Preschool Tuition Investment in Denver’s City Council Districts

The Denver Preschool Program provides preschool tuition support to Denver families with a 4-year old. Unlike most preschool tuition assistance programs, the Denver Preschool Program is for ALL families, regardless of income. Explore the information below to learn about DPP’s investment and impact in each of Denver’s 11 City Council districts.

Denver city council districts

Denver City Council Districts

To see the investment and impact made by DPP in your district click the link below.

District 1: Councilwoman Amanda Sandoval

Denver Council District 1

Neighborhoods in District 1:

  • Berkeley
  • Chaffee Park
  • Highland
  • Jefferson Park
  • Regis
  • Sunnyside
  • West Highland

Average Income: $51,117
Average Age: 39
Ethnicity: 77% White with 1 in 3 residents identifying as Hispanic

DPP Investment in District 1 from 2017-2018

Percentage of DPP’s Tuition: 7%
DPP Schools Served: 24
Average Colorado Shines Rating: 4.2
DPP Beneficiaries: 381
Most Common Tuition Credit: $617
Total DPP Tuition Support: $989,373.99
School Year Tuition Credit: $966,530.94
Summer Tuition Support: $22,843.05
Total Quality Improvement Grants: $95,721.79

District 2: Councilman Kevin Flynn

Denver City Council District 2 Map

Neighborhoods in District 2:

  • Bear Valley
  • Bow Mar Heights
  • Fort Logan
  • Glenbrook
  • Grant Ranch 
  • Harvey Park North
  • Harvey Park South
  • Mar Lee
  • Marston
  • Pinehurst

Average Income: $57,187
Average Age: 39
Ethnicity: 74% White with 1 in 3 residents identifying as Hispanic

DPP Investment in District 2 from 2017-2018

Percentage of DPP’s Tuition: 9%
DPP Schools Served: 16
Average Colorado Shines Rating: 3.9
DPP Beneficiaries: 388
Most Common Tuition Credit: $617
Total DPP Tuition Support: $1,208,912.81
School Year Tuition Credit: $1,175,889.42
Summer Tuition Support: $33,023.39
Total Quality Improvement Grants: $105,694.18

District 3: Councilwoman Jamie Torres

Denver City Council District 3 Map

Neighborhoods in District 3:

  • Barnum
  • Barnum West
  • LaAlma/Lincoln Park
  • MarLee
  • Sun Valley
  • Villa Park
  • West Colfax
  • Westwood

Average Income: $32,040
Average Age: 39
Ethnicity: 75% of residents identify as Hispanic

DPP Investment in District 3 from 2017-2018

Percentage of DPP’s Tuition: 16%
DPP Schools Served: 31
Average Colorado Shines Rating: 4.1
DPP Beneficiaries: 634
Most Common Tuition Credit: $617
Total DPP Tuition Support: $2,153,647.95
School Year Tuition Credit: $2,062,582.13
Summer Tuition Support: $91,065.82
Total Quality Improvement Grants: $148,525.78

District 4: Councilwoman Kendra Black

Denver City Council District 4 Map

Neighborhoods in District 4:

  • Goldsmith
  • Hampden
  • Hampden South
  • Kennedy
  • Southmoor Park
  • University Hills
  • University Park
  • Wellshire

Average Income: $50,848
Average Age: 39
Ethnicity: 79% identify as White, 1 in 10 identify as Black & 1 in 6 identify as Hispanic.

DPP Investment in District 4 from 2017-2018

Percentage of DPP’s Tuition: 3%
DPP Schools Served: 12
Average Colorado Shines Rating: 4.3
DPP Beneficiaries: 159
Most Common Tuition Credit: $709
Total DPP Tuition Support: $431,078.72
School Year Tuition Credit: $421,380.22
Summer Tuition Support: $9,698.50
Total Quality Improvement Grants: $65,980.66

District 5: Councilwoman Amanda Sawyer

Denver City Council District 5 Map

Neighborhoods in District 5:

  • East Colfax
  • Hale
  • Hilltop
  • Lowry Field
  • Montclair
  • Washington-Virginia Vale
  • Windsor

Average Income: $58,262
Average Age: 39
Ethnicity: 73% identify as White, 1 in 10 identify as Black & 1 in 6 identify as Hispanic.

DPP Investment in District 5 from 2017-2018

Percentage of DPP’s Tuition: 7%
DPP Schools Served: 24
Average Colorado Shines Rating: 3.9
DPP Beneficiaries: 385
Most Common Tuition Credit: $123
Total DPP Tuition Support: $949,565.75
School Year Tuition Credit: $852,642.70
Summer Tuition Support: $96,923.05
Total Quality Improvement Grants: $125,820.89

District 6: Councilman Paul Kashmann

Denver City Council District 6 Map

Neighborhoods in District 6:

  • Washington Park
  • University of Denver
  • Virginia Village
  • Cory-Merrill
  • Rosedale
  • University
  • Washington Virginia Vale
  • Windor

Average Income: $63,897
Average Age: 39
Ethnicity: 87% identify as White, 1 in 10 identify as Hispanic

DPP Investment in District 6 from 2017-2018

Percentage of DPP’s Tuition: 4%
DPP Schools Served: 12
Average Colorado Shines Rating: 3.7
DPP Beneficiaries: 222
Most Common Tuition Credit: $617
Total DPP Tuition Support: $601,744.59
School Year Tuition Credit: $576,385.64
Summer Tuition Support: $25,358.95
Total Quality Improvement Grants: $62,101.69

District 7: Councilman Jolon Clark

Denver City Council District 7 Map

Neighborhoods in District 7:

  • Athmar Park
  • College View
  • Historic Baker
  • Overland Park
  • Platt Park
  • Ruby Hill
  • West Washington Park
  • Valverde

Average Income: $47,997
Average Age: 39
Ethnicity: 71% identify as White with about 50% identifying as Hispanic

DPP Investment in District 7 from 2017-2018

Percentage of DPP’s Tuition: 7%
DPP Schools Served: 17
Average Colorado Shines Rating: 4.0
DPP Beneficiaries: 293
Most Common Tuition Credit: $617
Total DPP Tuition Support: $956,804.50
School Year Tuition Credit: $930,653.54
Summer Tuition Support: $26,150.96
Total Quality Improvement Grants: $91,446.32

District 8: Councilman Christopher Herndon

Denver City Council District 8 Map

Neighborhoods in District 8:

  • Park Hill
  • Stapleton
  • Portions of Montbello
  • Portions of East Colfax

Average Income: $89,458
Average Age: 44
Ethnicity: 61% identify as White, 1 in 4 identify as Black and 1 in 5 identify as Hispanic

DPP Investment in District 8 from 2017-2018

Percentage of DPP’s Tuition: 11%
DPP Schools Served: 31
Average Colorado Shines Rating: 3.8
DPP Beneficiaries: 731
Most Common Tuition Credit: $62
Total DPP Tuition Support: $1,501,440.38
School Year Tuition Credit: $1,439,015.03
Summer Tuition Support: $62,425.35
Total Quality Improvement Grants: $126,514.38

District 9: Councilwoman Candi CdeBaca

Denver City Council District 9 Map

Neighborhoods in District 9:

  • Auraria
  • Central Business District
  • City Park
  • City Park West
  • Clayton
  • Cole
  • Elyria-Swansea
  • Five Points
  • Globeville
  • Whittier
  • Skyland
  • Union Station

Average Income: $42,384
Average Age: 39
Ethnicity: 66% identify as White, 1 in 6 identify as Black and 1 in 3 identify as Hispanic

DPP Investment in District 9 from 2017-2018

Percentage of DPP’s Tuition: 14%
DPP Schools Served: 25
Average Colorado Shines Rating: 3.9
DPP Beneficiaries: 479
Most Common Tuition Credit: $617
Total DPP Tuition Support: $1,882,036.42
School Year Tuition Credit: $1,681,638.14
Summer Tuition Support: $200,398.28
Total Quality Improvement Grants: $153,839.30

District 10: Councilman Chris Hinds

Denver City Council District 10 Map

Neighborhoods in District 10:

  • Belcaro
  • Capitol Hill
  • Cheesman Park
  • Cherry Creek
  • Civic Center
  • Congress Park
  • Country Club
  • Golden Triangle
  • North Capitol Hill
  • Speer

Average Income: $53,097
Average Age: 39
Ethnicity: 87% identify as White and 1 in 10 identify as Hispanic

DPP Investment in District 10 from 2017-2018

Percentage of DPP’s Tuition: 4%
DPP Schools Served: 13
Average Colorado Shines Rating: 4.0
DPP Beneficiaries: 326
Most Common Tuition Credit: $123
Total DPP Tuition Support: $519,573.26
School Year Tuition Credit: $497,390.11
Summer Tuition Support: $22,183.15
Total Quality Improvement Grants: $72,722.88

District 11: Councilwoman Stacie Gilmore

Denver City Council District 11 Map

Neighborhoods in District 11:

  • Denver International Airport
  • Gateway
  • Green Valley Ranch
  • Montbello
  • Northeast Park Hill
  • Parkfield
  • Stapleton

Average Income: $60,951
Average Age: 40
Ethnicity: 43% identify as White, 50% identify as Hispanic and 1 in 4 identify as Black

DPP Investment in District 11 from 2017-2018

Percentage of DPP’s Tuition: 15%
DPP Schools Served: 20
Average Colorado Shines Rating: 3.9
DPP Beneficiaries: 628
Most Common Tuition Credit: $617
Total DPP Tuition Support: $2,022,182.12
School Year Tuition Credit: $1,970,084.04
Summer Tuition Support: $52,098.08
Total Quality Improvement Grants: $91,020.94

Sources:

http://www.denverpublichealth.org/health-data-statistics/city-council-district