Animas High School
Animas High School is Durango's alternative charter high school. Students at AHS work in a project-based, inquiry method focused curriculum that is designed to foster personal growth and experience through academic work. There is an extremely high emphasis placed on the student-teacher relationship to foster a strong sense of belonging and ownership over the work, as well as creating a high level of expectation and academic excellence. Students at AHS are able to engage their teachers every class in thoughtful and mature discussion and educational exploration that allows room for personal and professional growth and experiences. The schools college and career counseling is seen as a significant point of pride for the students and administration. The staff work hard to develop student's life long passions and desires and seeks to help their students meet and achieve those goals.