Facts

Founded in 1924, Graland has been advancing Denver’s educational outlook for generations. If you’re considering becoming a part of the Graland family, here’s the very least you need to know.

Click on a heading below to learn the facts about Graland!

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  • About Our School

    • College preparatory, independent, co-educational day school
    • Preschool (ages 3 and up) through grade 8
    • Centrally located in Denver’s Hilltop neighborhood (four miles southeast of downtown, 10 miles north of the Denver Tech Center)
    • Accredited by the National Association of Independent Schools, Association of Colorado Independent Schools, Colorado State Department of Education
    • Seven lush acres with open space and mountain views
    • Modern performing arts theater
    • Science labs 
    • Art studios, digital media studio, music rooms, recording studio, and drama spaces
    • 24,700 square foot science, innovation and learning center
    • Media literacy center
    • 32,000 square foot gym with climbing wall and fitness center
    • Modern dining hall serves healthy, delicious meals and caters to those with dietary restrictions
    • In a single year, Graland composted 120 cu. yds. of material, single stream recycled 1176 cu. yds. of materials, recycled 718 lbs. of batteries, and recycled over 410 fluorescent and compact fluorescent lamps
  • About Our Students and Families

    • 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 a degree of financial assistance
    • 30+ zip codes feed into Graland
    • $2.1 million in financial aid awards offered annually
  • About Our Curriculum

    • Hands-on learning
    • Dynamic classroom discussion
    • Technology integration with iPads and media literacy emphasis
    • Creative exploration
    • Multiple age-appropriate opportunities for student to apply classroom lessons to real-life concerns, such as homelessness, hunger and environmental issues.
    • Daily physical activity for all students in the form of recess and PE or sports.
  • 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

Graland Country Day School

55 CLERMONT STREET    DENVER, CO 80220    303.399.0390   
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.