Catalyst High School

1376 Miners Drive,
Lafayette, CO, 80026
     Tel: (303)604-6512
Grades: 9 - 12 | 43 students
Catalyst High School provides an individualized learning experience that empowers students to achieve academic and personal goals.

School Overview

School Type Alternative School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. AdvancED
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported academic and emotional
Year Founded 2008

Student Body

Total Students 43 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 25%
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 80%
Average Class Size 6 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $15,480
% on Financial Aid 30%
Acceptance Rate 80%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Ed Porritt

School Notes:

  • Personalized attention by faculty in a nurturing setting
  • Comprehensive curriculum taught in 4-week blocks
  • Supportive peer and community relationships
  • Courses catered to individual learning style
  • Suited for different social and emotional needs
  • Customized to student's abilities and interests
  • Flexible Schedule
  • 75% of our graduates attend college
  • 20 essential life and college skills incorporated into the curriculum

Profile last updated: 07/31/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is The Patchwork School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Adventure Montessori Learning (0.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Adventure Montessori Learning (0.7 miles away)
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