Phone: 720-886-1900
Fax: 720-886-1989

25901 E. Arapahoe Road
Aurora, CO 80016
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Cherokee Trail offers a rigorous academic curriculum, including Advanced
Placement and International Baccalaureate.

A wide selection in the areas of performing and visual arts, business/technology and wellness/fitness are offered.
Our primary focus is to meet the needs and interests of our students while increasing their achievement and preparing them for the future.

Check for the Cherokee Trail Student Handbook​ that details what is expected of our students.

Advanced Placement (AP) & International Baccalaureate (IB)

AP - Advanced Placement courses are some of the most rigorous courses offered at CTHS and will receive weighted grades.  An AP contract is required for all students enrolling in AP courses.

IB - The International Baccalaureate program is designed for those students who begin the program in the 9th grade by taking pathway to IB courses and successfully completing the requirements leading to the prestigious IB program. Students must apply and be accepted in order to participate in the diploma program.

Please read the
letter of information on our Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate programs.


CT Graduate Distinctions

Unique to Cherokee Trail High School are three academic pathways that will allow a student to focus in specific areas while pursuing a high school diploma. Students who meet all requirements for one or more of these pathways will earn a cord to wear at the graduation ceremony. 
  • Liberal Arts - Business Distinction: This distinction prepares students for the complex information society of the 21st century through upper level coursework in business and marketing.
  • Liberal Arts - Performing/Visual Arts Distinction: This distinction celebrates those students who pursue their passion for the arts through upper level coursework in Performing and/or Visual Arts.
  • ST​EM - This distinction is designed to prepare students for post-secondary course work in the challenging fields of science, technology, engineering and/or math through upper level coursework in math, science, engineering, applied technology, computer programming and/or webpage design.


Drivers Education

Drivers' Education classes will be offered during the school year. 

The schedule of classes, information and registration form is available on the Drivers Education page of the CCSD Website.

Questions? Call 720-554-4343.

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