Apply to the Colorado STEM Academy

  • Colorado STEM Academy is the only school in the state of Colorado with a focus on both instruction in the STEM fields and offering a competency-based approach to instruction where learning is truly personalized. Our mission is to “Prepare Todays Students  for Life” and we believe working on personal-relational skills balanced with a rigorous approach to learning will provide our students with the tools they need for their next steps in their journey.

    Students applying are not required to live within the Westminster Public Schools boundaries to qualify for enrollment. Colorado STEM Academy is an innovation public school and any families in the state of Colorado can choose to apply. Parents can begin applying for the 2024-20245 school year on January 1, 2024, and all application materials are due by March 1, 2024

    All students and parents who feel Colorado STEM Academy is a good fit are encouraged to apply. Submitting an application does not guarantee admission.  Levels with more applicants than open spots will be subject to a lottery.  The information provided in your application will help us determine the most appropriate placement in our competency-based approach upon acceptance.  Parents will be notified about admissions by March 15, 2024.

    To apply to Colorado STEM Academy you must complete and submit an application for each student.

    Thank you for your interest in our school programming and for your patience during our application process. At Colorado STEM Academy, we strongly believe in a robust screening process in order to ensure that all of our new students are successful members of our learning community. Upon enrollment, our staff uses this information to assist with appropriate placement in our competency-based approach to instruction. Our program is fun and engaging but very rigorous. In order to ensure that students succeed in this program, we feel it’s necessary for both parents and students to understand the commitments necessary in order to be successful.


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    Colorado STEM Academy Lottery Process

    Colorado STEM Academy Lottery Process SPANISH


    Step One: To begin the online application for the 2024-2025 school year, please click on Online Application

    Step Two: Email application documents to or fax 303-430-6465 


    Applications for the 2024-2025 school year will be open on January 1st, 2024.

    Drop-in School tours will be available on Wednesdays in January and February from 9:00am-10:00am or CLICK HERE to view our Virtual Tour.

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