9th Grade Academy at DU

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We invite 8th grade English Language Learner students to apply to attend DPS Summer Academy at University of Denver. Students who attend will get valuable exposure to a college campus and receive quality instruction to get them on track for success. In the morning, students will be with specially trained teachers, and in the afternoon will attend sessions from Denver Public Schools Office of College and Career Readiness. Every Friday, students will go on fun field trips to attend higher education or community events. Breakfast and lunch are provided. Best of all, there is no charge to attend!

Students will receive classroom instruction as well as individual instruction targeted to their specific learning needs. The 9th Grade Academy curriculum includes:

  • Math Pathways and Pitfalls
  • National Geographic Reading Explorer Language Arts
  • Understanding and selecting High School coursework
  • SAT prep support recommendations
  • Post-secondary education
  • Financial literacy

9th Grade Academy at DU

When: TBD

Where: University of Denver

Questions: 720-423-3629 or DPSSummerAcademy@dpsk12.org