Catalyst High School

  • Catalyst High School provides an individualized learning experience that empowers students to achieve academic and personal goals.

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School Overview

School TypeAlternative School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.AdvancED
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs Supportedacademic and emotional
Year Founded2008
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students43 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by GradeCatalyst High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Average Class Size6 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$15,480
% on Financial Aid
30%
Acceptance Rate
80%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorEd Porritt

School Notes

  • Personalized attention by faculty in a nurturing setting
  • Comprehensive curriculum taught in 4-week blocks
  • Supportive peer and community relationships
  • Courses catered to individual learning style
  • Suited for different social and emotional needs
  • Customized to student's abilities and interests
  • Flexible Schedule
  • 75% of our graduates attend college
  • 20 essential life and college skills incorporated into the curriculum
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lafayette
    Grades: K-12 | 509 students
    5.2 miles
    10455 Dawson Drive
    Lafayette, CO 80026
    (303)665-6679
    5.2 K-12
    509
  • Boulder
    Grades: 9-12 | 50 students
    11.3 miles
    96 Arapahoe Ave
    Boulder, CO 80302
    (303)443-9933
    11.3 9-12
    50
  • Boulder
    Watershed School
    Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 74 students
    11.1 miles
    205 Canyon Blvd
    Boulder, CO 80302
    (303)440-7520
    11.1 6-12
    74
  • Broomfield
    Front Range Academy
    Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 400 students
    3.7 miles
    1008 Depot Hill Road
    Broomfield, CO 80020
    (303)469-0496
    3.7 6-12
    400
  • Broomfield
    Holy Family High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 628 students
    2.6 miles
    5195 W 144th Ave
    Broomfield, CO 80023
    (303)400-1411
    2.6 9-12
    628

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The average private school tuition in Colorado is $8,187 for elementary schools and $14,819 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Colorado is 91% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).