Fifteen years of positive outcomes.

Ridge View provides a safe, high school environment where students develop their skills with the help of supportive faculty and staff. Our graduates get jobs, succeed in school and return to alumni events, proud to tell us of what they have accomplished. Through our strong public-private partnership with the state’s resources, talented workforce, supportive communities and progressive policies, Ridge View offers Colorado’s youth a chance to receive a quality education, to discover a passion in sports, the arts or vocations, and (most importantly) the chance for rehabilitation and reintegration.


72% risk reduction in CJRA mental health domain
48% increase in protective factors


Thousands of high school diplomas and GEDs earned
Ridge View Academy students doubled their academic growth (RIT) in reading and math


85% program graduate rate
100% employed, enlisted or enrolled

How we do it:

In order to be effective, we have learned that partnerships work best, and we embrace the fact that our services will continue to evolve according to the latest research, state initiatives and the needs of our students. We have expanded the services we offer to increase family engagement, and have embraced trauma-responsive care. We work to bring hope, independence and citizenship to Colorado’s future generations.