Our Mission and Vision:|
In preparing our scholars for graduation from college, STRIVE Prep provides a challenging and relevant liberal arts educational community that fosters disciplined inquiry in tandem with critical and innovative thinking. To this end, STRIVE Prep promotes a foundational mastery and appreciation of the hard sciences, advanced mathematical reasoning and problem solving, as well as the production of exemplary artifacts from the humanities. Lastly, STRIVE Prep honors its numerous forms of diversity, and we provide supplemental opportunities for our scholars to act upon their social agency with dignity and purpose.
Our Students and Results:
STRIVE Prep has four of the top five secondary schools in Denver according to the 2011 School Performance Framework.
90% of our scholars are students of color, and 92% qualify for free or reduced lunch.
Admission is open to all students (academic proficiency is not considered for selection).
Our Aspiring Educators are:
Dedicated to the educational success for first generation college-bound urban students of color.
Driven by a growth mindset based on an unconditional resolve for setting up all scholars for success.
Committed to improving curriculum and instruction through collaboration, best practices, and regular assessment.
Effective at building relationships with students and families through consistent partnership and communication.
Passionate about Visual Arts and confident merging Visual Arts and American Art History in their curriculum.
Effective, with a track record of demonstrated quantifiable success in an urban educational setting.
Living testaments of the power of a college education by holding a B.A./B.S. in their subject (preferred).
Spanish speakers or they have experience working with bilingual students (preferred).
What we offer our educators:
Structured planning time built into the school day to plan the highest quality lessons
Competitive compensation package at 18% above the Denver Public School rate for 3rd year teachers
Annual performance based raises
Participation in the Colorado PERA retirement program including a PERA 401k contribution option
Funding of 100% of individual medical benefits and a wide range of insurance plans
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