The Denver School of Science & Technology (DSST) in Central Park is a charter school, part of the Denver public school system, which serves grades 6 to 12 and is located in the South End neighborhood. It is situated in the Westerly Creek neighborhood of Central Park and was the first school to open in Central Park. The Colorado Springs metropolitan area is home to 17 public school districts, many of which have consistently ranked high on state performance and accountability measures. Westerly Creek Elementary School is a public school in Denver that provides education from early childhood to fourth grade.
The Montessori Children's House in Denver is a private preschool and elementary school that was established in 1991 and is accredited by the NCA-NASI. The Colorado Department of Education (CDE) awards the John Irwin Excellence Awards to schools that demonstrate exceptional academic performance over time and have achieved grades that exceed expectations in mathematics, English language, arts and sciences. DSST Public Schools are widely regarded as one of the top open-enrollment STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) schools in the United States, and have become a destination for educators across the country. Downtown Colorado Springs, including the Academy Boulevard corridor, Downtown, Old Colorado City, Ivywild and Westside are all home to various schools.
The plan is that eventually, the building will house two separate schools: an elementary school mainly on the first floor and a secondary school on most of the second and third floors. The CDE awards the Colorado Center of Excellence awards to recognize public schools that enroll a student population with at least 75% of students at risk and that show the highest rates of longitudinal student growth. The Swigert-McAuliffe International School is the newest school in Central Park, located in the Central Park West neighborhood. Bill Roberts School in Central Park is a public school in Denver that provides elementary education through eighth grade and is located in the South End neighborhood.
The school currently consists of principal Chuck Raisch, six teachers, one ECE3 class, two ECE4 classes, two kindergartens and a first grade that is temporarily in Westerly Creek. Primrose School in Central Park is located in the 29th Avenue neighborhood and offers child care education services with experience in early childhood development. They are located in different neighborhoods of Central Park and include everything from day care to early childhood education and one of the best performing high schools in Denver.