Details overview

Hours 07:50 AM - 03:30 PM
School leader Stephanie Atencio
District Charter School Institute School District
Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Schedule AM and PM kindergarten
Extended / longer school day
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Type of school College preparatory
STEM
Coed/Single-gender Coed

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Engineering
Mathematics
Music
Science
Technology

Classes

5
Visual Arts
including: Sculpture
5
Music
including: Band
1
AP Classes
including: Environmental Science
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Orchestra
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Drama
Media arts Graphics
Visual arts Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Sculpture
Textiles
World languages taught Spanish
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Spanish
AP classes offered Environmental Science

Support

12
Facilities
including: Kitchen
Facilities Art room
Cafeteria
College / career center
Computer lab
Gym
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Parent involvement center
Playground
Sports Fields
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Remediation
Tutoring
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College information sessions/fairs
Community college courses
SAT/ACT prep classes
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Special education programs Special education resource room
English Language Learner programs Push-in model

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 37% 56%
Hispanic 28% 32%
Black 25% 5%
Two or more races 5% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 2% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 2% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 3%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 55% 49%
Male 45% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 57% 41%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

3
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
3
Boys Sports
including: Track
8
Clubs
including: Art club
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Track
Clubs Anime club
Art club
Cooking club
Game club
Girls on the Run
Homework help / Study buddy club
National Honor Society (NHS)
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 07:20 AM
After school end time 06:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically come from these schools Charter schools
  Public schools

Awards

Community service award Certificate of Appreciation- UCCS College of Business
Year received 2013
Academic award Governor's Award for Excellence
Year received 2011
Academic award School Choice Leadership Award
Year received 2013
Academic award United States Department of State Award
Year received 2012

Teachers

13
Staff
including: Speech therapist(s)
Staff Assistant principal
Coach(es)
College counselor
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Librarian / media specialist
Nurse
Reading specialist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation details We have several students dual enrolled at our high school and in college classes at the PPCC campus. We provide transportation to the PPCC campus and back to PPP for dual enrolled students.
Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Boys and Girls Club of America
Partner website Http://www.bgca.org/Pages/index.aspx
Partner The YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region
Partner website Http://www.ppymca.org/
Partner Hillside Community Center
Partner website Http://www.springsgov.com/Page.aspx?NavID=4821
Partner Early Connections Learning Centers
Partner website Http://www.earlyconnections.org/

Enrollment

Application/ enrollment process details We are a free, public, Kindergarten--12th grade school that is college prep focused and determined to help every child succeed. Please contact the school at 719.570-7575 to arrange a tour of our school and meet with our Student Recruitment Leader to learn more about our school.
Learn more Http://pikespeakprep.org/school-information/how-to-enroll
Ways to enroll/attend this school Apply to the school
Application requirements Application
Type of application deadline Rolling
# of applications received 220
For the year 2014-2015
# of students accepted 210
For the year 2014-2015

Sources

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