Important News From Denver Public Schools

Important News From Denver Public Schools

Posted on 28. Oct, 2012 by in News, Posts, Press

Below are some important DPS events including Regional School Expos and parent information nights detailing the new SchoolChoice process that commenced last year. Why attend these events? These events will help families learn more about individual DPS, their staff and the varied programs they offer.

Don’t forget to view the new SchoolMatch website that recently launched. With a few quick clicks, one can find a list of schools matching a family’s selected criteria.

Remember, the SchoolChoice application deadline is a few months away so be sure to start researching your choices today!

Press Release from DPS:

Dear Denver Families:

Our schools are an important part of our community, and we are helping Denver Public Schools share information about the SchoolChoice enrollment process. SchoolChoice was launched by DPS last year, and it is a simple, streamlined system that is used for researching, selecting, and applying to all DPS schools, regardless of whether they are DPS charter or district-run schools. To learn more about the publications and events listed below, please visit http://schoolchoice.dpsk12.org.

SchoolChoice kicks off in October, with the publication of the DPS Enrollment Guides—which give families detailed information about the full range of elementary, middle, and high schools available in DPS to serve their children—and the DPS Middle & High School Expo, which will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 23 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Infinity Park Event Center, 4400 E. Kentucky Ave. The Expo features principals and staff from virtually every DPS middle and high school, and it is a great opportunity for families to see the array of schools and programs that are available to meet the distinct learning needs of their children. Please visit http://www.dpsk12.org/expo/ or call (720) 423-3414 to learn more about the Expo.

And to further assist families, this year for the first time DPS is offering a user-friendly website:http://schoolmatch.dpsk12.org that lets parents and students research and review schools and programs online.

Throughout the SchoolChoice period, DPS will host a wide range of school and community events, in multiple languages, that will help families do more in-depth exploration of the schools they’re interested in and to assist them in making their selections for the SchoolChoice process. In addition to the citywide Expo, there will be Regional School Expos across Denver to provide parents with information about the elementary, middle, and high schools in their neighborhood.

Here is a full rundown of all of the outreach that DPS is doing over the next several months, prior to the Jan. 31 SchoolChoice application deadline:

DPS Middle and High School Expo: Oct. 23 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Infinity Park Event Center, 4400 E. Kentucky Ave.

Regional School Expos: each event will be held Saturday, December 8, from 10:00 a.m. to noon.

  • Far Northeast Regional School Expo – Evie Dennis Campus
  • Southeast Regional School Expo – South High School
  • Southwest Regional School Expo – Kepner Middle School
  • Near Northeast Regional School Expo – Bruce Randolph School  
  • Northwest Regional School Expo – North High School


SchoolChoice Parent Information Session: Tuesday, Jan. 15, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at George Washington High School, 655 S. Monaco Parkway

SchoolChoice Parent Information Session: Saturday, Jan. 19 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at East High School, 1600 City Park Esplanade

If you have any questions or need any further information, please visit the SchoolChoice website athttp://schoolchoice.dpsk12.org or call (720) 423-3493.

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