GALS High School Denver

 

We are the GALS Generation!

Opened in 2014, GALS Denver High School serves grades 9-12. The pioneering class graduated in May 2018!

GALS High School Denver

750 Galapago St.
Denver, CO 80204

303-282-6437

www.galsdenver.org

Total enrollment

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Students of color

Full time staff

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Students on free or reduced lunch

GALS Denver High School Leadership

Carol Bowar

Executive Director

Email: carol.bowar@galsdenver.org

Carrie Donovan

Head of High School

Email: carrie.donovan@galsdenver.org

Teacher Spotlights

 

Joshua Morris

10th Grade Humanities and 12th Grade AP Literature and Composition, 3 years at GALS

Education

  • B.A. in English and Education, Texas Tech University
  • M.A. in Educational Equity and Cultural Diversity, University of Colorado Boulder

What do you love about teaching at GALS?

I enjoy observing the changes in students’ affect as they move their bodies to energize their brains.

How has teaching at GALS impacted you?

Teaching at GALS has generated within me an unending need to educate myself around all things feminist, positive gender oriented, and equity seeking.

 

Daniel Gilden

Spanish Teacher

 

Education

  • B.A. in Mathematics, Dartmouth College
  • M.A. in Education, Stanford University
  • M.A. and Ph.D. in Education, University of California, Irvine

What do you love about teaching at GALS?

I love working with native Spanish speakers and promoting bilingualism at GALS. I love that GALS is an inclusive institution with a progressive approach, and that students get to know themselves through the curriculum.

How has teaching at GALS impacted you?

GALS has made me a better teacher by asking me to focus on students’ personal interests and by asking me to get to know each student, their family, their cultures, and their ideas.

GALS Denver High School Survey Results*

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Students who believe they will go to college

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Students who reported that movement helps them learn

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Students who know they are smart

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Students who say the GALS series class teaches them to solve tough problems

* From the 2017-18 school year, n=51, 39% of students participated in survey