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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, 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 STEAM education across all of our campuses.  Our scholars 
"Love What they Learn."


Why Choose PTAA?

  • Well Rounded, Arts Integrated Education with Technology and Engineering Focus
  • Small Class Sizes with Low Student/Teacher Ratio
  • Grade Placement Focused on Aptitude and Mastery
  • Daily STEAM/TECH Classes
  • Project Based Learning
  • Emphasis on Arts Integration and Nurturing Creativity
  • Multilingual Classes: Spanish, and Mandarin
  • Afterschool Enrichment Programs

Special Education

Pioneer Technology & Arts Academy  serves our students with Individual Education Plans. We are proud to partner with families to meet the needs of diverse learners through individualized instruction and itinerant services.

Our Mission:

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 knowledge 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.


Our Vision:

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.

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