OLA serves Colorado students in grades 4 through 12.
OLA is a free, accredited, public online school offering students anywhere in Colorado a rigorous curriculum taught by highly qualified, experienced teachers. We understand that not all students fit the traditional school mold, and we are pleased to offer a positive choice to those unique students still searching for an effective way to meet their educational needs.
Hear about OLA from students
OLA Overview by Mariah
NAEA* Honorable Mention Video by Gracie
*National Alternative Education Association, sponsor of a national video contest for students in nontraditional schools.
Four things set us apart:
*We are a small school with a small staff emphasizing a personalized approach for every student. Mr. Wright and Mr. Huff have earned and been awarded the Online Teacher Recognition Award from the Colorado Department of Education for excellence in online teaching! Other staff awards/accomplishments include Mrs. Simon being awarded the Monte Vista Teacher of the Year award as well as the San Luis Valley Educator of the Year Award in 2017-2018. OLA has an exceptional staff dedicated to serving students.