Once considered the Harlem of the West, Five Points is rich with history. The Rossonian Lounge showcased jazz greats and the neighborhood had a bustling music scene. The area saw a decline in its population and popularity over the years, but major reinvestment and growth came to Five Points in the last few decades. Today, locals can explore endlessly, from Welton Street to the River North Art District.
Minutes from downtown, Five Points is one of Denver’s most walkable neighborhoods. Five Points is considered a biker’s paradise by Walk Score® due to the ample bike lanes throughout the neighborhood. Avoid traffic by jumping on the A Train at the 38th & Blake station to reach DIA in 33 minutes.
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.
Being an urban neighborhood, Five Points has a lot to offer its residents. Many daily errands can be accomplished by foot or bike. Enjoy numerous art galleries and murals in RiNo (River North). Grab a cocktail, or freshly brewed beer on Larimer Street and grab a bite at Denver Central Market or one of the many food trucks. Catch a baseball game from the Rooftop at Coors Field. The choices for entertainment in Five Points are endless!
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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 Five Points. Please note that this is an average score for all public schools in Five Points. 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.