Denver Academy

4400 E Iliff Avenue
Denver, CO 80222-0802
Tel: (303)777-5161
Grades: 1-12 | 756 students
Denver Academy was founded in 1972 and is internationally recognized for the quality of its program.
Our mission is to inspire and empower diverse learners through student-centered, differentiated, and transformative education.
Our students are best described as bright learners with strong intellectual aptitude coupled with a history of learning difficulties or academic underachievement.
Our goal is to help these students realize their academic potential and reverse negative self-concepts acquired in previous learning environments.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Association of Colorado Independent Schools (ACIS)
Grades Offered Grades 1-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Dyslexia, ADD/ADHD, Non-Traditional Learning Styles
Year Founded 1972

Student Body

Total Students 756 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Denver Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 60 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 14 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
% on Financial Aid
30%
Admissions Director Janet Woolley
Admissions Associate Teresa Levin

Sports

Total Sports Offered 7 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryGolf,
SoccerTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 11 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art Club, Chess Club, Diversity Club, Drama Club, Elementary Sports Program, National Honor Society, Photography, Robotics, Rock Band, Student Senate, Yearbook Art Club, Chess Club, Diversity Club, Drama Club, Photography, Robotics, Rock Band, Student Senate, Yearbook, Elementary Sports Program,
National Honor Society,

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Accelerated Schools (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Colorado International School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Iliff Preschool (0.2 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Denver
    Colorado International School
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: K-9 | 18 students
    0.2 miles
    4100 E Iliff Ave
    Denver, CO 80222
    (303)282-6666
    0.2K-9
    18
  • Denver
     Iliff Preschool
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-K | 123 students
    0.2 miles
    4140 E Iliff Ave
    Denver, CO 80222
    (303)757-3551
    0.2NS-K
    123
  • Denver
    Grades: KG-8 | 364 students
    0.3 miles
    3959 E Iliff Ave
    Denver, CO 80210
    (303)757-1279
    0.3KG-8
    364
  • Denver
    Grades: K-12
    0.6 miles
    2160 South Cook Street
    Denver, CO 80210
    (303)758-2003
    0.6K-12
    n/a
  • Denver
    Grades: PK-K | 16 students
    0.6 miles
    2180 S Madison St
    Denver, CO 80210
    (303)757-5102
    0.6PK-K
    16

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The average private school tuition in Denver, CO is $10,017 for elementary schools and $9,688 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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