Statement of Common Purpose

At Denver East, our caring community of unique individuals is driven by our great strength: our diversity. Academic, artistic, and cultural learning experiences develop the whole person and propel every Angel to success in learning and in life.

School News:

Remote Learning Update 8.4.20

Denver East Students, Parents and Guardians, Once again, we welcome you to the 2020-2021 School Year! While our Angels will be at home through these first weeks and months, we are planning fully to support a successful remote learning experience and we are leaning...

Updates for 9th Grade Academy 2020-2021

You are likely aware that DPS Superintendent Susana Cordova has directed the school district to change the start date of the school year to Monday, August 24 within a remote learning context and a hopeful transition to hybrid (in-person and remote) learning on October...

Annual Family Update for 2020-2021 is Open

We are excited to have you as a part of our Denver East community for the 2020-2021 school year! Prior to the beginning of every school year, Denver Public Schools requires parents/guardians to complete the Annual Family Update for every student that you have in DPS....

Denver East In the News:

From Manual to Denver East, Rudy Carey’s status as a Colorado hoops icon is clear as he closes in on all-time CHSAA wins record

Denver East Students Featured in 2020 DPS City Wide High School Art Show

Denver East students have work featured in this digital showcase of this year’s DPS City Wide High School Art Show; created in partnership with Museum of Contemporary Art Denver.

CIEE SEVILLE: Jennifer Wetzig, More Than a Teacher

Denver East High School, located in the heart of the Capital of Colorado, has 2,555 students, many of whom are learning Spanish as a second language thanks to Jennifer Wetzig. Though she is young, she has already mastered the art of engaging students and making her class impactful for all. She has taught Spanish at East High to all ages and levels of students during the past seven years, giving them opportunities and changing their lives, teaching them to open up their minds and hearts in order to learn about a culture other than their own.

Alumni in the News: From Denver to Norway: Cate Downey Has a Song in Her Heart

Cate Downey is stuck in COVID-19 quarantine in Lillehammer, Norway, but back home in Denver, Indie 102.3 is streaming the singer-songwriter’s “Picture on the Wall” throughout May.

Last year at this time, Downey had no idea she’d be in Norway. She was a senior at East High School, and she thought she had her future planned out. She’d go to Belmont University in Nashville, where she already had a roommate. But on the last day of school, she got an acceptance email from the newly launched Lillehammer Institute of Music Production and Industries (LIMPI).