The Vanguard School is a tuition-free, K-12 Colorado Springs charter school that serves students from across the Pikes Peak Region. We believe that excellence in character and excellence in academics go hand in hand, and we strive to develop a coherent, aligned K-12 program.
We Offer Coloradans Top Quality Childcare
Through a careful selection of college-educated and specially-trained nannies, we guarantee a level of childcare unmatched by the rest. We provide a nanny match-making service for Summer, part-time, and full-time nannies. Call us today and we’ll get started on finding your perfect match!
Every week a TOT instructor will teach your child athletics, academics, and agility. The classes are focused around improving your child’s physical and mental growth through movement and music. TOT uses the perfect mixture of physical movement, hand-eye coordination, and brain use to maximize the growth of your preschooler.
In addition to weekly classes, TOT Superstar will have the opportunity to perform twice during the school year. Once at a halftime performance of a local basketball game and at the end of the year celebration called “Shine Time Exhibit.” You will be amazed at all your child will learn in our TOT program.
To find out more information, visit http://www.teamsoftomorrow.com.
Hope Montessori Academy is a private, not-for-profit, co-educational Montessori preschool and child care program. We serve infants, preschool and kindergarten students. Our Montessori programs and childcare programs are provided by Montessori Certified Teachers and our childcare programs are Colorado State Licensed.
CSCS exists to provide an excellent education from a Christ-centered, biblical perspective for lifelong service. CSCS is a private christian school that offers education for K-12.
Pikes Peak Christian School (PPCS) is an accredited coeducational private Christian school for children two years old through high school from all walks of life. PPCS was founded as a ministry by members of the Eastside Church of Christ in 1981 to serve the Colorado Springs area.
Our Mission is to provide a quality, Bible-based education taught by Christian teachers in a safe and compassionate environment. We strive to identify and develop the academic, social, and spiritual potential of each student in partnership with God and family.What makes us different than other schools? We are Student Focused, and utilize Christ-centered Curriculum. At PPCS your child’s education is not dictated by a “one size fits all” curriculum, or by test-driven mandates. Instead we use a variety of proven publishers and programs (both Christian and secular) to provide the most relevant and effective academic material at each grade level. Our entire curriculum is presented through a Biblical worldview by our Christian staff in a way that challenges and enables students to think critically and develop important skills while encountering the incredible God who created and sustains everything.
Biblically Based, Meaningful Character Formation: At PPCS we go beyond efforts to develop “good people” with basic character education. We teach, model, and develop the timeless values and truths established in the Bible and lived out by Jesus Christ that impact the very hearts of our students. We do so through mentoring, classroom instruction, regular chapel experiences, small groups, service activities, and accountability actions. Through our partnering with parents, local churches, and the community, spiritual character development is not just a program but a way of life for our staff and students.
Whole Person, Whole Education: At PPCS education is not a singular objective or a fast track to the next phase in life. We strongly believe that education is more than just academics because it involves the whole person – heart, soul, body, and mind. That is why we provide our students as many opportunities as possible to develop their social, physical, and emotional skills in addition to academics. Through programs in the fine arts, athletics, clubs, and many other extracurricular activities, students can develop their God-given abilities, learn teamwork, and enjoy new experiences to help build their whole person.
What We Value and Our Goals
Exceptional, personal academics
Christian character development
Caring, respectful relationships
Preparation for college and life
Pikes Peak Christian School (PPCS) is an accredited coeducational private Christian school for children two years old through high school. PPCS was founded in 1981 to serve the Colorado Springs area. Our mission is to provide a quality, Bible-based education taught by Christian teachers in a safe and compassionate environment. We strive to identify and develop the academic, social, and spiritual potential of each student in partnership with God and family.
The Classical Academy (TCA) is the largest K—12th grade charter school in Colorado. Launched in 1997 with 400 students, TCA currently enrolls 3700+ students on three campuses in seven programs. TCA alone is larger than 75% of the public school districts in Colorado. In 2012 the Colorado Department of Education awarded every TCA school (elementary, junior high, and high school) the John Irwin Award for Academic Excellence—an award given to schools that demonstrate excellent academic achievement. Also, in 2012, the TCA High School was rated first of all Colorado public high schools by Colorado Grades Schools, a coalition of 18 community organizations whose mission is to grade Colorado schools.
Nanno (www.nanno.com) is the first true on-demand babysitting app, giving parents a way to book fully vetted sitters and nannies using a simple on-demand platform. Nanno was founded by two career-driven moms who saw how much childcare uncertainty limited them and their peers in their professional pursuits. Seeing no satisfactory options for flexible, on-demand childcare, they built one. As professional problem-solvers, they built the solution they knew they needed. As moms, they took extra care to ensure that the platform’s vetting process is best-in-class, for both caregivers and parents.
Space Foundation Home Study Program
This school year will have a different meaning to the word “Homeschool.” We at Space Foundation Discovery Center will spend this year considering EVERY student a “Home Study” student, whether in school, attending virtually or enrolled in a formal homeschooling program. Space Foundation Discovery Center’s Home Study Program will focus on how we will be assisting parents and families to educate their K-12 students in Science Standards through Space as a lens for the 3 Sciences: Earth & Space, Physical, and Life Sciences.
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Rocky Mountain Montessori Academy is a small, private, community-minded Montessori school. We offer full and part-time programs for children ages 1 year to 6th grade.
The Blue House LLC is a child transportation company that specializes in finding the right Caregiver/consistent driver for your busy kiddo! We match each family with an experienced Caregiver who is well versed in the art of caring for children and ensuring their safety!
The Children’s Playroom is the finest drop-in child care facility in Colorado Springs. Since opening in January of 2008, over 1,500 families (2,500+ kids!) join and use this unique services. Whether you want to drop the kids off to hit the gym, run errands, visit the doctor or simply have a date night, let The Children’s Playroom help. All day long, kids run, play and socialize in a safe and positive environment. You can pay as you go or buy hours in bulk at a discounted rate. The Playroom is located at 8776 N. Union Blvd in the Union Town Center across the parking lot from Safeway. Feel free to call us at 719-522-2320 to get more information and swing by anytime for a tour of the facility.
STEM Education Virtual Field Trips
Space Foundation supports K through 12 students with standards-based curriculum that uses space principles to integrate science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) into all content areas. Programs are delivered virtually to student by our team of accredited educators.
Space Foundation Discovery Center takes advantage of extraordinary teaching tools to deliver our virtual programs, including Science On a Sphere® and our programmable robots used in a simulated Martian environment.
The classes we offer are available to individual classroom teachers; school districts and other educational institutions, including public and private schools, colleges and universities offering education curriculum; and homeschool organizations.
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The University School is a K4-12 Christian school with the mission to ignite a lifelong passion for Jesus in students. It is a hybrid model, so students meet on campus from Tuesday-Thursday and homeschool on Mondays and Fridays.
At Ormao Dance School we highly value creativity and expression, and truly believe that dance is for everyone! We offer summer camps for ages 3-11, and workshops and classes for ages 12-adult as well as regular classes from June 17 – Aug 10.
Check out our July dance camps below or visit our website to see our full schedule of camps, workshops and classes in creative movement, ballet, modern, contemporary, jazz, lyrical, tap, hip hop, and more!
July Dance Camps at Ormao
Hero’s Call to Adventure July 15-18 (Ages 7-11) | 12:00-3:00pm $175
Dancers embark on an journey through fantastical lands and return heros of courageous creativity.
Teacher: David Foster
Pirates and Princesses July 9-11 (Ages 3-6) | 9:00-11:00am $110
The precocious princesses and a spirited scallywags take a curious dancing adventure in fantastical lands. Teacher: Rochelle Westfall
Animal Madness July 16-18 (Ages 3-6) | 9:00-11:00am $110
Into the jungle and under the sea, little dancers discover the animal kingdom through movement and crafts.
Teacher: Ashley Shute
Young Performers on Broadway! July 22-25 (Ages 7-11) | 9:00-12:00pm $175
Open call to musical theatre enthusiasts! Take a strut down Broadway to dance and sing your heart out! Teacher: Rochelle Westfall
Open enrollment for a K-7 school in downtown Colorado Springs!
- FREE before school and afterschool care for ALL students (6:30a-6p daily)
- FREE ALL DAY Kindergarten
- High performing and award winning network of schools
- Strict no-bullying policy for a safe and orderly learning environment
- Differentiated learning for ALL students daily
Register now at coperni2.org! Spots are filling up fast!
April 24 at 5:30- Dinner and childcare provided
525 E Costilla St.