The Northeast Denver Innovation Zone gives community leaders and educators the opportunity to design and sustain a shared learning community specifically tailored to the needs of their students. Innovation Zone schools collaborate to support one another, provide consistency, and benefit the community as a whole.
Swigert International School
Shelby Dennis, Principal
Swigert International School strives to create innovative, intellectually curious students who share a sense of stewardship for creating a better and more peaceful world. Swigert provides a challenging and engaging intellectual program to ensure that each child reaches his or her full potential. Through highly effective instructional practices, and including the use of technology, the environment and community resources, Swigert inspires creativity, curiosity and critical thinking. Swigert develops respectful students who care for themselves, their communities and the world around them.
McAuliffe Manual Middle School
Jessica Long, Principal
McAuliffe Manual Middle School develops inquiring, knowledgeable, and caring young people through the collaborative efforts of students, teachers, parents and community. McAuliffe Manual is a diverse, inclusive community of learners that nurtures students to lead fulfilling, balanced lives and to transform their community. We are committed to the personal growth, academic achievement and equity of opportunities of all students, which prepares them for high school and supports their lifelong success and wellbeing.
McAuliffe International School
Kurt Dennis, Principal
McAuliffe International School is a rigorous, high-performing middle school that prepares all students for success in high school, college and life. McAuliffe develops inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people through the collaborative efforts of students, teachers, parents and community. McAuliffe International School empowers students to be open-minded, reflective, creative, and critical. Students are encouraged to take risks intellectually and to become lifelong learners.
Northfield High School
Amy Bringedahl, Principal
Northfield High School, an International Baccalaureate School, offers a progressive, challenging, and exciting academic program. NHS promotes an inclusive school community that encourages student creativity, self-awareness, independence, and collaboration among students with different interests. NHS teachers inspire students to become enthusiastic lifelong learners, creative problem solvers, and effective communicators. The focus on collaborative and global learning ensures that graduates are prepared to be fully informed, principled, and engaged citizens of the world.