Details overview

Hours 07:55 AM - 03:15 PM
District State Charter School Institute
Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Schedule AM and PM kindergarten
Coed/Single-gender Coed

Academic focus and philosophy

Educational philosophy and approach to learning Given that Colorado Springs Charter Academy chosen curriculum exceeds the Common Core content standards, no change or modifications are necessary to the scope or sequence of the curriculum as defined in the CSCA charter. Colorado Springs Charter Academy opposes assessments and content standards that have little or no input at the state or local level and impinge upon the innovative solutions provided by charter schools and local school districts. Visit www.cscharter.org for the resolution.
Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject

Classes

3
Visual Arts
including: Ceramics
1
Music
including: Theory
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Theory
Visual arts Ceramics
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught Spanish
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered None

Support

10
Facilities
including: Auditorium
Facilities Art room
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Gym
Music room
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Sports Fields
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
Extra learning resources Counseling
Tutoring

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School cultural diversity1

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 73% 56%
Hispanic 21% 32%
Two or more races 4% 3%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 3%
Black 1% 5%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 54% 49%
N/A 46% 51%
Male 46% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 30% 41%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

5
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
4
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
7
Clubs
including: Book / reading club
Girls sports Basketball
Cross country
PE classes
Soccer
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Cross country
PE classes
Soccer
Clubs Art club
Book / reading club
Chess club
Community service
Drama club
Homework help / Study buddy club
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs After

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school

Awards

Academic award School of Distinction
Year received 2013
Academic award School of Distinction
Year received 2014

Teachers

6
Staff
including: Speech therapist(s)
Staff Librarian / media specialist
Nurse
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff Spanish
Staff details Given that Colorado Springs Charter Academy chosen curriculum exceeds the Common Core content standards, no change or modifications are necessary to the scope or sequence of the curriculum as defined in t he CSCA charter. Colorado Springs Charter Academy opposes assessments and content standards that have little or no input at the state or local level and impinge upon the innovative solutions provided by charter schools and local school districts

Neighborhood

Transportation options None

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.cscharter.org/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=253173&type=d&pREC_ID=staff

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012
Students by group NCES, 2011-2012