Press

Colorado Spring’s, KKTV and The Gazette, an award-winning daily paper and special sections including a network of websites, mobile and tablet apps, mailed shopper, parenting magazine and direct response monthly magazine, has continued to write articles about our school. Read on to find out more about how we got started and what the press is saying about us now!

PressFirst new charter school in 20 years coming to Academy D-20

Two decades after its first charter school was launched, Academy School District 20 will get a second charter school. The five-member school board unanimously approved New Summit Charter Academy’s application Oct. 19.

The school will open next August for kindergarten through sixth grade and will add one grade per year. “It’s been a long process, and we worked really hard to get to this point,” said Rick Van Wieren, chairman of the organizing committee.

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New Summit Charter AcademyD-20 school board gives approval for new charter school | 10-19-17

On Thursday night, the D-20 school board gave conditional approval for the New Summit Charter Academy to open in fall of 2018.

New Summit Charter Academy board chairman Rick Van Wieren said for 20 years the only charter school in that district has been The Classical Academy (TCA). He said parents want another choice because the wait list to get into TCA is so long.

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New Summit Charter AcademyNew District 20 charter school wins approval if it hits enrollment goal in March | 2-2-17

Persistence has paid off for organizers of a proposed charter school in Academy School District 20.

The district’s board unanimously approved a conditional contract Thursday night, which enables New Summit Charter Academy to open in the fall with kindergarten through third-grade classes.

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Charter SchoolNew Colorado Springs charter school finally has a home | 10-3-16

New Summit Charter Academy, a proposed charter school pushing to open next fall in Academy School District 20, has found a location.

An open house and information session will be held 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at the school’s future home, 7899 Lexington Drive, near the intersection of Lexington Drive and Union Boulevard in Briargate.

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Academy District 20New charter school proposed for north Colorado Springs | 6-15-16

Another bid for a second charter school in Academy School District 20 is underway.

A public meeting about the proposed New Summit Charter Academy will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday in the Ent Conference Room at Library 21C, 1175 Chapel Hills Drive in Colorado Springs.

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