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McAuliffe Goes to the Movies – December 21st

On Thursday, December 21st, all McAuliffe students will be going to Harkins Northfield Theater to see either Ferdinand or Star Wars: The Last Jedi. The cost to attend is $10 per student. Scholarships are available – see Mrs. Beardshear. Payment and permission slips are due Friday, December 15th to their 3rd period teacher. Additional copies of the permission slip are available here. There will be NO concessions available during the movie so students do not need to bring additional money. Students will need to bring a sack lunch as they will eat outside (weather permitting) upon their return to school. Sack lunches will be available from the cafeteria, if needed. All students will be dismissed from school at 1:30pm. DPS transportation will be provided at dismissal. If you have any questions, please contact our Activities Coordinator, Sherry Beardshear at

Under the Sea – Winter Dances

All McAuliffe students are invited to the Winter Dances – coming up soon! This year, the theme is Under the Sea. The 6th grade dance will be Friday, December 15th, and the 7th and 8th grade dance will be Thursday, December 21st. Each dance will be from 7:00-9:00pm and a $5 admission will be charged per student. Ticket sales for 6th grade will be December 12th,13th and 14th and ticket sales for 7th/8th grade will be December 18th, 19th  and 20th.

McAuliffe Giving Tree

Please join the McAuliffe Critical Needs Committee in spreading some holiday cheer to McAuliffe families in need this holiday season! Visit the “McAuliffe Giving Tree” to see how you can help! Give back to our school community by choosing a wish or two to grant this holiday season. As a school community, we are eager to assist these families and students in meaningful ways so that every McAuliffe students knows that they are cared for and can come to school ready to learn. Thanks so much for helping to make the holiday season bright for all McAuliffe students and their families!

Please return all gifts to the main office no later than Friday, December 15th, wrapped or in a gift bag with a tag denoting the letter-number code.

Also, help us spread the word! We’d love to get this message out to as many people as possible who may want to help (they need not be McAuliffe families to sponsor a child). If you have any questions, please contact Kim Ezrine at

School Tours and Open House Information

cropped-M_favicon.jpg McAuliffe International Tours and Open House

McAuliffe will be conducting School Tours for parents and their current 5th grade students from October 4th-February 23rd.  Visit our Enrollment page to sign-up for School Tours.

Due to the enrollment demand and the increasing student population in the boundary, we ask that ONLY current residents of the Greater Park Hill / Stapleton shared middle school enrollment boundary or those intending to move to our boundary area register for the School Tours and the Open House.

McAuliffe International School does not do student shadowing.


McAuliffeManual.M.LogoSolidBlue  McAuliffe Manual Tours and Open House

If you are interested in McAuliffe Manual, please click here for tour and open house information. McAuliffe Manual was recently recognized by DPS as a green school for it’s academic achievements.  For more information on McAuliffe Manual visit their website here.

2017 PARCC Data Released

We are happy to share that McAuliffe International School students excelled on the PARCC assessments administered in the Spring of 2017.  Our students’ median growth in math skills ranked #13 in the state out of over 500 middle schools and our students median growth in literacy skills ranked #16. McAuliffe is also #1 of all middle schools in Denver Public Schools for average student academic growth the past two school years.  We realize that standardized test scores are just one indicator of a student’s success in school, but we are proud to know that our students are learning at the highest rates of any middle school in state of Colorado.  Kudos to our students and our teachers for their hard work and excellence in the classroom!

Order McAuliffe Uniforms

Parents may order school uniforms online through SAI Sports here. Orders must be placed no later than July 12th to ensure deliver for the first day of school.

School uniforms consist of khaki or black pants, long shorts or skirts plus a McAuliffe t-shirt, plus a gym uniform for PE. Find more details about our dress code here.