|Alternative High School - Centennial High School||Provides non-traditional means of instruction, high relationship based culture, and closed campus to students' grades 9 - 12.||Larimer County||Centennial High School||Centennial High School|
|Alternative High School - Harold Ferguson High School||Offers an alternative for at risk students seeking a high school diploma. Students must provide their own transportation.
Also offers the Secondary Options for Achievement Resulting in Success (SOARS) program, an online learning platform where students must attend a minimum of 15 hours per week.
Online learning platform through Thompson Online is also available. School work is completed at home with phone and email support with a Thompson School District teacher. Students can get extra support from teachers at the Thompson On-line learning lab located at the Hilltop Campus.
Regular diploma is obtained when required credits are completed. Teen parent program and day care center available as well.||Larimer County||Harold Ferguson High School||Harold Ferguson High School|
|Dropout Outreach and Recovery - Colorado Youth For A Change||Offers a chance to explore school and re-engage for youth who have dropped out of school. Provides assistance with the enrollment process as well as coordinates support with local agencies to ensure success and graduation.||Denver County||Colorado Youth for a Change||Colorado Youth For A Change|
|Dropout Prevention and Recovery - Jefferson County Public Schools||Re-engages students who are at risk of dropping out or who have dropped out of school, by connecting students to education, social and community supports.||Jefferson County||Jefferson County Public Schools||Jefferson County Public Schools|
|Dropout Prevention Program - I Have a Dream Foundation of Boulder County||Identifies groups of low-income children (in elementary school) deemed to be at high risk of eventually becoming school dropouts. Once identified, IHAD establishes a comprehensive long-term program of support for the entire group for the duration of their school years, a 10+ year commitment. Eight learning centers operate after-school and throughout the summer, providing:
- Intensive Counseling and Case Management
- Academic and Literacy Development
- Social Enrichment and Cultural Programs
- Access to Individualized Tutoring
- Participation in a Mentoring Program
- Career and College Preparation Programs
- Daily Hands-On Guidance from Full-Time Bilingual Staff||Boulder County||I Have a Dream Foundation of Boulder County||I Have a Dream Foundation of Boulder County|
|Dropout Prevention Services - Zero Dropouts||Assists school districts in dropout prevention and recovery, and assists young people ages 18 - 24 in exploring the next step in their education and careers. Case management is provided for navigating each step of the way.||Denver County||Zero Dropouts||Zero Dropouts|
|Educational Counseling Program - Denver Kids||Offers preventive Educational Counseling for Denver Public Schools students utilizing adult volunteers along with Educational Counseling staff. Denver Kids provides year-round Educational Counseling, a one-to-one relationship-based, long-term preventive approach dedicated to building character, academic achievement, and positive development of the whole child. Creating trusting and collaborative relationships with our students, Denver Kids works with them to overcome barriers to academic success.
Denver Kids also recruits and trains adult volunteers to serve as mentors to students in the program. Activities, special events and educational programs are provided throughout the year for the mentors and students. Each Denver Kids mentor commits to the program for one year and agrees to see the student twice a month. The professional counseling staff works closely with each mentor - providing them with expertise and guidance.||Denver County||Denver Kids||Denver Kids|
|Education - Aspen Mine Center||Its first major program, run in conjunction with the local school district, is the Mountain Alternative School, an alternative school program administratively within RE-1 but physically across the street from the high school in its own building and with its own director. The alternative school has made graduation possible for a number of students who otherwise would have simply dropped out forever. It has a high success rate.
A second off-site program is the Summer Enrichment for Kids, also a collaborative venture, this time working with Cripple Creek Parks & Recreation. The Parks & Rec building is located next door to the Aspen Mine Center.
A third program, a GED program put on by Community Partnership Family Resource Center of Divide, Colo., is sponsoring G.E.D. classes at the Aspen Mine Center currently on Tuesday afternoons and evenings, in addition to the weekday morning classes in Divide. Our program features one-on-one teaching until graduation. Contact Karen Casey-Svetich at 661-0379 for more information.
An important aspect of education is preparation for employment, especially once one is out of school or out of the job market for a time. A significant aspect of the Aspen Mine Center programs is the availability of both education and employment assistance, including a cross-over program for seniors to earn while learning new skills.
||Teller County||Aspen Mine Center||Aspen Mine Center|
|Online High School - GOAL Academy||Offers free public high school, concurrent enrollment opportunities, and the ability to earn a high school diploma along with college credits through the online school.
Also offers a drop-in center for tutoring, academic advising, or to meet other students.||Larimer County||GOAL Academy||GOAL Academy|
|The Waverly School (N CR 15) - Turning Point Center for Youth and Family Development - Fort Collins||Provides an educational program, approved by the Colorado Department of Education, designed to accommodate students with diverse academic needs who are learning at varying educational levels.
||Larimer County||N CR 15 - Turning Point Center for Youth and Family Development||Turning Point Center for Youth and Family Development|