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ADMISSIONS

ADMISSIONS

Compositive Primary  will accept applications this fall for the three and four-year-old classrooms, kindergarten, first, and second grades for the 2021-22 school year. We will add a grade each year thereafter up to fifth grade in 2024. Please submit an inquiry form if you would like us to keep you informed of admissions events. Our admission procedure and important dates are listed below (please note that the dates are from 2020-21 admissions and will be updated this fall).

Compositive Primary  will accept applications this fall for the three and four-year-old classrooms, kindergarten, first, and second grades for the 2021-22 school year. We will add a grade each year thereafter up to fifth grade in 2024. Please submit an inquiry form if you would like us to keep you informed of admissions events. Our admission procedure and important dates are listed below (please note that the dates are from 2020-21 admissions and will be updated this fall). 

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ADMISSIONS PROCEDURE

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ADMISSIONS PROCEDURE

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Fill out this form and/or send an email to info@compositiveprimary.org to express interest in learning more about the school.

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Admissions open houses and campus tours are held each fall. We will also meet with families by appointment throughout the year.

The Open Houses are drop-in format when school is not in session, and parents have the opportunity to visit classrooms and meet with faculty and administrators.

Tours provide parents an opportunity to view classrooms while school is in session and speak with the school administrators.

Tours and Open Houses are optional and not required for admission.

Open House Information:

Register online here: October 26th, 10 am- 12 pm or November 13th, 6:30 pm- 8:00 pm

Tour Information:

Tours are available every Tuesday at 9am from September 24 through early January.

Please call Sabrina Zizo at 720-452-2522 to register for a tour date.

Space is limited to 6 people per tour.

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Apply now. The application fee is $50 and is non-refundable. If you previously submitted an application for your child and are reapplying this year for the same child, please call the school at 720-452-2522 for an application fee waiver code. 

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We request all age 3/4 applicants to participate in a 30-minute group visit on February 1 or February 8, 2020. The children will participate in classroom activities with teachers. K/1 will be scheduled individually as two hours in the kindergarten classroom during the school day.

Parents will have time to chat with the Head of School and Director of Outreach during the visits. At least one of an applicant’s parent/guardian is required to attend.

Compositive Primary does not require cognitive testing.

Child/parent visits can be scheduled by calling the school at 720-452-2522 after you’ve submitted the student’s application.

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IMPORTANT
DATES

For Current Students

Sibling Applications Due…
December 15, 2019

Re-enrollment Contracts Due…
February 3, 2020

Complete New Applications by 
January 15, 2020

We accept applications for children seeking admission to the following school year. We don’t keep a waitlist for years beyond the current application year. If you previously submitted an application for your child and are reapplying this year for the same child, please call the school at 720-452-2522 for an application fee waiver code.

Return Additional Forms
February 1, 2020

If your child is applying for kindergarten or first grade, please request a confidential teacher recommendation from your child’s teacher (the form is available with the online application) and school records. 

Attend a Child/Parent Visit
February 8, 2020

Applicants for the age 3/4 classrooms will attend a 30-minute group visit on February 1 or 8. Applicants for kindergarten and first grade will join the kindergarten classroom for part of a school day. Parents will have the opportunity to chat with the Head of School and/or the Director of Outreach. You may schedule your visit after submitting your child’s application.

Receive Admission Decision on 
March 3, 2020

In February, the admissions committee will review all completed application files received by the relevant due dates. We will notify families about the admission decision by email and/or phone on March 3, 2020.

Let Compositive Primary Know by 
March 12, 2020

Each family whose child has been offered admission at Compositive Primary must sign the enrollment contract and return it along with a non-refundable deposit.

ROLLING
ADMISSIONS

Students may apply to Compositive Primary between February and December if space is available.

Please contact us at admissions@compositiveprimary.org if interested.

SCHOOL
CALENDAR

2019/2020
2020/2021

IMPORTANT
DATES

For Current Students

Sibling Applications Due…
December 15, 2019

Re-enrollment Contracts Due…
February 3, 2020

Complete Application by 
January 15, 2020

We accept applications for children seeking admission to the following school year. We don’t keep a waitlist for years beyond the current application year. If you previously submitted an application for your child and are reapplying this year for the same child, please call the school at 720-452-2522 for an application fee waiver code.

Return Additional Forms 
February 1, 2020

If your child is applying for kindergarten or first grade, please request a confidential teacher recommendation from your child’s teacher (the form is available with the online application) and school records.

Attend a Child/Parent Visit
February 8, 2020

Applicants for the age 3/4 classrooms will attend a 30-minute group visit on February 1 or 8. Applicants for kindergarten and first grade will join the kindergarten classroom for part of a school day. Parents will have the opportunity to chat with the Head of School and/or the Director of Outreach. You may schedule your visit after submitting your child’s application.

Receive Admission Decision on 
March 3, 2020

In February, the admissions committee will review all completed application files received by the relevant due dates. We will notify families about the admission decision by email and/or phone on March 3, 2020.

Let Compositive Primary Know by 
March 12, 2020

Each family whose child has been offered admission at Compositive Primary must sign the enrollment contract and return it along with a non-refundable deposit.

ROLLING
ADMISSIONS

Students may apply to Compositive Primary between February and December if space is available.

Please contact us at admissions@compositiveprimary.org if interested.

SCHOOL

CALENDAR

2019/2020
2020/2021

SCHOOL FEE

The school fee for 2020-2021 is $1,200/year for all students.

Students are enrolled for the entire academic year. There are two fee payment plans from which to choose. Both plans require payment of a non-refundable deposit, which will be applied to the remaining payment(s) due and must accompany the enrollment agreement.

  • Single Payment Plan allows the convenience of a single payment to cover all fees for the year (balance after deposit), due June 1.
  • Quarterly Payment Plan allows the flexibility of paying the fee balance, after deposit, in four quarterly payments from June 1 – March 1.

SCHOOL FEE

The school fee for 2020-2021 is $1,200/year for all students.

Students are enrolled for the entire academic year. There are two fee payment plans from which to choose. Both plans require payment of a non-refundable deposit, which will be applied to the remaining payment(s) due and must accompany the enrollment agreement.

  • Single Payment Plan allows the convenience of a single payment to cover all fees for the year (balance after deposit), due June 1.
  • Quarterly Payment Plan allows the flexibility of paying the fee balance, after deposit, in four quarterly payments from June 1 – March 1.

EXTENDED CARE

Morning care is offered 6:30-8:30am for fee of $4,000/year

Afternoon care is offered 3:30-6:30pm for fee of $6,000/year

Families must commit to a full year in order for us to fulfill staffing needs.

Students are enrolled in their selected extended care program (morning or afternoon or both) for the entire academic year. The option to participate is included in the enrollment contract and there are two fee payment plans from which to choose.

Single Payment Plan allows the convenience of a single payment to cover all fees for the year, due June 1.

Quarterly Payment Plan allows the flexibility of paying the fee balance in four quarterly payments, from June 1 – March 1.

DEEP DIVES

Compositive Primary, in partnership with Integral Steps, offers an extended-year calendar with programming during short breaks between our inquiries and our shortened summer break. These programs are designed to deepen our students’ inquiries through investigation and play. Students may register for one week or multiple weeks, with optional extended care hours. Here are a few Deep Dives offered this year:

PLAY:
Piano, Language,
Art, & Yoga!

Learn foundational music and movement skills through rhythm, improvisation, and tonal recognition in a fun, Suzuki- and Dalcroze-inspired group piano class! Piano Moves gives your average group piano lessons an integrative movement twist! Using familiar songs, fun dances and partner work, this small class provides the foundation for excellent music education. Students learn rhythmic and tonal patterns, how to read music, and improvisation and composition skills. Culminating in short performances at the end of week performance, PLAY teaches students to love performing, become lifelong musicians and movers!

Heroes, Heroines, Ent, & Elves:
Fables and Fairy Tales from Middle Earth and Beyond!
 

Students will create their own fairy tales based on the characters and themes in Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings as well as popular Grimm Brothers tales and Aesop’s Fables. Explore fantasy worlds, design your own sets, develop awareness through theater and film, and express yourself through music and movement. The week will culminate in a magical interactive performance for friends and family.

BAMM:
Biology.Art.Music.
Movement

Is your child inquisitive about the world around them? Inspire them with a rich integration of biology, art, music, and movement. Themes are introduced kinesthetically through music and movement, deepened through science, & expressed through the arts. ​At the end of the week, celebrate with a musical finale and science & arts fair for parents, friends & families! Inspire your children with a rich integration of biology, art, music, and movement using Dalcroze Education. Each day, a theme is introduced through music and movement, explored through science, and expressed through the arts.

EXTENDED CARE

Morning care is offered 6:30-8:30am for fee of $4,000/year

Afternoon care is offered 3:30-6:30pm for fee of $6,000/year

Families must commit to a full year in order for us to fulfill staffing needs.

Students are enrolled in their selected extended care program (morning or afternoon or both) for the entire academic year. The option to participate is included in the enrollment contract and there are two fee payment plans from which to choose.

Single Payment Plan allows the convenience of a single payment to cover all fees for the year, due June 1.

Quarterly Payment Plan allows the flexibility of paying the fee balance in four monthly payments, from June 1 – March 1.

DEEP DIVES

Compositive Primary, in partnership with Integral Steps, offers an extended-year calendar with programming during short breaks between our inquiries and our shortened summer break. These programs are designed to deepen our students’ inquiries through investigation and play. Students may register for one week or multiple weeks, with optional extended care hours. Here are a few Deep Dives offered this year:

PLAY: Piano, Language, Art, & Yoga!

Learn foundational music and movement skills through rhythm, improvisation, and tonal recognition in a fun, Suzuki- and Dalcroze-inspired group piano class! Piano Moves gives your average group piano lessons an integrative movement twist! Using familiar songs, fun dances and partner work, this small class provides the foundation for excellent music education. Students learn rhythmic and tonal patterns, how to read music, and improvisation and composition skills. Culminating in short performances at the end of week performance, PLAY teaches students to love performing, become lifelong musicians and movers!

Heroes, Heroines, Ent, & Elves: Fables and Fairy Tales from Middle Earth and Beyond! 

Students will create their own fairy tales based on the characters and themes in Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings as well as popular Grimm Brothers tales and Aesop’s Fables. Explore fantasy worlds, design your own sets, develop awareness through theater and film, and express yourself through music and movement. The week will culminate in a magical interactive performance for friends and family.

BAMM: Biology.Art.Music.Movement

Is your child inquisitive about the world around them? Inspire them with a rich integration of biology, art, music, and movement. Themes are introduced kinesthetically through music and movement, deepened through science, & expressed through the arts. ​At the end of the week, celebrate with a musical finale and science & arts fair for parents, friends & families! Inspire your children with a rich integration of biology, art, music, and movement using Dalcroze Education. Each day, a theme is introduced through music and movement, explored through science, and expressed through the arts.

MEALS & SNACKS

Compositive Primary contracts with Revolution Foods to provide daily nutritious, freshly-prepared meals and snacks. We require all students in the age 3/4 classrooms to participate in the Revolution Foods meal program. Students in grades kindergarten and up have the option to subscribe to Revolution Foods for the school year or bring their meals and snacks from home each day. Compositive Primary is a nut-free environment and families who provide food from home must ensure everything is nut-free. Revolution Foods provides daily vegetarian and dairy-free options and accommodates special dietary needs regarding food allergies resulting from the 8 major allergens as defined by the Food Allergen Labeling and Consumer Protection Act of 2004 (FALCPA): dairy, soy, peanut, tree-nut, fish, shellfish, egg, and wheat. 

The fees for 2020-2021 are $345/year for morning care breakfasts, $948/year for lunch and two snacks during the school day, and $164/year for afternoon care snacks. Prices may fluctuate from year-to-year based on the vendor’s fees. Meal and snack fees are billed with the school fee, either as a single annual payment or quarterly.

MEALS & SNACKS

Compositive Primary contracts with Revolution Foods to provide daily nutritious, freshly-prepared meals and snacks. We require all students in the age 3/4 classrooms to participate in the Revolution Foods meal program. Students in grades kindergarten and up have the option to subscribe to Revolution Foods for the school year or bring their meals and snacks from home each day. Compositive Primary is a nut-free environment and families who provide food from home must ensure everything is nut-free. Revolution Foods provides daily vegetarian and dairy-free options and accommodates special dietary needs regarding food allergies resulting from the 8 major allergens as defined by the Food Allergen Labeling and Consumer Protection Act of 2004 (FALCPA): dairy, soy, peanut, tree-nut, fish, shellfish, egg, and wheat. 

The fees for 2020-2021 are $345/year for morning care breakfasts, $948/year for lunch and two snacks during the school day, and $164/year for afternoon care snacks. Prices may fluctuate from year-to-year based on the vendor’s fees. Meal and snack fees are billed with the school fee, either as a single annual payment or quarterly.

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 FAQs 

What tests are required for admissions?2019-04-05T15:52:48-06:00

We do not require cognitive testing. In addition to completing an application, parents and prospective students will participate in a tour and group or class visit during the admissions season. We request applicants for kindergarten and older to submit a teacher recommendation and school records.

When can I submit an application for my child?2019-04-05T15:51:12-06:00

Applications are accepted in the fall prior to the admissions school year. We do not accept applications any earlier on a waitlist basis.

How do we visit Compositive Primary?2019-10-03T10:58:38-06:00

We are excited to meet prospective families and students. Please refer to the open house and tour link on the admissions page of our website for our current visit schedule. You may also email us at admissions@compositiveprimary.org or call 720-452-2522 to schedule a visit or ask questions.

What is the purpose of submitting an inquiry form?2019-04-05T15:53:20-06:00

The inquiry form enables us to keep prospective applicant families informed of ongoing news and admissions events.

Are there fees in addition to the $1,200 school fee and the meals and snack fee?2019-10-03T11:11:43-06:00

No. All materials are provided in the classrooms so we do not request school supplies at the beginning of the year. There are optional fees charged to students who sign up for the extended-day and Deep Dive programs. Teachers may ask for voluntary supplies, such as used cardboard boxes, for special projects. 

What is the difference between a tour and an open house?2020-04-06T11:48:03-06:00

Tours allow you to see not only Compositive Primary’s building, but also the students and teachers in action during the school day. Open houses occur during the evening or weekend and involve a building tour with an administrator as well as the opportunity to view the classrooms and meet several teachers. Tours and open houses are optional steps in the admission process. We host a few open houses each fall, and tours are offered throughout the school year. 

Who is eligible to apply to Compositive Primary?2020-04-06T12:10:25-06:00

We are a workplace-based school and applicants must have a parent or guardian working on the Anschutz Medical or Fitzsimons Innovation Campuses.

What if we change jobs and are no longer employed on the Anschutz Campus?2020-04-06T12:12:04-06:00

Once accepted and enrolled, our students will remain part of our community, regardless of where their parents or guardians work.

What are the multi-age groupings within a classroom?2019-10-03T10:49:00-06:00

There are two age three/four classrooms (50% of each age). The mixed age groupings will also occur in the kindergarten/first, second/third, and fourth/fifth grade classrooms.

Will the three and four-year-olds participate in full-day classes? Or will there be a half-day option?2019-01-08T15:21:57-07:00

We offer a customized full-day program for all of our students, regardless of their age.

How many students are in each class?2019-01-08T15:28:34-07:00

Three and four-year-old classrooms: 16 students

Kindergarten – fifth Grade: 18 students

How old must my child be to attend Compositive Primary? What is the age cut-off?2020-04-06T11:40:58-06:00

Our youngest students begin Compositive Primary at age three. Children must be age appropriate by September 1 for the classroom/grade to which they apply. For example, a child must turn age three by September 1, 2021 to apply for the 2021-2022 school year’s three-year-old classroom. 

Additional questions?

Please contact us anytime! You can reach the admission office at 720-452-2522 or admissions@compositiveprimary.org

 FAQs 

What tests are required for admissions?2019-04-05T15:52:48-06:00

We do not require cognitive testing. In addition to completing an application, parents and prospective students will participate in a tour and group or class visit during the admissions season. We request applicants for kindergarten and older to submit a teacher recommendation and school records.

When can I submit an application for my child?2019-04-05T15:51:12-06:00

Applications are accepted in the fall prior to the admissions school year. We do not accept applications any earlier on a waitlist basis.

How do we visit Compositive Primary?2019-10-03T10:58:38-06:00

We are excited to meet prospective families and students. Please refer to the open house and tour link on the admissions page of our website for our current visit schedule. You may also email us at admissions@compositiveprimary.org or call 720-452-2522 to schedule a visit or ask questions.

What is the purpose of submitting an inquiry form?2019-04-05T15:53:20-06:00

The inquiry form enables us to keep prospective applicant families informed of ongoing news and admissions events.

Are there fees in addition to the $1,200 school fee and the meals and snack fee?2019-10-03T11:11:43-06:00

No. All materials are provided in the classrooms so we do not request school supplies at the beginning of the year. There are optional fees charged to students who sign up for the extended-day and Deep Dive programs. Teachers may ask for voluntary supplies, such as used cardboard boxes, for special projects. 

What is the difference between a tour and an open house?2020-04-06T11:48:03-06:00

Tours allow you to see not only Compositive Primary’s building, but also the students and teachers in action during the school day. Open houses occur during the evening or weekend and involve a building tour with an administrator as well as the opportunity to view the classrooms and meet several teachers. Tours and open houses are optional steps in the admission process. We host a few open houses each fall, and tours are offered throughout the school year. 

Who is eligible to apply to Compositive Primary?2020-04-06T12:10:25-06:00

We are a workplace-based school and applicants must have a parent or guardian working on the Anschutz Medical or Fitzsimons Innovation Campuses.

What if we change jobs and are no longer employed on the Anschutz Campus?2020-04-06T12:12:04-06:00

Once accepted and enrolled, our students will remain part of our community, regardless of where their parents or guardians work.

What are the multi-age groupings within a classroom?2019-10-03T10:49:00-06:00

There are two age three/four classrooms (50% of each age). The mixed age groupings will also occur in the kindergarten/first, second/third, and fourth/fifth grade classrooms.

Will the three and four-year-olds participate in full-day classes? Or will there be a half-day option?2019-01-08T15:21:57-07:00

We offer a customized full-day program for all of our students, regardless of their age.

How many students are in each class?2019-01-08T15:28:34-07:00

Three and four-year-old classrooms: 16 students

Kindergarten – fifth Grade: 18 students

How old must my child be to attend Compositive Primary? What is the age cut-off?2020-04-06T11:40:58-06:00

Our youngest students begin Compositive Primary at age three. Children must be age appropriate by September 1 for the classroom/grade to which they apply. For example, a child must turn age three by September 1, 2021 to apply for the 2021-2022 school year’s three-year-old classroom. 

Additional questions?

Please contact us anytime! You can reach the admission office at 720-452-2522 or admissions@compositiveprimary.org