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A free PK-12 school of choice located in Westminster, CO

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Prepare

All students develop the academic skills needed to prepare for lifelong success

Explore

All students explore their strengths and passions through real-world learning

Empower

All students practice habits of mind that will empower them to lead their own futures

The Academy Difference

PK - Grade 8 Focus

We are a free public school of choice located in Westminster, Colorado. 

We take advantage of our unique opportunity as a PK-12 school to impact students over the course of as many as 14 years of their lives by vertically aligning their full educational experience from youngest to oldest around three notions intended to prepare them for lifelong success in a 21st century world - Prepare, Explore, and Empower. Hover over the photos to the right to learn more about how that focus evolves as students progress.

 

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Academic Preparation

Students need to master core academic skills to fully access to their world. Our evidence-based curricula and individual student supports prepare students for academic success.

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Personal Empowerment

Lifelong success requires students to have the skills that empower them to lead their own futures.  The Leader in Me framework helps us teach those personal leadership skills.

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Intellectual Exploration

Deep learning happens within a meaningful context. Our project-based learning opportunities allow students to explore their strengths and passions through real-world application.

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Grade 9 - 12 Focus

We are a free, public school of choice located in Westminster, Colorado. 

We take advantage of our unique opportunity as a PK-12 school to impact students over the course of as many as 14 years of their lives by vertically aligning their full educational experience from youngest to oldest around three notions intended to prepare them for lifelong success in a 21st century world - Prepare, Explore, and Empower.

 

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College Preparation

Our rigorous course catalog, including a wide range of Advanced Placement and Concurrent Enrollment offerings, helps students prepare for college.

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Personal Empowerment

Our offerings in athletics, the arts, and other electives provide students with opportunities to empower their whole selves through imagination, creativity, and expression.

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Career Exploration

Meaningful learning happens beyond the boundaries of school. Our Work-Based Learning programming promotes learning about work, learning through work, and learning at work.

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Pre-Kindergarten

4 Year-Olds

The Academy offers a full-day PK Program for children who turn four prior to October 1st. This program is designed to set up students for success in kindergarten

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Elementary

Grades K - 5

The Academy Elementary is divided into a K-2 level at our North Campus building and a 3-5 level at our Main Campus building

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Middle School

Grades 6 - 8

The Academy Middle School provides developmentally appropriate opportunities to foster a sense of identity, purpose, empowerment, and engagement as our students transition from childhood to adolescence

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High School

Grades 9 - 12

The Academy High School emphasizes opportunities for students to pursue the strengths and passions they have developed over the course of their PK-8 experience as they prepare for college and life

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