Main Office: 720-423-4300 & Attendance: 720-423-4354
Main Office: 720-423-4300 & Attendance: 720-423-4354

New Graduation Requirements

Graduation Requirements for the Class of 2021 and Beyond
Denver Public Schools’ vision that Every Child Succeeds starts with the belief that all students, from 
the very first day they walk into a DPS school, can achieve at the highest levels and ultimately cross the graduation stage ready for college, careers and life. One of the five goals in the district’s strategic plan — the Denver Plan 2020 — is to ensure our students graduate college- and career-ready through rigorous coursework and high standards.
DPS has adopted new, evidence-based graduation requirements that will go into effect this year for the graduating class of 2021. Our updated graduation standards hinge on three key components: