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About Kent Denver

Welcome to Kent DenverKent Denver is an independent, coeducational college-preparatory school serving more than 750 middle and high school students in grades 6-12. Located on a 200-acre campus in Englewood, Colorado, we offer extraordinary educational experiences to diverse, talented students from across the metro area. 

Thank you for your interest in Kent Denver School! We are a vibrant, inclusive community of learners made up of students and committed educators who are curious, creative, determined and kind. Through our academic, extracurricular and athletics programs, we actively support our students' pursuit of excellence, recognizing that this process helps them to discover their individual passions, build community and prepare for a meaningful, self-determined life. 
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Our Mission

Transforming lives of students and community through extraordinary educational experiences.

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Our Vision

Excellence in scholarship and character is the goal of a Kent Denver education. We aim to create a diverse community of responsible citizens. To that end, our school offers a challenging college preparatory curriculum and sets high ethical standards.

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Our Community

Kent Denver fosters a culture where all differences and identities across gender, ability, religion, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity and economic background are valued, celebrated and recognized as an essential quality of the education offered in our dynamic learning environment.

Kent Denver At a Glance

Catch a glimpse of what makes the Kent Denver experience so extraordinary.

  • Space to Learn
200+ Acre Campus

200+ Acre Campus

With over 200 acres of land and more than 100,000 square feet of newly renovated classroom buildings, Kent Denver has the space and resources for students to reach their full potential.

Explore Our Campus

  • Small Class Sizes
8:1 Student to Teacher Ratio

8:1 Student to Teacher Ratio

With an 8:1 student to teacher ratio, our small class sizes promote a learning environment where all students feel engaged, supported and empowered to be their best selves. 

Learn About Our Academics

  • Exceptional Faculty
86% of Teachers Hold Advanced Degrees

86% of Teachers Hold Advanced Degrees

With 86% of our faculty holding advanced degrees, our teachers possess the knowledge, experience and commitment to provide an extraordinary education for our more than 750 students in grades 6-12.

Meet Our Faculty & Staff

  • Historical Excellence
100+ Years of History

100+ Years of History

Founded in 1922, Kent Denver School has a long, established reputation as a premier independent school for students across the Denver metro area. 

Our Mission & History

  • 140+ Courses
140+ Courses

140+ Course Offerings

With over 140 class offerings—including ample opportunities for AP and Honors-level courses—students at Kent Denver receive a diverse learning experience that allows them to pursue their passions and be well-equipped for college and beyond.

Explore Our Curriculum

  • Financial Aid
23% of Students Receive Financial Assistance

23% of Students on Financial Aid

With nearly a quarter of our students receiving financial assistance and $5 million awarded each year in financial aid, we are committed to making the Kent Denver educational experience affordable for highly-motivated students from families of all income levels.

Our Tuition & Financial Aid

  • 100% College Acceptance
100% College Acceptance

100% College Acceptance Rate

With a 100% college acceptance rate, Kent Denver readily prepares students for the next step in their academic careers.

Meet our College Counseling Team

  • 23 Sports
23 Sports Offerings

23 Sports Offerings

With 23 sports offerings and 80 athletic teams across our Middle and Upper Schools, Kent Denver provides opportunities for student-athletes of all levels to build their skills, be a part of a team and compete. 

Explore Our Teams

  • Signature Programs
20+ Signature Programs

20 Signature Programs

With 20 Signature programs, more than 40 Upper School clubs and over 20 Middle School electives to choose from, Kent Denver students can explore their passions while gaining fun and valuable real-world experience.

About Our Signature Programs

A Standard of Excellence

Accreditation

Kent Denver is fully accredited by the Association of Colorado Independent Schools and is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools. 

Why Accreditation Matters

More About Kent Denver

Learn about our 100-year history as a school.

History Timeline

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Explore our beautiful 200-acre campus.

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Hear from students, teachers and alumni.

Kent Denver Voices

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