Who We Are | Quienes Somos
Annunciation Catholic School is an intentionally small, multicultural, faith-based learning community in the heart of the Cole neighborhood in Denver, Colorado. We are a fully-accredited Archdiocesan Catholic School, and have been an active EL school (formerly Expeditionary Learning) in the EL Education network since 2012. Opening our doors in 1890, we are one of the oldest continuously operating schools in Denver, with a proud legacy of transforming generations of families and our entire community through the power of education.
We offer a rigorous, engaging, and supportive educational experience to students of any faith background, ethnic heritage, and family income. We believe in the power of smaller class sizes and a tight-knit school community: our student-staff ratio is 12:1, with around 200 students in the entire school. With the understanding that a diverse learning environment benefits and raises the level of achievement for all students, we work actively to attract and maintain a diverse school community. We have families from Mexico, South Sudan, Ethiopia, El Salvador, Cuba, and many more from right here in Denver, Colorado. Children may enroll at Annunciation as young as three years old in our Catholic Charities Early Childhood Education Center, and remain in our small, inclusive learning community through 8th grade.
At Annunciation, we believe that it is not enough to produce smart kids; we strive to form good, well-rounded young people with keen minds, healthy bodies, and compassionate souls. We value character formation as much as academic growth, and work hard to help students uncover their passions and confront their weaknesses with courage and tenacity. Here, students will grow from successes and failures, experience adventures in nature, engage in learning expeditions that build up the community, conduct fieldwork and research, produce high-quality work for authentic audiences, and discover they can do more than they thought possible.
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What We Offer | Lo Que Ofrecemos
Assurance Statement of compliance with the purposes of Title IX Education Act:
The Catholic schools of the Archdiocese, under the jurisdiction of the Archbishop, and at the direction of the Superintendent, attest that none of the Catholic schools discriminates on the basis of sex in its admission policies, its treatment of students or its employment practices.
Notice of Student Non-Discrimination Policy:
The Catholic schools of the Archdiocese of Denver, under the jurisdiction of Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila, S.T.L. and at the direction of the Superintendent, state that all of their Catholic schools admit students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the schools. Furthermore, Archdiocesan schools admit handicapped students in accord with the policy on Admissions in the Archdiocese of Denver Catholic Schools Administrator’s Manual. These schools do not discriminate on the basis of race, age, handicap, color, national or ethnic origin in the administration of their educational policies, employment practices, scholarship and loan programs, or athletic or other school-administered programs.