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Colorado Academy
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  • Private
  • DENVER, CO

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

CA's return to school for this school year was preceded by months of careful planning, tailoring plans for each division, with age-appropriate best practices and ones that employed the latest research around COVID-19 and its transmission. We planned for multiple scenarios, the underpinning of which, as always, is the health and safety of students, faculty, staff, and parents. Learn More

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade B+
  3. Teachers
    grade A+
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A+
  6. Sports
    grade A

About

Applying

Application Deadline
January 31
Application Fee
$0
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
ISEE, SSAT

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$30,840
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
19%
Average Financial Aid
No data available  
From Colorado Academy

Colorado Academy is an independent Pre-K - 12 college preparatory day school with an exceptional campus community. Our mission is to create curious, kind, courageous, and adventurous learners and leaders.

At CA, we turn ideals into action—challenging our students to become lifelong learners, thinkers, and contributors to our world. Founded in 1906, CA occupies a beautiful 94-acre campus with wooded walkways, running trails, green quadrangles, playgrounds, athletic fields, and Woody's Pond, which invites young scientists to learn in nature's classroom.

Colorado Academy offers a dynamic liberal arts and sciences program designed to develop the whole child for college and for life.

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1360
116 responses
Average ACT
30
138 responses

REDI Lab at Colorado Academy

REDI—Research, Entrepreneurship, Design and Inquiry—uses self-directed learning to offer high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to design highly customized projects based on their interests and passions. Facilitated by Upper School teachers, the REDI Lab at CA is a one-trimester “school-within-a-school” experience that inspires creativity, ingenuity, and success.

Culture & Safety

Poll
100%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 5 responses
Poll
100%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 5 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 17 responses
  • Musical Theater performances
    24%
  • Black box theater performances
    18%
  • Choir Concerts
    18%
  • Homecoming
    18%
  • Sports games in general
    12%
  • Spirit Week
    6%
  • Volleyball games.
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,006
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 6 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 6 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 6 responses

Preschool

Annual Cost
$25,000
Cost is for the most complete schedule offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Starting Age
4 years
Pre-K Student-Teacher Ratio
6:1
Schedule Options
  • Offers Full Week
    No data available  
  • Offers Part Week
    No data available  
  • Offers Full Day
    Yes
  • Offers Part Day
    No data available  

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
6:1
National
17:1
Poll
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 9 responses
Poll
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 9 responses
Poll
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 9 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
100%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 5 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 5 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 5 responses

Living in the Area

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade C
Median Household Income
$66,740
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,361
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$364,800
National
$217,500

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