Fountain Valley School Of Colorado

6155 Fountain Valley School Road
Colorado Springs, CO 80911-0809
     Tel: (719)390-7035
        
   
Grades: 9 - 12 | 241 students
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Fountain Valley School of Colorado is dedicated to providing a rigorous college-preparatory curriculum in academics, athletics and the arts.
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Our community endeavors to foster a lifelong love of challenge and learning in an environment of diversity and mutual respect, and to prepare adolescents to become individuals who are open-minded, curious, courageous, self-reliant and compassionate. We believe that Fountain Valley School should prepare students "to write their own history." To empower them to do so, the school seeks to nurture all students in their pursuit of excellence and strives to develop in all students the following core values: open-mindedness, curiosity, courage, self-reliance, and compassion.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 1930

Student Body

Total Students 241 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 32%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Fountain Valley School Of Colorado Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 43 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 80%
Average Class Size 11 students
Number of AP Courses 20 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses Biology, Calculus AB and BC, Chemistry, Chinese Language and Culture, Computer Science A, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, Environmental Science, French Language and Culture, Government and Politics: United States, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Physics C: Mechanics, Spanish Language and Culture, Spanish Literature and Culture, Statistics, Studio Art 2D Design, Studio Art 3D Design, U.S. History, World History, 
Average SAT score 1794
Average ACT score 27
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(no baggy pants or shorts or tank tops)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $50,650
Tuition Notes tuition for domestic boarding; for day students it is $26795 and for international students it is $56925. Interim, books and fees, and some athletic programs are extra.
% on Financial Aid 35%
Acceptance Rate 75%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Kila McCann
Admissions Associate O'Neal Turner

Sports

Total Sports Offered 16 sports
Sports Alpine Skiing, Basketball, Climbing, Cross Country, Diving, Equestrian, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Mountain Biking, Mountaineering, Snowboarding, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballAlpine SkiingBasketball,
ClimbingCross Country,
DivingEquestrian,
Ice HockeyLacrosse,
Mountain BikingMountaineering,
SnowboardingSoccer,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 25 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Admission, Big, Biomedical, Boardman, Chinese, Choir, Community, Environmental, French, Global, Global, International, Matchwits, Residential, Round, Ski/Snowboard, Spanish, Strings, Student, Student, The, The, Theater, Varsity, Wind Admission, Big, Biomedical, Boardman, Chinese, Choir, Community, Environmental, French, Global, Global, International, Matchwits, Residential, Round, Ski/Snowboard, Spanish, Strings, Student, Student, The, The, Theater, Varsity, Wind,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is The Hillsprings Learning Center (5.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Hillsprings Learning Center (5.9 miles away)
The nearest preschool is The Colorado Springs School (7.7 miles away)
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  • Colorado SpringsThe Hillsprings Learning Center
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    2776 Janitell Rd
    Colorado SpringsCO 80906
    (719)576-3840
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    5.9 mi | 25 students | Gr. 3-11                      
  • Colorado SpringsNew Directions Education Program
    Alternative School  (Non-sectarian)
    828 Wooten Rd
    Colorado SpringsCO 80915
    (719)635-1371
    Alternative School  (Non-sectarian)
    7.2 mi | 13 students | Gr. 7-12                      
  • Colorado SpringsThe Colorado Springs School
    21 Broadmoor Ave
    Colorado SpringsCO 80906
    (719)475-9747
    7.7 mi | 327 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • Colorado SpringsSprings Adventist Academy
      (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    5410 E. Palmer Park Blvd
    Colorado SpringsCO 80915
    (719)597-0155
      (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    7.8 mi | 30 students | Gr. K-8                      
  • Colorado SpringsHilltop Baptist School
      (Baptist)
    6915 Palmer Park Blvd
    Colorado SpringsCO 80915
    (719)597-1880
      (Baptist)
    7.9 mi | 137 students | Gr. K-12                      

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