Being an Innovation School Parent

What does it mean to be an Innovation School Parent?

  • Your child attends a tuition-free public school that is managed by DPS
  • Your child takes all required state assessments
  • Your child applies to enroll at this School through the DPS SchoolChoice process, like all other public schools
  • Your child will receive free or reduced price lunch, if they are eligible
  • Your child’s core academic teachers are Highly Qualified
  • Your child will receive any needed special education services, as described in their IEP
  • Your child may be taught using a different schedule, curriculum, or methods than in other DPS schools
  • Your child’s school has a committee for parent voice, which might have a unique name, taking the place of Collaborative School Committees (CSCs) at other District run schools