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Ricks Center students from Early Childhood through Upper School

Ricks Center for Gifted Children

This is where we belong!

Ricks Center is a place for children who have strong convictions, who are more intense, more curious and more innovative than their peers. Ricks Center is a place for children who are deeply sensitive, funny, intelligent, passionate and more.

UPcoming Events

Giant map of Europe

Come explore Europe!

The National Geographic Kids Giant Traveling Map of Europe is visiting Ricks Center for Gifted Children between 12/5/16 and 12/08/16. The map is 26' x 26' and has interactive lessons.

There will be an Family Night with the Map on Wednesday evening, 12/7/16 between 5:30 pm and 7:00 pm. We would love to have you come and see the map then. If you would like to come over during the day, please contact Anne Wolf 303.871.6045 so we can fit you into our schedule.

in their own words 

"Ricks has pretty much made me who I am; I grew up here. I really love it so much. I feel like it has really given me a love for learning, and I always want to know more." --Francine age 13


"My favorite part about the Ricks Center is that you never go a day without doing something awesome."
--Ella age 8


"The teachers always find a way to get us interested and challenge us, so that we’re always learning."
--Holden age 13


"They help me feel proud because they help me through the work that I need to do, and it just makes me feel proud of myself like I can do anything."
--Tilly age 8


"Ricks offers kids an opportunity for leadership in every aspect of every moment of every day."
--Anne, Ricks Center parent


"To say that the teachers are skilled and bright and energetic is an understatement; they are really fantastic."
--Greg, Ricks Center parent