Washington Park

66°F
Current Population
7,993
Elevation Level
5277 ft

About Washington Park

Lovingly known as 'Wash Park,' Washington Park is a Denver neighborhood that shows off all of urban Denver's beauty.  Washington Park, both the neighborhood and the park are local hot spots. With 155 acres of outdoor space, including expansive greenery, two lakes, two flower gardens and a 2.4 mile loop, Washington Park is a favorite place for residents to exercise, explore or relax and unwind. 

You can't beat the location of Washington Park, it's close to everything, including Old South Gaylord Street, an historic street that features quant shops and restaurants and is the second oldest shopping district in Denver.  Wash Park is a perfect blend of history and comtemporary design. You'll see tree lined streets that are home to both multi-million dollar mansions and beautiful brick bungalows. 
 

Explore Washington Park

Entertainment & Culture

In addition to the abundant outdoor entertainment in Wash Park, you have to check out South Gaylord Street. Although small, it's only one city block, the historic street packs a punch! Great food and beverage options, and unique boutiques. 

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Popular Restaurants

Washington Park is home to many local favorites including Bonnie Brae Ice Cream, an establishment that has been in the Wash Park district for over 30 years! South Gaylord Street features many delicious restaurants, bakeries and grills, and of course Cherry Creek and Downtown Denver are close enough to provide endless dining options. 

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Fun Fact: One of the gardens in Washington Park is a replica of George Washingtons gardens at Mount Vernon. 
Washington Park is beautiful and is the main draw for this Denver neighborhood. There are endless activities to try in and around Wash Park that will keep you busy and coming back for more! 
A popular spot among bikers, runners and walkers, the 2.4 mile loop is perfect to get in a quick cardio session! 

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Homes for Sale in Washington Park

About the Community

Asbury Elementary School

Summary
  • District Denver Public Schools No. 1
  • Phone (720) 424-9750
  • Address 1320 E ASBURY AVE
  • County Denver County
  • Grade KN - 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 Yes
  • Gifted and Talended Program Yes
  • Elementary School Indicator Yes
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct -1% to -5%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 325
  • Student Teacher Ratio 15

Bromwell Elementary School

Summary
  • District Denver Public Schools No. 1
  • Phone (720) 424-9330
  • Address 2500 E 4TH AVE
  • County Denver 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 +1% to +5%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 325
  • Student Teacher Ratio 15

Cory Elementary School

Summary
  • District Denver Public Schools No. 1
  • Phone (720) 424-8380
  • Address 1550 S STEELE ST
  • County Denver County
  • Grade 01 - 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 Yes
  • Elementary School Indicator Yes
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct +1% to +5%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 415
  • Student Teacher Ratio 19

Grant Middle School

Summary
  • District Denver Public Schools No. 1
  • Phone (720) 423-9360
  • Address 1751 S WASHINGTON ST
  • County Denver 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 450
  • Student Teacher Ratio 17

Lincoln Elementary School

Summary
  • District Denver Public Schools No. 1
  • Phone (720) 424-5990
  • Address 710 S PENNSYLVANIA ST
  • County Denver 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 Yes
  • Elementary School Indicator Yes
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct -1% to -5%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 345
  • Student Teacher Ratio 18

Merrill Middle School

Summary
  • District Denver Public Schools No. 1
  • Phone (720) 424-0600
  • Address 1551 S MONROE ST
  • County Denver 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 Yes
  • 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 560
  • Student Teacher Ratio 14

Morey Middle School

Summary
  • District Denver Public Schools No. 1
  • Phone (720) 424-0700
  • Address 840 E 14TH AVE
  • County Denver 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 320
  • Student Teacher Ratio 19

South High School

Summary
  • District Denver Public Schools No. 1
  • Phone (720) 423-6000
  • Address 1700 E LOUISIANA AVE
  • County Denver 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 +5% to +10%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 1825
  • Student Teacher Ratio 18

Steele Elementary School

Summary
  • District Denver Public Schools No. 1
  • Phone (720) 424-3720
  • Address 320 S MARION PKWY
  • County Denver County
  • Grade KN - 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 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 491
  • Student Teacher Ratio 18

Stephen Knight Center For Early Education

Summary
  • District Denver Public Schools No. 1
  • Phone (720) 424-6500
  • Address 3245 E EXPOSITION AVE
  • County Denver County
  • Grade PK - KN
  • 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 335
  • Student Teacher Ratio 17

University Park Elementary School

Summary
  • District Denver Public Schools No. 1
  • Phone (720) 424-3410
  • Address 2300 S SAINT PAUL ST
  • County Denver County
  • Grade KN - 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 Yes
  • Gifted and Talended Program Yes
  • Elementary School Indicator Yes
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct +15% to +20%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 500
  • Student Teacher Ratio 18

Population, Weather and Economics

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Population

Population Details
  • Population 7,993
  • Population 5 Yr Projection 8,144
Households
  • Total Households 3,840
  • Households 5 Yr Projection 3,917
  • Average Size of Household 2.00
  • Households With Children 933

Climate & Weather

Summary
  • Annual Precip In 16.77
  • Avg Jan Low Temp 15.36
  • Avg Jul Low Temp 57.07
  • Avg Jan High Temp 44.62
  • Avg Jul High Temp 88.12
Indexes
  • Ozone Index 98
  • Air Pollution Index 113
  • Earthquake Index 45
  • Hail Index 558
  • Tornado Index 177
  • Wind Index 224

Economics

  • Housing Median Built Yr 1964
  • Maintenance and Insurance Cost 90
  • Health Care Cost 105
  • Transportation Cost 97