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Best Denver Public Elementary Schools: Where to Buy When You Have Kids

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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.

While you are unlikely to make a buy/sell decision before Feb. 15, the end of round one of School Choice, this is a good time for parents with children not yet in preschool or kindergarten to start thinking about where to send the littles in the future.

Below are the best elementary schools in Denver that are either a neighborhood school or part of an enrollment zone. In enrollment zones, you don’t have a guaranteed spot at a specific school, but a guaranteed spot at one of the schools in the zone if you live within that’s zone’s boundaries.

If you want to skip all the reading, we think your best bet is to buy within the Central Park Enrollment Zone. A best Denver public elementary school pick is Westerly Creek, which is within that zone. While Westerly Creek is #4 in this list, the difference in score is negligible when comparing the best Denver elementary schools designated as home schools or in enrollment zones. Additionally, other schools in the Central Park...

Keep Your Resolutions: Find a Fitness and Weight Loss Special in Denver

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Exercising more, eating healthier and saving money typically rank as the top three New Year’s resolutions. If you have put any of these on your list, we’ve got you covered with great fitness and weight loss specials in Denver – in fact, right here in Central Park so you can get healthy, save money and really support local!
Don’t sign up for fitness or weight loss special in Denver until you have the right gear. Activ, a Scandinavian clothing line owned by Central Park residents, is offering 40% of Newline Sports workout clothes (code: Newline40) and 15% off Moonchild yoga clothing (code: Moonchild15). @aktiv5280

Anytime Fitness Northfield
Join for $1! There are also personal training specials if you are looking for some one-on-one coaching. @AnytimeFitnessNorthfieldDenver

Bar Method Central Park
Bar Method Central Park wants to help make sure you keep your fitness goals with a New Year six-week challenge – finishers earn a free Bar Method tank and are entered into a drawing for a $150 Beyond Yoga gift certificate. Through Jan. 31, their fitness and weight loss special in Denver is $49 for your first month or a 10-pack pass for $135. @TheBarMethodDenverStapleton

Barre Central
Barre Central lets you test out if barre is for you with a free-week trial for new clients, valid anytime. (That means if you are a procrastinator, you’ll still be able to get this fitness and weight loss special in Denver beyond January!) @barrecentralco

Bladium is starting a new Les Mills program in January. To help you find out more about it and their fitness and weight loss...