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K-12
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Denver, CO
Students enrolled: 362

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1700 South Holly St
Denver, CO 80222

(303) 759-2076
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January 23, 2014
RMSEL has wonderful teachers who are enthusiastic and dedicated to the students. Chad, the principal, is ambitious and focused on academic performance. The students and families support each other and are interested in challenging themselves academically. The expeditionary learning style works well for students who are self motivated.

- submitted by a parent
February 27, 2012
We have two sons in the lower school and they are both thriving. Their teachers are highly dedicated to their students, and always available to the parents. The new director is amazing and accessible, and is pushing RMSEL in a positive new direction while still upholding its unique philosophy. While our sons are doing well academically, it is RMSEL's emphasis on teamwork, character building, and personal growth that we most appreciate. Our children are learning how to be life long learners, and loving the experience. We feel lucky to be a part of the RMSEL community.

- submitted by a parent
April 09, 2011
we love the school. very hands on learning, gives kids a chance to move their bodies. the kids become strong, independent, critical thinkers which is what we wanted. No teaching to the test here which is great. Our daughter iis learning to appreciate that everyone has abilities and is learning to work in a team. The school is in flux, though. Principal just left and they will be hiring a new principal in the coming year. The school works well for those who are self motivated but also good for motivating those who are less motivated.

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November 25, 2008
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January 10, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
February 23, 2004
Definitely different. Lots of opportunity for doing your own thing. Lots of days off school, to make up for expedition time. A bit weak in academics. Most valuable for self-motivated.

- submitted by a parent
January 29, 2004
This school is definitaly hands on and I think that any one who goes to this school is bound to find an adventure!

- submitted by a parent
January 12, 2004
This is a great school, but only if your child is completely self motivated. Not ideal if your child needs to be supervised and told to do homework. Once you get behind, it's extrememly difficult to catch up.

- submitted by a community member
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Expeditionary Learning School
1700 South Holly St, Denver, CO  80222
(303) 759-2076
Last modified Expeditionary Learning School is a Public school that serves grades K-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Expeditionary Learning School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 8 reviews. Top