Francisco Vásquez de Coronado High School
1590 West Fillmore Street
Colorado Springs, CO  80904 ​
Phone Number: (719) 328-3600
Fax Number:     (719) 328-3617
Principal: Darin Smith
Email: darin.smith@d11.org
 
Coronado High School offers a comprehensive curriculum and a full range of co-curricular activities. Our students continue to demonstrate that they are among the finest that our community has to offer. The Coronado staff is committed to educational achievement and opportunity for all students in a safe, orderly and positive environment.
 
We are proud of the environment we have created at Coronado, and we believe that a diverse, comprehensive education is possible for all students as they prepare to become productive, contributing members of society.
 
Coronado’s mission is to provide experiences that enable students to learn and use their minds well, to demonstrate knowledge, to continue to learn throughout the rest of their lives, and to become productive citizens in the 21st century. 
 
VISION STATEMENT
PURPOSE, PERFORMANCE, PRIDE
 
PHILOSOPHY
Coronado High School is dedicated to producing educated citizens who live responsibly, who gather and use information, and who are willing and able to adapt to the challenges and changes of life.

To this end, Coronado High School will:
·Foster Excellence by promoting high standards, encouraging growth, and rewarding successes of students and staff who excel.

·Provide a diverse and comprehensive blend of curricular, co-curricular and extra-curricular activities which assist students to think, cope, enjoy, and create.
·Seek active communication and constructive criticism among administration, staff, students and community.
 

MISSION STATEMENT

Coronado High School seeks to be a learning community that challenges its students, staff, and partners in education to a rigorous level of achievement in order to prepare us to be valuable members of the global network.
 
L         Life-long learners:  Establish a learning environment that promotes a habit of involvement and collaboration for continual success.
 
I           Integrity:  Champion the values of honesty, perseverance, and respect for everyone in our diverse community.
 
F          Foster development:  Cultivate open and honest communications, nurture individuality and creativity, and provide a safe, supportive environment.
 
E         Excellence:  Embrace excellence by setting high standards, realizing growth and achievement, recognizing success, and celebrating accomplishment.


ACADEMIC RIGOR
Coronado High School provides ample opportunities for accelerated learners.  Students who choose to pursue academic rigor at the highest level are encouraged to utilize our Gifted and Talented program, CU Gold Courses for college credit, The A​VID program for students looking for that college push, Advanced Placement courses for college credit, HONORS Courses that challenge the intellect and our internationally recognized Engineering and Robotics team.  These are just a few of the exceptional programs here at Coronado.  Please contact us with any other questions about our comprehensive program here at Coronado!