Castle Rock

74°F
Current Population
69,290
Elevation Level
6218 ft

About Castle Rock

Castle Rock is located halfway between Denver and Colorado Springs. The town is named for its gigantic castle-like butte. Stunning views of the Rockies and vast amounts of open space make Castle Rock one of the most desirable places to live and one of the fastest growing areas in the country. 

 Castle Rock has received national recognition of being No. 1 in Family Circles 2010 list of ’10 Best Towns for Families’, No. 5 in Forbes’ 2009 list of ‘Americas 25 Best Places to Move’, and Top 20 in Money’s 2011 list of ‘100 Best Places to Live in America’. These rankings are no surprise to those who call Castle Rock Home. Despite its small-town feel, Castle Rock offers convenient access to thriving job markets in the Denver Tech Center and Colorado Springs. 

Explore Castle Rock

Entertainment & Culture

Castle Rock has no shortage of entertertain, shopping and outdoor activites. You can explore Castle Rocks downtown scene for find one-of-a-kind shops and antiquing hot spots! And travel over to The Outlets at Castle Rock for a great outdoor shopping experience with over 100 name-brand stores. 

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Popular Restaurants

Delicious restarants and diners with a unique flair can be found all over Castle Rock. Breweries, courtyards, old churches and old saloons, you'll find a dining setting that is both unique and tasty!

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Parks

Castle Rock has a bountiful amount of outdoor activities. You'll find state parks, open spaces and tons of trails that feature Castle Rock's great beauty! You'll even find an outdoor adventure park that features rock climbing, ziplines, a ninja course and a sky trek obstacle course! 
Maybe you've heard of the Manitou Incline? Well Castle Rock has what locals refer to as the 'mini-incline' which is a 200-step challenge staircase for those looking for a workout.

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About the Community

Buffalo Ridge Elementary School

Summary
  • District Douglas County School District No. Re 1
  • Phone (303) 387-5575
  • Address 7075 SHOREHAM DR
  • County Douglas County
  • Grade PK - 05
  • Instructional Level Elementary School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten Yes
  • Kindergarten Yes
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement No
  • Before and After School Program Yes
  • Gifted and Talended Program Yes
  • Elementary School Indicator Yes
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct -5% to -10%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 415
  • Student Teacher Ratio 19

Castle Rock Elementary School

Summary
  • District Douglas County School District No. Re 1
  • Phone (303) 387-5000
  • Address 1103 CANYON DR
  • County Douglas County
  • Grade KN - 06
  • Instructional Level Elementary School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten Yes
  • Kindergarten Yes
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement No
  • Before and After School Program Yes
  • Gifted and Talended Program No
  • Elementary School Indicator Yes
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct -1% to -5%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 390
  • Student Teacher Ratio 18

Castle Rock Middle School

Summary
  • District Douglas County School District No. Re 1
  • Phone (303) 387-1300
  • Address 2575 MEADOWS PKWY
  • County Douglas County
  • Grade 07 - 08
  • Instructional Level Middle School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten No
  • Kindergarten No
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement No
  • Before and After School Program No
  • Gifted and Talended Program Yes
  • Elementary School Indicator No
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct -5% to -10%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 850
  • Student Teacher Ratio 18

Castle View High School

Summary
  • District Douglas County School District No. Re 1
  • Phone (303) 387-0100
  • Address 5254 N MEADOWS DR
  • County Douglas County
  • Grade 09 - 12
  • Instructional Level High School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten No
  • Kindergarten No
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement No
  • Before and After School Program No
  • Gifted and Talended Program Yes
  • Elementary School Indicator No
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct +15% to +20%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 2194
  • Student Teacher Ratio 20

Clear Sky Elementary School

Summary
  • District Douglas County School District No. Re 1
  • Phone (303) 387-5900
  • Address 1470 CLEAR SKY WAY
  • County Douglas County
  • Grade KN - 06
  • Instructional Level Elementary School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten Yes
  • Kindergarten Yes
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement No
  • Before and After School Program Yes
  • Gifted and Talended Program No
  • Elementary School Indicator Yes
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct -1% to -5%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 770
  • Student Teacher Ratio 19

Douglas County High School

Summary
  • District Douglas County School District No. Re 1
  • Phone (303) 387-1000
  • Address 2842 FRONT ST
  • County Douglas County
  • Grade 09 - 12
  • Instructional Level High School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten No
  • Kindergarten No
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate Yes
  • Advanced Placement Yes
  • Before and After School Program Yes
  • Gifted and Talended Program Yes
  • Elementary School Indicator No
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct -5% to -10%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 1865
  • Student Teacher Ratio 20

Flagstone Elementary School

Summary
  • District Douglas County School District No. Re 1
  • Phone (303) 387-5225
  • Address 104 LOVINGTON ST
  • County Douglas County
  • Grade PK - 06
  • Instructional Level Elementary School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten Yes
  • Kindergarten Yes
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement No
  • Before and After School Program Yes
  • Gifted and Talended Program No
  • Elementary School Indicator Yes
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct -5% to -10%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 450
  • Student Teacher Ratio 20

Franktown Elementary School

Summary
  • District Douglas County School District No. Re 1
  • Phone (303) 387-5300
  • Address 1384 N STATE HIGHWAY 83
  • County Douglas County
  • Grade PK - 05
  • Instructional Level Elementary School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten Yes
  • Kindergarten Yes
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement No
  • Before and After School Program Yes
  • Gifted and Talended Program No
  • Elementary School Indicator Yes
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct +1% to +5%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 350
  • Student Teacher Ratio 18

Meadow View Elementary School

Summary
  • District Douglas County School District No. Re 1
  • Phone (303) 387-5425
  • Address 3700 BUTTERFIELD CROSSING DR
  • County Douglas County
  • Grade KN - 06
  • Instructional Level Elementary School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten Yes
  • Kindergarten Yes
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement No
  • Before and After School Program Yes
  • Gifted and Talended Program No
  • Elementary School Indicator Yes
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct -1% to -5%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 500
  • Student Teacher Ratio 20

Mesa Middle School

Summary
  • District Douglas County School District No. Re 1
  • Phone (303) 387-4750
  • Address 365 MITCHELL ST
  • County Douglas County
  • Grade 07 - 08
  • Instructional Level Middle School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten No
  • Kindergarten No
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement No
  • Before and After School Program No
  • Gifted and Talended Program No
  • Elementary School Indicator No
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct +1% to +5%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 960
  • Student Teacher Ratio 17

Mountain View Elementary School

Summary
  • District Douglas County School District No. Re 1
  • Phone (303) 387-8675
  • Address 8502 N PINERY PKWY
  • County Douglas County
  • Grade KN - 02
  • Instructional Level Elementary School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten Yes
  • Kindergarten Yes
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement No
  • Before and After School Program Yes
  • Gifted and Talended Program No
  • Elementary School Indicator Yes
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct -15% to -20%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 265
  • Student Teacher Ratio 18

Northeast Elementary School

Summary
  • District Douglas County School District No. Re 1
  • Phone (303) 387-8600
  • Address 6598 N STATE HIGHWAY 83
  • County Douglas County
  • Grade 03 - 05
  • Instructional Level Elementary School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten No
  • Kindergarten No
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement No
  • Before and After School Program No
  • Gifted and Talended Program No
  • Elementary School Indicator Yes
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct -20% to -50%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 300
  • Student Teacher Ratio 21

Ponderosa High School

Summary
  • District Douglas County School District No. Re 1
  • Phone (303) 387-4000
  • Address 7007 BAYOU GULCH RD
  • County Douglas County
  • Grade 09 - 12
  • Instructional Level High School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten No
  • Kindergarten No
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement Yes
  • Before and After School Program No
  • Gifted and Talended Program No
  • Elementary School Indicator No
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct -1% to -5%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 1292
  • Student Teacher Ratio 20

Rock Canyon High School

Summary
  • District Douglas County School District No. Re 1
  • Phone (303) 387-3000
  • Address 5810 MCARTHUR RANCH RD
  • County Douglas County
  • Grade 09 - 12
  • Instructional Level High School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten No
  • Kindergarten No
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement Yes
  • Before and After School Program No
  • Gifted and Talended Program Yes
  • Elementary School Indicator No
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct +1% to +5%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 2200
  • Student Teacher Ratio 21

Rock Ridge Elementary School

Summary
  • District Douglas County School District No. Re 1
  • Phone (303) 387-5150
  • Address 400 HERITAGE AVE
  • County Douglas County
  • Grade PK - 06
  • Instructional Level Elementary School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten Yes
  • Kindergarten Yes
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate Yes
  • Advanced Placement No
  • Before and After School Program Yes
  • Gifted and Talended Program No
  • Elementary School Indicator Yes
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct -5% to -10%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 500
  • Student Teacher Ratio 19

Rocky Heights Middle School

Summary
  • District Douglas County School District No. Re 1
  • Phone (303) 387-3300
  • Address 11033 MONARCH BLVD
  • County Douglas County
  • Grade 06 - 08
  • Instructional Level Middle School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten No
  • Kindergarten No
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement No
  • Before and After School Program No
  • Gifted and Talended Program Yes
  • Elementary School Indicator No
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct -5% to -10%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 1400
  • Student Teacher Ratio 20

Sage Canyon Elementary School

Summary
  • District Douglas County School District No. Re 1
  • Phone (720) 433-0110
  • Address 2420 AUTUMN SAGE ST
  • County Douglas County
  • Grade KN - 06
  • Instructional Level Elementary School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten Yes
  • Kindergarten Yes
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement No
  • Before and After School Program Yes
  • Gifted and Talended Program No
  • Elementary School Indicator Yes
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct +10% to +15%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 760
  • Student Teacher Ratio 22

Sagewood Middle School

Summary
  • District Douglas County School District No. Re 1
  • Phone (303) 387-4300
  • Address 4725 FOX SPARROW RD
  • County Douglas County
  • Grade 06 - 08
  • Instructional Level Middle School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten No
  • Kindergarten No
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement No
  • Before and After School Program No
  • Gifted and Talended Program Yes
  • Elementary School Indicator No
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct -10% to -15%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 890
  • Student Teacher Ratio 20

Sedalia Elementary School

Summary
  • District Douglas County School District No. Re 1
  • Phone (303) 387-5500
  • Address 5449 HUXTABLE ST
  • County Douglas County
  • Grade KN - 06
  • Instructional Level Elementary School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten Yes
  • Kindergarten Yes
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement No
  • Before and After School Program No
  • Gifted and Talended Program Yes
  • Elementary School Indicator Yes
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct No Change
  • Total Reported Enrollment 285
  • Student Teacher Ratio 16

Soaring Hawk Elementary School

Summary
  • District Douglas County School District No. Re 1
  • Phone (303) 387-5825
  • Address 4665 TANGLEVINE DR
  • County Douglas County
  • Grade PK - 06
  • Instructional Level Elementary School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten Yes
  • Kindergarten Yes
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement No
  • Before and After School Program Yes
  • Gifted and Talended Program No
  • Elementary School Indicator Yes
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct No Change
  • Total Reported Enrollment 550
  • Student Teacher Ratio 20

South Ridge Elementary An Ib World School

Summary
  • District Douglas County School District No. Re 1
  • Phone (303) 387-5075
  • Address 1100 SOUTH ST
  • County Douglas County
  • Grade PK - 06
  • Instructional Level Elementary School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten Yes
  • Kindergarten Yes
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate Yes
  • Advanced Placement No
  • Before and After School Program No
  • Gifted and Talended Program Yes
  • Elementary School Indicator Yes
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct -10% to -15%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 480
  • Student Teacher Ratio 16

Population, Weather and Economics

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Population

Population Details
  • Population 69,290
  • Population 5 Yr Projection 82,361
Households
  • Total Households 23,720
  • Households 5 Yr Projection 28,062
  • Average Size of Household 3.00
  • Households With Children 10,380

Climate & Weather

Summary
  • Annual Precip In 17.34
  • Avg Jan Low Temp 13.60
  • Avg Jul Low Temp 53.10
  • Avg Jan High Temp 43.90
  • Avg Jul High Temp 84.00
Indexes
  • Ozone Index 116
  • Air Pollution Index 117
  • Earthquake Index 45
  • Hail Index 230
  • Tornado Index 159
  • Wind Index 55

Economics

  • Housing Median Built Yr 1992
  • Maintenance and Insurance Cost 106
  • Health Care Cost 125
  • Transportation Cost 122