Ricks Center For Gifted Children

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2040 S York St

Denver, CO 80210

(303) 871-2982

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Grades: PK - 8

School Type: Private

Student Enrollment: 235

Students Per Teacher: 6

Parent Reviews

54 Parent Reviews for Ricks Center For Gifted Children

I attended the Ricks Center for Gifted Children for 11 years. Before that both of my brothers attended the school one for all 11 years and the other for 10. I have great memories, friendships, and lessons from this school and do not regret a single day of my education there. It is true that the education ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 08/20/13

Having had two children graduate from Ricks, and gone through the admission process again this year for a third, I am confident of the continuing quality of the program, the staff and faculty. My alumni children developed not only academically, but socially and emotionally as well. They were nurtured ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/06/13

Although pleased at first with two kids at Ricks we are leaving due to lack of accountability on all fronts: administration, teachers, and perhaps most importantly, our own kids. While proud of our children being categorized as G&T, it became apparent that programming and grading was not nearly as ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/24/13

My highly gifted son had an amazing all encompassing school that we called home for 8 years. His continued success, now in his second year at public high school, is owed almost entirely to Ricks. The creator, founder and leader of the school understands and has effectively implemented a unique curriculum ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/01/12

I had one child attend the Ricks Center and as my child graduated and went on into highschool, we realized that our student was not as qualified as Ricks had promised. Our Child went into honors math and science based on the recomendations of the school and this resulted in our student getting D's in ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/23/12

Ricks is not a school for everyone, but many of the negative comments posted are patently untrue. Ricks Center is the national model for education of the gifted with highly-qualified, highly-educated, passionate, caring and knowledgable teachers and administrators. The integrated curriculum suits the ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/13/12

I have a child at Ricks. There is no newspaper, no debate team, no band, no orchestra. These are offered sporadically FOR ADDITIONAL $$$ as after school activities: gymnastics, martial arts, track, yoga, rock climbing, dance, photography. The school does not have a library & you WILL end up buying ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/03/12

After 3 frustrating years, we transferred to the local public school only to find that our children were behind in every subject. What's more, the administration at our new school anticipated this because it is common for students transferring from RIcks to be behind in at least one grade level in math, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/27/12

I am a DU alumna and have two gifted children (confirmed with testing and academic performance). I have tried multiple times to contact the Admissions staff just to get more information about this program and to start the application process and have received zero follow-up. While we have no experience ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/30/11

The Ricks Center for Gifted Children at the University of Denver is an extraordinary educational experience for both child and parent. As a parent of two girls attending the school for six years; I have been witness to many remarkable achievements at every class level. I myself have learned and experienced ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/12/11

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School Profile for Ricks Center For Gifted Children

Enrollment
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Student enrollment:
235
Students per teacher:
6
Full-time teachers:
40
Number of classrooms:
Ricks Center For Gifted Children Enrollment by Grade

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Denver schools — Ricks Center For Gifted Children is located at 2040 S York St, Denver CO 80210. 2040 S York St is in the 80210 ZIP code in Denver, CO Ricks Center For Gifted Children is a Private school that serves grade levels PK - 8.
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