Why Choose Eastlake High School

Choices are hard. 

Pizza or tacos.
Beach or mountains.
Snap Chat or Tiktok.

But choosing your high school doesn’t have to be hard. 

Whether you want to start your freshman year with us, or make a switch mid-year, Eastlake High School is the best choice for your high school experience. We believe that you, and absolutely every student, no matter the barriers you may have faced in the past, are capable of obtaining a diploma and heading out into the world to make waves. When you choose Eastlake, you are saying yes to a bright path. 

Two Eastlake High School students play a game of Jenga tumbling blocks together in a classroom

Student Success is Our Mission

Our mission is to provide learners like you, who may not be on track to graduate, with the opportunity to complete high school AND achieve success in a supportive, caring community. We help our students tackle credit recovery and traditional classes regardless of your academic record – and on a schedule that works for you.

Learning at Eastlake is both student-centered and personalized. We value each student's individual learning styles, interests, and goals. We assess every student upon entering so we know where you are and can take you where you need to go. We make flexibility for your work and schedule our top priority.

Relationships are Key

It’s unanimous: ask anyone at our school and they will tell you our greatest asset is our staff and students. No matter the challenges you are facing, our close-knit community ensures that there will always be someone in your corner, cheering you on. 

Eastlake’s diverse and inclusive community welcomes you as a part of our family. We strive with you as you put in long hours and commit to your amazing, achievable goals. We cultivate a bond together and trust each other to share when things are hard. Our teachers aim to help you build confidence in yourself, your skills and your abilities. 

Two Eastlake High School teachers pose together in matching Eastlake t-shirts and in front of a display

Learning Beyond the Books

Your experience at Eastlake will be so much more than classes and books. From our unique volunteer and work hours credits, to our diverse clubs and after school sports, we are a world of opportunity for you. 

We offer an extensive electives program designed to capture your interests and help you explore a new or old passion. Whether you dream of becoming a CNA, a college grad, or an active member of our US Military, at Eastlake you can access the authentic, practical knowledge and experience you need to make your dreams a reality.

Eastlake High School is a place of opportunity, community, and hope. As a free, public high school, we are a great choice if you are ready to take control of your high school experience. Let’s talk about how to get you to grade level and anything else you seek from high school. Reach out or enroll today.

About Eastlake High School

Eastlake High School is an alternative, tuition-free public high school launched in 2004 as an answer to the growing number of students seeking options on the path to a diploma. Our highly qualified staff meets students where they are, with flexible scheduling and custom-built academic programs. Community, personalized learning and unwavering support are the heart of our mission. Located in Colorado Springs, Colorado, we enroll 9th-12th grade students year-round. Join us–We’re different on purpose.