VCS will remain in the Remote Learning Module at least through February 5, 2021.
Contact Us

West Campus
P: 303.691.2384
F: 303.226.5529

East Campus
P: 303.338.4110
F: 303.338.4129


West Campus
801 Yosemite St.
Denver, CO 80230

East Campus
17101 East Ohio Dr.
Aurora, CO 80017


Since 2007, Vanguard West has educated students in both the mind and heart with nurture and fidelity.

FREE Before and After Care in 2020-2021!

At VCS, we are aware of the challenges many families face when trying to get their children to school and make it to work on time. We have a solution for you!

As early as 6:30 am, we will provide a safe place for students to come to school early to read, study, or work on other tasks. Additionally, from 3:15 pm-6:00 pm, students are welcome to stay after school to work on homework, have some outside time, or play games.

These services are FREE for our K-8 students. read that right...FREE!

Regular instructional time will begin at 7:50 am, and will end at 3:15 pm for K-8.

Enrollment Application

Vanguard Classical School has received the highest rating from the state.

We are a Performance School!

We foster a safe, positive atmosphere that encourages our students’ intellectual and emotional growth through…

-- Utilizing the Classical Education Philosophy (K-12)
-- Following the Core Knowledge Sequence (K-8)
-- Ensuring ALL of our teachers are certified and highly qualified
-- Differentiated instruction
-- Requiring school uniforms
-- Preparing our graduates for post-secondary education and careers
-- Character education and mental health supports


After School Activities
Electives 5th - 8th Grade
Before & After School Care
Field Trips
6th Grade Outdoor Lab
7th & 8th Grade Washington D.C. Trip
7th & 8th Grade Boston Trip


“We’ve been with Vanguard West for 8 years now and couldn’t be happier.  The teachers and staff are so wonderful and caring. The fact that they want our kids to be successful is apparent by their efforts and support of the students.  We couldn’t ask for a better school experience.”  -N. Doxey

Thank you so much for your interest in Vanguard Classical School West!

Mission & Vision

The mission of Vanguard Classical School is to facilitate individual academic achievement and character development through a rigorous, content-rich, inclusive learning environment.

Vanguard Classical School graduates will be literate in the classics and the ideals of Western Civilization, while valuing the diversity of ideas, abilities, and cultures in today’s world, and will be prepared to contribute meaningfully to their communities.