Eastlake is the Alternative to Alternative School

Wondering what kind of school Eastlake is? We’re not an alternative to traditional education; we’re the high school that puts the focus on you! As a small, tuition-free, fee-free charter, we’re all about ensuring that you achieve your dreams with a tailor-made program that meets your needs.

Future Focused

Eastlake High School student dressed in cap and gown at his graduation ceremony.

From the moment you first step on campus, we’re planning for your successful future.

We create a personalized learning plan that builds on your strengths and addresses your academic needs. Our flexible scheduling, 1:1 support, and after-school tutoring keeps the attention on you and your goals. Our three graduation tracks -- vocational, military, and university – mean your options are limitless.

We’re on Your Side

3 Eastlake High School teachers dressed as superheroes stand in front of a classroom.

If life’s challenges interrupt learning, we’re here to support you. Our Family Advocate will help you navigate the hurdles that may pop up. We’ll provide food for your family from our Food Pantry and clothing from the Community Closet when those needs arise. And we’ll make sure your mental health concerns are met with access to free counseling with iMatter. 

Our school day is shorter. The AM session runs from 8:00am – 1:00pm. The PM session is 2:00pm – 4:00pm.

In a hurry to get to your next stage of life? Eastlake HS offers accelerated learning. Graduate early with 32 credit hours in the essential courses that help you to fulfill your goals.

Dual enrollment with Pikes Peak Community College is also available and will give you the opportunity to earn credit here at Eastlake and in college at the same time.

At Eastlake we’re ready to put the focus on you. The 2024-25 school year starts soon. Enroll today and we’ll see you here July 22nd for the first day of class.

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.