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.


Elementary Principal: April Wilkin 
Middle School Principal: Steve Thygesen
High School Principal: Adam DiGiacomo

Enrollment Information

2021 - 22 Prospect Ridge Open Enrollment Sessions (RSVP HERE)
Tuesday, November 17, 2020
Elementary - 5:30 pm
Middle School - 6:45 pm
High School - 5:30 pm
Saturday, December 5, 2020
Elementary - 9:00 am
Middle School - 10:15 am
High School - 9:00 am
Tuesday, January 12, 2021*
Elementary - 5:30 pm
Middle School - 6:45 pm
High School - 5:30 pm
For more information please go here.