GEO in the News

GEO in the News

Youth interest in fencing has grown in recent years. Fencer Tim Morehouse is helping make sure it never slows.

Give your favorite third grader a hug today.

Third graders in 13 of the Pikes Peak region's 17 public school districts scored above the state average in reading on the final standardized test known as the Transitional Colorado Assessment Program, or TCAP. The Colorado Department of Education released unofficial and preliminary results at noon Tuesday.

COLORADO SPRINGS GAZETTE: PPP adopts new student performance model

Pikes Peak Prep, a Colorado Charter School Institute-sponsored K-12 school, is the only charter school in Colorado Springs to adopt the TAP model to improve academic performance. TAP, The System for Teacher and Student Advancement, is sponsored by the National Institute for Excellence in Teaching and is credited for improving student achievement across the nation.

To lead the program, Pikes Peak Prep, at 525 E. Costilla St.

SOUTHSIDE BUSINESS: Pikes Peak Prep - Colorado Springs only TAP Charter School

Pikes Peak Prep, a Colorado Charter School Institute-sponsored K-12 school, has adopted the nationally respected and proven TAP model to guide improvement in its academic performance. TAP (The System for Teacher and Student Advancement) is sponsored by the National Institute for Excellence in Teaching and is widely credited for improving student performance across the country.

To lead the TAP implementation, Pikes Peak Prep recently hired two TAP master teachers to direct the school. Stephanie Atencio was named TAP master teacher and principal and Kyle Gilliam was named TAP master teacher and assistant principal on January 6.

COLORADO SPRINGS GAZETTE: Pikes Peak Prep adds a robotics team

Pikes Peak Prep, a K-12 charter school in Colorado Springs, has launched a robotics program as part of its goal to incorporate science, technology, engineering and math into its curriculum and enrichment programs.

The new robotics team is part of the school’s engineering program. Students will learn the design process and build knowledge of physics, science and math.

The team also will develop teamwork and competition.

Learn More About Pikes Peak Prep

First Name: (*)

Invalid Input
Last Name: (*)

Invalid Input
Email Address: (*)

Invalid Input
I am interested in:




Invalid Input