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|Finding A School…Easy as ABCPeople 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.
|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
Douglas County Schools
Jefferson County Schools
Littleton Public 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
Co-ed college prep boarding and day school; grades 9-12.The Denver Academy – Denver
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.Denver Montclair International SchoolThis private school has classes for kindergarten to 8th grad and offers language immersion in French, Spanish and Mandarin. It’s located in the Lowry neighborhood of Denver. It was formerly knows as The Denver International School.Graland Country Day – Denver
Co-educational country day school; grades K-9Theodor Herzl Jewish – Denver
Co-educational Community Jewish day school; grades K-6
Kent Denver – Englewood
St. Anne´s Episcopal – Denver
St Mary´s Academy – Englewood
A ll Souls Catholic – Englewood
Aurora Christian Academy – Aurora
Denver Christian Schools – Metro
Mile High Baptist – Denver
Mullen High School – Denver
St. Vincent de Paul-Denver
Regis Jesuit High School – Aurora
Most Precious Blood Catholic – Denver
St. Thomas More – Englewood
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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 |
Largest in the state, guarantee that all credits are transferable to Colorado’s four-year colleges and universitiesArapahoe CC – Littleton
Metro area’s first CC, guarantee that all credits are transferable to Colorado’s four-year colleges and universities.CC of Aurora – Aurora
Offers technical training, continuing education and associates degrees for those transferring to four-year colleges.
Red Rocks CC – Lakewood
Career skills and two-year degrees in 70 program areas.
|Denver Area Universities|
|University of Colorado – Boulder|
Specialties: Engineering, law, medicine, dentistry, biology, physics, and business.Metro State College – Denver
Specialties: Liberal arts, business, aerospace science, teacher education and criminal justice.Regis College – Denver
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
Specialties: Undergraduate and graduate business, law, natural science, social work and music.Colorado School of Mines – Golden
The state’s preeminent engineering school.