Central Park Schools

Central Park SchoolsThe Central Park neighborhood is home to seven Denver schools. They are located throughout different neighborhoods within Central Park and include everything from daycare too early childhood education to one of Denver’s highest performing secondary schools.

Anchor Center for the Blind

Central Park Anchor Center for the BlindEarly Education
2550 Roslyn Street 
Denver, CO 80238


The Anchor Center for the Blind is located in the 29th Avenue Neighborhood in Central Park. It teaches visually impaired infants, young children and their families a nurturing environment where children can reach their highest potential. It educates nearly 400 blind children in Denver every year.

Denver School of Science and Technology

Central Park School of Science and TechCharter High School 6th-12th grade
2000 Valentia Street
Denver, CO 80238


The Denver School of Science & Technology in Central Park is a charter school, part of the Denver public school system, catering to grades 6-12 and is located in the South End neighborhood. It is widely known to be one of the leading open enrollment STEM (Science, Technology, Education and Mathematics) in the US. It has consistently been the highest performing secondary school in DPS and sent 100% of their graduating class to a four year college for the 4th year in a row!! It also received $1M from Oprahs Angel network in 2010. Read about it here. DSST serves students from all parts of Denver with a student population of 65% minority and 45% low income.

Knowledge Beginnings

Knowledge Beginnings12 months to 8th grade
10325 E. 31st Avenue 
Denver, Co 80238


Knowledge Beginnings is a Daycare facility located in the Eastbridge neighborhood in Central Park. It includes programs for Infants, Toddlers, Preschoolers and Kindergarteners with a variety of enrichment programs for each.

Montessori Children's House of Denver

Central Park MontessoriDaycare – 6 weeks – 12 yrs old
2211 Xanthia Way Denver 
Denver, CO 80238


The Montessori Children’s House of Denver is a private preschool and elementary school that was established in 1991 and is accredited by NCA-NASI. MCHD’s curriculum emphasizes science, art, math, reading, geography, cultural studies, environmental awareness, nature study and peace education in a stimulating and nurturing environment where all children can thrive. Our first campus at 1467 Birch Street (Bellevue-Hale) occupies a beautiful brick house that was once an early-Denver farmhouse. MCHD’s four campuses in Denver’s Central Park, Park Hill, Mayfair and Hilltop neighborhoods provide comprehensive education to toddlers, preschoolers, and elementary students in their communities.

Primrose School

Central Park Primrose Elementary School6 weeks – 11 years
2501 Syracuse Street 
Denver, Co 80238

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The Primrose School in Central Park is located in the 29th Avenue Neighborhood and offers educational childcare with an expertise in early childhood development. Their curriculum includes two philosophies which include 1) a child-initiated approach in which children are free to explore their individual interest and 2) a teacher direction approach in which the teachers lead children on a consistent learning path.

Swigert-McAuliffe International School

Swigert-McAuliffe International SchoolDenver Public School ECE3 – 2nd grade in 2011 
35th Avenue & Syracuse Street 
Denver, Co 80238


Swigert-McAuliffe International School is Central Park's newest school located in the Central Park West neighborhood. Currently, the school consists of Principal Chuck Raisch, six teachers, an ECE3 class, two ECE4 classes, two Kindergartens, and a 1st grade housed temporarily in Westerly Creek. In August 2011, the school will move into its own building at 35th and Syracuse, where it will offer ECE3 through 2nd grade for the first year. In 2012-2013, Swigert-McAuliffe will expand to offer ECE through 3rd grade, plus 6th grade. The plan is that eventually, the building will house two separate schools--an elementary school on mostly the first floor and a middle school on mostly the second and third floors.

Westerly Creek Elementary School

Westerly Creek ElementaryDenver Public School ECE-5th Grade
8800 E. 28th Avenue 
Denver, Co 80238


Westerly Creek Elementary school is a Denver Public School serving early Childhood education through 4th Grade. In 2012 the school will become an ECE – 5th-grade school. It’s located in the Westerly Creek neighborhood of Central Park and was Central Park’s very first school. It is devoted to the DPS Core Curriculum which includes the Literacy and Everyday Math programs as mentioned above. It also includes a dedication to advancing the arts, physical education, technology, and character.

William R. Roberts

Central Park Bill Roberts SchoolDenver Public School ECE-8th Grade
2100 Akron Way 
Denver, Co 80238


The Bill Roberts school in Central Park is a Denver Public School serving ECE through 8th grade and is located in South End Neighborhood. The curriculum for K-5 incorporates Denver Public Schools Literacy Program and Everyday Mathematics. The Literacy Program includes 90 minutes of uninteruped reading, writing and literacy skills per day for each grade level. The Everyday Mathematics curriculum includes Real Life Problem Solving, Balanced Instruction, Multiple Methods for Basic Skills Practice and Emphasis on Communication. The campus is a green campus using geothermal renewable energy to heat and cool the building.