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People in Colorado place a high emphasis on education. As a result, 75% of all students have their high school diplomas, well above the national average. Most graduates pursue some form of post-secondary education. In fact, metro Denver boasts one of the most highly educated populations in the United States.

Colorado public schools are highly regarded and therefore most children attend public school. There are, however, many choices available in the private school sector as well. From prestigious prep schools to private religious schools, the Denver area has it all.

In Colorado, we recognize that some children have special needs regarding their education. Gifted and talented children will find programs designed to challenge them and help them learn at an accelerated pace. Children who require special assistance in their learning endeavors are also well cared for, with programs that are designed and implemented at neighborhood schools.

Colorado´s colleges and universities will more than meet your needs. From cutting edge engineering to arts and medicine, Colorado´s colleges and universities enjoy an excellent reputation and are in high demand from students across the nation. Accelerated programs allow you to attend classes in the evenings while still maintaining your professional career.

The following pages will introduce you to many educational opportunities Denver has to offer. Please call our relocation department at 800-723-7653 for a personalized school report for your family.

Public Schools

This information is designed as a brief overview, explaining district basics and their geographical location within our metro area. Geographic references are approximate, as our school boundaries do not follow city or county boundaries. Our relocation staff will prepare a complimentary, personalized school report, including side-by-side comparisons of test scores, curriculum, extracurricular activities and other pertinent information for you. Simply call us at 800.723.7653 or click here to e-mail us directly.


Adams County Schools
Located in the northern suburbs. Average Senior SAT cumulative was 1019, with 73% of seniors pursuing higher education. District-wide, average dollar per pupil is $4,827 and pupil/teacher ratio is 24.2. Dropout rate for grades 7-12 is 2.1%. Sixty one percent of teachers have a masters degree or higher.

Aurora Public Schools
Located in the eastern suburbs. Average Senior SAT cumulative is 1015, with 55% of seniors pursuing higher education. District-wide, average dollar spent per pupil is $4,742 and pupil/teacher ratio is 26.1. Dropout rate for grades 10-12 is 3.6%. Fifty two percent of teachers have a masters degree or higher.

Boulder County Schools
Located north of Denver in Boulder County. Average Senior SAT cumulative is 1122, with 73% of seniors pursuing higher education. District-wide, average dollar spent per pupil is $5,721 and pupil/teacher ratio is 18.3. Dropout rate for grades 10-12 is 2.3%. Seventy five percent of teachers have a masters degree or higher.

Cherry Creek Schools
Located in the southern suburbs. Average Senior SAT cumulative is 1111, with 80% of seniors pursuing higher education. District-wide, average dollar spent per pupil is $4,855 and pupil/teacher ratio is 17.7. Dropout rate for grades 10-12 is 1%. More than fifty seven percent of teachers have a masters degree or higher.

Denver Public Schools
Located in city and county of Denver. Average Senior SAT cumulative is 1045, with 73% of seniors pursuing higher education. District-wide, average dollar spent per pupil is $7,200 and pupil/teacher ratio is 19.3. Dropout rate for grades 10-12 is 7.4%. Forty three percent of teachers have a masters degree or higher.

Douglas County Schools
Located in extreme southern suburbs. Average Senior SAT cumulative is 1067, with 80% of seniors pursuing higher education. District-wide, average dollar spent per pupil is $4,861 and pupil/teacher ratio is 22.1. Dropout rate for grades 10-12 is .7%. Fifty five percent of teachers have a masters degree or higher.

Englewood Schools
Located south of Denver, north of Littleton. Average Senior SAT cumulative is 1098, with 60% of seniors pursuing higher education. District-wide, average dollar spent per pupil is $4,595 and pupil/teacher ratio is 26.1. Dropout rate for grades 10-12 is 4.1%. More than sixty two percent of teachers have a masters degree or higher.

Jefferson County Schools
Located in western suburbs. Average Senior SAT cumulative is 1065, with 74% of seniors pursuing higher education. District-wide, average dollar spent per pupil is $5,332 and pupil/teacher ratio is 21.1. Dropout rate for grades 10-12 is 4.8%. Sixty two percent of teachers have a masters degree or higher.

Littleton Public Schools
Located in southern suburbs, west of Cherry Creek Schools. Average Senior SAT cumulative is 1082, with 92% of seniors pursuing higher education. District-wide, average dollar spent per pupil is $4,538 and pupil/teacher ratio is 18.5. Dropout rate for grades 10-12 is .7%. More than fifty nine percent of teachers have a masters degree or higher.

Private Schools
There are many excellent private schools to choose from in Denver. From highly acclaimed college preparatory schools to parochial schools, there are schools to match every need.

Colorado Academy – Denver

303-986-1501
Co-ed college prep boarding and day school; grades 9-12.

The Denver Academy – Denver
303-777-5870
Co-ed college prep boarding and day school with emphasis on developing the underachieving and learning interfered student; grades 3-12, residential program 9-12.

Graland Country Day – Denver
303-399-0390
Co-educational country day school; grades K-9

Theodor Herzl Jewish – Denver
303-755-1846
Co-educational Community Jewish day school; grades K-6

Kent Denver – Englewood
303-770-7660
Co-educational college prep day school; grades 6-12

St. Anne´s Episcopal – Denver
303-756-9481
Co-educational day school; grades PreK-8

St Mary´s Academy – Englewood
303-762-8300
Co-ed PreK-8; college prep upper schools grades 9-12 for young women

A ll Souls Catholic – Englewood
303-789-2155

Aurora Christian Academy – Aurora
303-344-2530

Denver Christian Schools – Metro
Van Dellen Elementary- 303-757-8501
Highlands Ranch- 303-791-3243
Middle School- 303-733-9085
High School- 303-733-2421

Mile High Baptist – Denver
303-986-2183

Mullen High School – Denver
303-761-1764

St. Vincent de Paul-Denver
303-777-3812

Regis Jesuit High School – Aurora
303-699-1598

Most Precious Blood Catholic – Denver
303-757-1279

Beacon Country Day – Englewood
303-771-3990

St. Thomas More – Englewood
303-770-0441

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Denver  Community Colleges
Students come here for a strong combination of quality of academic programs, renowned research facilities and affordability. On average, tuition and books at metro Denver colleges cost $3,000 (full time, in state). Undergraduate and graduate programs are available, including courses for students working full-time. The following is a partial list of colleges and Universities in the area:

Front Range CC – Westminster
303-466-8811
Largest in the state, guarantee that all credits are transferable to Colorado’s four-year colleges and universities

Arapahoe CC – Littleton
303-794-1550
Metro area’s first CC, guarantee that all credits are transferable to Colorado’s four-year colleges and universities.

CC of Aurora – Aurora
303-360-4700
Offers technical training, continuing education and associates degrees for those transferring to four-year colleges.

Red Rocks CC – Lakewood

303-914-6000
Career skills and two-year degrees in 70 program areas.

Denver Area Universities
University of Colorado – Boulder
303-492-6301
Specialties: Engineering, law, medicine, dentistry, biology, physics, and business.

Metro State College – Denver
303-556-3058
Specialties: Liberal arts, business, aerospace science, teacher education and criminal justice.

Regis College – Denver
303-458-4900
Specialties: Liberal arts. A private Jesuit school provides programs in liberal arts and sciences, business and education and the School for Heath Care Professionals.

University of Denver – Denver

303-871-2000
Specialties: Undergraduate and graduate business, law, natural science, social work and music.

Colorado School of Mines – Golden
303-273-3000
The state’s preeminent engineering school.