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Ricks Center for Gifted Children

Ricks Center for Gifted Children is a coeducational private special program emphasis school for students in grades Pre-K through 8.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Urban


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Ricks Center for Gifted Children at the University of Denver is an exemplary program designed for gifted children. We provide nationally recognized gifted education to approximately 250 students ranging from ages three years old through eighth grade, who demonstrate exceptional, differentiated abilities and learning needs.Our mission is to provide a dynamic and challenging educational environment that anticipates and responds to the individual, intellectual, social, emotional, physical, aesthetic, and cognitive needs of gifted children. We serve gifted children ages 3 to 14 (8th grade)Curriculum addresses the whole child in the areas of intellectual, emotional, aesthetic, physical and social needsCurriculum is thematic and integratedCutting edge curriculum designA building designed exclusively for gifted children with input from students, teachers, and parentsEndowment fund to support excellence in teachingRicks Community Association hosting school carnival, special events, community service and silent auctionAlumni attend prominent public and private institutions for both secondary and post-secondary



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Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 212
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
Pre-K 31
Kindergarten 30
1 21
2 21
3 17
4 17
5 20
6 20
7 17
8 18

Ricks Center for Gifted Children's relatively variable enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing Ricks Center for Gifted Children's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 7 : 1
Gender 41% Male / 59% Female
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 79%
Hispanic/Latino 2%
Black or African American 3%
Asian 1%


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