it is very hard to get class changes and as the student said there is little freedom. my students can not come home for lunch though they live in walking distance. the dress code is restrictive. if you have kids with special needs or requirements be sure to bring in your paperwork or Dr. note because explaining it to them is not enough. I have 3 kids at Vista Peak and have been here from the beginning. The test scores are rather low so the grading standards are lowered this year. 75% as my 11th grader explained is now an A.
I'm a student at Vista Peak, and it is overall a great school. It has way more pros than cons. My only complaint is how the staff deals with drama. It seems as if they have the disciplinary system reversed. For example, you'll get in a lot more trouble for fighting than drugs. They also don't give the students much freedom. We don't get typical high school activities, like homecoming and pep rally's.They also have a ridiculous dress code. Besides that, the teachers are very committed and motivated to help you. They're not just in it for the paycheck. We also have chances to earn our associates degree before we graduate and take college classes. Vista Peak is a school you'll definitely succeed in, just don't go there if you want a 'typical" high school experience.
I am familiar with schools all over the greater Denver area and I have been thrilled with Vista PEAK Prep. My son started high school this year and he was nervous to begin at a new school, as we are new to Aurora. The teachers have tons of knowledge, energy and passion and my son is already excelling and even more importantly, loving the experience he is having. My husband and I feel incredibly fortunate to have our child be a part of this wonderful school.
Awesome school, awesome teachers and a very strong interest in our children and their education! What can be better than giving your child a head start to their higher level of education!
Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.
The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.
To start a new list, click OK. Otherwise click Cancel.
Thank you! You will begin to receive newsletters from us shortly.
Thanks for verifying your updated email address.
Oops! That email verification link has expired. Please click the button below to receive a new one.
Create an account to submit your answers.
Sign in with an existing GreatSchools account or using Facebook:
Your review has been posted to GreatSchools.
Share with friends! Post your opinion of Vista Peak 9-12 Preparatory on Facebook.
Welcome to GreatSchools!
Thank you for registering as a school leader. We just need to verify your email address. We've sent you an email - please click on the link in that message to get started editing your school's information!
Thanks! We just sent you an email – please click on the link in the email to post your answers.
Get timely updates for Vista Peak 9-12 Preparatory, including performance data and recently posted user reviews.