Fountain Valley School Of Colorado

6155 Fountain Valley School Road
Colorado Springs, CO 80911-0809
     Tel: (719)390-7035
Grades: 9 - 12 | 238 students
Fountain Valley School of Colorado is dedicated to providing a rigorous college-preparatory curriculum in academics, athletics and the arts.
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 238 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 29%
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 74%
Average Class Size 12 students
Number of AP Courses 20 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses 2-D and 3-D Art Studio, Biology, Calculus AB and BC, Chemistry, English Language, English Literature, Environmental Science, French Language, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Physics C, Spanish Language, Spanish Literature, Statistics, U.S. Government, U.S. History, World History  
Average SAT score 1210
Average ACT score 26
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 $48,600
Tuition Notes tuition for boarding; for day students it is $26400. Interim, books and fees are extra.
% on Financial Aid 35%
Acceptance Rate 75%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Kila McCann
Admissions Associate Mike Payne


Total Sports Offered 17 sports
Sports Alpine Skiing, Basketball, Climbing, Cross Country, Diving, Equestrian, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Mountain Biking, Mountaineering, Snowboarding, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballAlpine SkiingBasketball,
ClimbingCross Country,
GolfIce Hockey,
LacrosseMountain Biking,
TennisTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 15 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Boys Select Choir, Choir, Environmental Club, Girls Select Choir, Literary Magazine, Lots of clubs and organizations to get involved with, Mountain Biking, Oudoor education, School Newspaper, Ski/Snowboard, Strings Ensemble, Table Tennis Club, Theater, Ultimate Frisbee, Wind Ensemble Choir, Ski/Snowboard, Theater, Wind Ensemble, Boys Select Choir,
Environmental Club,
Girls Select Choir,
Literary Magazine,
Lots of clubs and organizations to get involved with,
Mountain Biking,
Oudoor education,
School Newspaper,
Strings Ensemble,
Table Tennis Club,
Ultimate Frisbee,

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 Cheyenne Meadows KinderCare (5.9 miles away)
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  • Colorado SpringsThe Hillsprings Learning Center
    Special Education School
    2776 Janitell Rd
    Colorado SpringsCO 80906
    Special Education School
    5.9 mi | 25 students | Gr. 3-11                      
  • Colorado SpringsCheyenne Meadows KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    885 Cheyenne Meadows Rd
    Colorado SpringsCO 80906
    Daycare / Preschool
    5.9 mi | n/a students | Gr. NS-PK                      
  • Colorado SpringsNew Directions Education Program
    Alternative School  (Non-sectarian)
    828 Wooten Rd
    Colorado SpringsCO 80915
    Alternative School  (Non-sectarian)
    7.2 mi | 13 students | Gr. 7-12                      
  • Colorado SpringsThe Colorado Springs School
    21 Broadmoor Ave
    Colorado SpringsCO 80906
    7.7 mi | 327 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • Colorado SpringsSprings Adventist Academy
      (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    5410 E. Palmer Park Blvd
    Colorado SpringsCO 80915
      (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    7.8 mi | 30 students | Gr. K-8                      

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