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Welcome to Animas High School

Animas High School prepares all students for college and postsecondary success by creating critical thinkers and engaged citizens through an innovative, student-centered, project-based curriculum. We accomplish this through:

-Rigorous academics, where all students are prepared for college success
-Culture of excellence, where students are held to high expectations
-Strong faculty-student relationships, where students are well known
-Engaging learning, where students see the relevance of their education

AHS was founded in 2009 by community members who saw a need for a distinctive school of choice in the Four Corners region. An award-winning, free, public school chartered through the Colorado Charter School Institute, AHS serves approximately 250 students in grades 9-12 in Durango, Colorado.