Denver Public Schools

Denver Public Schools

Jan 27, 2014

Denver Public Schools
900 Grant Street
Denver, CO 80203

Our mission:

" provide all students the opportunity to achieve the knowledge and skills necessary to become contributing citizens in our society."

Keep watching as Denver Public Schools continues to challenge itself, reform and grow.


The Denver Public Schools 8th Grade Career Fair, in its fourth year, will bring bus after bus of professionally dressed middle schoolers to the National Western Complex to ponder their future. And 180 companies, schools and organizations, including KUVO will be there to meet them. 

"We start doing resumes with sixth graders," said Samantha Haviland, DPS director of Counseling and Support Services on her visit to First Take. In this interview, she also outlines the other ways DPS is trying to prepare students for college and work life.


Summer school for principals is just par for the course - a new, intense course of principal training. This week, Denver Public Schools is using its part of a $75 million grant from The Wallace Foundation to prepare new administrators for the "principal pipeline."