Denver Public Schools – Joe Shoemaker School

Denver Public Schools – Joe Shoemaker School

  • 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

Denver, CO


Denver Public Schools


63,000 SF


$23 million


Anderson Mason Dale Architects