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Why U Prep Invests in Targeted Teacher Professional Development

Every day, U Prep educators equip their scholars (students) with the skills and knowledge needed to be successful in college and beyond. The demand for college-educated adults in Colorado is fifth highest in the nation with more than 74% of jobs requiring a post-secondary credential. Yet, only 25% of current 9th graders in our state

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U Prep in the News

U Prep is deeply proud of the incredible outcomes our children and families have achieved in working with our amazing educators. Below you’ll find a series of articles, locally and nationally, that highlight some of our newsworthy achievements over the years.

About U Prep

Welcome to U Prep Link to next section What is University Prep University Prep’s two elementary schools (kindergarten - 5th grade) in Northeast Denver are tuition free public charter schools with a simple and clear mission - prepare every child for a four-year college degree and a life of opportunity. At University Prep (U Prep)

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University Prep – Hiring Form

Join Our U PREP TEAM Interested in joining the team at U Prep? Interested in learning more about career opportunities with U Prep? Please share some initial information and a member of our team will reach out to you directly Initial Information* First Last Email* What role(s) are you interested in?* Chief Academic Officer Principal

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University Prep – Intake Form

Join Our U PREP FAMILY Your browser does not support the video tag. Interested in learning more about U Prep? We can’t wait to show you what U Prep is all about! U Prep, like all public schools in our city, participates in the Denver Public Schools Choice Enrollment process. Please fill out our form

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Charter School Turnaround at University Preparatory Schools

The National Charter School Resource Center developed a four-part case study to share the unprecedented success story of University Prep’s turnaround work across our country. This link includes four short videos that tell our turnaround story through a wide range of U Prep stakeholders (parents, children, educators, leaders and community members).

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Support University Prep

Mobilizing the Village Link to next section The current Reality At U Prep we believe every child deserves a life of opportunity. Unfortunately, that is not the current reality for the majority of children in Colorado. According to the Colorado Development Council 2018 Colorado Talent Pipeline Report*, 74% of jobs in our state in 2020

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‘Nothing Short of Phenomenal’: University Prep Turnaround Sees Colorado’s Highest Test Bump

The 74 million, a national blog focused on covering critical news in the education space ran a story on University Prep’s transformative turnaround work. “It’s an important reminder that when you have a team of teachers and leaders that work very thoughtfully, and with skill and love, of the remarkable things they can accomplish,” said the superintendent, whose district encompasses 199 schools and 92,000 students.

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