Blessed Sacrament Catholic School

1973 Elm Street,
Denver, CO, 80220-0926
     Tel: (303)377-8835
Grades: PK - 8 | 260 students
For over 90 years, Blessed Sacrament Catholic School inspires the pursuit of excellence, maintains a safe, warm, and caring environment, affirms the uniqueness and dignity of the individual, celebrates the diversity of community, fosters family partnerships, and promotes a commitment to strong social and moral values.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. AdvancED
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1922

Student Body

Total Students 260 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 33%
State avg.: 27%
Students by Grade Blessed Sacrament Catholic School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 90%
Average Class Size 25 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Navy pants/plaid skirt and polo shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $6,510
Tuition Notes The above tuition rate is for one child in K-8. Multi-child discounts and in-parish rates may apply. Preschool program tuition is separate from K-8 tuition rates. Please contact our office for further details.
Acceptance Rate 90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Associate Jane Steffan

Sports

Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 11 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. 4 Pillars Youth Group offered through parish, Academic Decathlon, Archdiocesan Spelling Bee Competitions, Archidiocesan Speech Meets, Band, Catholic Schools Art Show, Catholic Schools Athletic League, Catholic Youth Recreation Association, Challenge Program for 6th - 8th Grade Girls, City Wide Science Fair, Student Council Band, 4 Pillars Youth Group offered through parish,
Academic Decathlon,
Archdiocesan Spelling Bee Competitions,
Archidiocesan Speech Meets,
Catholic Schools Art Show,
Catholic Schools Athletic League,
Catholic Youth Recreation Association,
Challenge Program for 6th - 8th Grade Girls,
City Wide Science Fair,
Student Council,

School Notes:

  • Blessed Sacrament Catholic School located in the Park Hill neighborhood of Denver, has been investing in the future of our children and our Catholic faith for over 90 years through creating traditions of scholarship, service, and spirituality.
  • --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- OUR TRADITION OF SCHOLARSHIP:
  • Multi-sensory learning through a variety of teaching styles in the core subject areas of Religion, Language Arts, Mathematics, Social Studies, and Science.
  • Spanish, Art, Physical Education, and Music instruction in PreK-8th grade, with Technology instruction in K-8th grades.
  • After school enrichment Band program offered for grades 4 -8.
  • Speech and Drama in grades 6-8.
  • Exposure to the latest in academic technology, beginning in Kindergarten, through various educational software programs including Lexia Learning, Reading Plus, StarMath, and  the use of electronic Smart Boards in most classrooms.  
  • 1:1 iPad program for Middle School.
  • Khan Academy is utilized to offer differentiated learning in Math instruction for grades 4-8.
  • Science Fair grades 3 - 8.
  • Academic Decathlon participation opportunity for middle school students.
  • Archdiocese-wide Spelling Bee participation opportunity for our students.
  • Administration of the Iowa Assessments (formerly called Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS)) for all students grades 1-8, with scores consistently averaging significantly above grade level.
  • Optimal student teacher ratios in each classroom.
  • Graduates accepted and well-prepared to attend Denver's most challenging secondary school programs.
  • Our Preschool program is QualiStar-rated by Denver Public Schools.
  • ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- OUR TRADITION OF SERVICE:
  • Buddy Program pairing students from older and younger grades on a regular basis, allowing older students to take on the role of teacher and role model.
  • Thanksgiving canned food drive.
  • Green Team school-wide recycling program.
  • Contributions to the Heifer Project, Samaritan House Shelter, Father Woody's Haven of Hope, and Quarters for Kids.
  • Weekly Middle School participation at local soup kitchens.
  • --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- OUR TRADITION OF SPIRITUALITY:
  • Spiritual development through classroom lessons and the example of faculty and staff.
  • Continued deepening of students' understanding of a love for Jesus, fidelity to His Church, and a commitment to the dignity of the human person.
  • Weekly mass attendance for grades K-8.
  • Altar Serving and Lector opportunities for students.
  • Middle School retreats.
  • Theology of the Body instruction taught in 8th grade.
  • Challenge! program offered for girls grades 6 - 8.
  • Sacramental preparation: First Reconciliation, First Communion, and Confirmation.

Profile last updated: 10/21/2014

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