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We believe in supporting every family in finding the best school for their child. And in Denver Public Schools, parents have the opportunity to visit and select a great school through the SchoolChoice process!

Looking for information about the choice process in general? View our previous blog post, 5 Tips for Navigating the DPS SchoolChoice Process, to learn more.

As a part of the choice process, many schools offer regularly scheduled times during which you can see the facility and learn about their program.

But once you’ve scheduled a tour, what key things should you be observing? While every parent should ask questions specific to their child, we’ve put together a list of ten questions to ask when touring a school:

  1. What distinguishes your school from others?
  2. What is your rating on the School Performance Framework?
  3. On average, how much homework do students have each night?
  4. How do you support students with different learning styles and needs?
  5. What after-school activities do you offer?
  6. Do you provide transportation for students?
  7. On average, how many students are in each classroom?
  8. What character development do you provide for students?
  9. What is your discipline structure?
  10. What expectations do you have for parent and family involvement?

Interested in touring Rocky Mountain Prep? Call us at 720.863.8920, visit our events page, or share your information here and we’ll reach out to you with information on enrollment events and tours.