Steamboat Mountain School
School DescriptionSCHOOL PROFILE
Steamboat Mountain School is partnered with the third-largest ski mountain in Colorado, Steamboat Mountain. Its competitive ski and snowboard programs have produced dozens of Olympians, and its outdoor experiential learning program combined with challenging college-preparatory coursework gets students out of the classroom in order to learn.
The 140-acre campus is surrounded by two million mountainous acres. Steamboat’s campus features science and computer labs, a library, an art studio, a theater, and a greenhouse. Recreational facilities include a skiing field, a skateboarding half-pipe, a gymnasium, fitness equipment, bikes, a basketball court, and a climbing wall.
SPORTS AND ARTS
All students participate in an experiential outdoor program that offers kayaking, rock and ice climbing, backpacking, mountain biking, canoeing, camping, skiing, and snowboarding. Many of Steamboat Mountain School’s students ski or ride competitively in partnership with the award-winning Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club.
Students may enroll in courses to learn or improve basic media and artistic techniques such as drawing and painting, mosaics, murals, sculpture, photography, and graphic design are introduced in class.
AWARDS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS
In 2017, Steamboat Mountain School was named a Best Private High School in Colorado. 30 alumni have been members of the US Olympic ski, snowboarding, or X Games teams, two of whom have won Olympic medals.
DORMITORIES AND STUDENT LIFE
Students live with roommates in on-campus dormitories. The dorms have televisions, ski and snowboard waxing rooms, a gym with a weight room, and a theater for live performances and movie nights.
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Caroline Lalive (born 1979) - alpine skier and two-time Olympian;
Travis Mayer (born 1982) - freestyle skier (moguls) and Olympic silver medalist with degrees from Cornell University and Harvard University;
Ryan Max Riley (born 1979) - freestyle skier (moguls), US Champion, and humorist with degrees from Harvard University, the University of Oxford, and Yale University;
Johnny Spillane (born 1980) - Nordic combined skier, three-time Olympic silver medalist and a World champion
- 9, 10, 11, 12 Grades at School
- 140 acres Campus Size
Diploma Year Offered?Yes
Student PopulationCoEd - School for both genders
English as Second Language (ESL) Support AvailableNo
Speciality ProgramsIn 2017, Steamboat Mountain School was named one of the Best Private High Schools in Colorado.
Accepting Students in GradesNo
Other - Eligibility Requirements?February 15th decision February 15th Decision
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