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Yampa Valley High School serves students who are seeking a learning environment that can better meet their personal and educational goals. Our school facilitates a supportive learning community that respects all individuals and their overall well-being. 

YVHS is an accredited public school in the Steamboat Springs School District. There is no cost for attendance. Any high school aged student living in Routt county is encouraged to apply for admission.

Fast Facts

  • Accredited public school in the Steamboat Springs School District
  • SSSD School of Choice with Admissions Process
  • Grades 9-12
  • Small student-staff ratio 7:1
  • Graduation diploma recognized by all Colleges and Universities
  • Traditional grading scale with GPA
  • Family atmosphere fostering a supportive learning environment
  • Personalized Learning Plans with flexible scheduling per individual
  • Emphasis on Post Secondary Career Readiness
  • CMC Concurrent Enrollment – both high school and college credit
  • Students can take classes at SSHS for credit at YVHS
  • Students can participate in all extracurricular activities offered at SSHS
  • Vocational and Career and Technical Education internship/apprentice opportunities
  • Outdoor programming including Friday afternoon hikes and overnight field trips
  • Therapeutic supports available

Staff

Shelby DeWolfe
School Counselor
sdeolfe@ssk12.org

Garret Swartzendruber
English and Social Studies Teacher
gswartzendruber@ssk12.org

Karla Setter
Principal and Electives Teacher
ksetter@ssk12.org

Gary Taylor
Math and Science Teacher
gtaylor@ssk12.org