St. Elizabeth's School
- St. Elizabeth School provides an unparalleled educational environment that fosters academic, social, artistic, and spiritual growth for an inclusive and diverse school community.
- An outstanding and broad academic program that encourages a love of learning and prepares its graduates for success in any secondary school of their choice.
- A rich program in the arts, including music, other performing arts, and visual arts, that expands cultural awareness, enhances learning, and inspires creativity.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES)|
Association of Colorado Independent Schools (ACIS)
|Grades Offered||Grades Kindergarten-8|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Learning Programs Supported||Mild Learning Differences|
|Total Students||155 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 23%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||21 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||7:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree|
|Average Class Size||18 students|
|Classroom Dress Code||Formal|
(Khaki or navy pants and solid color shirt.)
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||Jan. 14 / rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$15,750|
|Tuition Notes||Tuition listed is full tuition for 2017. Tuition is on a sliding scale and determined by individual family income. It slides down to $550.|
|% on Financial Aid|
National avg.: 85%
|Admissions Director||Diane Grove|
|Endowment Size||$1.48 million|
|Total Sports Offered||1 sports|
|Sports||Intramural Sports OnlyIntramural Sports Only|
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||8 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Club or Organization:|
computer club, Lego Club, Newspaper, STEM Club, Student Government
Arts and Music Programs:
Choir, Guitar Lessons
Recreational Athletic Programs:
- St. Elizabeth`s School opened its doors in 2007 with a kindergarten class of seven students. As a result of the strong vision of the founding Board and the leadership of Head of School, Ramsay Stabler (former Head of School at St. Anne's Episcopal School in Denver), we have grown to our current student population of 150 students enrolled for grades K-8 in 2016.
- St. Elizabeth`s School is committed to enrolling a truly inclusive and diverse school community. Essential to this mission is the Family Commitment Plan, which is a sliding scale tuition system that eliminates the categories of "scholarship" or "financial aid". It is designed to determine each student`s tuition according to the principle that a family`s financial commitment should be equitable to its financial resources. The School is also very intentional about enrolling an ethnically, culturally, racially and spiritually diverse student population. This provides many unique opportunities for students to collaborate with others who come from a different life experience and a different world perspective.
- While St Elizabeth's is not an "arts school", we do honor the arts, with K-5 grade levels receiving two days of visual arts instruction and three days of music instruction per week. Students also study Spanish two days a week, and participate in Faith Studies twice a week and PE five times a week. Middle School students receive four days of Spanish language instruction, and continue visual and performing arts instruction with the addition of drama.
- The middle school years are a time of immense change and vulnerability. St. Elizabeth`s School strongly believes in the benefits of a small, supportive, K-8 environment, where students can comfortably grow into their confidence and individual identities. The school is small enough that students feel that they are truly known and accepted. Our middle school students collaborate to implement a code of behavior, and they utilize a mixed grade advisor system to support accountability and healthy social/emotional development. Dedicated teachers create a safe, warm environment for emerging teens. The school's internal commitment to equity and social justice is practiced outside of the school as the students actively engage in community service. Graduates will be academically prepared for challenging high school curriculum, and will carry the legacy of intentional inclusion as they move on to the broader world community.
- St. Elizabeth`s is located at 2350 Gaylord St., on the West end of City Park, in the former Loyola Catholic Grade School building. This central location provides ready access to City Park, the Denver Zoo, DMNS, the DCPA and the Capitol building.
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Denver Grades: K-8 | 241 students
1005 Yosemite Street
Denver, CO 80230
(303)340-2444 3.7 K-8
- Denver Grades: NS-8 | 331 students
1460 South Holly Street
Denver, CO 80222
(303)756-9441 5.1 NS-8
- Denver Grades: PK-12 | 994 students
3800 S Pierce St
Denver, CO 80235
(303)986-1501 10.3 PK-12
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