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Our accreditation is administered by World Class Academy through Advanc-ED. You can check the accreditation status of WCA here

Graduation Requirements

To receive a diploma from The Climbing Academy, students must complete a minimum of 23 credits with 18.5 credits in the following courses. Currently, 9th graders are only accepted upon referral.

 Required  Recommended
English  4 credits  4 credits
Social Studies  3.5 credits  3.5 credits
Mathematics  3 credits  4 credits
Laboratory Science  3 credits  4 credits
Foreign Language  2 credits  4 credits
Vocational/Technical  1 credit  *
Fine Arts  1 credit  *
Training & Health  1 credit  *
Elective Credits  4.5 credits  *
Total Credits  23 credits  26 credits

* A student may choose from any of the listed electives to complete the recommended 26 credits.

School Statistics-based on the operational history of World Class Academy

Average Attendance: 1 year (ranging from 1-6 semesters)

Student Origins: 55% Mountain, 19% Eastern, 17% Pacific, 6% Central, 5% International

Students on Scholarship: 3-5 students/semester

Faculty: 4 full-time faculty and 1 intern. Faculty member roles include: Academic Director, Program Director, and Head Coach.

Student-Teacher Ratio: 4 to 1 or less

Schedule: Each semester maintains a minimum of 14 academic weeks, not including: field trips, study sessions or finals. During each academic week, classes are scheduled to meet for three, hour and a half periods.  Homework is assigned accordingly and free periods serve as study halls, provided students are performing successfully.

Registration: Students are required to register for a minimum of four academic courses each semester.

Colleges attended by our Alumni:

Colorado Mountain College
Colorado State University
Evergreen State College
Fort Lewis College
Lewis and Clark College
Linfield Nursing Program
Marist College
Metro State College of Denver
Montana State University
UC Santa Cruz
Univ. of Alaska Anchorage
Univ. of Hawaii
Univ. of Montana
UNC Asheville
Univ. of Oregon
Univ. of Puget Sound
Univ. of Vermont
Vancouver Film School
Warren Wilson College
Western State College of CO
Western Washington Univ.
Westminster College
West Virginia University
West Virginia Wesleyan
Willamette University

For More Information

Send us a message below or call Academic Director Capo Rettig at 541-908-5937


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