2013 DPS School Board Elections

School Board Elections

The school board has a critical role in DLS' future.  This year there is an election for an At Large candidate and in Districts 2, 3, and 4. Please be informed and vote!

Which School Board District am I in?  

This link lists the schools by school board district.  Please look up your home school to determine your school board district: This may help identify which district you reside in.  Note: Denver Language School is listed in District 3.  DLS is NOT your home school  so district 3 may not be your school district.   


Additionally, here is a map of the district boundaries:


Am I registered to vote?  

Check here: 


Enter your address to find your polling place, build your ballot with our online voters' guide and much more! With our voters' guide you can see the races on your ballot, compare candidates' positions side-by-side, and print out a "ballot" indicating your preferences as a reminder and take it with you to the polls on Election Day.

Where do I get information on the candidates?  

Read the following article for a good summary of their positions: 

Ed News Colorado

View the District 3 debate/Read a Summary of the discussion

Attend or View a Debate: 

The League of Women Voters of Denver, a nonpartisan, grassroots organization, in collaboration with INC (Inter-Neighborhood Cooperation) and Denver 8 are sponsoring the following candidate forums for the Denver Public Schools’ Board of Education.  If you would like to submit questions prior to these forums, please direct them to nan14_lwv@comcast.net  and they will be forwarded to the video producer.

District 4 Candidates

Wednesday, October 1, 7:00 p.m. 

Montview Blvd. Presbyterian Church, 1980 Dahlia Street

At-large Candidates

Saturday, October 12, 9:30 a.m.

Denver Police District 3 HQ, 1625 S. University Blvd.

 A+ Denver is hosting a series of debates in advance of the November elections. Watch the debates LIVE: DPStv Channel 22 OR online at http://www.dpsk12.org/channel22/ 

Eli Stokols, KDVR Fox 31 Political Reporter will be moderating the debates.


Wednesday, October 2nd - District 2

Wednesday, October 9th - District 4

You may submit a question for the candidates here. Be sure to mention which race the question is for!

To get information on how to be a part of the studio audience, send an email to  admin@aplusdenver.org. Seating is very limited, and some will be reserved for district residents. For more details and information, please see A+ Denver web site, http://www.aplusdenver.org/Events/dpsdebates.


Amendment 66

Amendment 66 changes the way schools are funded in Colorado.  

Review the presentation by Kate Pettersen from Great Education that was presented at the October PTA meeting:

She also provided this one page summary of the benefits of Amendment 66. 

After the meeting, she also double-checked on funding in SB213/Amendment 66: it will bring charter schools up to the 100% equivalent of district funds.