Morgridge Academy

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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School Overview

School TypeSchool with Special Program Emphasis
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Year Founded1976

Student Body

Total Students67 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade Morgridge Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
90%
Average Class Size12 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorAmy 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.

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school and elementary school to Morgridge Academy is Bansbach Academy At Denver Childrens Home (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Montessori Children's House Of Denver - Mayfair (0.3 miles away)
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Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Denver, CO is $10,663 for elementary schools and $13,996 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).