GALS Middle School Denver

 

The Flagship School

As the pioneering school, GALS Denver Middle School opened in 2010 and currently serves grades 6-8.

GALS 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 Middle School Leadership

Carol Bowar

Executive Director

Email: carol.bowar@galsdenver.org

Sara Shapiro

Head of Middle School

Email: sara.shapiro@galsdenver.org

Teacher spotlights

 

Carissa Solomon

8th Grade Social Studies Teacher, 6 Years at GALS

Education:

  • BA, Philosophy and History, George Washington University
  • MA, Political Philosophy, University of Pennsylvania

What do you love about teaching at GALS?

I love that everyone at GALS, students and teachers alike, come into the building everyday and present their authentic selves. We support each other to be our best and that produces an amazing environment for all!

How has teaching at GALS impacted you?

I have amazing faith that GALS girls will bring positive change to our future world, and I will never again be comfortable working in anything but sneakers, yoga pants, and a t-shirt!

 

Alfredo Cervantes

6th Grade Science Teacher, 2 Years at GALS

 

Education:

  • B.A. in Molecular Cellular and Developmental Biology, University of Colorado Boulder
  • M.A. in Medical Science, University of Colorado School of Medicine

What do you love about teaching at GALS?

I love the atmosphere. As soon as you walk in, you feel the joy from the students and staff. Best of all, it’s genuine!

How has teaching at GALS impacted you?

My colleagues and students continuously inspire me to improve and grow.

GALS Denver Middle 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 focus and 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=261, 81% of middle school students participated in survey