Below, you'll find information on several schools in the Aspen area.
Focus at the Aspen Elementary School is on learning in collaborative teams. Faculty clearly defines, articulates, implements, and assesses what students know and are able to do, and the teachers are committed to the social, physical, and emotional well-being of all members of the school.
Outdoor Education Program is second to none at Aspen Middle School. All grade levels have integrated physical activities and academics so programs teach life skills, outside of the classroom, that will be remembered for years to come and develop the young adolescent's mind, body, and spirit.
Academic programs at the Aspen High School endeavors to inspire students to become lifelong learners and meaningful members of society. Courses are designed to produce thoughtful, resilient, independent, and critical thinkers. Typical Aspen High School students are characterized by their enthusiasm, resourcefulness, and inquisitive nature. A large percentage of students work in the community, participate in clubs, and are active in team and individual sports.
A charter school of the Aspen School District that has provided progressive educational opportunities to K-8 students since 1970. Focus is on a small student-teacher ratio combined with an integrated, thematic curriculum, providing a unique and effective way to meet goals of lifelong learning, social justice, community participation, and personal responsibility.
Aspen Country Day School is open to all children in the Roaring Fork Valley from pre-kindergarten through middle school. Located at a campus on Castle Creek, Aspen Country Day is fully accredited by the National Association of Independent Schools. The school is known for its high teacher-student ratio, strong programs in the arts, outdoor education and foreign language, and a traditional private-school environment of courtesy and friendship.