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Learn More About SchoolChoice EnglishEspañolEnglish To ensure equity, consistency and simplicity in school enrollment, DPS launched the one-application, one-deadline SchoolChoice process over a decade ago. SchoolChoice has become a well-established practice among Denver families. The SchoolChoice Round 1 open enrollment window for the 2024-25 school year opens at 10 a.m. on Jan. 11 and runs through Feb. 12, 2024 Read More »
Mark your calendar for SchoolChoice: Jan. 11-Feb. 12, 2024 EnglishEspañolالعربيةTiếng ViệtSoomaaliአማርኛनेपालीFrançais简体中文English Save the date! The DPS SchoolChoice Round 1 open enrollment window for the 2024-25 school year opens at 10 a.m. on Jan. 11 and runs through Feb. 12, 2024 at 4 p.m.  SchoolChoice Round 1 is for any student who wants or needs to attend a new school for the following school year. Read More »
Access the DPS SchoolChoice Application EnglishEspañolالعربيةTiếng ViệtSoomaaliአማርኛनेपालीFrançais简体中文English DPS has moved our DPS SchoolChoice application to a new system. Parents can access existing ECE-3 applications by logging into the new system using your Parent Portal username or password. If you do not have a Parent Portal account, you will need to create a new account. Previously used usernames/passwords that were not Read More »
Round 2 Closes Aug. 31, Application Resumes Sept. 5 EnglishEspañolالعربيةTiếng ViệtSoomaaliአማርኛनेपालीFrançais简体中文English Round 2 of the 2023-24 SchoolChoice process closes on Aug. 31 at 4 p.m. for families enrolling in kindergarten through 12th grade. Round 2 will remain open for families looking to apply for ECE-3 or ECE-4 until April 2024. The application will close temporarily for a system update on Aug. 31 at 4 Read More »
Check Out Our New School Finder! EnglishEspañolالعربيةTiếng ViệtSoomaaliአማርኛनेपालीFrançais简体中文English We have updated our School Finder to better help DPS families find the right school for their needs! The new tool allows families to search for schools by location, name, or through a guided search that shows programs offered. Families can compare school profiles side-by-side and read more about each school on their Read More »
SchoolChoice Round 2 Now Open EnglishEspañolالعربيةTiếng ViệtSoomaaliአማርኛनेपालीFrançais简体中文English The finalized SchoolChoice Round 1 results were posted for DPS families on Saturday, April 22. Please check the portal to see your student’s placement if you participated in Round 1.   Round 2 of SchoolChoice opened Friday, April 28 at 10 a.m. and will remain open until August 31, 2023. Round 2 of SchoolChoice Read More »
Round 1 SchoolChoice Results EnglishEspañol English SchoolChoice Round 1 Update Thank you to our DPS community for their patience as we work to share the 2023-24 Round 1 SchoolChoice results. Round 1 of SchoolChoice was extended in order to offer families impacted by school closures an opportunity to participate. As a result, the timeline for sharing results was pushed Read More »
Round 1 SchoolChoice Results Delayed School Closure Update On Thursday, March 9 the Board of Education voted to close three critically under-enrolled schools -- the Mathematics Science and Leadership Academy (MSLA), Denver Discovery School (DDS), and Fairview Elementary. All three schools will close at the end of this school year. This decision is part of a larger districtwide discussion to Read More »
Round 2 of SchoolChoice opens in late April Round 2 of the DPS SchoolChoice process will open in late April for all grades except Early Childhood Education (Round 2 for ECE remains open until April, 2023). Who is it for? Round 2 of SchoolChoice is for families who missed Round 1; took part in Round 1 but want to re-explore their options; or Read More »
Round 1 SchoolChoice Window Extended to Tuesday, Feb. 21 EnglishEspañolالعربيةTiếng ViệtSoomaaliአማርኛनेपालीFrançais简体中文English The system that DPS uses to accept and process SchoolChoice applications, SchoolMint, experienced some technical issues and some families were unable to complete their SchoolChoice applications. To ensure that all families are able to submit an application for their student, the Round 1 deadline has been extended to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21. Read More »