Prospective Students/Tours

 

 

Each Hill Campus of Arts and Sciences shadow experience starts at 8:00 am on designated dates. Prospective students will have an opportunity to spend time in a Hill classroom. We currently offer a full day shadow or a morning shadow class experience, this experience is for shadowing only.

When you sign up please note in the necessary information section your preference of a “Morning Shadow” or “Full Day Shadow” (agendas listed below). Also, please include the following information so that your child receives the full “Hill Experience.”

  1. Your child’s name
  2. Your child’s elementary school
  3. Your child’s favorite subject (Math, Language Arts or Social Studies)
  4. Let us know if your child knows a current 6th grade Hill students they would like to shadow

 

Morning Shadow Agenda

8:00 am: Prospective students arrive and meet their ambassador in the lobby.

8:05 am: Students shadow the subject of their choice (LA, Science, Social Studies or Math)

10:00 am: Parents pick up students and return to elementary school

 

Full Day Shadow Agenda

8:00 am: Prospective students arrive and meet their ambassador in the lobby.

8:05 am: Prospective students begin full day shadow of classes

12:40 pm: Lunch provided for prospective students

2:35 pm: Student dismissal

 

Hill Campus of Arts and Sciences will be hosting prospective student and family tours and shadows the first week in November until the last last week of January.


 

 

 

Hill Campus of Arts and Sciences is a full participant in the Denver Public Schools Choice System. For more information about SchoolChoice, please visit http://schoolchoice.dpsk12.org/.

DPS SchoolChoice Process

The DPS SchoolChoice office has provided the following important information to parents to guide them in the choice process.

  • Round 1 in the SchoolChoice process happens during the month of February . This is for the release of the paper forms as well as Online SchoolChoice.
  • The deadline for Round 1 in the SchoolChoice process is February 28th, 2018, at 4:00pm for paper forms or online forms. Parents should make their choice selections by one method only and should NOT complete both printed and online choice forms.
  • DPS encourages parents of currently enrolled DPS students to create a Parent Portal account in order to participate in the online SchoolChoice system. Participating in this online SchoolChoice system means parents will not have to drop off or mail a SchoolChoice form, and they may find out the school their student has successfully choiced into sooner.
  • Parents of new DPS students may also participate in online SchoolChoice by pre-enrolling and creating a Parent Portal account.
  • In mid-November, DPS will send Enrollment Guides in the following manner: For 5th grade students, DPS will send Enrollment Guides home in backpacks; for 8th grade students, DPS will mail Enrollment Guides home.

First Round SchoolChoice

When the First Round SchoolChoice student assignment process is run, several factors are considered. The following information is used to prioritize applicants who are interested in attending Hill Campus of Arts and Sciences.

  • No particular type of applicant is guaranteed admission in the First Round.
  • All applicants will be prioritized in the following way:
  1. Students who live in the Hill Campus of Arts and Sciences  enrollment zone*
  2. Denver residents who have a currently-attending sibling who will also be at the school next year.
  3. All other Denver Residents
  4. All other Non-Denver Residents

Hill Campus of Arts and Sciences is a full participant in the Denver Public Schools Choice System. For more information about SchoolChoice, please visit http://schoolchoice.dpsk12.org/.


Second Round SchoolChoice

School notifications
DPS notifies families regarding your student’s school assignment in mid-March. If you fill out your form online, expect to receive an email notification. If you submit a paper form, you will receive a mailed letter.

Round Two of SchoolChoice
Round 2 of SchoolChoice begins in late March. This is the first-come, first-served segment of Choice for families who missed Round 1. Round 2 SchoolChoice forms will be available at all schools and at http://schoolchoice.dpsk12. org/. Submit your completed Round 2 form directly to your most preferred school that has availability for the next school year.

 

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