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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
    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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131 reviews

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5 STARS
45
4 STARS
6
3 STARS
8
2 STARS
7
1 STAR
17

Recent Comments


Teacher effectiveness: Very ineffective
Submitted by a community member · June 02, 2016
Not at all standard in the middle school and upper school. The teachers do not really come up with productive Homework pieces. They sometimes do not have any homework at all allocated for students. Very expensive school, but not really worth for... more

Amount of homework: Not enough
Submitted by a community member · June 02, 2016
There is no context for the Home work given most of the time. They are not centered around academic development, they are focused on developing your general life. Parents are hosting social events most of the time. Not seen a standard exam test... more

Develops grit: Disagree
Submitted by a community member · June 02, 2016
School doesn't follow a standard syllabus. Students and teachers love the comfort zone provided at Ricks. There are no state exams.

Develops empathy: Disagree
Submitted by a parent · June 02, 2016
Some parents too mentioned that middle school students do not blend well. It's only a limited number of students unlike other competitive schools where you need to be in the waiting list. This is what it makes to a certain level secure... more

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Ricks Center for Gifted Children
2040 South York Street, Denver, CO  80210
Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 131 reviews. (303) 871-2982
Last modified Ricks Center for Gifted Children is a Private school that serves grades PK-8
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