Denver and the surrounding counties are home to some of the finest schools in the country.
Adams 12 School District:
One of the largest and most awarded school districts in the state of Colorado.
Aurora Public Schools
Aurora Public Schools Prepares each of its students with the skills necessary to achieve his or her own highest level of academic achievement.
Cherry Creek Public Schools:
The 53 year tradition of excellence in the Cherry Creek School District is brought to life everyday by students.
Denver County Schools:
Widely recognized today as one of the best urban school systems in the country.
Douglas County Schools:
Douglas County occupies 860 square miles of space between Colorado’s two main economic Centers: Denver and Colorado Springs. Lying along the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains the county affords beautiful mountain views, easy urban access and diverse recreational opportunities.
Jefferson County Public Schools:
Jeffco Public Schools, formed in 1950, celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2000-2001. In its 50-year history, Jeffco Schools has graduated over 190,000 students.
Littleton Public Schools:
The school district student population is approximately 16,400, and operates fifteen elementary schools, four middle schools, three high schools, two charter schools, and one alternative high school.
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Check out Colorado’s amazing hockey team and the fans that love them!
Come see Denver’s Mile High Baseball and have a blast at Coors Field.
Check out our leading NFL Team!
Come out and see the Nuggets at one of the best priced venues in town!
Denver Parks and Recreation:
We have 397 urban parks and pathways, 29 recreation centers, 14,000 acres of Denver Mountain Parks, and 2,500 acres of Natural Areas.
Denver Performing Arts Center:
The Denver Center for the Performing Arts is a showcase for live theatre, a nurturing ground for new plays, a preferred stop on the Broadway touring circuit, an award-winning teleproduction facility, a national training school for actors and the site of some of this country’s most innovative voice research.
World class venue and experience for World Class art of all kinds. Truly a masterpiece within Denver.
Two locations and an extensive outreach and research program have earned the Botanic Gardens a spot as a major attraction for residents and families in the Denver Metro area.
The Denver Zoo’s tenets include “Protect – Honor – Innovate – Engage – Empower -Serve.” They are dedicated to giving the animals and the visitors to the zoo a great experience. All in an effort to educate and secure a better world for animals.
“Creating extraordinary musical experiences that transport today’s listener, from the best of the past to the edge of the future.”
The Denver Museum of Nature and Science:
Their mission: “Be a catalyst! Ignite our community’s passion for nature and science.”
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- Contrary to the popular belief that Denver receives 300 days of sunshine a year, the city can actually expect to receive an average of 115 clear days, 130 partly cloudy days, and 120 cloudy days each year.
- The Denver metro area is the 18th largest metro economy in the United States.
- Denver International Airport is the sixth busiest airport in the United States and the 18th busiest in the world.
- Denver is the second most educated city in the United States.
- Denver has spent more than $8 billion in the last decade on new attractions including building three new sports stadiums; a new downtown amusement park; a new world-class aquarium; three new art museums; a new opera house; a new 1,100-room Hyatt hotel; and doubling the size of the Colorado Convention Center.
- Denver boasts the largest city park system in the country, 90 golf courses and 650 miles of paved trails.
- Denver is home to the second largest performing arts complex in the nation with 10 theatres seating 10,000 people for theatre, symphony, opera and ballet.
- Denver brews more beer than any other city with 80 different beers brewed here daily.
- With less water vapor in the air at this altitude, the sky really is bluer in Colorado.
- In winter, Denver is dryer than Phoenix, with an average daily high of 45 degrees in February.
- In Denver’s rarified air, golf balls go 10 percent farther. So do cocktails. Alcoholic drinks pack more of a punch than at sea level.
- There are 200 named peaks visible from Denver, including 32 that soar to 13,000 feet and above. The mountain panorama visible from Denver is 140 miles long.
- Metro Denver collects more for the arts on a per capita basis than any other city. The seven county Denver metro area (an area the size of Connecticut) has a self-imposed 10th of a cent sales tax for the arts that raises up to $36 million a year, which is distributed to 300 arts organizations and facilities.
- The dome of the Colorado State Capitol is covered with 200 ounces of 24K gold, but the really priceless building material was used inside as wainscoting. It is Colorado onyx, a rare stone found near Beulah, Colo. The entire world’s supply was used in this building and no more has ever been found. State law prohibits building any structure that would block the view of the mountains from the State Capitol.
For more interesting background and info on Denver please check out the wiki page: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Denver
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The Anschutz Medical Campus is the largest academic health center in the Rocky Mountain region.
The Craft Beer scene in Colorado is unparalleled. The industry is highlighted by over 300 breweries serving creative variations of beer in unique and inviting family friendly settings across the Denver metro area.
RTD Transportation and Light Rail:
(From RTD-DENVER.com) Now serving 86.5 miles of rail with nine rail lines: the University of Colorado A Line, B, C, D, E, F, H, R and W Lines means more service to get you where you need to go – fast, easy and convenient!
The nine-county Metro Denver region ranks second in private-sector aerospace employment out of the 50 largest metropolitan areas, with 20,020 workers. Colorado is the second-largest space economy in the United States, behind California.