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About Us

The Southwest Colorado eSchool (SWCeS) is an accredited regional, diploma-granting online high school serving communities in Southwest Colorado. SWCeS is a tuition-free online school available to students in grades 6-12.  Students enrolled in SWCeS engage in rigorous courses, aligned to Colorado standards, taught by licensed Colorado teachers.  All course are offered through the Internet with students participating at a distance from their home or another Internet access point.


The mission of the SWC eSchool is to engage area students and ensure their success by delivering high-quality online curricula and instruction in a locally supportive and safe environment.


The vision of the Southwest Colorado eSchool is to ensure that all students who enter our learning community have access to expanded learning opportunities involving strong instructor support that contribute to a high school diploma with the skills and knowledge needed for postsecondary study or workforce readiness.

Student Eligibility

Enrollment in the SWCeS is available to students in 6th – 12th grade who are residents of Archuleta, Dolores, La Plata, Montezuma or San Juan counties in Colorado.

San Juan BOCES

The Southwest Colorado eSchool is operated by the San Juan Board of Cooperative Education Services which is a public organization created to provide shared educational services to school districts.  The mission of the San Juan BOCES is to provide a cost-effective, collaborative core services framework for member school districts where student achievement is maximized. Core services may include areas such as Exceptional Student Services, Professional Development, Instructional Support, Data and Business Management Services, and other needs as identified by member districts.