City Park is the home of Denver’s largest park. The park comprises the majority of the neighborhood, leaving only 46 city blocks of residential space — one of the smallest in the city. While it may be small geographically, City Park neighborhood offers a ton to do! City Park has so much to offer, whether it’s an event at City Park, retail and restaurants on Colfax Ave, visiting the Denver Zoo, or exploring the Nature and Science Museum!
Stretching one mile long, ¾ of a mile wide, and spanning 330 acres, City Park makes up the vast majority of the east-central Denver neighborhood of City Park. The park was built in 1880 and is home to the Denver Zoo, the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, Ferril and Duck Lakes, a boathouse, historical monuments, playgrounds, and sporting facilities. The park boundaries are: York Street to the west, 23rd Avenue to the north, Colorado Boulevard to the east, and 17th Avenue to the south. The neighborhood extends two blocks further south to Colfax, making the entire residential portion of the neighborhood only two blocks wide and one mile long! The eastern part of this neighborhood is also known as the Bluebird District, named after the theater on Colfax.
The median sale price is based on all attached and detached homes sold in the neighborhood last year.
The median sale price is based on all attached and detached homes sold in the neighborhood each year.
Just as the name implies, this is our City’s Park. In fact, City Park is the largest outdoor space to play in Denver. It is home to the Denver Nature and Science Museum, and the Denver Zoo. The City Park public golf course runs along the northern border and offers incredible views of downtown and the mountains. Not only does this neighborhood have access to great outdoor spaces, but its southern border is Colfax Avenue which doesn’t disappoint when it comes to entertainment and dining!
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Students in Denver are not required to attend their neighborhood school. However, if you’re looking for public education options close to home, this will give you an idea of how schools are performing in City Park. Please note that this is an average score for all public schools in City Park. Ratings for individual schools can be found on Denver Public Schools’ website.
How much students are growing academically each year.
Shows if students at schools are performing at grade level.
How satisfied students and families are with schools.
Colorado is an open enrollment state, meaning students can choose to attend their assigned neighborhood school, or they can apply to other public schools within their district, or even outside it. Denver Public Schools (DPS) is one of the only districts in the country in which virtually all its schools are options for enrollment.
Denver Public Schools that are charter schools
Students in Denver Public Schools
Denver Public High Schools’ 4-year graduation rate
While the majority of students attend public school, Denver has many private and home-based education options available.
There are many private school options in the Denver area depending on your budget and academic and athletic interests.
Colorado has multiple options for seeking a home-based education. The number of homeschoolers in Denver grew 64.7% in the last 5 years.