Steamboat Mountain School
|This article relies too much on references to primary sources. (November 2008)|
|Steamboat Mountain School|
Campus in the autumn
|Steamboat Springs, Colorado
|Head of school||Meg Morse|
|Campus size||192 acres (0.78 km2)|
|Campus type||Mountain setting|
|Accreditation||ACIS (Association of Colorado Independent Schools)|
|Affiliation||NAIS (National Association of Independent Schools) TABS (The Association for Boarding Schools)|
|Winter||SSWSC and Foreign Travel|
|Boarding/day student ratio||60% boarding to 40% day|
|Average class size||8 students|
The school is a coeducational boarding and day school educating roughly 50 students in grades 9 through 12. It was founded in 1957 and the curriculum emphasizes college preparatory academics, educational experience in the wilderness, and both recreational and competitive skiing/snowboarding programs.
English I, English II, English III, Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, Precalculus, Honors Calculus, World History, Geography, U.S. History, Biology, Chemistry, Anatomy & Physiology, Spanish I, Spanish II, Spanish III.
- Two full-year credits in English
- Two full-year credits in Math
- Two full-year credits in Social Studies
- Full-year credits in Biology and Chemistry
- Three full-year credits in a foreign language (Students must complete up to level three of their language)
A minimum of 12 classroom credits is required to graduate from the Steamboat Mountain School.
- Caroline Lalive (* 1979), alpine skier and two-time Olympian
- Travis Mayer (* 1982), freestyle skier (moguls) and Olympic silver medalist with degrees from Cornell University and Harvard University
- Ryan Max Riley (* 1979), freestyle skier (moguls), US Champion, and humorist with degrees from Harvard University, the University of Oxford, and Yale University
- Johnny Spillane (* 1980), Nordic combined skier, three-time Olympic silver medalist and a World champion
- "ACIS ACCREDITED MEMBER SCHOOLS". Association of Colorado Independent Schools. Retrieved 4 September 2014.