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Denver Center for International Studies prepares students for college and career by developing multilingual, interculturally competent citizens who are actively involved in our rapidly changing world.

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Mario’s Passage

DCIS Junior Mario Markus-DiPrince has organized two dances: one for middle school on Wednesday April 17th, 4:00 – 6:00pm and one for high school on Thursday April 18th from 6:00 -10:00pm with the theme “Quintessence.” Quintessence roughly translates to different ballroom dance themes…. Continue Reading

Welcome to DCIS: Chicano/Chicana Festival Event

New and incoming students are encouraged to join us for a fun day! Students can choose their classes, meet staff and engage with our vibrant DCIS community. Aileen Robles will be presenting their passages project: an Obstacle Course aligned to red-lining so students can learn about this housing discrimination…. Continue Reading

CSC Meeting April 17

DCIS next Collaborative School Committee (CSC) Meeting is on Wednesday, April 17 from 5:30 – 6:30pm. Google Meet joining infoVideo call link: https://meet.google.com/mrr-nnze-fzmOr dial: ‪(US) +1 319-343-8893‬ PIN: ‪708 487 438‬#More phone numbers: https://tel.meet/mrr-nnze-fzm?pin=8058202282402 We hope to see you there!… Continue Reading


DCIS Facts

  • 475 students (Middle and High School)
  • 18:1 student to teacher ratio
  • 60+ countries visited




  • 95% of seniors accepted into college
  • 94.2% graduation rate
  • 100% graduation rate for Multi-lingual students
  • Average senior scholarship/financial aid awards: $6.5 million
  • 5280 Challenge winning teams
  • World Affairs Challenge Champion
  • Highest scholastic honors for college scholarships
    • Boettcher Scholars
    • Daniels Scholars
    • Gates Scholars
  • Colorado Teacher of the Year (Yay Gerardo!)
  • Colorado Thespians Teacher of the Year (Yay Caroline!)
  • US News and World Report – Outstanding school in several recent years
  • Succeeds Prize for transformational impact in a high school