Aspen Academy

Aspen Academy Photo #1 - PreK students learning about science and nature with a classroom worm bin.
Aspen Academy Photo #1 - PreK students learning about science and nature with a classroom worm bin.
Aspen Academy Photo #2 - Students participate in a variety of performing arts at Aspen Academy. Our newly renovated auditorium seats 1000 for theater performances and our bi-weekly student produced variety programs that showcase what students are learning academically and as leaders.
Aspen Academy Photo #3 - What happens when 7th and 8th graders are given a chance to own and operate small businesses on campus? Aspen Academy Middle schoolers learn how to operate, market and finance fully functioning businesses on campus as part of our one-of-a-kind Aspen Entrepreneurial Institute curriculum. Students learn to lifelong skills from financial acumen to collaboration.
Aspen Academy Photo #4 - Aspen Entrepreneurial Institute (AEI) is the only wholly sequence, year-long program in the nation that incorporates economics, personal financial literacy, organizational leadership, and entrepreneurship for K-8 students. Students learn lifelong financial skills that they can take into the world for their personal savings and to contribute to the greater world. Here, students sell wares at the annual Entrepreneurial Expo.
Aspen Academy Photo #5 - Kindergarten literacy in the Aspen Academy designed MODI (Move & Discover) Chairs. Lower school classrooms feature these multi-use chairs that stimulate learning by allowing students to move and discover in numerous ways.
Aspen Academy Photo #6 - Seventh grade students on Bear's Student Enterprises Executive Board holding their monthly meeting.
Aspen Academy Photo #7 - Aspen Academy middle school students elect to take classes including World Peace Games, where they learn skills of collaboration, debate, problem-solving and conflict resolution.
Aspen Academy Photo #8 - Aspen Academy students experience science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM) as part of their education from PreK through 8th Grade. We are committed to all sixth grade students becoming proficient in coding. Here, students engage with projects in our Lower School STEAM lab.
Aspen Academy in Greenwood Village, Colorado, is a nationalleader in innovative education.
Through internationally acclaimed academics and the nation`sfirst integrated Pre-K through 8th grade leadership andentrepreneurial development program, our students are empowered tolead purposeful and extraordinary lives.
Small classes are led by exceptional, award-winning faculty whoprovide a foundation of rich academics and a personalized approachto instruction.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked CO School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 438 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $18,480
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 15 / rolling

Top Rankings

Aspen Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Colorado for:


School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs
Learning Programs Supported
Differentiated Learning, Gifted and Talented
Year Founded

Student Body

Total Students
438 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade
Aspen Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
50 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
16 students
Classroom Dress Code
(Khakis, Polos, school colors)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition for PreK - Grade 3: $18,480 + $400 (fees) Tuition for Grade 4-8: $19,120 + $650 (fees)
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director
Kate Shaw
Admissions Associate
Julie Moreau


Total Sports Offered
6 sports


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
29 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Clown College, Cooking Class, DIY Club, EV3 Mindstorm Robotics Session, Girls on the Run, Junior Engineering, Knitting Club, Magic: The Gathering, Minecraft Club, Muralist Club, National Elementary Honor Society, National Junior Honor Society, Naturalist Club, Spanish Club, Student Civic Organization

Arts and Music Programs:
A Minors/A Majors, Dance Troupe, Improv Theatre Workshop, Kids Ukelele, Theatre Troupe

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Action Athletics, Basketball Basics, Boys Basketball, Cross Country, Girls Basketball, Girls Lacrosse, Girls Volleyball, Ultimate Frisbee, Young Warriors Yoga

School Notes

  • Aspen Academy is a national leader in innovative education.Through internationally acclaimed academics and the nation`s firstintegrated Pre-K through 8th grade leadership and entrepreneurialdevelopment program, our students are empowered to lead purposefuland extraordinary lives.
  • Located in Greenwood Village, our 400 pre-k through 8th gradestudents exemplify our core values: be kind, do good, work hard andmake the world better. With a focus on next generation education,character and leadership development, and community strength andservice, our small classes are led by exceptional faculty who offera personalized approach to instruction. Since our inception, wehave remained steadfastly focused on developing passionate,lifelong learners who graduate from our school empowered to beconfident, curious and innovative.
  • Founded in 2005 by three women who wanted to ensure studentswere not only academically sound, but ready for life, the school isone of the fastest-growing independent schools in the country andhas earned the prestigious "Top Scoring School" in 2016 byAdvancED, the largest educational accreditation organization in theUnited States. At Aspen Academy, teachers strive to provide awhole-child approach to the learning environment one that developseach child`s emotional, intellectual, social and physicalbeing.
  • "The foundation that you built in our daughter`s education wasinvaluable. I know that parents often struggle to see the path thateach of us are creating for our children while they are in themiddle of it, but looking back, it`s pretty amazing. In addition toexcelling in academics, the leadership skills she gained from Aspenare beyond expectations. Thank you for being such a significantpart of our daughter`s education. You gave her the tools to shineas her true self now and into the future." - Parent of AspenAcademy Alum
Profile last updated: 06/11/2021

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As a staff member, I must applaud Aspen Academy for recognizing where curriculums should be. The global age of our economy means our students need to be prepared as leaders. The dedication to leadership development is what puts Aspen ahead of the competition.
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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked CO School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 438 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $18,480
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 15 / rolling

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