Englewood is a small, urban community approximately 6.5 square miles in size located near the geographical center of the Denver, Colorado metropolitan area. Nestled between the city of Denver and its suburbs to the south, Englewood Public School District, known as Englewood Schools, allows students to thrive in a unique learning environment. This public school district provides its 3000 students in one early childhood center, four elementary schools, two middle schools and two high schools, with access to teachers and programs in ways usually only found in private school settings.
What Makes us Unique
- Free full-day kindergarten at all elementary schools
- Free breakfast in all elementary classrooms at three elementary schools
- Four-Star Early Childhood Education Program rated through Colorado Shines, earned for a comprehensive system of services addressing the needs of the whole child, family and community
- One-to-one technology distribution (iPads and Chromebooks) for all students kindergarten through 12th grade
- AVID Program (Achievement Via Individual Determination) 8th-12th Grades provides college preparatory program
- Wide offering of concurrent enrollment courses that earn both high school and college level credit
- Many opportunities to participate in athletics, clubs, vocal and instrumental music
- State-of-the-Art STEM Labs (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) for all grades
- Englewood Leadership Academy, a choice middle school, is a multi-year recipient of the John Irwin School of Excellence Award
- Brand-new facilities for high school and middle school that opened in January of 2015, new elementary schools and preschool coming in 2017
- Culinary arts and hospitality program
- Cosmetology program
- Recipient of the Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting Award since 1999
Students have many options for learning including an elementary International Baccalaureate program, an accelerated middle school, alternative educational opportunities at the high school level in an award-winning (John J. Irwin Colorado School of Excellence for five consecutive years) middle school, as well as more traditional educational opportunities.
Approximately 25% of all Englewood Schools' students come from outside the school district, making it one of the top districts in the state in terms of open enrollment.