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About Us

Facts

Graland has been on the forefront of educational excellence in Denver for generations.

Here are some quick facts about our school.

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  • About Our School

  • About Our Community

    • 700+ students enrolled in the Lower and Middle schools
    • Students of color equal 20 percent of campus population
    • Parents play vital role as partners in their children’s education
    • 1 in 5 families receive some degree of financial assistance
    • Families come to Graland from 30+ zip codes
    • $2.6 million in financial aid awards offered annually
    • Active parent association hosts community-building activities and parent education speakers
  • About Our Faculty

    • 103 full-time faculty members
    • 70 percent have earned a master’s degree
    • Nearly 30 percent have more than 20 years of teaching experience
    • More than 10 percent have taught at Graland for 20+ years
    • 100 percent participate in professional development each year
  • About Our Curricula

    • Integrated learning - core academics with an interdisciplinary approach  and dynamic classroom discussion
    • Character education 
    • Experiential education - trips and hands-on learning
    • Emphasis on innovation and design thinking 
    • Creative arts exploration (choir, band, drama, visual art)
    • Signature learning experiences, including trips, service learning and traditions
    • Technology integration and media literacy emphasis
    • Daily physical activity for all students in the form of recess and PE or athletics
  • About Our Campus and Facilities

    • Seven acres with open space and mountain views
    • Invention and innovation lab
    • 32,000-square-foot gym with climbing wall and fitness center
    • Learning commons with a library, digital media studio and IT helpdesk
    • Modern performing arts theater
    • Six contemporary science labs
    • Three light-filled art studios
    • Music rooms
    • Recording studio with music tech
    • Drama spaces
    • 2.5 acres of outdoor play space and sports fields including outdoor structures appropriate for different ages
    • Open air amphitheater
    • Full service modern dining hall serving healthy, delicious meals and catering to those with dietary restrictions

Graland Country Day School

Graland Country Day School is a private school in Denver, Colorado, serving students in preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school. Founded in Denver in 1924, Graland incorporates a rich, experiential learning approach in a traditional classroom setting, emphasizing the development of globally and socially conscious leaders who excel academically.