Littleton Academy

Welcome Back Littleton Academy

Academic Programs / Special Features

  • Mission Statement: To provide each student with a content-rich, academically rigorous education using a well-defined sequential curriculum in a safe, orderly and caring environment
  • The first charter school to open in LPS – 24 years ago!
  • John Irwin School of Excellence Award every year the award has been given
  • Several LPS high school valedictorians, salutatorians and other award winners are our alumni
  • Internationally and state recognized Science Department
  • Students are selected from a wait-list lottery to fill 52 spots per grade
  • Student dress code and school wide discipline system
  • Core Knowledge Curriculum, phonics-based reading and spelling, ability grouping for math and reading/English/language arts
  • Traditional education including cursive handwriting
  • Academically-based full-day kindergarten
  • Spanish, music, PE, library, art and technology specials
  • Gifted and Talented programs beginning in Grade 2
  • Limited technology use in grades K-2 and 1:1 chromebook use in grades 3-8
  • Middle school students have additional elective choices including STEM and other academic competition teams, study halls and sports
  • Competitive sports for Grades 6–8 include soccer, basketball, volleyball and cross country
  • Clubs and organizations include KnowBrainer, Chess Club, Spelling Bee, Math Olympiad, Student Ambassadors, Student Council, National Junior Honor Society and Technology Student Association (TSA) 
  • Top notch after school drama program
  • Active parent organizations that support the education of their students and 
  • Enrichment programs offered after school run by outside organizations include golf, Science Matters, Coding with Kids, Sticky Fingers

It's going to be a great school year!

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1200 West Mineral Avenue
Littleton, CO 80120

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Kathryn McEntire

Littleton Academy utilizes the Core Knowledge curriculum and supplements this with technology and physical education classes.