The Peak School – an option for Middle and High School students in Summit County, Colorado
If you are looking for a school where your student will thrive and flourish, where teachers individualize their students’ instruction, then consider The Peak School. An independent, non-profit middle and high school in Summit County, The Peak School ensures a challenging, intriguing and student-centered education.
With small class sizes of 12-16 students, teachers are able to individualize instruction and ensure that students receive the personal attention they deserve. Peak teachers are experts in their fields; 80 percent hold Masters degrees in education or their chosen content area. The school staff provides personalized and innovative instruction across the curriculum, focusing on “doing while learning.”
The Peak School offers freedom of curriculum which empowers a deeper way of learning. Students are not simply given information, but rather taught how to develop themselves as learners and citizens. As a member of the Independent Curriculum Group, The Peak School benefits from the collaboration and models of prestigious progressive schools around the country.
The Peak School is a committed community that cares. The school encourages involvement from parents and recognizes the power of being united around a common goal. Each and every Peak family participates in the school community by volunteering, event hosting or program coordination.At The Peak School, we want students to love school.
For more information visit thepeakschool.org,
Located at 40 W. Main Street in Frisco, Colorado 80424
Author: Rebekah Jordan is the Head of School for The Peak School. Rebekah’s educational philosophy reflects her belief in fostering academic excellence through concept-based mastery and is closely aligned with that of the Coalition of Essential Schools. Rebekah believes that education can and should support students in their development as engaged learners and active members of the community; whether that community is Summit County or the broader world.