Wash Park West is a hip South Central Denver hood with a young and quiet residential vibe. You’ll find early 1900s homes and lots of brick bungalows, mostly owned but some rented. The neighborhood is home to many young professionals and families who want to enjoy a peaceful setting with superb essential grocers and workout facilities, lively nightlife, and fun weekend hangouts. Wash Park West is also a great place to enjoy Denver on two wheels — pedal from the gorgeous park to grab coffee on South Pearl Street or explore the quirky shops and dives of South Broadway.
This popular neighborhood just to the west of Washington Park allows for easy access to Broadway, Alameda Avenue, and I-25. Excellent Walk and Bike Scores® make heading to neighborhood hangouts a breeze. Enjoy the amazing Colorado weather at Washington Park which can be reached anywhere in the neighborhood via a short walk.
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.
West Wash Park is chock full of amazing homes, but it also has neighborhood hangout spots sprinkled throughout the hood. Wash Perk is a well-known caffeine spot that keeps this great neighborhood going each day. On the western edge of the neighborhood lies Broadway, with all of its entertaining glory. Be sure to allow plenty — there is a lot to see here!
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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 Washington Park West. Please note that this is an average score for all public schools in Washington Park West. Ratings for individual schools can be found on Denver Public Schools’ website.
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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
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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.