Inspired Learning. Masterful Teaching. PreK – 12.

At a Glance

About The Colorado Springs School

The Colorado Springs School is a college-preparatory, day, and international school serving students from preschool through high school. CSS programs blend tradition and innovation throughout the educational program to provide students the premium education experience in Southern Colorado. Through superior academics and mentoring, The Colorado Springs School prepares students to think independently and to meet the needs of a dynamic world with leadership, ingenuity, problem-solving skills, and personal integrity.

Our Mission, Digital Portfolio, & Portrait of a Graduate


The Colorado Springs School is accredited by the Association of Colorado Independent Schools and is a member in good standing of the National Association for Independent Schools.

Established 1962

Located in scenic Colorado Springs, CO, The Colorado Springs School campus is on 28 acres with 8 buildings encompassing classrooms, media labs, performance theatre, art studios, library, field house (gym), sports field, and cafeteria. The Administrative Offices are located in the historic Trianon building.

Grades: PreK - 12

Upper School (High School) Grades 9-12
Middle School Grades 6-8
Children’s School (preschool - Elementary) PreK (Age 3) - Grade 5
Number of Students 300
Number of zip codes represented 35
Number of international students 10-12%

Maximum Class Size

Grades 1 - 12 18 students
Kindergarten 16 students
PreKindergarten 8 students

Based on per teacher ratios at full enrollment.


Head of School Tambi Tyler
Total Faculty/Staff (Full-Time Equivalents) 63
Years of Teaching Experience at CSS 588 years

Test Scores

CSS graduates are prepared to succeed in college and in life. While our teachers do not “teach to the test,” we do administer the ACT Aspire for grades 3-12, in addition to the PSAT, ACT, and SAT for our Upper School students. Students perform very well on their college admission tests and 100% matriculate to colleges throughout the nation and the world. 

Class of 2020

SAT 1298
ACT 28
AP score of 3+ (typically earns college credit) 83%

Class of 2020 Profile (PDF)

Class of 2020 College Matriculation

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