Area Education

 

Buena Vista Public Schools

Superintendent’s Office or School District, District R-31

113 North Court Street
PO Box 2027
Buena Vista, CO 81211
(719) 395-7000

  • The Administration Office is open year round. It is located off of East Main Street, directly behind the Buena Vista Heritage Museum.

Buena Vista High School

559 S Railroad Street
Buena Vista, CO 81211
(719) 395-7100

  • The athletic office is open two weeks before school starts. The other offices open one week before school starts.

Chaffee County High School

613 East Main
Buena Vista, CO 81211
(719) 395-4064

  • High school grades 9-12, students must be 16 or older prior to enrollment. Teacher to student ratio averages 1:13; all CCHS teachers have an earned Master’s Degree or higher. CCHS provides an academic, individualized alternative education leading to fully accredited high school diploma. CCHS also offers extensive school-to career program. Office opens 8 days before school starts in the fall and closes 5 days after school is out in the spring.

 

McGinnis Middle School

549 S Railroad Street
Buena Vista, CO 81211
(719) 395-7060

  • Middle school is grades 6th-8th. The office is open two weeks before school starts.

 

Avery-Parsons Elementary

516 East Main Street
Buena Vista, CO 81211
(719) 395-7020

  • Elementary is grades K-5th. The office is open two weeks before school starts.

 

Head Start Pre-School

516 East Main Street
Buena Vista, CO 81211
(719) 395-7029

  • Special Education Program

 

Private Schools & Higher Education

 

 

Darren Patterson Christian Academy

518 South San Juan
PO Box 1243
Buena Vista, CO 81211
(719) 395-6046

  • Kindergarten through 12th grade

Colorado Mountain College

27900 Cty. Rd. 319
PO Box 897
Buena Vista, CO 81211
(719) 395-8419