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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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Missing Student

Dear DCIS Community, Isaac Sanchez is a former student and currently missing. Last seen around Federal and Dartmouth area yesterday, 6/13 but could be in the Commerce City area. Please call his mother Yeni 720-883-2392 if you see him…. Continue Reading

Principal Update

Dear DCIS Community,  Being your Principal since 2020 has truly been one of the greatest honors of my life; right up there with becoming a wife and a mother. At the beginning of May, I was recruited by Aurora Public Schools to consider a newly-created Director of School Operations position with them…. Continue Reading

Virtual Make-Up Day

Dear DCIS Community, Tomorrow, June 4th, 2024 is scheduled as a Finals Make Up Day from 8:00-12:00. This is an opportunity for students with Incompletes to complete work and to bring any final grades up. Due to our situation addressing bed bugs in our building,… 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