Westminster Area Schools
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The first Denver school was a log cabin on the corner of 12th street between Market and Larimer streets that opened in 1859.
Currently, DPS operates 73 elementary schools, 15 K-8 schools, 17 Middle Schools, 14 High Schools, and 19 Charter Schools.
They also operate other school programs including the Denver School of the Arts, the Center for International Studies, Emily
Griffith Opportunity School, DPS Online High School, an International Baccalaureate program, a Highly Gifted and Talented
Program, and CEC Middle College of Denver. DPS also operates the Balarat Program, an outdoor education, western history, and
environmental studies program at a 720 acre site in the mountains northwest of Boulder. In total, DPS educates approximately
73,000 students. The graduation rate of DPS students is 76.9% according to DPS' website. There are 13,087 employees of DPS.
4,555 of them are teachers.
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