Kunsmiller Creative Arts Academy

Basic Information

Address: 2250 S. Quitman Way, Denver, CO 80219
County: Denver
School District: Denver Pubic Schools
Phone Number: 720-424-0201
Fax Number: 720-424-0145
Principal: Dr. Diana Howard

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Additional Information

School Type: Integrated Arts Magnet
School Mascot: Dragon
Founded: 2009
Ages/Grades: K-8
School Setting:

Large former middle school on a beautiful park with lakes.

School Schedule (Hours in Day): 9:00 - 3:45 (6.75 hous)
School Days in Calendar Year: 180
School Holidays: District set holidays

SW Denver

School Size: 675
Classroom Size: 25 elementary, 30 middle school
Student/Teacher Ratio: 1:15

7.5 arts specialists


KCAA integrates the arts into all district mandated curricula in addition to all students studying arts disciplines with specialists.

Support Services:

1 Advisor
1 Social Worker
1 Psychologist
3 SPED teachers
3 Intervention teachers

After School Programs: Yes
School Clubs:

Many before and after school classes in the arts plus all middle school competitive sports.

Parking Spaces/Availability:

150 cars

Admissions Deadline: Early December, Middle School; Mid January, Elementary
Mission Statement:

The vision of the Kunsmiller Creative Arts Academy is to infuse the arts into the daily academic core curriculum, while allowing students the opportunity to explore various art forms and develop an expertise in an art form for which they are passionate. Through engaging, active learning with a focus on twenty-first century skills, the school will be supporting the courage needed to imagine and achieve.

School History:

KCAA opened in 2009 as a K-8 school; in 2011, it will begin adding high school grade levels.

Additional Information:

Reggio Emilia philosophy is the foundation of our primary programming.