K-8 Free Public Charter School
Open Enrollment Now for Grades K-6
Welcome to PTAA
Pioneer Technology & Arts Academy (PTAA) provides a unique and innovative, tuition-free K-8 Public Charter School option for residents in Colorado Springs. Our school will be opening August 2021 in the IConnect Zone of District 49. PTAA's goal is to make education better, relevant, rigorous and enjoyable for our scholars. With our focused engineering, technology and arts integrated curriculum, PTAA offers the best in STEM?STEAM education across all of our campuses. Our scholars "Love What they Learn."
The mission of Pioneer Technology & Arts Academy (PTAA) is to inspire and engage all students through an inquiry-based STEAM curriculum that emphasizes creativity, critical thinking skills, collaboration and innovation. PTAA graduates will have the skills and knowlege to earn advanced degrees, securing fulfilling positions in STEM/STEAM professions and become international leaders. PTAA believes that with an early exposure and strong foundation in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics, our students will have a life-long interest in these fields which is the critical element in creating a strong workforce.
The vision of PTAA/Colorado is to:
Be a Global Leader in STEM/STEAM education
Prepare all students for success in postsecondary education
Increase the diversity of students earning STEM degrees and entering STEM professions
Ensure that all members of our PTAA community make positive contributions to the world around them.
As an open enrollment charter school, Pioneer Technology & Arts Academy does not discriminate against students on the basis of sex, national origin, ethnicity, religion, disability, academic, artistic, athletic ability or the district the child would otherwise attend. In addition, PTAA admits students of any race, color, or national and ethnic origin with all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities of the school.