Awards & Achievements

Teacher Awards
Within the last ten years, several of the Bradley teachers have been honored in the Denver community for their dedication and commitment to teaching. In short, going above and beyond!

Sara Gallegos, GT Teacher – Mrs. Gallegos won the 9News, 9Teachers Who Care Award. Mrs. Gallegos is an outstanding, “out of the box” educator who has brought her unique talents to Bradley. She has captured and inspired our students to do more, think globally, act locally and pursue their dreams through amazing and thoughtful projects. She loves teaching and is a very active volunteer for the Congo Relief Mission.

Ellen English, 1st grade – Ms. English received the Distinguished Denver Teacher Award. Ms. English has been a teacher at Bradley for 23 years, and has been an educator for 32 years. Mrs. English absolutely loves teaching first graders and wants all of her students to leave school happy and they always do thanks to her enthusiasm.

Lisa Zinn, ECEMs. Zinn was recognized as a “Fearless Leader” by Denver’s Early Childhood Council for her commitment to teaching young children for over 27 years, and leading the Early Childhood Education team at Bradley for the last 20 years. Miss Zinn is a tireless advocate for students and families, always striving to create meaningful relationships with both. She is also an active and a very integral member of our University Hills neighborhood.

School Awards

  • 2019 National Blue Ribbon Award as an Exemplary High Performing School (DPS School Review)
  • October 2019 – Denver Business Journal Ranked #8 best school in Denver
  • Designated “A” school through the Colorado School Grades
  • Great Schools Foundation, 2015-2016 and 2016-2017
  • Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) grant recipient

School Achievements

  • 2008 – granted authorization to become an IB PYP school
  • 2016 – most recent re-authorization visit by the IB organization