WELCOME TO PALMER! Are you a prospective family? Click here.
School tours are held during the school year every Friday at 10 a.m. and by appointment as needed. Come see this hidden gem tucked into the heart of Denver.
Supply Lists for the 2014-2015 School Year
Click here to see the supply lists for all grades. Palmer School Supply List 2014-15
Registration, August 11-14
Registration will be the week of August 11 at Palmer. Check back for more details and times!
Back to School Night, Thursday, August 21, 4:30 – 6:30 pm
Get ready for a new school year! Join us to meet your child’s teacher and school staff, get questions answered, connect with other families and start off the year right!
YMCA of Metropolitan Denver replaces Kaleidoscope at Palmer in the fall
YMCA of Metropolitan Denver will replace Kaleidoscope Corner as Palmer’s before and after school program for the 2014-15 school year. Read all about it here: YMCA replaces Kaleidoscope.
PALMER IS A TOP PERFORMER! CHECK IT OUT!
Palmer is one of only 17 schools in Denver to win the Governor’s Distinguished Improvement Award in 2013!
Welcome to Palmer Elementary School located in the heart of Denver. Palmer is a small school with a lot of personality. Our school offers ECE through 5th grade classes including Advanced Kindergarten. The student body is very diverse with 10-12 different native language speakers attending each school year. We attempt (and have been very successful) in keeping our classes small so that the upmost attention can be given to each individual child. They are each so important to us and we want to ensure that each has an excellent education.
Our staff consists of a blend of seasoned teachers with volumes of experience and knowledge to beginning teachers that bring new ideas that reinforce the education presented to our students. We have a mixture of male and female classroom teachers that allows Palmer different views and ways of teaching.
Our art program is excellent and various forms of art are experienced by our students. The entire school benefits as they create the beautiful art that decorates our hallways. Our physical education/dance class is involved in so many health building programs and games along with dance introduction and experiences. All children, including ECE, are involved in art and PE weekly. Palmer also has a 30 iMac computer lab and a very up-to-date library for use by our students. Our upper grades platoon so that teachers can offer students their expertise in subject areas, while our primary grades focus on building a strong foundation for our students. Palmer is a green school and has shown growth for the past four years on state assessments (CSAP now called TCAP). This indicates that Palmer is consistently moving its students at all levels. Tours are given on a scheduled basis and we encourage you to come in and experience the “best kept secret” in Denver – the little school with the BIG heart!