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Hours 8:10 AM - 3:30 PM
School leader Dr. Mike Davis
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Classes

7
Visual Arts
including: Photography
7
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
4
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Chamber music
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Jazz band
Rock band
Theory
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Improv
Poetry
Media arts Computer animation
Graphics
Technical design and production
Video and film production
Visual arts Ceramics
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Printmaking
Sculpture
Textiles
World languages taught Chinese - Mandarin
French
German
Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Engineering
Environmental
Foreign languages
Humanities
Mathematics
Multiculturalism / Global
Music
Performing arts
Science
Service learning
Technology
Visual arts
Writing
Instructional / curriculum models used Advanced placement (AP) courses
College preparatory
Honors track
Independent study
Project-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Yes
Bi-lingual or language immersion languages Mandarin
French
Spanish
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 4 years old

Support

22
Facilities
including: Music room
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Career/college counseling
Counseling
Mentoring
Tutoring
Level of ESL/ELL programming None
Level of special education programming None
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College presentations or information sessions
SAT/ACT prep classes
Summer college prep programs
Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
College preparation resources (misc.) 150+ College Reps Visits
Vocational or skills-based training Computer programming
Engineering
Vocational or skills-based training (misc.) Tech Theatre
Facilities Access to farm or natural area
Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
College / career center
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Industrial shop
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Parent center
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Swimming pool

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 78% 56%
Two or more races 12% 3%
Hispanic 4% 32%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 3%
Black 2% 5%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

13
Girls Sports
including: Volleyball
11
Boys Sports
including: Tennis
26
Clubs
including: Lesbian, gay, transgender club
Girls sports Basketball
Cross country
Diving
Field hockey
Golf
Lacrosse
Power lifting / Weight lifting
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Ultimate
Volleyball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cross country
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Power lifting / Weight lifting
Soccer
Tennis
Track
Ultimate Frisbee
Boys sports (misc.) Racquetball, Climbing, Yoga
Girls sports (misc.) Yoga, Racquetball, Climbing
Clubs (misc.) Students HOPE
  AfricAid
Clubs - dance Modern
Clubs (misc.) Design Thinking
Clubs Amnesty International
Art club
Arts and crafts
Book / reading club
Chess club
Cooking club
Community service
Dance club
Debate
Drama club
Foreign language and culture club
Forensics club
Game club
Girls on the Run
Homework help / Study buddy club
Lesbian, gay, transgender club
Literary magazine
Math club
Mock trial competition club
Recycling club
Robotics club
Sewing / knitting club
Student council / government
Technology club
Television / Radio News
Yearbook
Clubs - language Spanish, French, Chinese
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
After school end time 6:00 PM
Before school start time 7:30 AM

Culture

Parent involvement (misc.) Advanced Placement Proctors
Dress code Dress code
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically come from these schools Neighborhood public school
  Other private schools
  Charter/magnet programs

Awards

Community service award Summer Learning Institute
Year received 2011
Community service award Vanderbilt University Service Model
Year received 2013
Community service award Haiti School Partnership
Year received 2013
Academic award TEDxDenverTeachers Host
Year received 2013
Academic award Stanford U Teacher Tribute
Year received 2013
Academic award National Merit Scholars
Year received 2013

Teachers

15
Staff
including: Dance teacher
Staff Art teacher
College counselor
Computer specialist
Dance teacher
Gifted Specialist
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
Security personnel
School psychologist
World languages spoken by staff Mandarin
Dutch
French
Italian
Russian
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes

Enrollment

Learn more Www.coloradoacademy.org/admission
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines
Tuition range (low) $18000
Tuition range (high) $25000
For the year 2013-2014
Vouchers accepted No
Financial aid offered Yes
Financial aid type School-based aid
Outside scholarships

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012