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Dropout Recovery Program

The Dropout Recovery Program is a dual-credit high school diploma completion program operated by a community college pursuant to an agreement with a local education provider for students who have dropped out or are at risk of dropping out of high school.  These programs support students who have dropped out or those that are the verge of dropping out to earn a high school diploma while also earning college credits.

Current Programs

 Pueblo Community College in partnership with:

  • Pueblo City Schools
  • Pueblo District 70
  • Durango School District
  • Cañon City Schools Re-1
  • Fremont Re-2

Front Range Community College in partnership with:

  • Adams 12 Five Star Schools
  • Jeffco Public Schools
  • Mapleton Public Schools
  • School District 27J
  • Westminster Public Schools

Student October Count Guidance


Statute and Legislation


Gateway to College is an organization that provides training, technical assistance, and professional development opportunities to these programs.  

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Colorado Dept. of Education
201 East Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80203
Phone: 303-866-6600
Fax: 303-830-0793
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