First Day of School: DELAYED

This is an important message from West Leadership Academy: Construction projects have been delayed and will result in a delayed start to the school year and an adjustment to our first week schedule.

Our start date will be on Wednesday, August 27th for 6th and 9th grade.  All 6th and 9th grade students are required to report to school from 7:45- 12:15.

Thursday, August 28th: ALL 6th and 9th grades will report as well as all High School 10th and 11th grade students.

Friday, August 29th: ALL 6th & 9th grades will report as well as Middle School 7th & 8th grade students. These are Mandatory Reporting days.

We will still have our Back to School Night on Thursday, August 28th from 5:00-7:00 pm.  There is no school on Labor Day, September 1st.  Tuesday, September 2nd is the first regular day for all students (7:45am – 3:15pm).

We appreciate your support with these schedule changes and look forward to showing you all the improvements! Please call the school at 720-423-5460 if you have any questions.

Mensaje importante para WLA . Por el retraso de las reparaciones de nuestra escuela el inicio de clases se ha cambiado.

Agosto 27 al 29   grados 6 y 9

El  28 de Agosto grados 10 y 11

El 29 de Agosto grados 7 y 8

El horario  será de 7:45 am – 12:15 pm

Es obligatorio su asistencia

Tools for Summer Learning

With the continued increase of educational apps and sites, educators are often asked by peers and families to recommend the best tools to help with summer learning.  Brian Dino, DPS Technology Coordinator, has assembled a list of useful digital tools that encourage learning during the summer months.  Click here to view the full list.

WLA on Educa!

Educa Radio recently spoke with our very own Yunuen Cisneros (Parent Liaison) and several West Leadership Academy parents to learn what makes our school unique. Click here to listen to the interview!


Connecting Students to College Success

West Leadership Academy’s (WLA) mission is to prepare every student for access to, and success in, college. Through a rigorous college-preparatory education, WLA empowers and prepares students to be agents of positive change in an increasingly diverse and multicultural society. Click here to learn about our leadership.

All Denver students are eligible to enroll in West Leadership Academy, with enrollment priority being given to students within the West Shared boundary. There are no admissions tests or assessments required for students to enroll at the academy, and families need only to fill out the standard Denver Public School SchoolChoice application to enroll. Click here to learn about our enrollment process.

West Leadership Receives Green Rating!

We recently earned a “Green” School Performance Rating from Denver Public Schools. The rating was obtained as a result of significant improvement in the areas of academic growth and proficiency, during the 2012-13 school year. Click here to view the full rating scorecard.