The Patchwork School is an innovative non-profit organization promoting children’s rights and meaningful educational options for all, at the heart of which is a community-based democratic school for children ages one and up, located in Louisville, Colorado.  By respecting children as people with ideas, interests and opinions, and by utilizing our community’s resources, we have created an experiential learning environment that fosters critical thinking and problem solving, develops communication and leadership abilities, nurture’s self-confidence and self-direction, promotes compassion and sustainability, and most of all preserves a passion for learning.  Through the school, our parent education, teacher training, and community building, we advocate for freedom, responsibility and compassion in community.  


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Second Sunday

Open to the community


June 12th: Park Day 10-2 

Purple Park, Superior

Bring your blanket, some snacks, food to share or your own lunch and let’s hang out at the park. With many of us being so busy all summer we hope everyone one can take a day to reconnect .

(This events is not staffed)


July 10th: Summer Work Day @ the school.   10-4

We have some big projects to finish over the summer, let get it done together!


August 14th: Park Day 10-2

LaMont Does Park, Lafayette




Informational Tours

Please call us at 720-271-6729 or email us at info@thepatchworkschool.com if you would like to schedule a tour.


All tours are held at 1428/1436 Main Street - please ring the doorbell at the center gate.


Tour time slots are typically available on Tuesday mornings.




Patchwork Is...

Some thoughts from our community from February 2014

A place where I can show up and been seen for who I am.  A loving community. Authentic.  Compassion. The amazing teachers.  Friendship. Support. Outside. Gluten-free snacks and playing with friends. Open. Kind. Connections. Understanding. It feels like great, and like home - it feels like my home. Creation. Fun! A school where we play and have fun.

Nondiscriminatory Policy
To foster an equitable, nurturing, and stimulating environment for educational experiences and community building, The Patchwork School affirms that its students, staff, volunteers and guests have a right to be free from discrimination. We invite all people to participate in the activities, events and community of our school. We do not discriminate on any basis (cultural background, ethnicity, race, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, sex, disability, marital status or spirituality) in the administration of our care, instruction, admission, employment, or tuition assistance policies.



Summer Camps 2016 - Registration is Open!

Check out the camps being offered this summer for Toddlers, Preschool & K-12 or go straight to online registration!


Fundraising Outreach Campaign Wrap Up!

Thank you to everyone who supported our 2015-16 fundraiser!  We raised $7140 - see our online Thank you Quilt!


Potential Infant Program!

We are considering opening an infant classroom in the near future!  Please email: info@thepatchworkschool.com with your thoughts.


NEW Extended Aftercare!

For Preschool and K-12 we now offer extended care until 5:30pm, as well as early morning care from 8-9am!