About

Preparing Students for a Dynamic World

Founded in 1962, The Colorado Springs School (CSS) is a college-preparatory, day, and international school serving students from preschool through high school. Recognized as the top choice school by Niche.com and nestled in the shadows of Pikes Peak, The Colorado Springs School’s distinctive educational philosophy strikes a balance between innovation and tradition.

CSS is a PreK-12th grade school of approximately 330 students and 55 faculty/staff. Founded nearly 60 years ago, The Colorado Springs School offers a hands-on education with balanced concern for students’ academic, social, emotional, and physical growth. Through superior academics and mentoring, The Colorado Springs School prepares students to think independently and to meet the challenges of a dynamic world with leadership, ingenuity, problem-solving skills, and personal integrity.

CSS prides itself on high student engagement, and its teachers are known for their ability to bring learning to life with project-based units, real-world connections, and student-centered classroom experiences. In addition to teaching, faculty members serve as class and club sponsors, student advisors, and Seminar leaders in our fast-paced, active, school community.

The school is situated on a 28 acre-campus with eight buildings, including several historically significant structures.