Denver Academy

Tel: (303)777-5161
  • 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 TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Association of Colorado Independent Schools (ACIS)
Grades OfferedGrades 1-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedDyslexia, ADD/ADHD, Non-Traditional Learning Styles
Year Founded1972

Student Body

Total Students756 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by GradeDenver Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers60 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size14 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
% on Financial Aid
30%
Admissions DirectorJanet Woolley
Admissions AssociateTeresa Levin

Sports

Total Sports Offered7 sports
SportsBaseball, 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
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Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Denver, CO is $9,350 for elementary schools and $9,288 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Denver, CO is 89% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).