Our
Impact

Outcomes
Our outcomes reflect the resilient, determined, brilliant young people we work with every day.

85%

of Denver Kids students graduate high school on-time*
*The Denver Kids graduation rate exceeds that of DPS by nearly sixteen percentage points for the population we serve.

84%

Post-secondary pursuance: On average, 60% of our graduates are first in their families to do so.
Students

The Students We Serve

There’s a success story inside every student. It’s our job to remove the barriers that may stand in their way. Doing so with evidence-based programming, compassion and creativity—is the work of Denver Kids.
We don’t see our students as “at risk,” but rather “at potential”—capable of accomplishing anything they dream of, while overcoming circumstances that can make it difficult to prioritize their education.
  • We serve approximately 1,000 students in more than 100 Denver Public Schools
  • Based on a three year average, 40% of Denver Kids graduates are the first in their families to graduate from high school
  • 97% of our students qualify for free or reduced lunch
  • The average age of students who enter our program is 10 years old
  • 97% are students of color
Denver Kids operates at capacity— we have a waiting list for admission into our program. Especially in these uncertain times, the need is greater than ever.