The sky is not the limit when our imaginations are unlimited!

Colorado SKIES Academy is an aerospace-focused middle school authorized by the Cherry Creek School District. At CSA we inspire successful careers in the aerospace industry with an academically rigorous, project-based curriculum that prepares our students for advanced secondary and post-secondary education.

Welcome to Colorado SKIES Academy, a TUITION-FREE charter school in Englewood, Colorado, serving grades 6-8. At CSA, we see the leader in you. That’s why we’ve built an engaging educational experience that not only meets but exceeds the standards, with a focus on your unique strengths and love of learning. Here, you will be empowered for a lifetime of inspired learning and leadership.

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Why Colorado SKIES Academy?

  • Personalized education.
  • Project-based learning.
  • Social-emotional development.
  • STEAM programming with a hands-on aerospace and aviation focus.
  • Glider-flight opportunities.
  • Innovative, independent critical thinking.
  • Entrepreneurial and collaborative.
  • Technology focus.
  • Arts integration.
  • Located on Centennial Airport with open, fun learning environments.

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Colorado SKIES Academy construction has been completed!

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What Our Families Are Saying

  • “I know I made the right decision in my children’s education when they genuinely enjoy going to school.”
    Riva C.

    CSA Parent

  • “I love CSA because I can learn about airplanes, spaceships, and flight.”
    Eliza B.

    CSA Learner

  • “Learning about aerospace is a ‘hands-on, minds-on’ challenge for students.”
    Thom Markham, PhD

    CSA Supporter, PBL Global Founder

  • “Our kids will be ready to conquer the world and know how to do it…. Thank you, CSA!”
    Christa C.

    CSA Parent & Board Member

  • “The emphasis on music is just as strong as the devotion to the STEM curriculum.”
    Maureen K.

    CSA Parent

  • “I appreciate all the hard work you have done to make the kids safe and feel welcomed.”
    Jessica L.

    CSA Parent

  • “I love this school. My son has never been excited about school. Now he is trying to push me out the door so we can arrive sooner.”
    Cassi M.

    CSA Parent

  • “SKIES is an awesome school! I like how everything that we learn is tied to a quarterly project. The location is also AMAZING!”
    Brooks G.

    CSA Learner

  • “So happy for my kid to be part of this school!”
    Claudia F.

    CSA Parent

  • “The dedication the CSA staff and facilitators have to the success of our children is priceless! We appreciate you!”
    Jenny J.

    CSA Parent & Board Member

  • “Thank you for all the hard work and commitment to make our kids strong and confident.” 
    Silvia I.

    CSA Parent

  • “The staff is wonderful. Brand-new building. My child loves school.”
    Teresa B. H.

    CSA Parent

  • “People with great heart, passion and devotion to craft, students, and families. I am so proud to be a part of CSA.”
    Mary M.

    CSA Facilitator

  • “I am truly grateful to have a school that is forward-thinking.” 
    Chris W.

    CSA Parent & Former Board Member


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Colorado SKIES Academy envisions being a middle school dedicated to fostering creative, innovative, and critical thought through an aerospace focused curriculum. We see all learners being provided with the opportunity to explore, develop, and achieve their dreams in aerospace and beyond. Our school will produce successful and fearless young leaders who demonstrate integrity, grit, and honesty through academic excellence.


Colorado Skies Academy will inspire learners to take flight academically and personally through relevant project based learning instruction. Using comprehensive STEAM and SEL programs, our young people will be prepared to pursue goals and succeed in future educational endeavors and careers. They will create meaningful aerospace connections and develop positive relationships to support their journey.

Why Colorado Skies?

A diverse and inclusive culture


Social-emotional learning

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Empowering learners to find their passions in aerospace and engineering

Hands-on relevant project-based learning


Recent News

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Date(s) Event Tuesday, Nov. 29 8th grade Field Trip – Lowry Wings Campus (no 8th grade classes at CSA; more info at the link) Wednesday, Nov. 30 Scholastic Book Sale ends (code Z4QJP) Thursday, Dec. 1 CSA Parent Town Hall...
Instructional Time Makeup – Parent Survey

Instructional Time Makeup – Parent Survey

High rates of staff illness and weather issues the week of November 15, 2022 led to a loss of learning time for our learners right before Thanksgiving break. While we are still well within our instructional time constraints, any loss...
Scholastic Book Fair – Code Z4QJP

Scholastic Book Fair – Code Z4QJP

As we work to increase the size and quality of our school library, we are excited to announce a Scholastic Book Sale! If you purchase books for your own family through Scholastic’s website or flyer and use our CSA Code for the...