Support STRIVE Prep

STRIVE Prep, a community of public charter schools in Denver, CO, is where every student is learning to change the world. We believe our scholars should be able to access an education that is not only academically excellent but that also embraces each student’s identities.

Ways Your Support Helps


of STRIVE Prep students graduated on-time in 2017, compared to 67% of all DPS students.


of STRIVE Prep students in the graduating class of 2018 were accepted to a two- or four-year college or university.

STRIVE Prep – Ruby Hill continues to be the highest-performing elementary school in Southwest Denver in Math and the second-highest in English Language Arts.


Shifts to student-centered learning in 2017-18 resulted in a 15% increase in students meeting or exceeding the college-ready benchmark on PSAT 10, and an 11% increase in math, across the network.

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Champions Circle
The STRIVE Prep Champions Circle is an exclusive group of STRIVE Prep supporters and Denver leaders aligned by a common vision of college access and success for all students. These supporters include some of STRIVE Prep’s closest friends and advocates who have showed a deep commitment to our mission and our scholars, as well as generosity in giving and community leadership.

Marco & Cathy Abarca and Adrianna Abarca
Laura Barton
Brooke Brown
Kim & Jeff Dolan
Mike Fries
Tom & Sally Kaesemeyer
Jim Kelley & Amie Knox
Chad McWhinney
Zack Neumeyer
Kent Thiry & Denise O’Leary
Andy & Suzanne Peterson
Rich Rainaldi & Martha Records
Tim & Kathryn Ryan
Ruben Valdez
Rob Gary & Chris Watney


2018-2019 Young Professionals Board
The members of STRIVE Prep’s Young Professionals Board support STRIVE Prep by championing our mission, vision, and core beliefs. The YPB is focused on enhancing our network of friends throughout the Denver-metro area. Current members include:

Chris Eaton, Eagle Strategies LLC
Anne Goff, Frontier
Cameron Hill, Colorado Association of REALTORS®
Mae Ann Saas, Eidos Architects
Aly Schmidt, Headwater Strategies
Katie Wolf, Wolf Public Affairs

STRIVE Prep holds events throughout the year, providing guests with the opportunity to learn more about the network, meet network leadership and current supporters, and make meaningful donations.  Mark your calendars for the following events:


Shine On! A Celebration – 2/28/18 

Senior Signing Day – 5/2/2018