For students checking in late to school, please call the main office at 303-841-9816 before 8:30 AM if you wish to order a hot lunch from Nutrition Services. If you do not call the main office with this information, please be sure that your student comes to school with a sack lunch.
If you do not sign them in, they will have an unexcused tardy. The afternoon carline begins at 3:00 PM.
Now in its 39 th year, Challenge to Excellence is one of the most respected and long-standing summer residential programs for academically-talented students in the Midwest. The program’s major goal is to provide students with opportunities to “stretch themselves” in learning experiences that promote higher level thinking skills and creativity in a variety of academic subjects, such as math, art, psychology, drama, biology and many others. Camp staff are creative teachers and counselors who are dedicated to providing safe, fun learning experiences for campers.
Chloe Miller, Olney, stated, “Challenge to Excellence Camp was the best camp I ever went to! I didn't know anybody when I went last summer but now I can't wait to see the friends I made again this year! We had sooo much fun.”
Structured, supervised activities including activities from the STEM Education Research Center, College of Eductiona and Human Services, College of Engineering, Theatre and Art will be provided to all campers throughout their stay, as well as recreational and socially engagement opportunities.
Challenge To Excellence Charter School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:
Challenge To Excellence Charter School's student population of 499 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Challenge To Excellence Charter School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,783 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.