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Gilpin Montessori School
December 21, 2017
Denver Language School placed in former Gilpin Montessori building
Next school year, the school’s fourth through eighth graders will be housed at Gilpin.
December 15, 2017
Committee picks Denver Language School to use building vacated by shuttered elementary
A charter middle school that immerses students in Spanish and Mandarin Chinese would occupy the northeast Denver building of an elementary school shuttered for low…
November 13, 2017
These seven Denver schools are competing to use a building vacated by a shuttered elementary
The school board is expected to vote in December on a program or programs to take up residence in fall 2018.
June 30, 2017
Denver’s shuttered Gilpin Montessori school will temporarily house programs serving students with special needs
Two of the programs are run by DPS. The third is run by a Denver nonprofit.
school performance compact
February 14, 2017
Denver Public Schools is already looking to overhaul how it closes schools — and these schools could meet that fate
Between two and six schools could face a closure vote this fall -- but many things remain uncertain.
January 20, 2017
At rancorous meeting, Denver school board stands by decision to close school but questions process
“We didn’t give this community the very best the district has to offer,” one board member said.
January 18, 2017
Denver Public Schools: Score change that sealed fate of Gilpin Montessori School “very normal”
But a vocal group of Gilpin parents and community members don’t think so.
January 13, 2017
New Montessori program to launch at Denver elementary, offering home for students at school slated to close
The school board has given no indication it will revisit its vote to close Gilpin Montessori.
Making a case
January 10, 2017
Supporters of Denver’s Gilpin Montessori School push school board to reverse closure decision
They questioned Gilpin’s score on a recent quality review.
December 16, 2016
Denver school board votes to close three low-performing schools under new policy
Two new programs will take root in two of the school buildings, while another will close.
December 9, 2016
Denver superintendent sheds light on school closure recommendations, what happens next
“People have respected that there is a clear and transparent process at the intellectual level -- and at the emotional level, they’re still very concerned."
Out of time
Updated December 9, 2016
Denver Public Schools reveals schools recommended for closure under new policy
The school board is scheduled to vote Thursday on the recommendations.
October 28, 2016
These four Denver schools could face closure after years of poor performance
School ratings released Thursday put four schools at risk under a new DPS school closure policy.
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