Valdez Starting Dates 2016-2017!

Date                                   Grade                                                    Time
Thursday, August 18th      Kindergarten-5th                                     9:00-3:45
Monday, August 22nd        ECE 3 yr. olds (last name starting with A-G)   9:00-12:00
Tuesday, August 23rd        ECE 3 yr. olds(last name starting with H-O)    9:00-12:00
Wednesday, August 24th  ECE 3 yr. olds (last name starting with P-Z)    9:00-12:00
Thursday, August 25th      ECE 4 Yr. olds new to Valdez                      9:00-12:00
Friday, August 26th           ECE 4 yr. olds returning to Valdez             9:00-3:45


*Here are the Valdez School Supplies lists in English and Español for 2016-2017
* Here are the Valdez School Calendars in English and Español for 2016-2017

Welcome / Bienvenidos

Within the next several days we will open our school doors to welcome you and your family to the 2016-2017 Academic year at Escuela Valdez. We are thrilled to have you in our Valdez community! Our team is excited for the year to get underway. We look forward to seeing you at the yearly Snow Cone Social: Wednesday, August 17 from 4pm-5pm at the Valdez playground. This is a great time to connect with your new teachers, enjoy a snow cone, and exchange gently worn uniforms. We look forward to seeing you soon.
Jessica Buckley, Principal

En los próximos días, abriremos nuestras puertas a dar la bienvenida a usted y su familia al año académico 2016-2017en la Escuela Valdez. Estamos encantados de tenerlos en nuestra comunidad de Valdez! Nuestro equipo está entusiasmado para empezar el año académico 2016-2017. Esperamos contar con su presencia en la anual fiesta de raspados: miércoles 17 de agosto a partir 4:00-5:00 en el patio Valdez. Este es un buen momento para conectarse con sus nuevos maestros, disfrutar de raspado, y el intercambio uniformes. Nos vemos pronto.
Jessica Buckley, Directora

If you have not already downloaded our Valdez mobile app, please take the time to do so now: Escuela Valdez in your mobile app store


Welcome to Escuela Valdez!

Escuela Valdez is a DPS Dual Language school with “Innovation” status. As an innovation school, Valdez exercises additional and appropriate freedom to control its educational program, budget, staff, time and incentives to ensure that Valdez becomes one of the premier schools in Northwest Denver and serves as a model of successful educational reform for schools across the country.

Valdez serves approximately 385 students in ECE (age 3 and 4) through 5th grade. Our Spanish-English dual-language program operates in ECE-5th. In addition to the dual-language model, the ECE/Kindergarten classes also operate a Montessori model. Class is in session at 9:00am, first bell is 8:55am. School is dismissed at 3:45pm.

For more information on Escuela Valdez curriculum and culture of learning, please visit our “Academic Programs”.  If you are interested in applying, please view our “Enrollment” tabs on the navigation bar.  And, to learn more about how you can become involved as parents or community members, please see our “School and Community” tab on the Navigation Bar

Please view our Enrollment tab on the navigation bar.
Please call (720-423-3493) or visit the school choice office website for more details.

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