Category Archives: News

Meet the Team at Swansea

Principal Gilberto Muñoz is proud to be in his ninth year leading Swansea Elementary and serving our community. Principal Muñoz, pictured center, said his entire staff is focused on empowering students: “At Swansea, we thrive on a culture of learning, empowering our students to be resilient and confident advocates for their own success. Swansea is […]


Consider Swansea!

Our students shine in academics and our school celebrates our diverse perspectives and cultures. We’re proud of our top-rated early childhood education program and our Green rating on the DPS School Performance Framework! Our mission is clear: “The Swansea community will unite to empower all students to become lifelong learners, have the resilience and confidence […]


Enrichment Opportunities

Enrichment activities in art, technology, music and physical education, combined with our commitment to academic growth, empower our students to be college and career ready. One great example is our partnership with El Sistema Colorado, which gives our students the opportunity to learn and play music. This music education program helps develop the essential life […]


School Choice Open Jan. 15 to Feb. 15

The SchoolChoice window for the 2019-20 school year is Jan. 15 to Feb. 15. To take part, rank your top schools in order of preference (up to 12) and submit your SchoolChoice application by Feb. 15 at 4 p.m. You can access the application at schoolchoice.dpsk12.org when it becomes available on Jan. 15. We recommend […]


Letter Regarding Asbestos Abatement at Swansea Construction Site

Oct. 5, 2018 In August, Principal Munoz sent a letter to families explaining that, as construction teams started work on the art fence near Swansea, they uncovered the foundation of an old building. It was a former Denver Public Schools (DPS) facility demolished 43 years ago. Due to its age, it contained some residual material […]


Making Way for Swansea’s New Playground

Throughout the Spring break and when students return, there will be many changes happening at the site where the Colonial Motel is located at 2615 E. 46th Ave. As part of the Central 70 Project, construction crews will begin the demolition process for the Colonial Manor Motel on Saturday, March 24, 2018. Crews will begin […]


Register for school and the new Y Afterschool Program

There’s still time to register your students for school and for the new comprehensive Y Afterschool Program tomorrow; Thursday, August 24 from 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM and Next week from Tuesday, August 29 – Friday, September 1st from 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Registration will take place in the modular building located on the […]


2017-2018 Swansea Elementary School Registration

Dear Swansea Parents, School registration for the 2017-2018 school year is here! It’s very important that all students register, including those that are returning from the previous year. If students are not registered before school starts, they will not be able to attend until the process is complete. Registration dates and times are as follows; […]


Have you completed your Parent Satisfaction Survey?

A few days ago, your oldest child in ECE-5th grade brought home a parent satisfaction survey and a self-addressed manila envelope. This survey is very important because it helps us understand the satisfaction level of our community and to make essential school decisions based on the results. In addition, the number of surveys that are […]