Columbia Heights Elementary School


Address: 5451 W. 32nd Ave.

An elementary school in Wheat Ridge Public Schools District #8. Built in 1909. Named for subdivision where located. 1924, moved to new building across the street 3227 Chase (5451 W. 32nd Ave. became a store). 1930 and 1950, additions built. 1950, became part of R-1 District. School closed in 1978. 1982, R-1 sold building to Jefferson County. South section site of Wheat Ridge Branch of Jefferson County Library System. Central and north sections site of Jefferson County Senior Resource Center. Provides day care for seniors. Headquarters of Senior Wheels and other services for seniors. 1990 main administration moved to new Jefferson County Social Services, 900 Jefferson County Parkway, Golden.
Quad Map/Date: Arvada, 1965 (1980)
Sec/Town/Range: S25, T3S, R69W
Elevation: 5466
Source: "Historically Jeffco," Summer 1992, pp. 8-11; "Biographical Sketches of Early Settlers of Wheat Ridge," p. 11; District #8 Minutes, 1904; Colorado Superintendent of Schools Records, 1951; R-1 School List, 1950-1990.
Last Modified: Tue, July 26 1994
 


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