Our Schools

The Portfolio Management Team authorizes, launches, and oversees high-quality autonomous schools in Denver Public Schools. Empowered by the Denver Plan, the Portfolio Management Team embraces school autonomy, high performance standards, clear accountability, parent/guardian choices, and broad stakeholder engagement.

Charter Schools

Charter schools are independently-operated, public schools.  Charter school boards have contracts with the school district that outlines the terms of their operation, including performance goals, program elements, and compliance with State and Federal Requirements. Learn more about Charter Schools.

Innovation Schools

Innovation schools are District-managed schools that have the ability to waive provisions of District policy, state statute, and collective bargaining agreements with the goal of encouraging schools and districts to design and implement innovative practices in a wide variety of areas for the purpose of improving student outcomes. Learn more about Innovation Schoools.