Rocky Mountain Prep is an innovative, public charter school network. We educate students in prekindergarten through fifth grade with the rigorous academic preparation, character development, and individualized support necessary to succeed in a four-year college and life. Our values-driven culture combined with a college-prep curriculum drives our scholars to success. RMP scholars and staff work hard to uphold our core PEAK values – Perseverance, Excellence, Adventure, and Kindness – on a daily basis.
Rocky Mountain Prep Southwest enrolls prekindergarten (full-day), kindergarten (free full-day), and first through fourth grades in the 2018-19 school year.
RMP participates in the Denver Public SchoolChoice program. Round 2 of choice begins May 1, 2018, and is open through August 31, 2018. Round 2 enrollment is first-come, first-served.
Yes! We hold tours on Thursdays at 9:00 am or 1:00 pm. Please call us to RSVP: 720-863-8920 x200.
RMP Southwest scholars attend school for an extended day from 7:45 am - 4:00 pm Monday through Thursday. On Fridays, scholars attend school for a half day, from 7:45 am - 12:30 pm. Teachers attend professional development in the afternoons. RMP does not follow the Denver Public Schools calendar. Our extended school year starts the second week of August and ends in late June to help prevent summer learning loss.
RMP Southwest received a Meets Expectations or “Green” rating on the Denver Public Schools SPF in the 2016-17 school year. Every year, the SPF rates schools based on such categories as parent satisfaction, academic excellence, student attendance, etc. A “Green” rating means that RMP Southwest has been deemed a quality school with solid results across the given categories.
Scholars must turn four before October 1, 2018 to be eligible for prekindergarten. Scholars must turn five before October 1, 2018 to be eligible for kindergarten.
Yes. All scholars are required to wear uniforms at RMP. Families should purchase a uniform over the summer. You may also purchase extra uniform pieces throughout the school year. We offer a uniform payment plan for families who may need assistance.
Prekindergarten classrooms have 16 scholars. There are no more than 28 students in each kindergarten through fourth grade classroom.
Yes. All RMP students receive free breakfast and a snack and students who qualify for Free or Reduced Lunch will also receive free lunch. RMP partners with Revolution Foods to provide healthy meal options for our scholars.
Kindergarten through fourth grade scholars will be given approximately 35 minutes of homework each evening. The expectation is that this homework is done and completed every night and returned to school the next day. Teachers will check the homework and send it back to you with feedback if there are concerns. Teachers will not send back homework if it was done correctly. Pre-K scholars also receive nightly homework.
RMP Southwest collaborates with Way to Go - School Pool, a service that connects families in the same neighborhood to share in the responsibility of getting scholars to and from school. RMP Southwest does not provide bus transportation for scholars.
RMP Southwest partners with the Bridge Project to offer free after-school care Monday - Thursday until 8:00 pm (dinner is included). On Fridays, RMP Southwest partners with the Boys & Girls Club for after-school care. In addition, we offer two 6-8 week enrichment programs each quarter, including soccer, art & crafts, basketball, dance, and theater.
RMP Southwest is located on the garden level at the Kepner Community Campus, 911 S Hazel Court, Denver, CO 80219.
For more information please call 720-863-8920 x200 or visit www.rmp.org/enroll.
Our brilliant scholars, exceptional staff, and welcoming community make RMP Southwest the amazing place it is! Please contact us to learn more about joining the RMP family.
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