4 Ways We Measure Success: Eastlake is Different On Purpose

At Eastlake High School (Eastlake), we answered a call for education that serves our community in a different way, on purpose. It is our privilege to serve grades 9-12 in the Colorado Springs community as a tuition-free, fee free, public high school and we measure our success in lives changed and trust earned, in genius uncovered and hope renewed. 

1. Lives Changed

Do you need a change from traditional school? Do you need a different path, period? Enter Eastlake. We designed a 100% free high school with flexible schedules and customized learning journeys so we can support and empower your dreams, not box you in or cut you out. Here you can develop your talents, focus on your interests and achieve your goals after all. 

Eastlake High School graduates pose in front of a fun motivational backdrop and hold props that say, “Future CEO.”

2. Trust Earned

When we work together on your individual learning plan, we are building a trusting relationship and pathway to your success. Even though we remove a lot of barriers for you so high school is 100% free and curated for you, the trust we build together is a priceless investment. No one slips through the cracks here. Believe us, it fills us with so much joy watching you take the wheel to your own high school success story. 

3. Genius Uncovered

Get ready to discover your authentic self! When you enroll at Eastlake, we help you identify your strengths and listen to your interests. Together we discover what motivates you, how you learn, and where you want to go, at the pace that works for you. You’ll continue to learn a lot about yourself, too, as you develop skills and explore workforce opportunities. As you grow within your personalized learning journey, if you learn a new talent or reveal a different career path, no problem! We support the change that works for your brilliance. 

4. Hope Renewed

Talk about support, our unwavering support towards your success is endless. Achieving your big goals is more than academic in our book. We support your mental health from counseling programs to Family Advocacy, and continuously open our arms as a safe community that embraces and celebrates the beauty of diversity. You can unfurl your wings and fly here. You are safe. Let’s say that again. You are safe here. 

Yes, you can earn your high school diploma, regardless of what circumstances life has thrown your way. And there is so much more to measuring success than grades and that prestigious piece of paper. We measure our success in lives changed and trust earned, in genius uncovered and hope renewed. Let’s celebrate your success here at Eastlake. We’re enrolling. 


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.