DPS Vision & Values


At Denver Public Schools, we share a common vision: Every Child Succeeds. We know that to achieve this vision, we must work together. Our Shared Core Values are the foundation of our decisions, help guide our behavior and the basis for our trust.

Shared Core Values

Our core values are:

Students First. We put our kids’ needs at the forefront of everything we do.

Integrity. We tell the truth, and we keep our promises.

Equity. We celebrate our diversity and will provide the necessary resources and supports to eliminate barriers to success and foster a more equitable future for all our kids.

Collaboration. Together as a team, we think, we work and we create in order to reach our goals.

Accountability. We take responsibility for our individual and collective commitments, we grow from success, and we learn from failure.

Fun. We celebrate the joy in our work and foster in our students a joy and passion for learning to last their whole lives.

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