Desiderata school has been offering successful educational programs for 25 years.
Our dedicated, professional Student Sponsors bring many years of experience in education to each new student relationship.
Students who attend Desiderata become part of a family that remains in touch long after the presentation of accredited diplomas.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked CO School
  • School Type: Alternative School
  • Grades: 4-12
  • Students: 18 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $9,000
  • Acceptance rate: 70%
  • Average class size: 8 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Desiderata School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Colorado for:

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Attribute

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 4-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year
Yes
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Year Founded
1982
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
18 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
Students by Grade
Desiderata School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
4 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
71%
Average Class Size
8 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Cost listed is per student per year, for the most intensive program. Other programs are less expensive.
Summer Program Cost
$1,000
% on Financial Aid
30%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$2,500
Acceptance Rate
70%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Abbi Reese
Admissions Associate
Erika McHenry

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Volunteer Service Opportunity

Arts and Music Programs:
General Art

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Yoga

School Notes

  • Some excellent reasons to choose Desiderata School as the support structure for your student's education: Desiderata's 'B or better' policy insures that students achieve a high level of proficiency in each subject area before moving on. Class size is limited to 8 students, allowing some amount of important socialization, but limiting the level of unnecessary distraction. Over 400 different course descriptions ensure that your student has the best possible match between personality/learning style and curriculum.

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked CO School
  • School Type: Alternative School
  • Grades: 4-12
  • Students: 18 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $9,000
  • Acceptance rate: 70%
  • Average class size: 8 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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