Colorado Rocky Mountain School

Carbondale, Colorado, USA

High Schools in USA
A high school campus glowing in the sun, resting in the beautiful rocky colorado landscape with beaitful mountains all around two international students work with their teacher on a robotics project, their extracurricular activity of choice at school
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  • In Carbondale, Colorado
  • Nearest International Airport: DEN

Why students ♥ Colorado Rocky Mountain School

This high school in the USA is located on a 320-acre historic ranch, at the confluence of two rivers and the base of Mount Sopris, providing not only an outdoor learning laboratory but also an outdoor adventure. The curriculum is a great mix of traditional college-prep academics and project-based learning and teaching excellence. The students learn by doing and can experience the outdoor adventure through trips, mountain sports, and service-learning programs. The program also includes unrivaled art offerings and a school passion for music production and performance.


AP Courses
  • Calculus AB
  • Calculus BC
  • English Literature
  • Environmental Science
  • US History

ESL/Support Programs

  • College Counseling
  • ESL intermediate
  • ESL advanced
  • Evening Study Assistance
  • Learning Center
  • Peer Tutoring
  • Study Skills Assistance

Foreign Languages

  • Spanish (I to VI)
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Alpine Ski Racing, Cross-Country Running, Kayaking, Mountain Biking, Nordic Skiing, Rock Climbing, Soccer, Telemark Skiing, Off-Piste Skiing, Alpine Skiing, Camping, Canoeing, Cross-Country Running, FreeStyle Skiing, Hiking. Horseback Riding, Kayaking, Mountain Biking, Nordic Skiing, Nordic Ski Racing, Outdoor Education, Rafting, Rock Climbing, Snowboarding, Swimming, Tennis, Yoga, Snowboarding, Telemark Skiing.


Clubs & Organizations


Community Service, Computer Club, Diversity Club, Dorm Proctors, Drama Club, Environmental Club, Food Council, Gardening, Honor Council, International Clubs, Outing Club, Peer Tutoring, Photography, Student Government, Student Publications, Yearbook, Social Justice League, Movie Club, Policy Panel, Admission Team, Diversity Committee, Wilderness Assistants, Trip Assistants.


College Acceptance


Colorado College, Cornell University, Lewis and Clark College, Middlebury, University of Colorado, Boulder, University of Denver, University of Puget Sound, Whitman College.

Housing and Dorms

The school offers on-campus housing in a welcoming environment. Teachers and their families also live on campus providing 24h care for the students. There are 7 dorms, and the average number of students per dorm is 16. Three dorms are for girls, and four for boys. The dorm amenities: Laundry Facilities, Wireless Internet, Full kitchen facilities, Intentionally designed common gathering spaces. The dress code is casual.

Host family

All host families are located within less than 1 hour from school campus.