Colorado Timberline Academy

35554 Highway 550,
Durango, CO, 81301-0813
Tel: (970)247-5898
Colorado Timberline Academy is a non-traditional college preparatory, co-ed, secondary boarding/day school dedicated to changing the lives of students who have experienced difficulties in a previous high school setting.
Our mission is to prepare students academically and socially for the challenges they face upon graduation.
Through our diverse curriculum and outdoor programs we foster freedom with responsibility, creativity, and respect for self, each other and the environment.
Colorado Timberline Academy’s primary objective is to provide an environment where a feeling of self-appreciation can be fostered.
When a student realizes that he or she is able to be successful, self-appreciation develops along with a sense of control over one’s environment.
Consequently, the strong characteristics of students must be recognized and reinforced so that they realize that they are a success.
Once that initial success is recognized, students may utilize confidence and self-appreciation in dealing with other challenges, both academic and social.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12

Student Body

Total Students 42 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 5%
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade Colorado Timberline Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Grace Preparatory Academy Of Durango (11.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Columbine Christian School (10.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Durango Early Learning Center (12.9 miles away)
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  • Durango Columbine Christian School
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    1775 Florida Rd
    Durango , CO , 81301
    (970)259-1189
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    10.6  mi  |  77  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Durango
    First Umc Christ Childs School
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Methodist)
    2917 Aspen Drive
    Durango , CO , 81301
    (970)247-4213
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Methodist)
    11.2  mi  |  60  students  |  Gr.  NS-PK
  • Durango
    Grace Preparatory Academy Of Durango
    Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
    1159 E. 3rd Ave.
    Durango , CO , 81301
    (970)385-7544
    Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
    11.3  mi  |  22  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Durango
    St. Columba School
    (Roman Catholic)
    1801 E 3rd Ave
    Durango , CO , 81301
    (970)547-5527
    (Roman Catholic)
    12.2  mi  |  241  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Durango
    Children's House Of Durango
    Montessori School
    1689 W 3rd Ave
    Durango , CO , 81301
    (970)259-1089
    Montessori School
    12.3  mi  |  38  students  |  Gr.  K

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