Denver Public Schools Joe Shoemaker School

Location Denver, Colorado
Client Denver Public Schools
Size 80,000 SF
Cost $19.7 million
Architect AndersonMasonDale Architects Denver, Colorado
  • Designed to focus on early childhood education through 5thgrade
  • Classroom “pods” for early childhood education students separated from elementary school students by a gymnasium and courtyards for play and learning
  • Adjacent to open space, Cherry Creek, and a bike path leading downtown
  • Site work involved drainage control, parking lot, and landscaping
  • Program includes offices, conference room, classrooms, music room / performance platform, cafetorium, gymnasium, and other educational spaces
  • Expeditionary School program that encourages interaction with the outdoors