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9-12
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Denver, CO
Students enrolled: 750
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3601 S Lowell Blvd
Denver, CO 80236

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(303) 761-1764
(303) 761-0502
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July 24, 2013
As a recent graduate of Mullen, I can easily say that Mullen prepared me for college, social situations, and real life better than my peers who attended other high schools. Mullen students and graduates are just more polished, respectful, aware, and eager to serve others. I am so proud to say that I am a mustang. From the retreats to the football games, I will forever treasure my time at Mullen, and I recommend it to anyone looking for a superior and challenging education and a strong, faith-filled community.

- submitted by a community member
January 16, 2012
Best decision we have ever made for our son! First school to ever challenge him academically. Watching his spiritual growth is amazing. School has great kids, teachers, and parents. Love the hockey and lacrosse coaches, too. All these have helped our son grow into a responsible young man. Looking forward to another one attending this fine school.

- submitted by a parent
November 30, 2011
Love Mullen! I came from a public school and worried about fitting in, but lots of people do. The community is great. The academics are great and challenging. And they have a great sports program. I couldn't be happier. It really sets you up for a bright future. I recommend this school strongly

- submitted by a student
November 17, 2011
Wow. I have two current students-both honors/AP students. The comments about freshmen honors english couldn't be more wrong. This is definitely one of the best classes and I don't know another parent who disagrees! There are parents who think their child is the chosen one and their delicate eyes and senses can't handle any "worldy" literature. Good luck in the real world. Oh and good luck at the next school. You might try the convent. This is a great school and a good fit for a variety of teens. I don't believe a word about that parent's comments on spiritual development. Mullen has an overwhelming student population of spiritually devoted young men and women. True community spirit. It's awesome!

- submitted by a parent
November 11, 2011
This is not a Catholic high school - this is a private high school with a Catholic history. The academic curriculum is more concerned about adhering to worldly standards than it is with developing its students morally, spiritually, and intellectually while adhering to Catholic principles of excellence. We just pulled our straight-A, scholarship recipient, freshman student out after completing the first trimester after she was assigned reading material loaded with profanity, sexual content, racism, violence, and anti-Catholicism in her English Honors class that was condoned all the way up through the principal. We were told that if we objected to the R-rated "literature" assigned in this and future classes that we were expecting "special treatment." If you value your children's faith development, find another school. This school can say that they are 100% faithful to the Magisterium of the Roman Catholic Church on their website, but they don't let it influence their curriculum outside of the Theology department.

- submitted by a parent
June 13, 2011
I love Mullen! I came from public school and fit right in. It is a very diverse school. The academics are challenging and there are a lot of options. The athletics are great and fun to follow, but certainly don't overshadow the importance of academics. The tradition is great and helps to create a true Mullen family, even for those like me who are not Catholic. As of now (2011) Mullen is going through a time of transition, but is already making great strides toward an even brighter future.

- submitted by a community member
December 01, 2010
A fantastic school. While people complain about sports being the "soul" of the school, it isn't true. The media portrays the school as being so. I haven't heard of any other school that has the quality teaching and overall quality of Mullen. I took honors and AP classes and have clearly seen their impact in my life. I can also confidently say I have seen other schools honors courses and AP courses, including some IB programs, and they don't compare to Mullen's. The school holds its students to an extremely high standard. I would absolutely suggest Mullen to hard working students and their parents. It is worth the sacrifice.

- submitted by a student
November 13, 2010
What a place for structure- foundation- spirit- ethics- values-academics-athletics-principles! What more could we ask for in a school for our children- The pride can be felt all around the Mullen campus- on a "daily" basis---------it overwhelmingly the best fit for our son!

- submitted by a parent
August 09, 2010
Amazing school. Prepared our son for university incredibly well - plus, he recieved so much academic scholarship money because of the great education he recieved at Mullen. We love this school. Great community. Great spirit and values!

- submitted by a parent
March 31, 2010
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- submitted by a student
September 29, 2008
My daughter graduates from Mullen this next spring (2009), and I couldn't be happier with the education she's received. Academically, the school is world-class. She will graduate with six AP classes on her record - practically her freshmen year at college done - and she aced the three AP tests she's taken already (two fives and a four). It's a very friendly, spiritual place where she's feels welcomed by everyone. She told me her freshmen year, 'It's easy to make friends here; you just sit by yourself at lunch and someone invites you over.' BTW, she doesn't play any sports, and that's no problem there whatsoever. I guarantee that her three siblings will follow her to Mullen!

- submitted by a parent
July 01, 2008
I'm currently a Mullen student and I love mullen! It's a great school and I would suggest it to any eighth graders looking for an awesome highschool to put on their college app!

- submitted by a student
June 06, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
May 08, 2008
I am a Mullen Student and I can honestly say that Mullen is a fantastic school and you should recommend coming here. Yeah, the sports are big, but where are they not big? The academics are what is really important to me. The classes are challenging and that is what causes me to learn. Come visit!

- submitted by a student
May 03, 2008
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- submitted by a student
April 21, 2008
Mullen is definitely the best school in Colorado. As a former student, i can honestly say that going there was one of the best decisions of my life. There are a lot of mullen haters out there, and truth be told they are just jealous, but who wouldn't be? You truley cannot get better than mullen and i would reccomend this school at the highest level to any student looking for an exciting and challenging high school career, as well as the birghtest of futures. Trust me, this school is amazing.

- submitted by a student
November 29, 2007
i lovew this school and you cant get better than it, this school is very well rounded and it has a very good campus and the children attending this school are very bright.

- submitted by a community member
October 01, 2007
This school is a very well rounded school. It helps the students challenge them selves. The faculty is also very good with the students and helps them learn.

- submitted by a parent
September 28, 2007
A very quality experience for students and parents. High marks for spiritual, academic, athletic, social, emotional and physical development of teens. Graduates are well prepared for the university experience, academically and socially. Great school spirit, with students, staff, parents and educators who really care about building ethical indivdual character, team spirit and active citizenship. We have had 5 children go through Mullen with great success in every case.

- submitted by a parent
September 01, 2007
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- submitted by a community member
July 28, 2007
Mullen is mediocre at best, Sports are the big draw. New blood, higher expectations and some discipline would be helpful as well as less emphasis on boys sports.

- submitted by a parent
April 05, 2007
My daughter is a freshman at Mullen, and up until very late last spring she was to attend another Catholic HS. For various reasons, she switched course and went to Mullen in the fall with less than total enthusiasm, but it is the best decision we have made as a family. She loves it, and so do my wife and I. The teachers are great, the environment is supportive and enthusiastic, and the parent involvement is outstanding. I can unreservedly recommend Mullen.

- submitted by a parent
March 29, 2007
After one semester at another private Catholic High School my son transferred to Mullen. This is a school that meets the needs of the individual student. It was a great move and worth every dime. This is a school run by the staff and not the parents. A wonderful change.

- submitted by a parent
November 14, 2006
My daughter currently goes to mullen, she will graduate 2008. When she started there, she was definitely not gung ho about the whole idea. This year, she joined the poms team (lets face it, she cant throw a ball to save her life and dancing is her passion) and she has started to love it. The spirit at their school, the school spirit is impeccable, and seeing the homework levels and class levels of the kids she used to go to school with, she is excelling quite abundantly. Mullen is more like a family than a school. And its a great school to send your kids to.

- submitted by a parent
November 09, 2006
My son is a student at Mullen High School. He will graduate in 2008. Mullen is one of the greatest schools if not the greatest. Academic performance is of the out most important. Sure Football, Basketball and all the other sports at Mullen are entertaining and help keep the students focused, but Mullen is so much more than a sports school. I am hoping my son will get some scholarships for some great colleges but never the less, I know he is prepared for a great future. Yes, my son is a Football player but his academic skills are so much more exceptional. He is an awesome kid as is Mullen an awesome school. GO Mullen Mustangs!

- submitted by a parent
August 24, 2006
Mullen is an incredible school. I wish that I would have had the opportunity to go to a school like Mullen when I was a kid. My son graduated from Mullen in 2006. He was accepted to six of the highest ranked colleges in the US and received merit scholarships from each of them. There is a strong emphasis on community service and on academics. Students who graduate from Mullen are well rounded and confident in their abilities. If you are considering attending Mullen you should attend the open house that is held each November and your student should shadow a current Mullen student. Character counts at Mullen. If you want to just get by, Mullen is not a school that you should consider.

- submitted by a parent
May 27, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
May 01, 2006
While I am not a parent, I am a Mullen Alum. I think it is perhaps the best school in Colorado - regardless what your High School goals are. I graduated in 2001. That same academic year Mullen won 12 State sports championships (far more than any other school). Mullen had 2 debate teams advance to nationals. Mullen offers several AP classes and its students score higher than both the national and state averages in the SAT and ACT. My class sent graduates to Stanford, Georgetown, Yale, Princeton, Harvard, and many other elite colleges. The student body has its own dynamic - like any other school - but I found it to be less cliquey and closed than others I've experienced. The faculty is highly educated with most teachers holding advanced degrees. The administration is active and engaged thoughout the school. I am not catholic and loved Mullen High School.

- submitted by a former student
April 17, 2006
The school is great, I have three kids that have gone through the school and are on full rides in college. The school prepares them for college as well as lets them grow into wonderful young adults.

- submitted by a parent
November 10, 2005
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- submitted by a student
January 19, 2005
After reading the previous review I believe it is important to share some important information. Mullen's Class of 2004 had 245 graduates with an average GPA of 3.56. That class was awarded over $9.5 million in scholarships. Of the 107 students who accepted college scholarships only 6 were athletic. Not bad for a 'football school'. Mullen should not apologize for winning 38 state championships in the last seven years. There is great pride in our success. What you don't know is that we are equally as proud of the fact that we are also the two time defending state champion in speech and debate and we are the only high school in the country with a working mineral processing laboratory. Mullen can not help it if the media only covers the sports. The numbers speak for themselves. Excellent academics and extra curriculars make this an outstanding educational investment.

- submitted by a former student
September 13, 2004
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- submitted by a parent
July 08, 2004
The education that mullen provides is exceptional. I played football and our tuition cerainly does not go directly to us. We work for our money and do fundraisers for new uniforms, and new high class feildhouse and multi purpose room.

- submitted by a student
May 12, 2004
There certainly is an emphasis on academics at Mullen! Ninety-eight percent of grads continue their education immediately after graduation. Mullen has had had 22 National merit semifinalists and 17 finalists in the past four years. The composite ACT was 23.8 (and yes, all juniors take the exam). There are eight AP courses offered. Beyond that, the school promotes character and integrity. It's the best high school I've seen.

- submitted by a staff
April 18, 2004
Sure if you are a football player this is the school for you, but if you are a young adult looking for a good education this is the wrong school for you. There is no school pride or any care for eacther inside Mullen and I would strongly recommend not going ther. I have for a while and it was a total waste of time and money.

- submitted by a former student
August 26, 2003
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Mullen High School is celebrating over 80 years of providing the highest quality Catholic, college prep education to students from throughout the Denver. Located in southwest Denver at Hampden and Lowell, graduates from Mullen attend some of the most competitive and prestigious universities in America including Harvard, Yale, Dartmouth, Princeton, Stanford, Notre Dame, the United States Air Force and Naval Academies, and many others. Visit us to see more.

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Mullen High School
3601 S Lowell Blvd, Denver, CO  80236
(303) 761-1764
Last modified Mullen High School is a Private school that serves grades 9-12
Mullen High School Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 36 reviews. Top