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With Denver Public Schools’ (DPS) School Choice enrollment process underway, we’ve been thinking about the connection between where you live and where your kids go to school.
In DPS, a School Choice process exists that allows you to request the schools that will best meet your needs, regardless of where you live in Denver. However, most schools still have neighborhood school status, which means if you live at a certain address you have a guaranteed spot at that school.
Denver Kid Friendly Neighborhoods: Smart Kids Ahead
There was a time when people looked to suburbs to raise their children. Now with all of the Denver kid friendly neighborhoods, there are great experiences to be had for children growing up in the city.
If you have children and are looking to buy in Denver, the below highlights five Denver kid friendly neighborhoods you’ll want to consider.
Of note: Part of the reason all of these areas rank with us as top Denver kid friendly neighborhoods are because they are short drives from the city’s top cultural amenities. These include the Denver Zoo, Children’s Museum, Denver Museum of Nature and Science, Denver Botanic...
In the 2016 U.S. News Best High Schools report, there were well over 100 Colorado schools that received recognition. There were 14 that earned gold medal honors and another 35 that earned a silver.
Let’s take a closer look at a handful of Denver-area high schools that ranked the highest.
Best High Schools in Denver
KIPP Denver Collegiate High School
KIPP ranks number two in Colorado and number 164 in the nation for high schools. Some of the reasons cited for its high ranking include the Advanced Placement exam and course options and the 95 percent AP participation rate. KIPP students achieved a 73.5 on the college-readiness...