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East is a special place. Just a few of the school’s major highlights include:

  • Top tier ratings within the DPS Achievement Framework
  • Highly desired Denver Public High School: the majority of students choice in as a result of academic excellence
  • Highest rate of college completion among DPS high schools
  • 100% of East students enroll in one or more Honors classes, setting a high standard of academic excellence
  • 85%+ of East graduates attend a two or four-year college
  • ACT Average Score above state average
  • Varsity sports championship legacy across multiple sports
East High School and its students, staff and faculty are in the news regularly. Check out these great articles….

East senior Cerake Geberkidane took 4th place in the nation at the 

Nike Cross Nationals (NXN) 2013

East High School recently earned a Blue “Distinguished” rating from Denver Public schools, becoming the first traditional high school in DPS to reach that goal. Superintendent Tom Boasberg reported the rating in a recent My DPS Newsletter.

Check out the 5280 article naming East to The Dean’s List of public high schools!

Reporter Joanne Davidson featured the East High School Alumni Heritage Hall dinner in her

August 13 column.

2013 East graduate and Harvard freshman, Ashi Gerberkidane, was recently featured in the Harvard Crimson for his contribution to Men’s Soccer at Harvard.

East students and woodworking teacher Joel Noble are featured in Woodworker’s Journal.

This commercial features East High School grounds and buildings!

The Colorado High School Athletics and Activities Association (CHSAA) recently featured East in CHSAA Now.

East High “Angels for AP Excellence” will travel to New York City to present their work at the College Board Forum (click 10:30 – 11:30 concurrent sessions on October 25 to see a description of their presentation).


East Student Athletes in CHSAA video

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