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Bailey, CO
Students enrolled: 294

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57243 US Hwy 285
Bailey, CO 80421

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(303) 838-7666
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August 04, 2014
If you enjoy a tiny school, with little to no options for classes because the school is understaffed, then come to Platte. Nearly every grade has from 40-100 students, but if your child is advanced, they will have little to no options. Speaking from experience, I am two grade levels ahead, but because I needed challenging classes I was forced to take an entire wasted semester last year as a sophomore that consisted of Ceramics, Spanish 1, Art Design, and foofy online class. Not to mention was this all unbelievably easy, but I could've only shown up once every two weeks and still maintained the easy A that I had. This school denies all advanced students the options they need. Also, the counselor has now resigned and students were forced to create their own schedules and once again advanced classes conflicted with each other such as AP Calculus and AP World History. The principle also ignored the complaints about the schedule. They lack the common ability to help their students. I wish I had transferred to Conifer after middle school.

- submitted by a student

April 12, 2009
Was excited to move to a state with a better school system; however, am sorely disappointed with the mid school's academic, specifically how the teacher's (not all mind you, but several from all three grades) and administration deal with the students and parents. Sports are ok. Have experienced a teacher who led a team for a semester who played sickening favorite games. But, have also experienced great coaches. Extracurricular activities have a bit to be desired. Programs like gifted and special ed are sad. Took both of my children out of this district after experiencing Mid school.

- submitted by a parent
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May 27, 2008
I specifically picked this school district and area to live in. We moved from so. ca. to get away from overcrowded, gang-infested schools. I am extremely happy with Platte Canyon School District. It is amazing what the school district accomplishes considering lack of funding. I love it that everybody knows everybody. My kids never get lost in the crowd!!! The high school/middle school is very scenic, as it sits across the road from the North Fork of the South Platte River. What a setting to learn in!!!!! I wish I would have had the oppurtunity to attend this school....

- submitted by a parent

April 20, 2008
As a Platte Canyon High School graduate I would say that this school is a great school because it is out of the city and you dont have that negative influnce in the learning envierment

- submitted by a community member

May 08, 2006
My childeren have gone to the Platte Canyon School district for years and I couldn't stand it. The kids had a Very small choice for extracurricular activities, nobody is involved with the kids and even refused my childs education at one point, I would highly recommend to not send you child there.

- submitted by a parent

December 01, 2005
As a student at PCHS I have to say I love it. The kids here are all nice and you are not judged as much as you would be at say Bear Creek for what you are wearing today or if you put on your makeup. I love it. We also have amazing teachers who have patience and are willing to do whatever it takes to make you understand. I myself have stayed with a teacher until 6:00 pm just to learn what I needed to. I love PCHS!

- submitted by a student

August 18, 2005
I belive this is a terrible school, with my experience, the teachers do not care about you childs future or any other childs. They treat the kids like five year olds. I can't believe it. I would never recommed this school. -MM

- submitted by a parent

November 10, 2004
Platte Canyon was the best school I ever attended. It taught me things no other school has. The staff is friendly and people are great. I loved that school.

- submitted by a student
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Platte Canyon High School
57243 US Hwy 285, Bailey, CO  80421
(303) 838-7666
Last modified Platte Canyon High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Platte Canyon High School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 17 reviews. Top