School District 21

Address: Lakewood/Edgewater

Organized on September 9, 1872. Originally known as Lakewood. Its first school building (wood) was built in 1872 (Lakewood road at West Colfax Avenue). The second school (a frame building known as Robb School) was built in 1876 at the southwest corner of Wadsworth at West Colfax Avenue. Its third (brick) building was built in 1892. Its fourth building (Lakewood High School) was built in 1933. The district had a population of 30 students in 1887.
Source: "History of Jefferson County Colorado" by Ethel Dark; "Golden Globe" July 2, 1887.
Last Modified: Fri, October 9 1998

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