Telluride Mountain School

200 San Miguel River Dr,
Telluride, CO, 81435-0814
     Tel: (970)728-1969
Grades: PK - 12 | 97 students
Telluride's independent school, offering a preschool through high school education.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Association of Colorado Independent Schools (ACIS)
International Montessori Council (IMC)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Learning Programs Supported Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 1998

Student Body

Total Students 97 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 77%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Telluride Mountain School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 12 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(collared shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
% on Financial Aid 34%
Admissions Director Karen Walker

Sports

Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Alpine Skiing, Freestyle Skiing, SnowboardingAlpine SkiingFreestyle Skiing,
Snowboarding

School Notes:

Telluride Mountain School, accredited by the Association of Colorado Independent Schools, was founded to provide a challenging academic program that combines college preparation with outdoor education and community service. From a starting enrollment of 6 in 1998, the school today serves over 100 day boys and girls in Preschool to Grade 12. A newly renovated 14,000 square-foot facility that houses all grades opened in 2006. The values-based curriculum is designed to develop well-rounded young citizens of a global society. The program begins with a Montessori preschool, phasing into a more traditional approach for the upper grades. The core curriculum centers on reading/writing and language arts, math, science and social studies, with technology used throughout the disciplines. Spanish, music, visual and dramatic arts, and physical education are also integral to the curriculum. A Winter Sports Program capitalizes on the school's setting in prime ski country and includes instruction for all ability and interest levels, from the recreational skier/snowboarder to the aspiring Olympic competitor. Experiential learning trips and community service expand learning beyond the classroom locally, regionally, nationally and internationally.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Colorado Timberline Academy (34.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Rocky Mountain International Academy (36 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Colorado West Christian School (36.5 miles away)
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  • MontroseColorado West Christian School
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    (970)249-1094
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    36.5 mi | 144 students | Gr. PK-8                      
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    MontroseCO81401
    (970)209-0656
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    (970)249-5500
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