Ferguson High School is Thompson School District's alternative high school program, offering a regular high school diploma in a small, community-oriented environment. Ferguson is a school of choice and designated an Alternative Education Campus (AEC) by the Colorado Department of Education. This designation means 90% or more of our students fall into at least one of the at-risk categories identified by Colorado Statute (SB 09-163).
Alternative Education Options
The Thompson Career Campus provides quality career and technical educational programs emphasizing core academic content, post secondary & workforce readiness (PWR) competencies, technical skills, and seamless transition to further education or employment and better prepare students to meet the demands of the workforce, economic development, and emerging occupations.
Remote Learning Options offer a robust online education option for TSD K-12 students. There are three program options tailored to meet the various needs for a student seeking online learning. The programs staff high quality educators focused on supporting the needs of each student with both virtual and in-person opportunities. Students in a Thompson Remote Learning Option are still affiliated with and graduate from their home schools.
Theprovides GED preparation and GED test administration. GED test administration is for students pursuing the General Equivalency Diploma (GED) in addition to those testing in specific content areas for competency based content/credit replacement. GED preparation provides subject specific support through regularly scheduled morning and afternoon sessions. While the GED test administration occurs monthly and is scheduled during the regular school day. Applications for the Options Program must be completed at a student’s home high school and will be subject to review by that school. Acceptance for support programs will be limited by size and availability of offered programs. Our goal is to both provide access to GED tests and support for students that may be struggling to earn credits towards graduation in the traditional manner. After-school sessions will be available for students requiring additional support in specific content areas for competency-based content/credit replacement. During school sessions are designed to serve students pursuing their General Equivalency Diploma (GED).
L.E.A.P. School (Loveland/Berthoud Enrichment Access Program) is a tuition-free, part-time, publicly funded enrichment school sponsored by Thompson School District for homeschooled students. Students attend one day per week and enjoy classes taught by state licensed teachers, hands-on activities, and friendships with other home school children. Curriculum for use in the home is available from our lending library for those enrolled.