Education in Parker

Parker is served by Douglas County School District RE-1. The District, which is the third largest school district in the state, serves more than 68,000 students PreK- 12th grade.

Douglas County School District RE-1

Douglas County School District teachers and staff are leaders of public education in Colorado, with many innovative educational approaches tailored to students. Support and coordination can be found at the District level, but each school has the flexibility to build its own instructional programs. Parents can find many different choices through the District such as open enrollment, charter schools, instruction for gifted and talented students, magnet schools, an International Baccalaureate program, Advanced Placement courses and other special programs. 

Parker Community Charter Schools

  • American Academy Lincoln Meadows
  • American Academy Parker
  • Challenge to Excellence
  • Leman Academy of Excellence
  • North Star Academy
  • Parker Core Knowledge
  • Parker Performing Arts School
A charter school in Colorado is a public school operated by a group of parents, teachers and/or

community members as a semi-autonomous school of choice within a school district

Private Schools

  • Ave Maria Catholic School K-8
  • Southeast Christian School K-8
  • Lutheran High School 9-12th