Rivendell School Of Northern Colorado
5.00 (5 reviews)
- Rivendell is the only independent elementary school in Northern Colorado committed to personalized learning in a whole child environment.
|School Type||Alternative School|
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||AdvancED|
|Grades Offered||Grades Nursery/Preschool-5|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Learning Programs Supported||Dyslexia, Twice Exceptional, G&T, Mild Learning Support|
|Summer School Offered||Yes|
|Summer Program Cost||$250|
|Summer Program Cost Notes||250 to 400 per week depending on the session|
|Summer Program Details||Link to Summer Program Details|
|Total Students||132 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 23%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||15 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||9:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree|
|Average Class Size||14 students|
|List of Courses Offered||Link to List of Courses|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$10,805|
|Tuition Notes||Registration Fee: 150|
National avg.: 85%
|Admissions Director||Madeline Cook|
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||5 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Club or Organization:|
Chess Club, Girl Scouts
Arts and Music Programs:
Guitar Lessons, Piano Lessons
Recreational Athletic Programs:
- Founded in 1976, Rivendell School is an independent school in Fort Collins, Colorado. Thanks to the vision and hard work of our experienced teachers and involved parents, we have proudly helped hundreds of children grow into well-educated, imaginative, caring, and responsible citizens. Rivendell School`s personalized learning approach to education-a proven method for increasing subject mastery-focuses on the progress of each child rather than on the class average. Each student is constantly evaluated, challenged, and encouraged to perform to his or her full potential. Engaging every individual in the learning process produces the best results for each student.
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- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Fort Collins Grades: PK-6 | 77 students
309 Hickory Street Unit A
Fort Collins, CO 80524
(970)407-9185 3.1 PK-6
- Fort Collins Grades: PK-K | 38 students
225 E Skyway Dr
Fort Collins, CO 80525
(970)223-2445 4.8 PK-K
- Fort Collins Grades: PK-12 | 230 students
2506 Zurich Dr
Fort Collins, CO 80524
(970)494-1022 1.7 PK-12
- Fort Collins Grades: PK-8 | 236 students
127 N Howes St
Fort Collins, CO 80521
(970)484-1171 2.4 PK-8
- Greeley Grades: PK-7 | 101 students
6200 West 20th Street
Greeley, CO 80634
(970)330-3671 17.8 PK-7
This is an amazing school, and I'm so thankful we found it. Rivendell caters to your student's educational needs. They meet your student where they are at and then continue to assist in their growth and development. Students are in small class sizes and get individual time with their teacher. They focus on the whole child and understand the importance of physical activity plays in allowing students to come back to the classroom and focus. This is an exceptional school.
- Posted by Parent - Katie
I cannot say enough good things about this school. My daughter started almost 2 years ago in preschool and then last year in Kindergarten. My daughter is quite shy and in preschool would not even talk to her teachers even though she loved them. I felt her quiet presence would get lost in public school so we stayed for Kinder. It has been wonderful watch them to appreciate her as an individual and her feeling like she can come out of her shell. The academics are great; the curriculum is full of enriching individualized experiences. My daughter feels very safe and comfortable which is everything to us. I love the intimate size and that all the teachers in the school know her by name. An awesome experience thus far and we feel lucky to have discovered Rivendell.
- Posted by Parent - Tasha M
The individualized learning approach at Rivendell really helps kids thrive. And, Rivendell is more than just a school - it is a community of teachers, families and staff. You definitely have the feeling of belonging to a community at Rivendell.
- Posted by Parent - Sal
I have a son and daughter who attended Rivendell. They are adults now, but they attribute their ability to study independently and their comfort in talking to their teachers to get help or advocate for themselves to Rivendell. The ability to work at their own pace and to understand that people learn at different paces helped them. This was an important lesson as I feel that they were driven to improve for themselves not as a competition. As a parent, I felt confident that all the staff cared about my kids, not just their current teacher. If I had questions or concerns I felt comfortable talking to the staff.
- Posted by Parent - Sarah
I am a new teacher at Rivendell and I absolutely love this school! I am so impressed by the attention to detail and focus on individualized learning. I think that the small class sizes allow students to receive the attention they need. Students excel when they are given the opportunity to work on their specific needs.
- Posted by Teacher - miche
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