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We understand both the amazing opportunities and challenging aspects of raising a family in a small town because we have been partnering with parents to grow strong kids here for over 35 years. You may not have a plethora of options as you would in a city when choosing a school for your child, but you will quickly find that DPCA’s unique offerings stand out in our county and across the nation.

BUENA VISTA, COLORADO

Population 2,806 | Elevation 7,965 ft

As an exemplary school in the Christian Expeditionary Learning movement, DPCA offers truly excellent academics that prepare students for future success in continued education, career opportunities, healthy lifestyles, and in becoming agents of good in the world. Our exceptional staff are leaders in learning and are dedicated to guiding students in their studies in order to develop an authentic love of learning. With hands-on curriculum that is active, engaging, and actually fun, students look forward to coming to school each day. 

WHO YOU ARE NOT JUST WHAT YOU KNOW

What is Christian, Expeditionary Learning?

We compliment our rigorous academics with unforgettable adventures focused on character formation, spiritual development, and teaching students how to engage with our beautiful surroundings. Four times a year, each class has the opportunity to backpack, rock climb, xc ski, snow shoe, and hike together. OutdoorLeaders.com rated DPCA as one of the top Outdoor Programs in the nation! Parents love seeing their kids thrive on these adventures!

DON'T JUST TAKE OUR WORD FOR IT

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You don’t have to choose between the lifestyle benefits of raising your family in a beautiful, mountain town and the educational opportunities found in a city. As the #1 Christian Expeditionary Learning school in Colorado, we provide the highest quality education right here in the heart of the Arkansas River Valley. Feel confident that you are setting your child up to discover an authentic love of learning and life of opportunity by choosing DPCA.

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because your kids deserve the best