Rivendell School Of Northern Colorado

1800 E Prospect Rd,
Fort Collins, CO, 80525-0805
Tel: (970)493-9052
Founded in 1976, Rivendell School is Ft.
Collins's oldest private secular school operating as a nonprofit organization.
The Rivendell philosophy is intended to develop the learning and social skills that will benefit children through the rest of their lives.
The Rivendell teaching staff is an energetic creative group of teachers.
Many hold advanced degrees in education and child development.
Rivendell provides a supportive and secure environment for children to learn and grow fostered by a staff that knows each child and their family by name.
Families feel like they are part of a community, not lost in a crowd.
At Rivendell, the focus is on academic excellence and personal challenge, not on test scores.
Students work with their teachers and with other students on topics until they have learned the material.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 5

Student Body

Total Students 104 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 21%
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade Rivendell School Of Northern Colorado Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Heritage Christian Academy (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hearts In Hand Child Development Center (1.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Spring Creek School (1.6 miles away)
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  • Fort Collins Hearts In Hand Child Development Center
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    2464 Marquette Street
    Fort Collins , CO , 80525
    (970)223-1245
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    1.4  mi  |  85  students  |  Gr.  NS-K
  • Fort Collins
    Spring Creek School
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    1900 Remington St
    Fort Collins , CO , 80525
    (970)224-4240
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    1.6  mi  |  5  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Fort Collins
    Heritage Christian Academy
    (Christian)
    2506 Zurich Dr
    Fort Collins , CO , 80524
    (970)494-1022
    (Christian)
    1.7  mi  |  233  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Fort Collins
    Kindercare Learning Center
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    3506 Lochwood Dr
    Fort Collins , CO , 80525
    (970)223-3888
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    2  mi  |  10  students  |  Gr.  PK-KG
  • Fort Collins
    St Joseph Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    127 N Howes St
    Fort Collins , CO , 80521
    (970)484-1171
    (Roman Catholic)
    2.4  mi  |  215  students  |  Gr.  PK-8

School Reviews

  • Recommended October 16, 2014 - I am a new teacher at Rivendell and I absolutely love this school! I am so impressed by the attention to detail and focus on individualized learning. I think that the small class sizes allow students to receive the attention they need. Students excel when they are given the opportunity to work on their specific needs. - Posted by Teacher

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