Colorado Rocky Mountain School

Tel: (970)963-2562
  • 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.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Association of Colorado Independent Schools (ACIS)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Year Founded1953

Student Body

Total Students148 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
14%
State avg.: 23%
Students by GradeColorado Rocky Mountain School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio4:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
53%
Average Class Size13 students
Number of AP Courses4 courses
Advanced CoursesAP American History, AP American Literature, AP Calculus, AP Environmental Science,
Average ACT score24
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineFeb. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$43,500
Tuition NotesDay student tuition is $27,000
% on Financial Aid
42%
Average Financial Aid Grant$22,000
Admissions DirectorMolly Dorais
Admissions AssociateTracy Wilson

Sports

Total Sports Offered13 sports
SportsAlpine Skiing, Cross Country, Cycling, Freestyle Skiing, Kayaking, Mountain Biking, Mountaineering, Nordic Skiing, Rock Climbing, Ski Jumping, Snowboarding, Soccer, TennisAlpine SkiingCross Country,
CyclingFreestyle Skiing,
KayakingMountain Biking,
MountaineeringNordic Skiing,
Rock ClimbingSki Jumping,
SnowboardingSoccer,
Tennis

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.14 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Bike Shop, Blacksmithing, Ceramics, Cooking, Drama Set Design, Face AIDS, Gardening, Glassblowing, Operation Smile, Peer Tutoring, Photography, Random Acts of Kindness, Student Council, Yearbook

School Notes

  • 100% college acceptance
  • 75% of students accepted to their first choice college
  • 4:1 Student-Faculty ration
  • 13: Average class size

Profile last updated: 06/04/2016

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The average private school tuition in Colorado is $8,159 for elementary schools and $13,525 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).