With three types of schooling from which to choose: public, private and charter, children in Aspen are afforded the best education possible. The parents of children in the Aspen area are very involved in the school system. Advocating for better school lunches (featuring locally grown, organic, whole foods), smaller class size and expanded curriculum, making Aspen area public schools some of the best in the state of Colorado.

Childcare programs are also held to high standards. Programs such as Kids First can answer questions about licensed daycare centers in Aspen and provide valuable information on raising children in our area.

Aspen School District
Public elementary, middle, high school

Aspen Country Day
Private, day school education

Aspen Community School
Charter school founded in 1970

Kids First
Local childcare information

Health and Human Services

Pitkin County Social Services

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