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The Next 100 Years Campaign Is Transforming

Our Campus

How Our Teachers Teach

How Our Students Learn
“There comes a time in the history of any school where a choice must be made: to maintain the status quo, or to boldly pursue greater things for students, families, and the community it serves. For Kent Denver that time is now, and I am proud that we have chosen to be bold.” – Rand Harrington, Head of School

Join Kent Denver School as we boldly set the national standard for excellence in middle and high school education.

The Next 100 Years Campaign goes beyond campus transformation. It creates unparalleled educational opportunities for our students and an environment in which world-class teachers can thrive.

Over the course of three years, Kent Denver will transform over 100,000 square feet of teaching and learning spaces, launch the Kent Denver Institutes, and significantly increase our endowment. The Next 100 Years Campaign will empower us to change the way students learn and grow as they prepare to succeed in a rapidly changing world.

"Our family gave to The Next 100 Years Campaign because we are deeply grateful for what Kent Denver’s community did for our children Tucker ‘13 and Maggie ‘19. They were inspired by outstanding teachers and coaches, supported by their peers, and developed a skillset to be successful in college and beyond. This Campaign was our chance to give back to the school that gave our family so much.”
– Heather Mulvihill, Campaign Chair

Campus Transformation At A Glance


Our campus is undergoing its most significant transformation since its creation! Click the tabs above to see what has already been accomplished and what is still to come!

Middle School


Opened March 2018

  • Expanded Middle School space from 18,000 to over 35,000 sq ft
  • Large, flexible, light-filled classrooms
  • Community spaces, both formal and informal
  • New resource center, collaboration spaces and large student commons
  • LEED Platinum (Pending)

Visual Arts


Opened January 2019
  • 11,000 sq ft of renovated space for 6-12 Visual Arts, including a new 1,000 sq ft gallery to showcase student art
  • New, larger studios for ceramics, metals, photography and drawing & painting, each with its own outdoor learning space
  • Impact Studio with resources for design/build, robotics, 3D printing, and more for MS students
  • Formerly the 7th/8th grade /DCD Classroom building

Welcome Center


Opened March 2019
  • 29,000 sq ft of new space, including ten classrooms for the Math and World Languages departments
  • New Welcome Center and community spaces
  • New Admission Office and College Counseling Center
  • Large, flexible, light-filled classrooms

Centers & Institutes


Opened October 2019
  • 5,200 sq ft of renovated space with convenient access to the Duncan Center
  • Dedicated to Kent Denver School Institutes
  • Impact Studios available to grades 6-12 with resources for design/build, robotics, 3D printing, and more

Athletics Suite


Still to Come—Opening Fall 2019
  • Transformation of athletic administration offices
  • New gathering and conference space for coaches and athletes
  • Remodeled facilities

Scobie Center


Still to Come—Opening Fall 2019
  • Central, inviting location for student wellness team
  • New offices for counseling staff
  • Meeting spaces for students, families and counselors

Renovated Upper School


Still to Come—Opening Spring 2020
  • Transformation of 25,000 sq ft of 1960’s-era classroom wing into a new home for the History and English departments
  • New gathering spaces for students and offices for faculty
  • Higher ceilings, additional natural light
  • Average classroom size grows from 450 sq ft to 800+ sq ft
  • Modernized HVAC and sustainable building materials

Campaign progress as of December 5, 2019.