Highest Priority Retention Incentive

  • For the 2019-20 school year, teachers and SSPs may be eligible for a $3000 lump sum retention incentive paid annually to those who return to a Highest Priority School.

    How do I know if my school is Highest Priority?

    The list of DPS schools that qualify for the Highest Priority Retention Incentive is updated annually in the spring and is effective starting in the following school year in August. The Highest Priority designation is exclusive for up to 30 schools. If designated as Highest Priority, a school will remain Highest Priority for up to five years. Please review the detailed general eligibility guidelines for all incentives.