Denver Public Schools

Denver, Colorado

  • 34th

    largest school district
    in the country

    updated 12/15/2016**
  • $42k

    starting salary

    updated 12/21/2017
  • $74k

    max salary

    updated 12/21/2017
  • 3

    years to tenure

    updated 12/19/2017
  • 174

    days in student
    school year

    updated 09/27/2017
  • 186

    days in teacher
    school year

    updated 09/27/2017
  • 88,839

    students

    updated 12/15/2016**
  • 5,857

    teachers

    updated 12/15/2016**
  • 70%

    free/reduced lunch

    updated 12/15/2016**

Labor context

updated 12/15/2016
  • District is operating under a current contract
  • Collective bargaining is permissible. Teachers may petition for representation but district school boards decide whether or not to engage in collective bargaining.
  • Teachers are NEA union members.

Student Demographics

updated 12/15/2016**

*N/A indicates the issue was not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents.
**School district teacher count, enrollment, and demographic data is from the 2014-2015 school year, sourced from the National Center for Education Statistics.

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