Golden Schools

Public schools in the city of Golden include one high school, one middle school, two elementary schools, and one Pre-K through 8th grade.  The schools are part of the Jefferson County School District, the largest school district in the state of Colorado.  Golden is also home to the Colorado School of Mines.

Colorado School of Mines

Colorado School of Mines

 

Colorado School of Mines
1500 Illinois Street
303-273-3000
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Colorado School of Mines is a public research university offering degrees in engineering and applied science. The school has been an integral part of the Golden community since 1870.  Staff and students live, work, and recreate here, participating in politics, serving on local committees, boards, and civic organizations, tutoring K-12 students, and volunteering time to cultural events and other projects. 

Learn more about Colorado School of Mines.


Golden High School

Golden High School

 

 

 

Golden High School
701 24th Street
303-982-4200
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Golden High School was founded in 1873 and is the oldest school in Colorado with over 125 years of history.  The newest building for the High School opened in 2008.

Learn more about Golden High School.


Bell Middle School

Bell Middle School

 

 

 

Bell Middle School
1001 Ulysses Street
303-982-4280
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Named after Gertrude Bell, a Golden pioneer and educator, the school opened in 1963.  A two-story classroom addition, a larger library, and new office space were added in 1994.  Grades 6 through 8

Learn more about Bell Middle School.


Mitchell Elementary

Mitchell Elementary School

 

 

 

Mitchell Elementary
201 Rubey Drive
303-982-5875
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Formerly located in downtown Golden across the street from the post office, Mitchell Elementary has a long history in Golden.  The new school was built in 1997.

Learn more about Mitchell Elementary School.


Shelton Elementary

Shelton Elementary School

 

 

 

Shelton Elementary
420 Crawford Street
303-982-5686
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Shelton Elementary opened in 1994, replacing Earle Johnson Elementary.  The school is named after Hal and Mary Shelton, who were involved in Jeffco schools and active in the Golden community.

Learn more about Shelton Elementary School.


Montessori Schools:

Free Horizon Montessori
15920 W. 10th Avenue
303-982-0275
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Pre-K through 8th grade

Compass Montessori
4441 Salvia Street
303-271-1977
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Pre-K through high school


Golden Preschools/Kindergarten

Canyon Point KinderCare
107 North Rubey Drive
303-279-9171
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Cornerstone Montessori
15970 W. 50th Avenue
303-277-0245
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Eagle Ridge KinderCare
18601 Eagle Ridge Drive
303-279-0814
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5280 Early Childhood Education Center
17602 W. 14th Avenue
303-278-7772
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Golden Community Center Preschool
1470 10th Street
303-384-8124
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Kyffin Preschool
205 Flora Way
303-982-5883
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Lookout Mountain Preschool
17 S. Mount Vernon Country Club Road
303-526-1176
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Shelton Preschool
420 Crawford Street
303-982-5673
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South Table Mountain Preschool
17701 West 16th Avenue
720-308-3172
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Welchester Preschool
13000 W. 10th Avenue
303-982-7450
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Golden High School Matriculation Area Elementary Schools

Fairmount Elementary
15975 W. 50th Avenue
303-982-5422
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Kyffin Elementary
205 Flora Way
303-982-5760
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Maple Grove Elementary
3085 Alkire Street
303-982-5808
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Pleasant View Elementary
15920 W. 10th Avenue
303-982-5921
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Ralston Elementary
25856 Columbine Glen Avenue
303-982-4350
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Welchester Elementary
13000 W. 10th Avenue
303-982-7450
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