DENVER — Several Denver high schools are getting national attention.
Twelve DPS high schools have received national recognition on the 2018 U.S. News and World Report’s list of “ Best High Schools in America .”
The rankings included data on more than 20,000 public high schools in 50 states and the District of Columbia. The top 500 best public high schools in the nation earned gold medal status. Four DPS schools attained gold medal status.
The annual report recognized 72 Colorado schools among the U.S. News Best High Schools, including 11 gold medal schools, 31 silver medal schools and 30 bronze medal schools.
2018 Best High Schools – Colorado Rankings for DPS’ High Schools
#2 KIPP Denver Collegiate High School – Gold Medal
#5 DSST: Stapleton High School – Gold Medal
#6 Denver Center for International Studies – Gold Medal
#8 Denver School of the Arts – Gold Medal
#12 East High School – Silver Medal
#15 DSST: Green Valley Ranch High School – Silver Medal
#29 Thomas Jefferson High School – Silver Medal
Additional Nationally Recognized DPS’ High Schools
DSST College View High School – Bronze Medal
Denver School of Innovation and Sustainable Design – Bronze Medal
DSST: Cole High School – Bronze Medal
KIPP Northeast Denver Leadership Academy – Bronze Medal
Kunsmiller Creative Arts Academy – Bronze Medal