COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Kent Denver School's Response

This page was last updated on April 2 at 3:45 p.m. Fast Facts as of that date:

* The Remote Learning Guide for Kent Denver Families is available here.
* KDS began online classes on March 30.
* In response to statewide COVID-19 orders, CHSAA has extended the sports and activities suspension to April 30. Learn more here.
* Free lunches are available to students and adults in a number of areas. Details here. (Link will download a Word file.)
* The Digital Sanity Summit, a new, free resource for parents, begins March 30.
* The KDPA Cowboy Up for Kent Denver live and online auctions have been postponed until fall.
* In an effort to help slow the community spread of COVID-19 and to comply fully with Colorado's statewide stay-at-home order, Kent Denver's campus is closed.
* Good hygiene and social distancing remain the best defense against COVID-19

* Off-campus school trips are voluntary. Families have the right to make decisions about travel based on their best judgment.

Latest KDS News

We did it! The first week of virtual classes is almost complete. Dr. Rand Harrington, Kent Denver's Head of School, shares his thoughts on students and teachers' successful transition to online learning in this short video. Remember, the Remote Learning Guide for Kent Denver Families, is a quick reference guide for Kent Denver Online.

Is the idea of moving from familiar, on-campus classes to online learning just a little scary? Dr. Eric Chandler, Kent Denver's Upper School Division Head, addresses questions some parents may have and introduces the Remote Learning Guide for Kent Denver Families, our latest resource to support our community!

The virtual doors of our Middle School open on March 30! In this video, Carrie Green, Kent Denver's Middle School Division Head, extends an invitation to students and parents. You'll find helpful details about KDS Online in the new community resource, Remote Learning Guide for Kent Denver Families!

We've consolidated everything our families need to know about Kent Denver's online program in one online location. For your convenience, the site is accessible from Kent Denver's public website, so you don't need to log in to find it.

Click on any of the tabs on the homepage to jump quickly to information about Schedule, Technology, Norms and Wellness.

Helpful Resources

School Advisories and Policies

Resources from the CDC and Others

Submit a Question About KDS' COVID-19 Preparedness Program

Remember: Health organizations such as the Centers for Disease Control, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment and Tri-County Public Health are your best resources for learning more about the COVID-19 disease. If you would like additional details about how Kent Denver School is addressing this situation, submit a question below. We will answer questions in update to this page or in emails to our community.