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PK-8|Private
212 students
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School leader:  Anne Sweet
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
    None
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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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138 reviews

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Overall:
Submitted by a parent · March 21, 2017
DO NOT SEND YOUR GIFTED CHILD HERE. This school has become GIFTED-HOSTILE. Highly gifted children get a substandard education here because of changes mandated by the Dean of the School of Education at DU. There is no parental board to fix this -... more

Supports LD students: Disagree
Submitted by a parent · March 21, 2017
Ricks used to support students with learning differences, but now they ship them off to another grade level because they are teaching to COMMON CORE.

Effective school leaders: Strongly disagree
Submitted by a parent · March 21, 2017
Leadership is one person. There is no oversight board of stakeholders. The Dean of the DU College of Education rules the school autocratically and is never there to see the effects her edicts have on the students. If leadership were effective,... more

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Submitted by a parent · March 09, 2017
As a former public school teacher who wanted deeply to send our child to our neighborhood public school, it was difficult to make the jump to a private school. But the Ricks Center has been a blessing for our family, especially our child. She is a... more

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Last modified: March 24, 2017
Last modified Ricks Center for Gifted Children is a Private school that serves grades PK-8
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