Guide for relocation to Steamboat Springs, CO

Education

Heritage Christian School (K-12, private) is a nondenominational, co-educational, college preparatory day school, founded in 1987. Heritage students receive individual attention with an average class size of eight students. Textbooks and curriculum materials are carefully selected from the best Christian and secular publishers. SAT test scores place Heritage students in the top 15-20% nationally. Heritage Christian School is a great option for parents seeking and affordable, high-quality Christian education for their children.

Rated the #2 public school district in the state, Steamboat Springs School District RE-2 operates two elementary schools (grades K-5), one middle school (grades 6-8), one charter school (grades K-8), one high school (grades 9-12), and one alternative high school (grades 9-12). Student to teacher ratio: 1:20 (elementary) and 1:25 (secondary) The Education Fund Board administers proceeds of a half-cent city sales tax Average budgeted cost-per-student spending for the 2014/15 academic year: $9,765 Total K-12 enrollment for the 2014/15 school year: 2,468 students Colorado Mountain College Alpine Campus offers two-year associate of arts degrees, community education, on-campus living and four-year bachelor’s degrees in business administration and sustainability studies. It was just rated #1 in Colorado and #17 in the U.S. by CNN/Money for student success in graduation and transfer rates. High school students have the option to enroll concurrently at CMC. Private schools also offer K-12 education in Steamboat: Emerald Mountain School, Steamboat Mountain School, Yampa Valley High School and the Heritage Christian School.

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