About Us » Mission


The Mission of Flagstaff Academy is to develop students who are equipped to be well-rounded, ethical leaders in the world community with a foundation based on science and technology.
Guiding Principles
  • Provide a K-8 Core Knowledge-based education with a science and technology focus that challenges students to achieve their academic potential
  • Provide opportunities for scientific and technological exploration
  • Pursue excellence in every student and employee
  • Promote, value, and recognize academic achievement and creativity
  • Welcome an academically diverse student population
  • Respect the individual, classroom, school, community, and world
Academic and School Achievements
Flagstaff Academy is recognized as a leader in rigorous, caring education across the State of Colorado. Our achievements speak for themselves:


  • 2022 & 2019 Colorado Trailblazer School to Watch (only charter school in Colorado!)
  • Highly Effective Schools Through Libraries designee (1 of only 17 schools in the state since 2016 to receive this recognition)
  • Two-time National Association of Special Education Teachers Exceptional Charter School
  • Three-time John Irwin School of Excellence Winner (Colorado Department of Education Top 8% of Schools Achievement) Winner
  • #1 Middle School in Colorado (2014 Colorado School Grades)
  • Multi-year Corden Pharma Regional STEM Fair Winners
  • Middle School State Robotics Champions
  • “Vex Design” and “Honor by Design” Award Winners
  • Top Ten in Colorado in English Language Proficiency Assessment (2014 and 2016)
  • #1 in Colorado in English Language Proficiency Assessment (2015) 
  • High School Readiness: A majority of our alumni take Honors, Advanced Placement, and International Baccalaureate courses, assume leadership roles in high school, and move on to four-year colleges, as well as vocational schools, and military service.
  • Flagstaff Academy is a Colorado Health Links Certified Healthy Workplace, the only charter school in Colorado to receive this designation.