Higher Education

Adams State CollegeAdams State College is a small liberal arts college nestled between the Sangre de Cristo and San Juan Mountains in Alamosa, Colorado. ASC was founded in 1921 by Billy Adams as a teachers college. With an average student population of 2,500 and approximately 100 faculty members, class size at Adams State continues to be small and intimate. Adams State offers bachelors and masters degrees, in a wide variety of areas and has distance learning through the Extended Studies Program.

Numerous activities and Adams State Athletic events keep the ASC calendar full; visit our events calendar, to see what is current. If you are interested in learning more about ASC, plan a visit during Discover Days, check out our virtual tour, or visit the link for Prospective Students and Parents.

Trinidad State Junior CollegeTrinidad State Jr. College, Valley Campus offers two types of programs. Individuals who wish to obtain the basic skills in an area and return to work quickly may select a certificate program.

Alamosa School District

Our Vision:  A partnership of life-long learners empowered to reach their greatest potentials.

Alamosa School District's Mission Statement:
Our mission is to maintain a culture of educational excellence that:

  • Promotes exemplary academic success
  • Develops confidence and abilities to embrace the challenges of a rapidly changing world
  • Encourages personal growth
  • Nurtures individual talents
  • Fosters a culture of respect that values and celebrates diversity
  • Provides a safe and healthy environment

Guiding Principles

  1. School professionals accept responsibility for effective instruction of all students.
  2. Staff will engage in Professional Learning Communities (PLCs).
  3. School improvement will emphasize the utilization of best practice.
  4. School administrators as efficient managers and effective instructional leaders.

Notice: All public records, including the Consolidated Federal Programs, are available for review during regular business hours at the District Office, 209 Victoria Ave., Alamosa, CO.


Contact: (719) 587-1600 - 209 Victoria Ave., Alamosa, CO

Upcoming Events

  • Fri, Sep 22 Astronomers of all levels are invited to attend this event at the Great Sand Dunes to share their time and telescopes, engaging the public with unique astronomy experiences!...

  • Sat, Sep 23 You can visit the Market every Saturday during the months of July through October. At the Alamosa Farmers' Market you can find fresh, local and regional produce, baked...

  • Sat, Sep 23 This event is Chalk Full of Family Fun! Artists can team up or go it alone to create Sidewalk Art at the Depot on the Corner of Sixth...

  • Sat, Sep 23 Form a team & share your energy at the 14th annual Stephanie L. Miner 5K walk and run. Join us as we walk, jog & run to celebrate...

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