Rocky Mountain Classical Academy is a public charter school in Colorado Springs, CO near Peterson AFB. This is a K-8 school with a homeschool option for grades K-12. It is located 15-20 minutes from base.
Students in the K-8 program attend a traditional 5 day school program. The curriculum follows the classical learning philosophy, with content integrated across subjects and with a focus on the arts. The homeschool program is open to students in all districts in grades K-12. There is a one day a week program available at the campus to supplement their studies.
Great Schools rates this school 7/10. In 2014-2015, the students in grades 3-8 averaged a 38.6% rate of proficiency in language arts. In math for the same year, they averaged a 34.3% rate of proficiency in math across all tested grades. These are low/low average test scores. The community has given this school 3/5 stars. Some parents comment on the quality of the school. Several reviews do note that the school’s quality has declined over the years and with expansion.
What MilFams Say:
This school is above average. They use the Classical Core Knowledge curriculum in grades K-8. Teachers and staff are welcoming. They take the time to get to know students individually. There are academic supports and challenges available to students. There are social and emotional supports in place. The school communicates regularly to parents.