Tuition Rates and Assistance

Important Updates:

Tuition Assistance Credit

Denver Public Schools offers tuition assistance credits through the Denver Preschool Program (DPP), Colorado Preschool Program and other funding sources. Your child’s tuition rate depends on your household size and income. Families are automatically considered for tuition credits when they fill out the application and supply all the correct documentation. If parents don’t provide all documentation, they will be assessed the full tuition rate.

Children are only eligible for tuition reductions if:

  • They are Denver residents. Non-Denver residents must pay full tuition.

  • Parents fill out the preschool application and all required documentation.

How Denver Preschool Program tuition credits work

DPP is an independent, non-profit organization that administers tuition credits made available through Referendum 1A, passed by voters in 2006. If your child is 4 years old or in their last year before kindergarten, they are eligible for DPP tuition credits. Students are only eligible for one year of DPP tuition credit total. These credits are built into our approved tuition levels.

When a child applies to DPS, they are also applying for DPP tuition credits and do not need to fill out another application.

If you have any questions, please call Tuition Billing at 720-423-3698.