The mission of High Tech Elementary School (HTES) is to successfully blend a project-based learning environment with a rigorous 21st century curriculum incorporating high standards for its students. We are committed to providing an environment that emphasizes learning as an interactive process focusing on the individual needs of our students to ensure that all students succeed. We strive to develop critical thinkers who are caring, confident and lifelong learners in a diverse community.
HTES is deep-seated in technology-enhanced personalized project-based learning. All students are immersed in the learning process through exploration, discussion, and reflection. Together the students, think, work and create in a way that demonstrates their new understanding. Students develop qualities and attributes throughout their daily work, such as integrity, character, equity and accountability.
The knowledge and skills necessary to become contributing citizens in our diverse society and to compete in today’s global economy.
We foster in our students joy and passion for learning. The curriculum is rigorous, yet developmentally appropriate, providing the foundation for success. When preparing for new learning, students build upon their prior experiences through an asset-based model.
The HTES mission and vision strategically incorporate the key components of the Denver Public School (DPS) mission, which is to provide all students the knowledge and skills necessary to become contributing citizens in our diverse society and to compete in today’s global economy.
Information sourced from High Tech Elementary School Innovation Plan 2014