Welcome: Start Your Kent Denver Journey Here

We’re excited that you’re considering Kent Denver for middle school or high school!

We are looking forward to getting to know you, and showing you what makes Kent Denver so special.  Kent Denver is a small, vibrant, inclusive learning community filled with students who are curious, intelligent, determined and kind.

We are proud of our thought-provoking curriculum, amazing extracurriculars and sports, and world-class facilities on a wide-open 200-acre campus—not to mention the best lunch in town! But what makes our school truly outstanding? Without a doubt, it's our inspiring and dynamic teachers and the more than 700 curious, talented, and kind learners who call Kent Denver ‘home.’ 

Our admission team is delighted to meet students from schools throughout Denver and beyond. Our goal is to identify the most capable and highly motivated students. Over the years, we have discovered that the students who succeed and benefit most from a Kent Denver education are those who are committed to contributing positively to school life and believe wholeheartedly in our goal of excellence in scholarship and character.

As you learn more about our school and community, we’re here to answer any questions along the way. Please don't hesitate to contact us! We look forward to getting to know you and are thrilled to partner with you along this journey.

Best regards,

The Kent Denver Admission Team

Miya Dickman '94
Director of Middle School Admission
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Genevieve R. Marcelino
Director of Upper School Admission
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What Sets Kent Denver Apart

World-Class Learning

Innovative and caring teachers inspire our students  to achieve and excel in the classroom and beyond!


Outstanding Athletics

With 18 varsity sports & a wide array of non-competitive wellness offerings, there is a team for everyone at KDS!

Warm Community

Our community is full of supportive students and teachers who are focused on of learning, growth, creativity and fun!


Inspiring Arts

In dozens of classes at all levels in visual arts, drama and music, Kent Denver students explore, create and inspire!

Signature Programs

Our students pursue their passions—and find new ones—in Kent Denver's many clubs and extracurricular activities.


Admission Process

Our admission team is here to guide and support you every step of the way. We can't wait to meet you!


Kent Denver's Middle School

Kent Denver starts in sixth grade, and each year we welcome more than 75 new sixth-graders from more than 35 schools.

Our academics are engaging and inspiring, but there is so much more to our middle school - from sports to trips to classes you get to choose - all within a fun, supportive and kind community.

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Kent Denver's Upper School

Kent Denver's Upper School welcomes about 60 new students from nearly 30 schools to our ninth grade each fall.

Kent Denver's upper school program offers thought-provoking, intentional academics, inspiring athletics, and exciting extracurriculars in a nurturing, collaborative environment. 

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2022-23 Admission Timeline

Key Admission Dates

  • September 2023: 2024-25 Admission Application opens
  • October 1, 2023: 2024-25 Financial Aid Application opens
  • October 2, 2023: Family interviews begin
  • January 15, 2024: Admission Application deadline for siblings of currently enrolled students
  • January 31, 2024: Admission Application and Financial Aid Application deadline
  • February 23, 2024: Upper and Middle School admission decision notifications

Contact Us

Kent Denver School Admission Office
4000 E. Quincy Avenue
Englewood, CO 80113
(303) 770-7660 x433


Community Statement

Kent Denver School will foster 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.

Non-Discrimination Policy

The school admits qualified students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or marital status to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. The school does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or any other status protected by applicable law in the administration of its educational, admissions, financial aid, athletic and other policies and programs.