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9-12
Private
Aurora, CO
Students enrolled: 1,600
 

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6400 South Lewiston Way
Aurora, CO 80016

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(303) 269-8000
(303) 766-2240
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August 22, 2014
According to the last review do not attend this school it is not a good school.

- submitted by a community member

March 07, 2013
Our daughter fought us in attending Regis and we simply told her she had no choice in the matter. Three years later she has thanked us several times for giving her this amazing opportunity. Regis has not only pushed her into acheiving her full academic potential she has developed into a mature and caring young woman. The school focuses on growing these kids into well rounded caring adults. It's nice to see a school where being smart and accomplished is "cool". We love this school and the community that supports it. All of our children will be attending Regis and we would recommend it to any family.

- submitted by a parent

January 28, 2013
Not sure how the '02 grad's comments are helpful a decade later, so I will give you a 2013 grad's perspective. Our president recently checked in with this year's freshmen to see how it was going for them. A freshman told him he has not had this much fun in school since kindergarten. I can't argue with that. Make no mistake: the academics are tough. Some of my friends coming from public schools struggled the first year. But most of the teachers are willing to work with you to make sure you stay on top of the work. I was pleasantly surprised as a freshman to experience class without girl drama and required reading that guys might actually be interested in. Well, I still had to read Romeo and Juliet, but I also got to read Guns, Germs and Steel. And we can always go out on the green at lunch to talk to the girls. The retreats and service projects that we do build lifelong friendships. Kairos retreat junior year is life-changing. My friends at other schools can't wait for graduation. Most of my friends at Regis are a little sad to see it coming to an end. But we are encouraged by the brotherhood that remains in the alumni that return; often to teach here.

- submitted by a student

January 27, 2013
Could not have asked for a better experience for my sons. Overall, the teachers and administration have blown me away with their passion for educating men and women for others. I've watched bratty/catty boys and girls turn into compassionate, intelligent gentlemen and ladies by their jr. year. The mandatory retreats let them see that the kid that's been annoying them really has overcome great obstacles in life. The freshman are welcomed and cheered for by upper classmen on their first day. They run through the football players tunnel with fanfare at the first game. These kids end with an unbelieveable bond with each other and their teachers. The academics push them beyond what they thought and it's cool to have a high GPA here. The LD support has exceeded our expectations. The football coach prays over his players lockers every week, and talks to them about respecting women. Many different religions are here and all are encouraged to grow in their own faith. When we were deciding whether to spend the money, we sat near the student section at a football game, then near our neighborhood school's student section. That was all we needed to hear. Try it.

- submitted by a parent

December 26, 2012
Excellent teacher/student interaction. While I often feel too much emphasis is placed on sports at Regis, my children have received an excellent education.

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May 23, 2012
I'm an '02 grad, from before the girls school opened. This school was a horrible high school experience for me overall, and particularly as a non-Catholic. I would never send my own children to Regis. By the time I was sure I wanted out I couldn't transfer because Regis' required theology courses don't count at public schools, and I wasn't about to do an extra year of high school anywhere. The only reason I'm giving it three stars instead of one is because I have to admit, the education I got was solid and really prepared me for college. Not worth the experience in my opinion, but it is true that a great high school education can be had here. To clarify: this is not "sour grapes" or because I "can't make the grade;" I just graduated with dual masters degrees from an Ivy University and had wonderful college and grad school experiences. It wasn't me. It wasn't my fault that the culture of the school, and particularly the administration, was so terrible. Hopefully it's gotten better, but I wouldn't know: I do not stay in contact. If you're not Catholic, think long and hard about sending your children here.

- submitted by a community member

December 04, 2011
Obviously the three 1 star ratings are sour grapes. My grandson goes there in 9th grade and he is totally satisfied with the school. The courses are challenging and you have to put an effort into the learning process. This is no place to have an attitude. There will be those who just can't make the grade here.

- submitted by a community member

November 14, 2011
If you want your student to be in a caring, challenging and positive environment - Regis is it. My son is currently a Junior and absolutely loves his school. He and his "brothers" are proud of their school and work hard every day to be the best academically, athletically, socially and spiritually. The "whole" education is worth every penny. Yes, the classes are challenging but the teachers are always willing and available when needed. But a Regis education is more than just academics. They are socially and spiritually transforming bright kids into caring men and women to serve others. I have been fortunate enough to walk the hallways during school hours and am amazed at the interaction I see between students. The respect and genuine caring for one another is unbelievable. To see students in the hallway working on projects together or reading you get a real sense that this is a true college preparatory experience. I know that when he graduates, he will be well prepared to succeed in any college. Thank you Regis Jesuit and keep up the good work!

- submitted by a parent

June 07, 2011
Regis emphasizes what they call the Magis, or the "more". That's what you get at Regis: more than one would ever expect from a school. As a graduated senior, I'll freely admit that, coming from a public school background, I was at first apprehensive about Regis Jesuit. In the end, I would not trade the experience for any other school. Not only the teachers, but each and every student cares about you and your well-being. When people speak of the Regis brotherhood and sisterhood, there is no hyperbole involved. Regis has made me reevaluate what I hold as important in life and has shown me the true meaning of camaraderie. Sure, there might be the odd bad teacher and the lunch schedule gets boring after a while, but the mark of a great school is what you feel when you look back on the experience, and I can assure you that there is no place anywhere like Regis Jesuit.

- submitted by a student

June 03, 2011
it was obvious from day one, that Regis Jesuit was clearly in a class by itself. The academic carriculum is second to none and the teachers always make time for students. My oldest will be a senior next year and has accelled in virtually everything she has been envolved and will complete her 4 years at Regis above a 4.0. We are truly blessed. Your high shcool is what you make out of it and you only get 4 years, make it great. They highly encourage participation at all levels and in all extracarricular activities and almost demand it..As there are only about 650 young ladies in the girls Division and about 810 in the boys division... See for yourself..There are GREAT things going on with these young men and women! Go see for yourself why Regis is what it is .

- submitted by a parent

February 22, 2011
This is simply an outstanding school. My daughter attended for all four years. The teachers care, they guide and prepare for students for college. Our daughter went to a highly selective college. We are not catholic or rich, but felt very accepted and cared about. Don't listen to students that may be sport rivals. This is a great school.

- submitted by a parent

February 10, 2011
The teachers at the school are awful, they honestly do not care and are just flat out mean. I had the worst year of my life there, DO NOT ATTEND!

- submitted by a student

August 24, 2010
It has excellent teachers and the administration is heavily involved with getting the students ready for college. I have attended for 3 years, and from experience I can tell that if you fall behind, then the school year will be a terrible experience. But if you stay focused, then it will be very rewarding. Some students may say that we are stuck up, but the reality is that we just have a strict dress code, strict academic policies, and we must be very polite or else we get in trouble. These are the best years of my life hands down.

- submitted by a student

February 17, 2010
Teachers dont seem to care if you legitmately dont understand something. Also like the other review, the overal attitude of that whole place is VERY stuck up. I went there for two years too

- submitted by a student

November 25, 2009
The teachers are not good and the school as a whole is very stuck up. I really would like to transfer but unfortunately I cannot. I would not send my kids here.

- submitted by a student

May 04, 2009
I am nearing the end of freshmen year here at Regis Jesuit- Boys Division and I have found a community that truly cares for one another. The school provides a great environment that allows for boys to be boys. However, the demerit and JUG system does keep the students in line. The academics are the best in the state because of the amazing teaching staff. And the sports are pretty good to. Regis got first in both boys and girls basketball, and hockey. Regis also took second in: cross country, tennis, and soccer. I firmly believe that Regis is the best school in the state and will only continue to get better under the leadership of the great Jesuit priests. I love Regis and couldn't imagine going any where else.

- submitted by a student

February 10, 2009
I love regis. This is my second year at the girls division and I've learned so much already. Academically and about myself. The teachers are very caring and willing to help us in whatever ways possible so that we get the best of our high school experience. Regis is definitly one of the best schools in colorado.

- submitted by a student

August 07, 2008
I have never been in a school where the grades and the tests mean something but don't devour a students mind. This school also focuses on the importance of being a mature adult and being women and men with and for others. Regis has an environment that is welcoming to all levels of academics and it is truely a home to me and my fellow students.

- submitted by a student

August 02, 2008
I absolutely love Regis! I'm a sophomore there and last year was just so fun. So much different than public school too! All of my teachers are so attentive and willing to help me. Honestly, being at an all-girls school really negates the cliques and the ongoing competitions between girls. Everyone is so accepting of each other too. And we are also very disciplined, but in a good way. We learn from our mistakes with our peers and teachers. I have been able to participate in tons of activities such as theatre, band, chorus, art club, ambassadors, knitting, student council, yearbook club, school newspaper, and so much more :) I'm currently earning a 4.0 at Regis while in my public middle school I had a 3.2! I've learned SO much! Regis is so wonderful...everyone should come here! :)

- submitted by a student

June 06, 2008
My daughter will be entering her third year at Regis. It's the best choice we've made for her. She loves it!! The girls are free to be themselves. You don't have the pressures of public schools. No one cares about race,religion or economic status. The girls are there for two reasons and that is to learn and to be women for others.

- submitted by a parent

March 20, 2008
This is the definition of a perfect school. The environment is ideal - the campus is very nice and everyone is nice to each other. The teachers are very good, and teach a lot.

- submitted by a student

January 08, 2008
Regis is a great place to go for education of the total person.

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April 25, 2007
Regis lives up to it's mission of creating 'Men for Others'. At a time when adolescents are self-absorbed, lacking manners, and becoming increasingly indulged Regis offers a culture of service, respect, and kindness. While parents may debate the merits of diversity, arts, and academics it is self discipline, respect, and manners that are the predictors of one's success in life. Regis reinforces all of them. I have had two son's attend Regis: opposite personalities. Both became more tolerant,less judgmental, and more focused. They graduate as true gentlemen and walk into the world with confidence and brotherhood. As a mother, I am proud.

- submitted by a parent

February 25, 2007
My third son will graduate from Regis. I feel that this is the best high school in the state. In addition to the high academics, a young man can develop socially, spiritually, and emotionally at his own rate at this school. Without the girls in the classroom, many issues are not there. The student bond created at this school is lifetime. There is a place for those computer geeks and those academic nerds in addition to the jocks who want a good education.

- submitted by a parent

December 16, 2006
My son was a straight-A honor student at middle school, but he's getting just average grades here. Part of problem is his lack of work ethic -- a problem shared by many teens. Part of the problem, however, is the teaching quality. They have trouble maintaining control of the classroom, and seem intimidated by the parents, the students or both. I feel a studied indifference among his teachers when I talk with them. I get the impression some of his teachers could care less whether he learns the material or not. I'm weary of the constant fundraising. Tuition is ~$1000/month, but that's evidently not enough. The school can't make ends meet without fundraising too. I must say, it's a beautiful campus.

- submitted by a parent

March 13, 2006
Regis High School has been great for our 11th Grade daughter. The school and class sizes are small allowing individual attention. Our daughter has been able to take advantage of multiple opportunities for growth; Model UN in Washington, theatre and performance, liturgical planning, AP classes in biology, litereature, and history. The principal is dedicated, involved and knows the students. The teachers have been the same. All students are encouraged to participate in extracurricular activities and, in fact, there is 'club time' during the day with a multiple of activities from Knitting, to Math Club, to Student Council. She has made many close friends in the wonderful theatre department and has had chances to use her piano skills for school liturgical services as well as the choir. Her art skills have blossomed with her well credentialed teachers who are also involved with the Art Student's League of Denver.

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Regis Jesuit High School
6400 South Lewiston Way, Aurora, CO  80016
(303) 269-8000
Last modified Regis Jesuit High School is a Private school that serves grades 9-12
Regis Jesuit High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 32 reviews. Top