Charter (Grades: Kindergarten - 12th Grade)
Prospect Ridge Academy

Prospect Ridge Academy is a K-12 tuition-free public charter school in the Adams 12 Five Star Schools district with a vision to create academic, social, and ethical leaders. The school is committed to providing a comprehensive foundation that includes rigorous coursework, social and physical development through athletics, and community service leadership. Expectations are set high for PRA students, as they aspire and achieve their full potential as lifelong learners. PRA graduates are prepared for success in a globally competitive society. In 2019, PRA had 100% graduation rate and 100% acceptance into a college. There were 124 scholarships offered, resulting in $8,785,771. The 109 seniors also volunteered over 15,000 hours in their community.

School Demographics (Colorado Department of Education School Dashboard)

Prospect Ridge Calendar

Charter schools follow their own school year calendar and may vary from the district calendar listed on this website. For Prospect Ridge calendar, please visit their website. 


Prospect Ridge Academy does not provide transportation, except in unique cases as may be required by law.

Communication Pathway

Unsure who to contact at the school with an issue? Please follow this communication pathway before you reach out.


Executive Director: April Wilkin
Elementary Principal: Kera Pratt
Middle School Principal: Steve Thygesen
High School Principal: Adam DiGiacomo

Enrollment Information

2022 - 23 Open Enrollment Sessions

Tuesday, November 16, 2021
Elementary - 5:30 pm
Middle School - 6:45 pm
High School - 5:30 pm
Saturday, December 4, 2021
Elementary - 9:00 am
Middle School - 10:15 am
High School - 9:00 am
Tuesday, January 11, 2022*
Elementary - 5:30 pm
Middle School - 6:45 pm
High School - 5:30 pm

*Tendremos un traductor de español disponible en la presentación el 11 de enero de 2022. Indique por favor en los comentarios, si Ud. va a necesitar este servicio. Favor de avisarnos lo más pronto posible, por lo menos, el viernes el 5 de enero. Muchas gracias.

Click the School Link to RSVP for the Open Enrollment Sessions.