Frequently Asked Questions

What is a charter school?

Charter schools are free, open-enrollment public schools that are given autonomy over curriculum, finances, and hiring in exchange for promising excellent results for kids. We are a charter school within Denver Public Schools. Learn more about charter schools

Who does Academy 360 serve?

Academy 360 is open to all students in early childhood education (ECE 3 and 4 year olds) through fifth grade.

Are students with special needs able to join the school?

Yes! We are proud to serve M/I-A students in grades 3-5 and moderate to severe needs students in ECE 3-4.

Will Academy 360 prepare children for college?

Yes. We believe that every child should have the choice to attend a four-year college – and that college preparation starts before birth. Our curriculum and school model is designed to support families each step of the way. This is done through a variety of student and family support services. Student learning is supported through rigor, research-driven teaching practices, continued education for staff and interventions, to ensure every child is ready for success in school, college and beyond.

Does Academy 360 participate in School Choice?

Yes! We participate in School Choice through Denver Public Schools, called DPS SchoolChoice. If you are new to the system, please reach out to our front office at 303-574-1360 for support and to walk you through the process.

Please note, if you are submitting an ECE application, you must upload the following documents in order to submit your application:
– Birth certificate
– Proof of address
– Proof of income – 30 consecutive days

Where is Academy 360 located?

Academy 360 is located at 12000 E 47th Ave, in the Montbello Community Building, in Denver, across the street from the post office. The cross streets are 47th Avenue and Paris Street; we are just two blocks west of Peoria Street in the Montbello community.

Is transportation provided?

Academy 360’s bus route is on the Far Northeast Shuttle Service and is available to all students. Students can take the bus in the morning via the Yellow Line 23 or Green Line 4 lines.  

In the afternoons, students can take Yellow Line 7 or Green Line 16. Students who go to the Boys & Girls Club will use the McGlone stop. 

See the full schedule on our Transportation page.

How much does ECE/preschool cost?

Early childhood education (ECE) tuition is based on a sliding scale set by Denver Public Schools. Please click here to identify the amount for your family.

Is there afterschool care?

Yes, for ages 5 and up. More information is coming soon!

Additionally, many of our students go to the Denver Broncos Boys & Girls Club, located 0.5 miles from the school and accessible via the Success Express bus route. This is for students 6 years old and older. Check out their programming.

Does Academy 360 have sports?

Yes! In addition to daily physical education, Academy 360 has basketball, soccer, track and field teams and participates in Girls on the Run. Learn more on our Sports page, and reach out to Marvin Williams, PE & Health Teacher, if you have questions about our sports leagues.

Do Academy 360 students wear uniforms?

Yes. Learn more about our dress code in our Family Resources section.

What curriculum does Academy 360 offer?

Academy 360 seeks to teach students the skills necessary to become productive, happy, and independent citizens within a tightly knit community through the following evidence-based curricula:

Random Acts of Kindness
Positive Discipline
Zones of Regulation
Little Justice Leaders
Mind Up
Second Step