Welcome to Poudre River School

Poudre River School is an independent, private school for homeschooling families in Colorado, also known as an umbrella school. PRS is open to students in kindergarten through high school. PRS believes that parents/guardians are capable of educating their children according to their individual needs and should be trusted to provide a high-quality education for their children. All styles of instruction are honored and accepted, including unschooling.

Why enroll with PRS?

  • No testing or evaluation required
  • Convenient online enrollment and record keeping
  • Enrollment confirmation via email within 24 hours✻
  • 24/7 access to records through your online account
  • Friendly & responsive communication
  • Private Facebook community for enrolled families
  • Official high school transcript and diploma available (optional)
What will I need to do if I enroll?

  • Submit immunization records or exemption
  • Report at least 172 attendance days for the year (pro-rated if enrolling mid-year)
  • Report grades or submit a semester summary twice per year

✻ Enrollment within 24 hrs of receipt of immunization records or exemption on week days. Weekend and same-day enrollment may be available by request if needed.