Babysitters in Denver

The capital of Colorado, Denver is the most populous city of the state. In close proximity to the world famous Rocky Mountains, its nickname is the “Mile-High City”. The city was founded in 1858 during the Pikes Peak Gold Rush, when the first settlement that would later become the city of Denver was established. As the area grows in population, families looking for babysitters can use its many outstanding colleges and schools as sources.

Top 5 colleges in Denver – Find Sitters

University of Denver – Founded in 1864 by John Evans, the former Governor of Colorado, the school was originally called the Colorado Seminary. DU’s student body is made up of 5,455 undergraduates and 6,387 postgraduates. The reverse initials “DU” are typical of the Rocky Mountain and Midwestern tradition of initial reversal, a practice that is observed by other universities in the area such as the University of Colorado.

Metropolitan State College of Denver – Also known as Metro State, this four year college has the second highest enrollment of undergraduates of any college in the state. Nicknamed the Roadrunners, there are approximately 23,948 students attending the school. The school’s 126 acre campus is nestled in a thriving residential and industrial area of the former town site of Auraria.

University of Colorado Denver – This prestigious medical school is a public university and is one of three schools in the University of Colorado system. 27,000 students attend the school’s two campuses at Auraria and Anschutz Medical; however, CU Denver also offers classes online.  In line with the school’s practical education approach, students serve more than 500,000 patients a year through its hospital and clinical services.

Regis University - One of 28 member institutions of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities, the school is divided into three colleges: Regis College, The Rueckert-Hartman College for Health Professions and the College for Professional Studies. Taking its current name from Saint John Francis Regis, a 17th century Jesuit, Regis was established in 1887. The school has a long tradition of charitable services, notably the Father Woody Projects, which hosts a Christmas party for the homeless.

Rocky Mountain College of Art & Design – Situated in Lakewood, a suburb of Denver, this private school, which is also known as REM-CAD, has a relatively small student body of around 700. The school caters to students in Game Arts, Painting, Illustration, Art Education, Communications Design, Animation, Fine Arts, Photography & Video Art, Sculpture, and Interior Design.

Top 5 High Schools in Denver – Find Sitters

D’Evelyn Junior/Senior High School – With its campus on the historic Fehringer Ranch property, the school prides itself on its idyllic setting. Having close associations with service organizations, including Interact and the Red Cross Youth Corp, families are sure to find D’Evelyn students a dependable source for babysitters.

Denver School of Science and Technology - DSST is a free, open-enrollment, college preparatory liberal arts school. Focusing on science and technology, this public school is made up of middle and high school students.

Denver School of the Arts – Regarded as one of the first magnet schools, DSA is proud to call the White Siberian Tiger its mascot. Creative arts, Dance, Theatre, Instrumental Music and Video Cinema are just some of the lessons students participate in. With creativity and a flair for the dramatic, families will find the school a rich source for babysitters.

East High School – Opened in 1875 on Arapahoe Street, East High was the first high school in Denver. The school moved to 19th and Stout Street in 1889 because of the need for more room. School mascot, the East Angels, is named for the beautiful sculpture of a young girl which was moved from Stout Street and placed in a rock garden of the school’s current location.

Denver Centre for International Studies – “Preparing students for college by developing multilingual, inter-culturally competent citizens who are actively involved in our rapidly changing world”, is the school motto. Community is a huge focus here, both locally and globally. The students of DCIS are proactively supportive in all that they do.