Larimer County, CO School Guide

There are three school districts serving students in Larimer County: Park School District, Poudre School District and Thompson School District. These three school districts work hard to achieve their goal of ensuring that each child receives the best possible education available. In order to help you find the school that is the right fit for your child, we have provided a list of public and private schools in the area, as well as their contact information and websites where available. Additionally, we have included local and nearby colleges and universities to provide a picture of the range of educational opportunity available in Larimer County. Please take a moment to review these listings, and welcome to the school districts of Larimer County!

Official Websites

Park School District R3 (serves Estes Park)
1605 Brodie Avenue
Estes Park, CO 80294
(970) 586-2361
https://www.psdr3.k12.co.us/education/district/district.php?sectionid=1

Poudre School District RE-10J (joint district with Weld County)
2407 LaPorte Avenue
Fort Collins, CO 80521
(970) 482-7420
https://www.psdschools.org/

Thompson School District R2-J (serves Berthoud & Loveland)
800 S. Taft Ave.
Loveland, Colorado 80537
(970) 613-5000
https://www.thompson.k12.co.us/

Colorado State Board of Education/ Department of Education
201 East Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80203
(303) 866-6600
Fax: (303) 830-0793
https://www.cde.state.co.us/index_sbe.htm

Colorado State Board of Education Index of Offices
https://www.cde.state.co.us/offices.htm


Nearby County School Systems

Boulder Valley School District
(303) 447-1010
https://www.bvsd.org/

St Vrain Valley School District
(303) 776-6200
https://www.stvrain.k12.co.us

Weld County SD RE-1
(970) 737-2403
https://www.weld-re1.k12.co.us/

Eaton School District RE-2
(970) 454-3402
https://sites.google.com/a/eaton.k12.co.us/eaton-school-district-re-2/

Keenesburg School District RE3
(303) 536-2000
https://www.re3j.com/

Weld County Dolores School District RE-4
(970) 686-8000
https://www.dolores.k12.co.us/

Weld School District RE5J
(970) 587-6050
https://www.weldre5j.k12.co.us/

Weld County Schools District 6
(970) 348-6000
https://www.greeleyschools.org/site/default.aspx?PageID=1

Platte Valley School District RE-7
(970) 336-8500
https://www.plattevalley.k12.co.us/

Weld School District Lupton RE-8
(303) 857-3200
https://www.ftlupton.k12.co.us/

Weld School District RE9
(970) 834-1345
https://www.weldre9.k12.co.us/

Prairie School District RE-11
(970) 437-5351
https://www.prairieschool.org/


Public Schools

The Thompson School District is the 16th largest in Colorado, supporting 41 schools to serve the needs of over 15,000 Larimer County students. Poudre School District, ninth largest in the state of Colorado, supports 50 schools to serve the needs of over 25,000 area students. The Park School District offers Larimer County students in the Estes Park area four additional school options. Please consult zoning restrictions to determine which school district and schools your student is zoned for.

Thompson School District Schools Index
https://www.thompson.k12.co.us/index.html

Thompson School District Feeder Chart
https://www.thompson.k12.co.us/Divisions/School_Support/planning/feeder_chart.html

Thompson School District Director Map
https://www.thompson.k12.co.us/Divisions/School_Support/planning/director_dist_map.pdf

Thompson School District School Location Map
https://www.thompson.k12.co.us/Divisions/School_Support/planning/school_location_map.pdf

Thompson School District School Zone Finder
https://www.thompson.k12.co.us/school-locator.php

Poudre School District Index of Schools
https://www.psdschools.org/school-resources/school-locator

Poudre School District School Locator
https://eweb.psdschools.org/schools/schoollocator.aspx

Poudre School District School Map
https://gis.fcgov.com/psdmaps/psdmap.aspx

Poudre School District School Map with Key
https://eweb.psdschools.org/documentlibrary/downloads/Facilities/Map_of_Schools.pdf

Poudre School District School Feeder Chart
https://eweb.psdschools.org/documentlibrary/downloads/School_Services/Feeder_System--Elem-MS-HS.pdf

Park School District Schools Index
https://estespark.co.schoolwebpages.com/education/components/scrapbook/default.php?sectiondetailid=1967


Elementary Schools

Thompson School District Elementary Maps, Zones and Boundaries
https://www.thompson.k12.co.us/Divisions/School_Support/planning/mapelem.pdf

Thompson School District Early Education Schools Index
https://www.thompson.k12.co.us/Divisions/Learning_Services/early_childhood/earlychild.html

Poudre School District Elementary Maps, Zones and Boundaries
https://www.psdschools.org/sites/default/files/Elementary_Boundary_Map_2011-12.pdf

Thompson School District Elementary Schools Index
https://www.thompson.k12.co.us/index.html

Poudre School District Schools Index
https://www.psdschools.org/school-resources/school-locator

Park School District Schools Index
https://estespark.co.schoolwebpages.com/education/components/scrapbook/default.php?sectiondetailid=1967


Middle/Intermediate Schools

Thompson School District Middle School Maps, Zones and Boundaries
https://www.thompson.k12.co.us/Divisions/School_Support/planning/MAPMiddle.pdf

Poudre School District Middle School Maps, Zones and Boundaries
https://www.psdschools.org/sites/default/files/Middle_School_Boundary_Map_2007-08_through_2009-10.pdf

Thompson School District Schools Index
https://www.thompson.k12.co.us/index.html

Poudre School District Schools Index
https://www.psdschools.org/school-resources/school-locator

Park School District Schools Index
https://estespark.co.schoolwebpages.com/education/components/scrapbook/default.php?sectiondetailid=1967


High Schools

Thompson School District High School Maps, Zones and Boundaries
https://www.thompson.k12.co.us/Divisions/School_Support/planning/MAPHigh.pdf

Poudre School District High School Maps, Zones and Boundaries
https://www.psdschools.org/sites/default/files/Senior_High_Boundary_May_2009-10_through_2011-12.pdf

Thompson School District High Schools Index
https://www.thompson.k12.co.us/index.html

Poudre School District High Schools Index
https://www.psdschools.org/school-resources/school-locator

Park School District Schools Index
https://estespark.co.schoolwebpages.com/education/components/scrapbook/default.php?sectiondetailid=1967


Home School & Virtual School

Homeschooling and virtual assisted education are alternatives offered in Larimer County. To explore these educational options and how they might benefit your student, please visit:

Home School

Thompson School District Home School Helper
https://www.thompson.k12.co.us/Divisions/Learning_Services/accountability_accreditation/home_school_helper.pdf

Thompson School District Notice of Intent To Home School PDF
https://www.thompson.k12.co.us/Divisions/Learning_Services/accountability_accreditation/home_school_application.pdf

Thompson School District Home School Information Packet
https://www.thompson.k12.co.us/About_Us/BOE/db/i/IHBG-R%20%5BHome-Based%20Education%5D.pdf

Poudre School District Home School Information
https://www.psdschools.org/policy/home-schooling

Home Schooling in Colorado
https://www.cde.state.co.us/choice/homeschool.htm

Northern Colorado Homeschool Association
https://ncha.info/

Homeschooling In Colorado
https://www.homeschoolingincolorado.com/

Home School World Resources and Links, Colorado
https://www.home-school.com/groups/CO.html

Colorado Homeschoolers
https://www.coloradolinks.net/Colorado_Homeschoolers.htm

Christian Home Educators of Colorado
https://chec.org/

HSLDA Home School Laws, Colorado
https://www.hslda.org/laws/default.asp?state=co


Virtual School

Thompson School District Virtual School Option
https://www.thompson.k12.co.us/Divisions/Superintendent/ccr/back-to-school/educationalOptions.pdf

Thompson Online Virtual School
https://www.thompson.k12.co.us/Divisions/Superintendent/ccr/back-to-school/btsweb.pdf

Poudre School District Online Academy
https://www.psdschools.org/school/psd-online-academy

Colorado Department of Education Online Learning
https://www.cde.state.co.us/onlinelearning/schools.htm

Boulder Valley School District Online Learning
https://www.bvsd.org/boulderuniversal/Pages/default.aspx

St. Vrain Online Global Academy
https://www.stvrain.k12.co.us/schools/svoga/

St. Vrain Virtual Campus
https://classes.stvrain.k12.co.us/

St. Vrain Valley School District Universal High School
https://www.stvrain.k12.co.us/academicsPrograms/uhs/

St. Vrain Online Global Academy
https://svoga.stvrain.k12.co.us/floridavirtual.html

Skyline High School Home
https://shs.stvrain.k12.co.us/

Colorado Virtual Academy
https://www.k12.com/cova

Colorado Calvert Academy
https://coloradocalvertacademy.com/

Connections Academy
https://www.connectionsacademy.com/

Denver Public School Online
https://online.dpsk12.org/

Insight School of Colorado
https://co.insightschools.net/


Charter Schools

Larimer County Charter School Index
https://www.cde.state.co.us/scripts/chartersearch.asp

Thompson School District Charter Schools
https://www.thompson.k12.co.us/About_Us/BOE/db/l/LBD%20%5BDistrict%20Charter%20School%5D.pdf

Poudre School District Charter Schools
https://www.psdschools.org/policy/charter-schools

Colorado Index of Charter Schools
https://www.cde.state.co.us/cdechart/index.htm


Private Schools

Colorado Private Schools Resources
https://www.cde.state.co.us/choice/nonpublic_resources.htm

Colorado Non-Public Schools
https://www.cde.state.co.us/choice/nonpublic_index.htm

Alternative School Options in Colorado
https://www.cde.state.co.us/choice/otherschooloptions.htm

Rivendell School

1800 East Prospect Road
Fort Collins, CO 80525
(970) 493-9052
https://www.rivendell-school.org

Shining Mountain Waldorf School
999 Violet Avenue
Boulder, CO 80301
(303) 444-7697
https://www.smwaldorf.org

Saint Joseph Catholic School
127 N Howes St
Fort Collins, CO 80525
(970) 484-1171
https://www.stjosephchurchfc.org

Bloom Montessori School
701 James St
Longmont, CO 80501
(303) 776-8173
https://www.bloommontessori.com/

Oakwood School
1401 West Mountain Avenue
Fort Collins, CO 80525
(970) 221-0566
https://www.oakwoodabc.com

Boulder Country Day School
4820 Nautilus Court North
Boulder, CO 80301
(303) 527-4931
https://www.bouldercountryday.org

Resurrection Christian School
6502 E Crossroads Blvd
Loveland, CO 80538
(970) 612-0673
https://www.rcschool.org

St. Mary's Academy
4545 South University Boulevard
Englewood, CO 80110-2373
(303) 762-8300
https://www.smanet.org

St John the Evangelist School
1730 West 12th Street
Loveland, CO 80538
(970) 635-5800
https://www.saintjohns.us

Dawson School
10455 Dawson Drive
Lafayette, CO, 80026
(303) 665-6679
https://www.dawsonschool.org

Beebe Christian School
821 West Lake Street
Fort Collins, CO 80525
(970) 482-4409
https://www.beebechristianschool.org/

Friends' School
5465 Pennsylvania Ave
Boulder, CO 80301
(303) 499-1999
https://www.friendsschoolboulder.org

Tara Performing Arts High School
4180 19th St
Boulder, CO 80301
(303) 440-4510
https://www.tarahighschool.org

Jarrow Montessori School
3900 Orange Court
Boulder, CO 80304
(303) 443-0511
https://www.jarrow.org

Mountain Peak Private School
1833 Sunset Place
Longmont, CO 80501
(720) 494-1622
https://www.mountainpeakschool.com

Clearview Educational Center
24 9th Ave
Longmont, CO 80501
(303) 702-9666
https://www.alternativesforyouth.org/

Twin Peaks Charter Academy
820 Main Street
Longmont, CO 80501
(303) 772-7286
https://www.twinpeakscharter.org

Rocky Mountain Christian Academy
9447 Niwot Road
Niwot, CO 80544
(303) 652-2211
https://rmcaonline.org/


Nearby Colleges and Universities

Institute of Business & Medical Careers
(303) 651-6819
https://www.ibmc.edu/

Regis University
(303) 458-4100
https://www.regis.edu/

Front Range Community College, Boulder County Campus
(303) 678-3722
https://www.frontrange.edu

Longs Peak Academy
(303) 776-8110
https://longspeakacademy.com

University of Colorado at Boulder
(303) 492-1411
https://cumuseum.colorado.edu/

Naropa University
(303) 444-0202
https://www.naropa.edu/

Colorado State University - Fort Collins
(303) 573-6318
https://www.colostate.edu/

University of Colorado Denver
(303) 556-5600
https://www.ucdenver.edu/

Metropolitan State College of Denver
(303) 556-8300
https://www.mscd.edu/

Sturm College of Law
(303) 871-6135
https://law.du.edu/

Community College of Denver
(303) 556-2600
https://www.ccd.edu/


Other Schools of Interest

United States Truck Driving School
(303) 431-7600
https://www.ustruck.com/

Boulder College of Massage Therapy
(303) 530-5933
https://www.bcmt.org/

Southwest Acupuncture College
(303) 581-9955
https://www.acupuncturecollege.edu/

The Art Institute of Colorado
(303) 837-0825
https://www.artinstitutes.edu/denver/

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