Stanley British Primary School

Our British Primary philosophy promotes the simple notion that when students enjoy what they`re doing and take an active role in their education, learning becomes a joy and a lifelong endeavor.
We carefully blend an academic program for K-8 students that is grounded in fundamental skills with an attention to each child`s social and emotional development.
Academics at Stanley are built upon our 7 Goals for Learners: Self-Awareness, Collaboration, Respect, Curiosity, Perseverance, Academic Resourcefulness and Lifelong Learning.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked CO School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 459 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $20,000
  • Average class size: 30 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 15 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School News

  • Cursive Isn’t Dead Yet. Not if Denver’s Stanley British Primary Has Anything To Say About It - 06/01/2017
    "Every time I pick up a pen, I begin to think about all the reasons I love cursive," Liam reads from his award-winning essay. "One example is, at times, cursive ...morecan be an excellent example of self-expression..." hide
  • Woman who marched with MLK visits Denver [Stanley British Primary School] - 01/13/2017
    Stanley celebrated the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., last week in a series of events to help our kids understand the importance of "The March Goes On: ...moreMaking a Positive Difference in the World." Not only did our community get to screen the movie "Selma," experience the first-hand account of Ms. Lowery and sing some galvanizing traditional songs last week, more than 50 Stanley parents and students also marched in the Marade on Monday one of the largest MLK Day commemorative marches in the United States. hide

Top Rankings

Stanley British Primary School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Colorado for:


School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs
Learning Programs Supported
Mild learning differences
Year Founded

Student Body

Total Students
459 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade
Stanley British Primary School 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
30 students
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Financial assistance program available.
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director
Sara Stern
Endowment Size
$8 million


Total Sports Offered
6 sports


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
6 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Enrichments Program, Gay-Straight Alliance, Students of Color Alliance

Arts and Music Programs:
Choir, Drumming

Recreational Athletic Programs:

School Notes

  • We welcome you to visit Stanley British Primary School, a progressive, independent school serving children from kindergarten through 8th grade.
  • We are a private institution with a public purpose focused on developing children who love to learn and who are prepared to make a positive difference in the world.
  • At Stanley, your child`s education goes well beyond academics our teachers and our instruction principles give your children the opportunity to reach their full potential academically, creatively, socially, emotionally and physically.
  • We believe that when you embrace the whole child - all aspects of who they are as a person - the child is better able to learn and to flourish.
  • We have a fundamental commitment to diversity at all levels within our school from staff recruitment and retention to board leadership and we continue to strive to ensure Stanley is a true reflection of our community.
  • Follow us on Instagram to learn more about British Primary Philosophy and what`s happening in the classroom and on campus:
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Stanley British Primary School cost?
Stanley British Primary School's tuition is approximately $20,000 for private students.
What sports does Stanley British Primary School offer?
Stanley British Primary School offers 6 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cross Country, Lacrosse, Soccer, Ultimate Frisbee and Volleyball.
What is Stanley British Primary School's ranking?
Stanley British Primary School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Colorado for: Largest student body.
When is the application deadline for Stanley British Primary School?
The application deadline for Stanley British Primary School is Jan. 15 / rolling (applications are due on Jan. 15 but additional applications are reviewed year-round as space permits ).
In what neighborhood is Stanley British Primary School located?
Stanley British Primary School is located in the East neighborhood of Denver, CO. There are 17 other private schools located in East.

School Calendar

View the Stanley British Primary School yearly calendar below. Note key dates such as:

Last Day of Mon/Wed Academic Clubs
May 22, 2024 (Wednesday)
Last Day of Study Hall
May 23, 2024 (Thursday)
Last Day of Tues/Thur Academic Clubs
May 23, 2024 (Thursday)
Last Day of Enrichments
May 24, 2024 (Friday)
Last Day of School
May 30, 2024 (Thursday)

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (4 reviews)
I have 2 very different children, both attending Stanley and I can't tell you how much I appreciate and value their experiences there. Stanley grows children in their academics, resourcefulness, critical thinking skills, creativity, social responsibility, and world awareness. Absolutely amazing school.
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Two of our kids attended Stanley K-8. They are two very different kids, but navigated a big urban high school with so many assets honed at Stanley: Self-advocacy, independence, ability to collaborate. Great experience with teachers that really care!
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5   7/24/2015
I am a student and it is an AWESOME school
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Stanley is a special school with lots to offer students!
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked CO School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 459 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $20,000
  • Average class size: 30 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 15 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Denver, CO is $14,825 for elementary schools and $18,709 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Denver, CO is 87% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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