Education: The three R’s in Summit County |

Education: The three R’s in Summit County

Summit County has a broad selection of educational resources from preschool through the community college level.

Summit School District, the county’s pre-K through 12 public education system, has six small neighborhood elementary schools, one middle school and one high school. The district serves about 2,900 students.

Summit High School and Summit Middle School offer the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program for grades 6-10.

Early Childhood Options is Summit County’s resource and referral center for child care and early childhood education. The nonprofit serves as a clearinghouse for parents seeking preschool facilities or home child care providers.

Colorado Mountain College is a two-year college with centers in Dillon and Breckenridge. The school offers post-secondary academic courses for students earning associate’s degrees and a wide variety of continuing education courses and vocational and technical training.

Summit County Christian School provides K-8 private education in a Christian setting.

Vail Mountain School is a private, K-12 college-preparatory school with an enrollment of 315. Many Summit students make the commute over Vail Pass every day.

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