ACADEMICS / ALTERNATIVE EDUCATION RESOURCES

The opportunities for private education in Front Range communities are varied, ranging from preschools and parochial schools to independent schools and college prep academies. The following resources will be helpful in the search for the ideal academic environment:

Association of Colorado Independent Schools
Statewide Resource
303-444-2201
www.acischools.com

National Association of Independent Schools
Washington, DD
202-973-9700
www.nais.org

National Association of Private, Catholic & Independent Schools
Sacramento, CA
916-451-4963
www.napcis.org

Roman Catholic Schools
Archdiocese of Denver
Denver
303-722-4687
www.archden.org/schools

 

Home Schooling
Under the School Attendance law, Colorado permits home study. The Schools of Choice Unit of the state department of education provides information on regulations, statistics, resources, and frequently asked questions. The following resources may also be helpful:

Schools of Choice Unit
Colorado Department of Education
303-866-6771
www.cde.state.co.us/choice

Alternative Education Resources Organization
Nationwide Resource
800-769-4171
www.educationrevolution.org

American Homeschool Association
Nationwide Resource
800-236-3278
www.americanhomeschoolassociation.org

Christian Home Educators of Colorado
Statewide Resource
720-842-4852
www.chec.org

Homeschool Central
Statewide Resource
www.homeschoolcentral.com

Homeschool Reporting
Statewide Resource
www.homeschoolreporting.com

Northern Colorado Homeschool Association
Fort Collins Region
970-484-9044
http://ncha.squarespace.com

 

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