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.
Round 1 of the DPS SchoolChoice season for 2016-17 is now closed. Plan on hearing from DPS regarding your student’s school assignment no later than Friday, March 18, 2016. If you filled out your form online, expect to receive an email notification. If you submitted a paper form, you will receive a letter.
Round 2 of SchoolChoice begins March 21. This is the first-come, first-served segment of SchoolChoice. Check back later for more information on Round 2.
Open Houses – Please call (720-424-3316) or email (selena_silva@dpsk12.org) with the date that works best for you.

School Safety Procedures FAQ

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