Private Education in Summit County, Colorado

Real Estate Agent with Christie's International Real Estate - Summit Colorado

When considering living in Summit County, Colorado full time, families often weigh the many education options available. If your family is searching for a private school option, consider The Peaks School, located in Frisco, Colorado. The Peaks School is an independent school that caters to middle and high school grades (6 through 12). The Peaks School is conveniently located near many properties in Frisco, Colorado.

The small class sizes allow teachers to individualize instruction and give personal attention to all students. The school originally opened its doors in the building that now is home to the incredible Breckenridge library. In 2013, The Peaks School opened their doors at 40 West Main St. in downtown Frisco. As of the fall semester of 2016, the school had 71 students, eight full-time teachers and staff and six adjunct teachers. The Peaks School delivers what they advertise – high quality academic and extracurricular programs in a safe and nurturing environment.

For more details on admissions or to tour the school, click here.

Established in 1880 during the mining boom, Frisco is a popular town with a rich history centrally located in Summit County. There are multiple major world-class ski resorts in close proximity including Copper Mountain, Keystone Ski Resort, Arapahoe Basin, Breckenridge Ski Resort and Loveland Ski Area. Year-round recreation offers activities for everyone with access to hundreds of acres in the White River National Forest, the Lake Dillon Reservoir, the Ten Mile Recreation Bike Path. Locals and visitors alike also can enjoy festivals in every season such as the Frisco BBQ Challenge in June, and the Wassail Days in December.

If you and your family are considering a mountain lifestyle and want more information on the various education options, local amenities or available properties for sale in Summit County or specifically Frisco, Colorado, contact Krystal Knott at LIV Sotheby’s International Realty at 970.333.0116 or email at

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