STRIVE Prep – Excel



Registration is one of the most important steps to take before the school year begins. Your Registration day is:

Tuesday, August 6, 
7am – 7pm

Access Parent Portal

Your parent portal is one of the most important tools for your student’s success. Please create an account or update your current account.


Please bring all of the necessary documentation to your registration event.

What To Bring
  • Proof of birth (e.g. Birth certificate, Passport, Hospital Record)
  • Proof of address (e.g. water, cable, electric bills)
  • Documents for your Free and Reduced Lunch Application (SNAP number, TANF, or FDPIR benefits information) 
  • Paystub information
  • Money for Tech fees – $25/student with a cap of $50/family (middle and high schools only)
  • Money for uniforms (vary in price).

Grades and Hours

9 – 12

Mon, Tues, Thurs, and Fri: 8:00-3:15

Wednesday: 8:00 – 2:22

STRIVE Prep - Excel

2960 North Speer Blvd. Bldg. 1913 Denver, CO 80211

STRIVE Prep - Excel
2960 Speer Blvd Bldg. 1913, Denver, CO 80211, USA

2960 North Speer Blvd. Bldg. 1913 Denver, CO 80211


Office Manager and Registrar

Office Manager:

Tony Silva


Joe Kurtenback

Phone: 303.630.0360

Address: 2960 North Speer Blvd. Bldg. 1913 Denver, CO 80211

STRIVE Prep – Excel is a small intimate school community devoted to opening doors to success for scholars in the Denver North West Region.  Leadership, perseverance, boldness, innovation, creativity, and passion are some of the core values that drive our students. The dedicated faculty at our college preparatory school recognizes that each of our students is a future leader with infinite opportunities and different talents that make every scholar a genius.

Ben Lewis

School Leader |

Grief Resources

Grief can result in many strong emotions, such as confusion, anger, and/or sadness. It is our priority that every student and family has access to information regarding mental and
emotional health.
Please see the following resources to support parent-child conversations and determine if additional help is needed.
*Additionally, you can access 24/7 local support from Safe2Tell Colorado 877-542-7233 (an anonymous way to report unsafe behaviors) and Colorado Crisis Services 844-493-8255 (a statewide resource for mental health, substance use, or emotional crisis help, information, and referrals). For how to provide support to children and teens grieving a death, feel free
to visit The Dougy Center.

Academics at STRIVE Prep - Excel

To bring out all the unique talents in each scholar, STRIVE Prep – Excel offers a rigorous academic curriculum, extra-curricular activities, and athletics that focus on growth.  Come on over and unleash your genius!


Athletics and Activities at STRIVE Prep - Westwood

  • Volleyball
  • Cheerleading
  • Soccer
  • Football
  • Track and Field
  • Cross Country
  • Golf
  • Field hockey
  • Wrestling
  • Basketball
  • Choir program
  • School musical (past performances – In the Heights and Rock of Ages)
  • Art Classes offered:  Digital arts, Design, Studio art, Media art, and Yearbook
  • Hack School
  • Student government
  • Creative writing
  • Robotics


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The parent portal is your main tool for everything you need for registration and for your child’s experience at school, so it’s important you can access it easily. Registration has begun, so log-in to your portal today!