Silverthorne

54°F
Current Population
5,162

About Silverthorne

As the year-round heart of Summit County, Silverthorne provides endless outdoor adventure, a thriving arts and culture scene, and a tremendously welcoming community. Silverthorne sits among peaks that reach above 14,000 feet, bold rivers with renowned rapids and fishing holes, and hundreds of miles of wilderness. The town offers great shopping that attract discerning customers from around the region as well as award-winning craft breweries, delectable ethnic food or bistro fare, and experience a true taste of Silverthorne. 

Explore Silverthorne

Entertainment & Culture

With a thriving arts and shopping scene, Silverthorne is a very verstaile town. You can be out on the Dillion Resevoir and shopping the Outlets at Silverthorne all in the same afternoon. The Lake Dillon Theatre Company provides locals with a unique and enriching opportunity to experience the arts with youth workshops, plays and concerts. 
 

  • Rainbow Park is a 7-acre park on Rainbow Drive that contains a nationally recognized skateboard park, a multi-purpose field, 2 tennis courts, a basketball court, 2 sand volleyball courts, a children’s playground, and more. 

  • The Lake Dillon Theatre Company is a professional theatre committed to enhancing the quality of life in Summit County 

  • Summertime welcomes the Sunset at the Summit Concert Series, a series of free concerts held in Rainbow Park four consecutive Saturday evenings in July. 

 

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Popular Restaurants

And to top it all off, you can experience award-winning craft brews and delicious entrees at the localbreweires and restaurants around town. Many dining options can be found at the Outlets and even more options with a quick drive to the surounding towns of Dillion, Keystone and Frisco. 

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Parks

Get out doors and enjoy the stunning scenery of Silverthorne by exploring hiking trails or venture to Blue River, a perfect spot for fly-fishing. Dillon Reservoir an Green Mountain Reservoir offer popular boating spots and also are great for paddleboarding, kayaking and sailing. In the winter months, Silverthorne is close to many ski resorts, within an hours drive you can be skiing at various ski resorts in Summit County.

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About the Community

Dillon Valley Elementary School

Summary
  • District Summit School District No. Re 1
  • Phone (970) 468-6836
  • Address 108 DEER PATH RD
  • County Summit County
  • Grade PK - 05
  • Instructional Level Elementary School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten Yes
  • Kindergarten Yes
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate Yes
  • Advanced Placement No
  • Before and After School Program Yes
  • Gifted and Talended Program Yes
  • Elementary School Indicator Yes
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct +1% to +5%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 431
  • Student Teacher Ratio 13

Frisco Elementary School

Summary
  • District Summit School District No. Re 1
  • Phone (970) 368-1500
  • Address 800 8TH AVE
  • County Summit County
  • Grade PK - 05
  • Instructional Level Elementary School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten Yes
  • Kindergarten Yes
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement No
  • Before and After School Program No
  • Gifted and Talended Program Yes
  • Elementary School Indicator Yes
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct +1% to +5%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 260
  • Student Teacher Ratio 13

Silverthorne Elementary School

Summary
  • District Summit School District No. Re 1
  • Phone (970) 368-1600
  • Address 101 HAMILTON CREEK RD
  • County Summit County
  • Grade PK - 05
  • Instructional Level Elementary School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten Yes
  • Kindergarten Yes
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement No
  • Before and After School Program Yes
  • Gifted and Talended Program Yes
  • Elementary School Indicator Yes
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct -5% to -10%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 315
  • Student Teacher Ratio 15

Summit High School

Summary
  • District Summit School District No. Re 1
  • Phone (970) 368-1100
  • Address 16201 U S HWY 9
  • County Summit County
  • Grade 09 - 12
  • Instructional Level High School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten No
  • Kindergarten No
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate Yes
  • Advanced Placement Yes
  • Before and After School Program No
  • Gifted and Talended Program Yes
  • Elementary School Indicator No
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct +10% to +15%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 880
  • Student Teacher Ratio 18

Summit Middle School

Summary
  • District Summit School District No. Re 1
  • Phone (970) 368-1200
  • Address 158 SCHOOL RD
  • County Summit County
  • Grade 06 - 08
  • Instructional Level Middle School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten No
  • Kindergarten No
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate Yes
  • Advanced Placement No
  • Before and After School Program No
  • Gifted and Talended Program Yes
  • Elementary School Indicator No
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct +10% to +15%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 850
  • Student Teacher Ratio 15

Population, Weather and Economics

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Population

Population Details
  • Population 5,162
  • Population 5 Yr Projection 6,518
Households
  • Total Households 1,942
  • Households 5 Yr Projection 2,452
  • Average Size of Household 3.00
  • Households With Children 665

Climate & Weather

Summary
  • Annual Precip In 14.85
  • Avg Jan Low Temp 2.31
  • Avg Jul Low Temp 44.01
  • Avg Jan High Temp 27.03
  • Avg Jul High Temp 76.58
Indexes
  • Ozone Index 138
  • Air Pollution Index 102
  • Earthquake Index 59
  • Hail Index 3
  • Tornado Index 1
  • Wind Index 89

Economics

  • Housing Median Built Yr 1981
  • Maintenance and Insurance Cost 103
  • Health Care Cost 116
  • Transportation Cost 113