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School leader:  Patricia Hanrahan
12021 South Swift Fox Way
Parker, CO 80134

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(303) 387-0708
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"We are best known for focus on each individual child."


  • Before / After care
    After, Before
  • Dress policy
    Dress code
  • Transportation
    Buses / vans provided for students...


  • Arts
    Computer animation, Graphics...
  • World languages
    Spanish, American Sign Language (ASL), Amharic, Arabic...
  • Sports
    Cross country, Track, Badminton, Baseball, Basketball...
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28 reviews

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Submitted by a parent · May 31, 2015
We've had great teachers who have really helped develop our girl academically and socially. They have instilled a love for school and learning that we are thrilled to see. While the school doesn't of filly have a stem program, I think the school... more

Submitted by a community member · May 14, 2015
I am a student at this school, and where do I start with this school! They have caring and kind staff that guide you through the day. Our principle, Jenny Brown, makes sure all of us kids are safe. We have a state of the art security system that... more

Submitted by a parent · September 29, 2014
Douglas County Schools are no longer great like they used to be. High teacher turnover. No maintenance being done on the schools. Superintendent and BOE only care about making themselves look "21st century" or "World Class". Teachers that are... more

Submitted by a parent · August 02, 2013
Gold Rush Elementary is a wonderful place for children. I have two children at the school. What I can highlight is the fact that the staff is warm and caring. The teachers are very approachable and care about the whole child. Academics could... more

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We differentiate instruction to meet the needs of all our students. We focus on the whole child, including behavior and becoming responsible citizens. We believe that all children should have outlets to discover their interests, and we offer many enrichment opportunities for our students. Some of these include: Battle of the Books, Running Club, Math Olympiad, Chess Club, Spanish, Art Club, Scouting, Choir, Spelling Bee, Student Government, Reading Tutors/Tutoring, and Band and Orchestra. We also have many community events and encourage and train parents to volunteer at our school.

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Gold Rush Elementary School
12021 South Swift Fox Way, Parker, CO  80134
Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 28 reviews. (303) 387-0708
Last modified Gold Rush Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.