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Denver Academy
  • Private, Special Education
  • DENVER, CO

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

Denver Academy has on-campus, in-person learning for students during the 2020-21 school year while adhering to public health safety requirements and recommendations surrounding COVID-19. DA has a cohort system in place with maximum class sizes of 12 students. We follow the "big five": handwashing, physical distancing, mask-wearing, symptom screening, and a culture of keeping each other safe. Learn More

About

Applying

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Application Fee
$75
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
No data available  

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$33,670
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
30%
Average Financial Aid
$11,600
From Denver Academy

Students at Denver Academy are bright, diverse learners who choose us because our approach to education is as distinctive as each child. DA’s mission is to inspire and empower diverse learners through student-centered, differentiated and transformative education. Our core values are individual differences, respect & responsibility, community & nurturing relationships and the transformative power of education. Our passion for learning allows students who may not thrive in a traditional setting, including those with dyslexia and ADD/ADHD, to achieve their dreams.

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
No data available  
Average ACT
25
44 responses

Our Approach to Teaching and Learning

Denver Academy is designed to be different. Our program has been evolving and developing since 1972, drawing on the best educational practices and research. Our program delivery, teacher development, and training all play a part in making Denver Academy unique. DA principles include Honoring Diverse Learners, Student-Centered Focus, Relationship-based Development and Differentiated Curriculum.

Culture & Safety

Poll
71%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 7 responses
Poll
86%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 7 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 10 responses
  • Prom
    30%
  • Spirit weeks
    20%
  • Gala
    10%
  • Homecoming
    10%
  • Home Comming
    10%
  • None
    10%
  • Spirit Week
    10%

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Students

Diversity
grade unavailable
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
390
29%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 7 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 7 responses
43%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 7 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
5:1
National
17:1
Poll
67%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 9 responses
Poll
89%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 9 responses
Poll
67%
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 unavailable
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
High
78%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 9 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 9 responses
56%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 9 responses

Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
Median Household Income
$85,861
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,669
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$412,686
National
$217,500

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