Morgridge Academy is a school for children with chronic illnesses located on the campus of National Jewish Health.
Any child with a chronic illness is eligible, whether the illness is mild or severe.
We serve students with asthma, eczema, allergies, cystic fibrosis, diabetes, and many other illnesses.
Our five staff nurses work with parents and students to get chronic illness under control and educate students and parents on the best treatments for their illnesses.
We have a Problem Based Learning model which gives students the skills they need for success in today's world.

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Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Year Founded
1976

Student Body

Total Students
67 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
Students by Grade
Morgridge Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
90%
Average Class Size
12 students

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Amy Schouten

School Notes

  • Morgridge Academy staff provides the following for children:
  • 1. Access to the latest technology with our 1:1 model.  That means every child has access to either a Chromebook or iPad at all times.
  • 2. Free breakfast and lunch every day.
  • 3. Transportation assistance.
  • 4. Mental health and community services through a counselor and child advocate.
  • 5.  Promethean boards in every classroom.
  • 6.  Uniform assistance.
  • 7.  Special Education Services.
  • 8.  Daily PE.
  • 9. Swimming in our Olympic-sized pool two times per week.
  • 10. Transition services.
  • 11. Nursing services.
  • 12. Patient education.
  • 13. Family education.
  • 14. Daily fine arts with two performances each year.
  • 15. Math intervention program.
  • 16. Chromebook take-home program.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the acceptance rate of Morgridge Academy?

The acceptance rate of Morgridge Academy is 90%, which is equal to the national average of 90%.

What is Morgridge Academy's ranking?

Morgridge Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Colorado for: Highest percentage of faculty with advanced degrees.

When is the application deadline for Morgridge Academy?

The application deadline for Morgridge Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Did You Know?

The average private school tuition in Denver, CO is $13,601 for elementary schools and $17,804 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Denver, CO is 86% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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