Parents Choosing More In Denver

Baseball Diamond 15%

Rating of 5 out of 6

The Denver Post

Apr 7, 12:00 AM

53 percent of DPS students opt out of assigned campuses

"In the district's opinion, anytime you get students and parents proactively thinking about what school is best for them and planning, it's a good thing," said Shannon Fitzgerald, DPS's director of school choice.At the end of the first round of applications for 2011-12, 92 percent of families in far northeast Denver have turned in their choice forms. About 85 percent selected one of the schools in the region. The most requested was Denver School of Science and Technology, a high-performing charter.

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