Welcome To DSS

Thanks for visiting the Denver Street School website to learn about our fully accredited alternative high school. We are a non-profit, 100% donor supported, Christian alternative high school and we’ve been serving at-risk youth in the metro area since 1985. We can’t wait to share our story with you!


Denver Street School is a high school for students seeking an alternative option to traditional learning institutions.

Many of our students experience challenges and hardships that make attending a smaller, more inclusive school setting ideal. Challenges can include fractured homes, gang influences, learning gaps, and the lack of stable personal and academic lives.

Every student has their own story and circumstances; DSS meets each one right where they are and walks with them while they attend the school and often beyond that.


 We have an outstanding teaching team that believes every student deserves a high-quality education. Each teacher has a degree in their field of study and a passion for bringing education to life for students. Our teachers recognize that students have challenges that make it difficult for them to succeed in school and work alongside them to navigate and overcome these obstacles. We help students see and understand the choices they may not realize they have.

A true testament of our school’s success is the number of graduates who have discovered and pursued a positive life path.  We’ve even had former students serve as teachers on staff.


Our donors see value in every individual and they stand with us in our desire to offer second chances to students wanting to pursue their high school diplomas. Donors know that a path towards a healthy and productive future includes a well-rounded education coupled with a safe and loving environment, and are willing to make an investment in our mission to make that happen.

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Positions Available:

Science Teacher – Lakewood, CO – Full or Part Time