School History

Placard - mary g. kcarson elementary school 1952

Carson opened its doors in 1952. The school was named after Mary G. Carson who served in the Denver Public School system for forty-five years as a teacher and principal. Her first teaching assignment in 1897 was in the old Webster school, now replaced by Bryant-Webster.





In November 2019, Carson Elementary received the John Irwin award from the Colorado Department of Education, the Governor’s Distinguished Improvement Award and a letter of recognition from Senator Michael Bennet.Colorado State Boeard of Education Award Governor's Distinguished Improvement Award Letter from Senator Michael Bennet