Denver Academy

4400 E Iliff Avenue
Denver, CO 80222-0802
Tel: (303)777-5161
Grades: 1 - 12 | 375 students
Denver Academy was founded in 1972 and is internationally recognized for the quality of its program.
Our mission is to be a center of excellence for the education of students with learning differences in order to help them fully develop their intellectual, social, physical and moral potentials, thereby providing them with the necessary skills to be successful in life.
Our students are best described as having average or better intellectual aptitude 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.
Denver Academy leads as a center of excellence for the education of students with learning differences in order to help them fully develop their intellectual, social, creative, physical and moral potentials within a diverse and nurturing environment, thereby providing them with the necessary skills and confidence to be successful in life.

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 375 students
Student Body Type Co-ed

Academics and Faculty

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 Schools:

The nearest high school is Accelerated Schools (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Iliff Preschool (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Iliff Preschool (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • 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
    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
    Grades: KG-8 | 364 students
    0.3 miles
    3959 E Iliff Ave
    Denver, CO 80210
    (303)757-1279
    0.3KG-8
    364
  • Denver
    Grades: PK-K | 16 students
    0.6 miles
    2180 S Madison St
    Denver, CO 80210
    (303)757-5102
    0.6PK-K
    16
  • Denver
    Grades: K-12
    0.6 miles
    2160 South Cook Street
    Denver, CO 80210
    (303)758-2003
    0.6K-12
    n/a

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