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Emily Griffith High School (EGHS) is an alternative school focused on retrieving students, 17 to 20, who left high school before earning a diploma. EGHS offers courses toward a high school diploma or a General Equivalency Diploma (GED). The core classes meet Colorado State Standards. The Denver Public Schools certifies the diplomas and the Colorado Department of Education accredits the school.

If you are 21 and older and looking to enroll in technical courses on the Emily Griffith Campus, please visit the Emily Griffith Technical College website



Click here for Spring 2015 Graduation details, including parking and map information.

Office hours on Friday, May 29th will be from 1:30 to 3:00pm due to the graduation ceremony.

Summer School registration closes on Friday, May 22. Please see your counselor to register if you have not already!

Graduating students MUST have all coursework turned in by May 22nd in order to participate in the ceremony.

Caps and Gowns are available in the treasurer's office on the 6th floor ($30, price increases on May 26th).

Please update your contact information with Mercedes before the end of the school year.

Latest News


Community Partner “Youth on Record” to Unveil Youth Media Studio on 5/15/15

For months now, students at Emily Griffith High School have enjoyed the creative outlet that Youth on Record has created. We are proud to partner with such an amazing organization and thus are excited to spread the word about the official unveiling of their youth media studio on Friday, May 15th at 3pm. Please click […]


Celebrating Success: EGHS’s first Prom Celebration

Emily Griffith High School celebrates the great success of their first ever prom celebration!! Over sixty students enjoyed an evening of dancing and socializing in their most elegant attire. The event was perfect; the students made it happen and were most impressive with their attitudes, dance moves, and attire. Thanks to all that made this […]


RedLine Mural Update

The opening ceremony for the Epic Arts Spring 2015 Youth Exhibition is in two days! Here is a sneak peek of the social justice mural that our art club has been working on:      

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EGHS Collects Donations for Earthquake Relief in Nepal

  As you know, 2 weeks ago a massive earthquake in Nepal claimed over 8000 lives, left thousands homeless, flattened villages, and destroyed temples of worship and landmarks. Nepal is one of Asia’s poorest countries and lacks the resources needed to provide aid and reconstruction. AND they just got another earthquake yesterday! EGHS’s Nepalese students […]