Liberty Common School (7-12)
Address: 2745 Minnesota, Fort Collins 80525
History and Culture
Liberty Common School is one of five Poudre School District authorized charter schools. Strong staff, student, parent, and community involvement focuses on robust academic enrichment to support students’ success in college and in life. Admission to the school is by lottery. Children of all Colorado residents are eligible to attend Liberty Common School.
Academics and Activities
Liberty's junior high programs, for seventh and eighth graders, offer the core knowledge sequence at Liberty’s high-school campus. Students develop classical knowledge, advanced math, science, and computer-science skills; plus classical character education.
Liberty Common High School programs, for ninth through 12th graders, prepare graduates to thrive in college. The school offers a classical liberal-arts curriculum emphasizing the humanities while accentuating math, science and engineering. Advanced placement courses are offered along with enriching electives. The LCHS engineering program was developed in partnership with the CSU College of Engineering and is taught by experienced engineers. LCHS is ranked as a top-performing high school in Colorado by US News & World Report, Denver Westword, ColoradoSchoolGrades.com and other independent evaluators.
Liberty’s teaching staff is made up of professional (non-union) instructors hired on the basis of their mastery of subjects they teach. As part of LCHS' accountability operational procedures, finances, academic performance and school objectives are available for public review on the school website.
Extracurricular activities include academic competitions and athletic activities, with professionally coached teams in soccer, volleyball, baseball, basketball, track and field.