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.

CSA campus

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!

CSA New Building 1
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What Our Families Are Saying

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

    CSA Parent & Board Member

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

    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

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

    CSA Parent & Former Board Member

  • “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

  • “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

  • “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

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

    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

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

    CSA Parent

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

    CSA Parent

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

    CSA Parent


 

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