Founded in 1973, we are the longest running independent high school (grades 9-12) in the city of Boulder.
Low Student / Teacher Ratios
Our average student to teacher ratio is 8 to 1, dramatically lower than Colorado's average in 2010, which was 17 to 1.
High Continuing Education Rates
Over 85% of September High School Graduates continue their education, a stark contrast to the 2010 national average of 69%, and the Colorado average of 74%.
Accredited by AdvancED, all credits are transferable to all public and private in-state and out-of-state high schools.
Attention to The Arts
The arts, physical education, and community are essential parts of education at September School.
Outdoor Education / School Trips
Whether it's two nights in the mountains under a starry sky, or a week in a neighboring state, off-campus learning is a vital part of our curriculum.
September School offers our relationship based teaching to all students in the community through our summer school program.
September High School is the longest running independent high school in the city of Boulder, and we're proud to be celebrating our 38th anniversary this year. Our innovative approach to education has a proven track record and is accredited by the North Central Association. September High School is an intimate and supportive community that fosters individual development and reawakens the love of learning! Take a look at our site and see all that we have to offer.
September High School has made a huge difference in all of our lives. Our son enjoys going to school and comes home full of information and stories about his day.—Parent
I had an average GPA of below 2.0 at (omitted) and now I am getting above a 3.0. My parents are proud of me, and I don't dread going to school any more. I love this school.—Dylan
If September School hadn't come into our lives, I am certain my daughter would have dropped out of school altogether. I am forever grateful for how the school welcomed her into their community.—Parent
Before Sept School I was lost. Now I'm found. —Ben
In this school there are small classes where you can actually work with your teachers. I like that. —Student
Just like a family. —Sophomore Student
This school saved my life. —Brendan
This school is great. In this environment, I can learn easily and quickly while having fun. —Dan
Sept School Rocks! We're all one big family - everyone knows everybody and we all pick people up when they're down. —Student
September School is cool because the teachers aren't just teachers - they're students just like us. —Student
I love all the teachers. Hands down I'd do anything for them. —Hart
This school is incredible. I love the teachers, classes, and the kids. Everyone accepts me for who I am. I feel loved and appreciated here. —Lauren
I wake up every day and am excited to go to school, learn, and expand my mind. I love all my teachers and have the utmost respect for everyone here. —Reed
I love going to September High School because everyone is accepted for who they truly are here and there is no need to put on a facade. —Kaitlyn
This school has really helped me find myself and feel accepted. —Trevor