive environment that fosters the growth of our students, and to closing the opportunity gap for African American and Latino students.
Throughout this site, we invite you to learn more about how DPS is living out these beliefs in order to help every child succeed.