Announcement: DPS will extend 100% remote instruction from the start of school on Aug. 24 through Oct. 16. Click HERE to learn more about our safe and gradual return to in-person school.

Welcome to Farrell B. Howell ECE-8 School!

Farrell B. Howell ECE-8 School is Montbello’s premiere Leader in Me School, which uses an evidence-based approach to empower students with the leadership and life-skills they need to thrive in the 21st century. By developing the WHOLE-child; socially, emotionally, academically and ethically, we foster a school climate that promotes greatness! ENROLL TODAY!


Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources and Information:

All DPS schools are closed for the remainder of the school year. Find resources for remote learning. See new food distribution and delivery sites. Call our helpline at 720-423-3054 for support in many languages. Summer programming will move to a remote environment. Camps will be canceled. Community use of DPS space will not be granted for June-July.


  • The Howell Family is BACK!
  • Important Update on Return to School
    Dear DPS Community, Among the many challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic is living with the uncertainty of not knowing what the future will bring. The […]
  • Important Update on Our Return to School
    Versión en español Dear DPS Community, Leading with equity means a continued commitment to monitoring our plans and adjusting them to address the needs and […]
  • Important Update on our Return to School
    Español   |  Việt   |  Soomaali   |  Français    Dear DPS Community: Since we transitioned to remote learning in March, we have worked to balance health […]
  • Returning DPS Devices
    ATTENTION STUDENTS LEAVING THE DISTRICT or STUDENTS WITH UNUSED OR BROKEN DPS DEVICES (Chromebooks, iPads, hotspots or other DPS devices): Getting these devices back in […]
  • Planning For A Safe Return to School
    May. 28, 2020  English Español العربية Việt Soomaali አማርኛ नेपाली Русский ျမန္မာ French Because of the COVID-19 health crisis, Denver Public Schools has had to […]