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PK-6|Private
150 students
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School leader:  Mary Nichols
1800 E Prospect Rd
Fort Collins, CO 80525

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(970) 493-9052
(970) 493-9056
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Best known for
"Individualized instruction in multi-age classes"

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    Before, After
  • Dress policy
    None
  • Transportation
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Arts
    Computer animation, Graphics...
  • World languages
    German, Spanish
  • Sports
    Basketball, Flag football, Gymnastics, Kickball, Soccer...
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22 reviews

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Overall:
Submitted by a parent · February 02, 2014
Love it love it love it! A recent move to the area brought us to Rivendell and it has been a life-changer for my kids. Small, intimate classes with really smart, caring teachers was just the beginning. The program philosophy of "individualized... more

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Submitted by a parent · December 02, 2013
Rivendell is an amazing school. The teachers are highly qualified. The ratio of students per teacher is very low...which means much more care, encouragement and academic success! The results from the annual Iowa Tests prove it! Love Rivendell... more

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Submitted by a teacher · October 28, 2013
Rivendell is about mastery-based learning. Giving a grade, good or bad, and moving on to the next topic is not an effective way to determine if a student has mastered the content. With the individualized curriculum offered at Rivendell, each... more

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Submitted by a parent · June 17, 2013
Yes it is a private school, yes it is expensive and yes it is so completely worth it. My son had already done a private KG the year before he started at Rivendell. He was a year early (started at 4 in KG) and public schools were not going to take... more

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About this school

Rivendell School is the oldest, secular school in Fort Collins. Founded in 1976, it has a rich tradition of individualized education. Student are very successful after leaving and love to return after graduation to visit teachers and see facility updates. The most recent project is creating a natural area on the expansive playground. This involves removing asphalt and creating a variety of areas to spark the imaginations of children at play. There is very little turnover among faculty.

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Last modified: December 16, 2014
Last modified Rivendell School of Northern Colorado is a Private school that serves grades PK-6
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