Fremont Elementary School

Address: 11955 W. 64th Ave., Arvada, 80004

The school was named for Jessie Benton Fremont, wife of John C. Fremont, who explored the western part of the United States in 1840. The school was built in 1891 and replaced a one-room brick school built in 1869-1870. Fremont school originally taught students from first through twelfth grades. The first high school graduating class consisted of four students in 1893. The school was formerly in District No. 6, and is currently a Jefferson County R-1 School.
Quad Map/Date: Golden, 1965 (1980)
Sec/Town/Range: S5, T3S, R69W
Elevation: 5449
Source: Jefferson County District R-1 School Names Board; Arvada Historical Society, "More Than Gold," pp. 118-120.
Last Modified: Thu, July 28 1994

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