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PK-8|Private
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School leader:  Dr. Norma Lu Hafenstein
2040 South York Street
Denver, CO 80210

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(303) 871-2982
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BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    After, Before
  • Dress policy
    None
  • Transportation
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Arts
    Band, Choir / Chorus, Drama, Painting, Ceramics
  • World languages
    French, Latin, Spanish
  • Sports
    Basketball, Baseball, Soccer, Volleyball
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89 reviews

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1 STAR
15

Recent Comments


Overall:
Submitted by a parent · April 18, 2016
For many years, Ricks was a very special place, but right now I would think carefully before moving there. They are now searching for their fifth director in four years, having just lost a good one. There are still some very good teachers there,... more

Amount of homework: Too much
Submitted by a parent · September 02, 2015
Giftedness is not about doing more for the sake of more; so, the sudden increase in homework of two hours each night and 3-6 hours on the weekends was pointless to us for our 10yo. We worked closely with the tutor to first determine the... more

Develops honesty: Neutral
Submitted by a parent · September 02, 2015
On one occasion, my kiddo was punished for bullying. As the story unfolded, it came out that he had been caught defending himself. A teacher spotted his actions AFTER the bully made the first offense. My kiddo was presumed guilty. No apology... more

Develops respect: Neutral
Submitted by a parent · September 02, 2015
I feel, from our experience, that in some ways, disrespect and continued bullying received a lot more attention which seemed to continually feed and foster its existence. On the flip side, these experiences forced our kiddo to be more discerning... more

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Ricks Center for Gifted Children
2040 South York Street, Denver, CO  80210
Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 89 reviews. (303) 871-2982
Last modified Ricks Center for Gifted Children is a Private school that serves grades PK-8
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