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?

  • private school enrollment
  • no testing or evaluation requirement
  • no 14 day waiting period to start
  • complete freedom with minimal oversight
  • convenient record keeping
  • official high school transcript and diploma (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