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
- 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