All STRIVE Prep Announcements

No school Jan. 18, snow day

Due to the winter weather, Denver Public Schools has decided that tomorrow, Wednesday, January 18, is a snow day for all students with all schools and offices closed. All school activities and events will also be canceled in order to keep students and staff safe....

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Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the Board of Trustees of STRIVE Prep will be held on Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at 4:00 PM, virtually via Zoom. The Board will discuss STRIVE Prep and Rocky Mountain Prep merger plans, finances and will hear Public Comments....

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SMART Announcements

STRIVE Prep welcomes its next leader, Tricia Noyola

We are excited to announce Tricia Noyola as our new Chief Executive Officer, effective November 2, 2022!  Originally, as part of the merger with Rocky Mountain Prep announced in August, Tricia was going to take the lead as CEO beginning July 2023. But as we started...

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Meet our new principals!

2022-2023 New Principals Get to know some of our new principals across STRIVE PrepA new school year comes with a lot of new faces, new classes, new challenges, and new opportunities.  Principals are no strangers to that fact. Here at STRIVE Prep, principals not only...

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About STRIVE Prep – SMART:

STRIVE Prep – SMART is a top-tier, college prep high school that empowers students to achieve their goals through collaboration and academic excellence.  We aspire to make every parent a part of the Ocelotl family through consistent communication and engagement to bring about whole-child success – personally and academically.  With access to ample college resources, we also provide a rigorous curriculum and a wide variety of clubs and sports, to ensure that every student has a well-rounded education.

Athletics and Activities at STRIVE Prep – SMART

  • Sports:
    • Volleyball (Girls)
    • Basketball (Girls & Boys)
    • Cross country (G & B)
    • Soccer (G & B)
    • Cheer (G & B)
    • Football (with Lincoln High School)
    • #2 Ranked 4A Division Speech and Debate team
  • Arts
    • Ceramics
    • MakersSpace
    • Digital design
    • Chicano art
    • Yearbook

Visit our Enroll page for more info!

Grades and Hours

9th – 12th

Monday 8:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Tuesday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Office Manager and Registrar

Office Manager: Raquel Garcia,

Registrar: Guadalupe Gutierrez, M.A.

Phone: 303.962.9880 x6142

Address: 3201 W. Arizona Ave.
Denver, CO 80219

North Entrance at Mississippi Avenue and Hazel Court



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