Colorado Rocky Mountain School

Colorado Rocky Mountain School is an exceptional institution with a life-changing program.
Colorado Rocky Mountain School cultivate a learning enviornment in which students discover their potential to excels as individuals, contribute to their communities, and participate thoughtfully in the world we share. Since CRMS's founding more than fifty years ago, we've believed that a school should enrich and engage the mind, body, and soul of its students.
Their individual potentials become illuminated in a community that truly embraces them and their contributions. Everything that a student does-in the classroom, in the active curriculum, within and beyond the CRMS community-is designed toward the development of a complex, nuanced person, because at CRMS we value each student's individual potentials, and embrace the comtributions they can make to our school.
A CRMS student graduates with the skills, knowledge, and confidence to succeed in college, and to lead a fulfilling life.
CRMS's distillation of academic, active, and community influences is unique among independent boarding schools.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked CO School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 167 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $58,600
  • Average class size: 13 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 1 / rolling

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Colorado Rocky Mountain School places among the top 20% of private schools in Colorado for:

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Attribute
Sports offered
School History

School Overview

Student Body

Total Students
167 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
13%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade
Colorado Rocky Mountain School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
53%
Average Class Size
13 students
Number of AP Courses
5 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
AP American Literature, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Environmental Science, AP United States History
Average ACT score
24
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
Feb. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Day student tuition is $36,800
% on Financial Aid
42%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$22,000
Admissions Director
Molly Dorais
Admissions Associate
Susan Graves

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
15 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Bike Shop, Cooking, Drama Set Design, Gardening, Peer Tutoring, Recycling & Sustainability, River Watch, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Blacksmithing, Ceramics, Glassblowing

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Route Setter, Ski Tuner, Trail Building, Trip Logistics

School Notes

  • 100% college acceptance
  • 75% of students accepted to their first choice college
  • 5:1 Student-Faculty ration
  • 13: Average class size

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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked CO School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 167 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $58,600
  • Average class size: 13 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 1 / rolling

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The average private school tuition in Colorado is $10,438 for elementary schools and $15,626 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Colorado is 90% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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