Press & media Kit
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Thank you for your interest in our school. Below you fill find everything you to learn more about our school. You can also download our full Media Kit.
For any questions, comments, or for more information, please contact our Communications Coordinator, Kathryn Sneed at Kathryn.Sneed@newsummitcharter.org.
Kim McClelland is a native of Colorado Springs and graduated from the University of Northern Colorado with a Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, including an emphasis in Elementary Education. Learn More >>
Facts & Background:
- On October 19, 2017, New Summit Charter Academy won approval from Academy School District 20.
- Opening August 20, 2018, as a K-6 Elementary School with over 500 students.
- One grade will be added each year, and then we will apply to add a High School.
- To hire licensed, highly qualified teachers to help the children ‘catch’ a Lifelong Love of Learning.
- Class sizes will be limited to no more than 25 students, with only 20 in Kindergarten and 22 in First Grade.
- To offer room for approximately 100 students per grade level.
New Summit in the Media
New Summit in the News
- 9/30/2019 – City Responds to Crosswalk Concerns for Colorado Springs Charter School
- 9/26/2019 – D20 charter school asks for more crosswalks; city says it’ll cost thousands
- 9/9/2019 – New Summit Charter Academy Now Owns Building
- 9/4/2019 – Enroll Through September 25. New Summit Charter Academy has Opportunities for Your Kids
- 8/28/2019 – Northstar Announces Sale of Office Building in Colorado Springs, Colorado to Charter School
- 2/27/19 – KKTV11 Weather Class: New Summit Charter Academy 2nd Grade
- 12/1/18 – New Summit Charter School Wraps First Semester: Academy School District 20’s Newest Charter School Focuses on Relationships, Love of Learning
- 8/26/18 – Colorado Springs Charter School Roundup
- 8/22/18 – D-20’s New Charter School Welcomes More Than 500 Students
- 6/6/18 – The New Summit Charter Academy is Expanding
- 3/27/18 – Update: With Final Approval, New Charter School Set to Open This Fall
- 3/26/18 – New Summit Charter Academy Approved to Open in Colorado Springs Will Have Campus in Northstar Commercial Partners Building
- 2/17/18 – Pikes Peak Region School Districts Ramp up Recruiting for February “Choice” Month
- 10/23/17 – First New Charter School in 20 Years Coming to Academy D20
- 10/19/17 – D20 School Board Gives Approval for New Charter School
- 2/3/17 – New District 20 Charter School Wins Approval if it Hits its Enrollment Goal in March
- 6/13/16 – New Colorado Springs Charter School Finally Has a Home
- 6/14/16 – New Charter School Proposed for North Colorado Springs
New Summit Staff in the News
- 7/10/19 – Art on the go: Traveling Teacher Brings Creative Projects to a Variety of Students, Young and Old
- 8/27/2019 – New Summit Charter Academy Purchases Property in Only Their Second Year
- 3/27/19 – New Summit Charter Academy Hosts First Career Fair for Colorado Springs Students
- 12/1/18 – New Charter School Awarded $75,000 Grant in First Semester
- 8/20/18 – First D20 Charter School in 20 Years Welcomes Students
- 10/23/17 – New Summit Charter Academy Wins Approval From Academy School District D20
- 10/19/17 – D20 School Board to Vote on Important New School