About Wheat Ridge

Wheat Ridge is a city of rich history and culture located a short drive northwest of downtown Denver.

The historic downtown area of Wheat Ridge, Ridge at 38, is home to various local businesses, restaurants, and shopping. At Ridge at 38, you can experience small-town living without driving and take advantage of the authenticity offered by locally crafted goods.

Wheat Ridge is host to over 20 parks, equestrian trails, and open spaces available to the residents. With more than 300 acres of open space, including 6.5 miles of paved trail, the Wheat Ridge Green Belt trail system provides opportunities for walking and biking. In Wheat Ridge, you will also find Bass Lake Boardwalk, a bird watcher’s paradise that features over 100 species of migratory birds that reside in the area’s protected wetlands.

Wheat Ridge’s eastern edge is home to the Lakeside Amusement Park, a vintage amusement park built in the early 1900s. Visitors enjoy the wooden roller coaster, ferris wheel, and concession architecture, making Lakeside a unique historical entertainment experience, and residents see the park as an essential part of their community.

Nearby downtown Denver, Wheat Ridge’s convenient location makes commuting short, and it’s easy to get to Coors Field and Empower Field at Mile High, as well as Arvada’s Olde Town district, and it’s on the G Line of the RTD light rail.

Wheat Ridge offers its residents many amenities, making it a wonderful place to live. Whether you’re looking for a home in Wheat Ridge, CO, or need help finding one, reach out to us here at The Denver Real Estate Agent. We would be happy to help!

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Schools Near Wheat Ridge, CO *

The following schools are within or nearby Wheat Ridge, Colorado. Based on ratings and stats, you can make baseline comparisons on what schools are right for your family.

Elementary Schools

Fairmount Elementary School
・Grades PK – 05・Enrollment 621

Prospect Valley Elementary School

・Grades KG – 05 ・Enrollment 453

Stevens Elementary School
・Grades PK – 05 ・Enrollment 343

Kullerstrand Elementary School
・Grades PK – 05 ・Enrollment 202

Middle Schools

Manning Options School
・Grades 06 – 08 ・Enrollment 675

Drake Junior High School
・Grades 06 – 08 ・Enrollment 920

Everitt Middle School
・Grades 06 – 08 ・Enrollment 601

High Schools

D’Evelyn Junior/Senior High School
・Grades 06 – 12 ・Enrollment 1035

Jefferson County Open Secondary
・Grades 09 – 12 ・Enrollment 318

Arvada West High School
・Grades 09 – 12 ・Enrollment 1801

Wheat Ridge High School
・Grades 09 – 12 ・Enrollment 1179

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