Summit County: Schools and Education |

Summit County: Schools and Education

Summit Daily NewsReal Estate Web VerticalEvergreen community informationCategory: Schools & EducationThe neighborhood elementary schools located in Frisco, Dillon Valley, Summit Cove, Breckenridge and Silverthorne have an average student-to-teacher ratio of 17:1.The Kindergarten through 5th grace academic program in addition to primary math, science and language curriculum also includes Spanish, art, music, physical education and winter activities.All six elementary schools are in various stages of implementing the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program model of inquiry. Dillon Valley Elementary has implemented a dual Language program for kindergarten and first grades and plans to expand the program to include all grades.

Summit Middle School features a full-school International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program with honors courses available in core academic areas. The middle school recently underwent a $24.5 million renovation that resulted in two smaller learning communities, each serving 450 equally diverse groups of students.

Summit High School offers a full selection of academic courses, including opportunities for students to earn college credit at Colorado Mountain College, AP honors classes, and an International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (IBDP) for grades 11 and 12. ElectiveSchool District Contact informationSuperintendent:Millie Hamner (970) Central Administration:General office (970) 668-3011Website: Summit High School:Summit County High School Website Jim Hesse (970) Middle School:Summit County Middle School Website Iva Katz-Hesse (970) Elementary School:Breckenridge Elementary Website Hollyanna Bates (970) Valley Elementary School:Dillon Valley Elementary Website Gayle Shelly Martinez (970) Elementary:Frisco Elementary Website Steve Riggins (970) Elementary School:Silverthorne Elementary Website Dianna Hulbert (970) 468 Cove Elementary School:Summit Cove Elementary Website Crystal Miller (970) Blue Elementary School:Upper Blue Elementary Website Kerry Buhler (970) 547-9130 Private SchoolsPrivate Schools:Summit County Christian School (Grades Kindergarten 8th):Approximately 60-70 students attend this nondenominational Evangelical Christian school.(970) 668-2173 Mountain School (K-12): This college preparatory school encourages intellectual curiosity, independent thinking and moral development in students. (970) 476-3850http://www.vms.eduColorado Mountain College: CMC offers certificates or two-year degrees you know, the regular stuff: associate degrees in arts, sciences and general studies. Plus it provides education in art, business, information technology, construction/trades, culinary arts, environmental studies, graphic design and photography, law enforcement and emergency services, nursing, outdoor studies, ski and resort management (how cool is that), teaching and veterinary technology. Plenty of people just pick up a class for fun check out the catalogue to bone up on your Spanish, see what develops with a camera, or learn about real estate. CMCs Center for Lifelong Learning is all about exploring, expanding and experiencing. Maybe belly dancing allures you. Or Feldenkrais a class that will help you reconnect with your body. Or Capoeira a Brazilian dance/martial arts (they have the regular martial arts youve heard of too). Or learn how to rock climb, write creatively, act or go on wildflower hikes. additional school resources:

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