Parent Resources

Find school and community resources here. Don’t see what you need? Contact us and let us know!

Parent Portal

Connect with the Denver Public Schools Parent Portal to find information about your child’s attendance, grades and other academic resources.

Health Policy
Health Information

Kindergarten Facebook Page
Check out the Ellis Kindergarten Facebook Page!

Collaborative School Committee (CSC)

Collaborative School Committee (CSC) is a group of Ellis staff, along with parent and community representatives, who provide input regarding the short and long term goals of the school. The CSC provides input on decisions related to the School Improvement Plan, staffing allocations and the school budget. CSC meetings are usually held on the last Wednesday of the month throughout the school year. Meetings are open to the community. If you wish to bring an issue or concern to the CSC, you must submit your topic to the CSC Chairperson at least 48 hours in advance of the scheduled meeting.

2014-2015 CSC Representatives:

  • Faculty: Jill Serratos (Chair) – 2nd grade ELA-S; Nichole Whiteman - Principal; Meg Rogers – Secretary; Connie Clifton – Administrative Assistant; Kim Humphreys – Special Ed; Jill Phillips-Strain – Library Technician; Diana Hernandez – ESL; Linda Miller – Intervention
  • Community: Liz Henry – Parent; Stacey Gottlieb – Parent

ELA-PAC (English Language Acquisition Parent Advisory Committee)

ELA-DAC (English Language Acquisition Parent Advisory Committee)

ELA families can learn how to better support their children’s education and success at the ELA District Advisory Committee (ELA-DAC) meetings. Receive free training and information about the ELA program, benefits and options for students, DPS’ ELA Family Education Program and leadership opportunities for ELA families.

Common Core State Standards 

Parent Road Maps to Common Core Standards
Parents’ Guide to Student Success

Health and Wellness

If your child needs medication at school, you can find the district’s forms here. Medication and school nursing forms

Denver Health operates a free health clinic at Place Bridge Academy, near Cook Park. Services available include primary care health, mental health and insurance enrollment services to all DPS students.

Medicaid and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

Find out about eligibility and apply for benefits such as Medicaid and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) from the State of Colorado -Colorado PEAK

Pay-what-you-can Farm Stand

UrbiCulture Community Farms hosts a pay-what-you-can farm stand at their Celebration Garden, located at Birch St. and Iowa Ave., Wednesdays and Saturdays through the summer.