Mission and Vision


To achieve academic excellence and intercultural competence through language immersion education.

Our Vision

  1. To become a model of students acquiring superior second language skills as the basis for high overall academic achievement.
  2. To develop the knowledge and skills in students necessary to be productive and valued citizens in a culturally diverse, global economy.
  3. To prepare all students to be academically successful in their choice of secondary and post secondary education options.
  4. To create an innovative school that can be replicated in Colorado and nationally.


The Denver Language School culture is based on three guiding principles and five core values.

  1. High Standards - To create an academic culture which expects high achievement and best efforts from all students, while ensuring they have the necessary support to succeed.
  2. Integrated Values and Beliefs - To build a common understanding that each student will embrace a community-based perspective, sharing in its benefits, responsibilities and sacrifices.
  3. Personalized Instruction and Attention - To create a learning community where students are nurtured and supported individually and collectively to achieve their potential.