Bixby School

Support Bixby School as we reach our 50th Anniversary! Your donations will support ALL aspects of our program: Preschool, K-5, and summer program! We have been Boulder's progressive school since 1970 and are looking forward to many more years in our community serving children and their families!

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General Information

Official Name
Bixby & Associates​​​​​​​
DBA/Trade Name(s)
Bixby School
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Date Established
Offers Additional Colorado State Tax Credit
Child Care Credit
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Headquarters Address
4760 Table Mesa Drive
Boulder, CO 80305
Colorado Location
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Mission Statement

Bixby School serves preschool through elementary level children and their families by integrating academic, artistic, physical, and social development in a small community setting. Our mission is to cultivate critical thinking; promote independence and self-confidence; instill empathy, respect, and responsibility; and inspire a love of learning.

Organization History

Bixby School was founded in 1970 as a preschool by the school's founders Pat and Bart. The school quickly grew to become a preschool and K-5 program and has been in its current location of three acres in the South Boulder since 1978. Bixby School is unique in its strong commitment to progressive education and how to individualize instruction to meet all students' needs, foster their strengths and nurture their intrinsic motivation, curiosity and commitment to learning. The school has been on the forefront of innovative practice through rich academics and supporting growth of the whole child.


"This school is a gem. Stellar faculty, wonderful parents and the children thrive. -Parent

" Bixby is more than a school-it is a community with heart."-Parent

"After 20 years of traveling to schools nationally and internationallyas education researcher, one of the best progressive Preschool and elementary programs is right here in Boulder.-Administrator

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