Leaders in the 21st Century

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We Empower Students By:

providing multiple opportunities that will challenge them to be leaders in the 21st century.

Students will develop critical-thinking skills, cultural and self-awareness, and global citizenship through:
- An individualized, whole person approach
- High expectations and mastery learning
- A compassionate, responsive, and collaborative environment
- Specialized "Pathways" that can fast-track students to career or college

Famous Guest Speakers

Leaders Leading Leaders

Success by Design

DC 21 Graduation 2018

"DC 21 changed my life! I am so grateful for the experience that I had there and the staff. It was the best decision that i ever made."

Johnny John

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Testimonials and Interviews

The Best Staff in the State

Photo of DC 21 Staff on Halloween

Thought leaders in Education - we are an innovation and pathway school, with concurrent enrollment options and more!

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Championship Sports Teams

Excellence in All Athletics

DC 21 students


September 16, 2020

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August 21, 2020

Letter from the Principal, Renard Simmons

Greetings DC21 family and friends!   As most of you know, DC21 will be closed for in-person learning until at least Oct. 16th. BUT we will be READY and waiting…

May 15, 2020

DPS Wants to Know How Remote Learning is Going

We are asking our families and students to take a few minutes to answer questions in a survey about how remote learning is going, what obstacles you’re facing and how...