Schools such as Ascent Classical Academy are rare. We stand athwart the educational landscape which prefers the latest and greatest rather than the tried and true.

Our curriculum is different, as it recognizes the wisdom of the ancients and the value of the works of classical antiquity for their ability to not just teach, but to give moral instruction. Ascent students distinguish themselves from their peers as they talk and debate about higher things, are exposed to the foundational texts of Western Civilization, and pursue the true, the good, and the beautiful, rather than the popular and faddish. And our school purpose is different – with the aim of producing well-rounded, articulate young men and women who understand the primacy of virtue and are ready to live the good life.

So must our parents be unique as well. While many parents leave the education of their children to chance, hoping their local school will shepherd their children to a place worth going, our parents are not willing to gamble their children’s education on a wish. Instead, our parents seek out the best education for their children and invest their time and treasure into the success of that school – leaving nothing to fortune.

To that end, we would humbly ask and encourage parents, grandparents, and supporters of Ascent to  help us fulfill our mission to train the minds and improve the hearts of young people.

Ascent Classical Academy of Northern Colorado is a public/tuition-free, K-12 classical charter school. As a charter school, Ascent Classical Academy operates with a smaller budget and fewer resources than the other public schools in our community. We are proud to provide our students with an excellent education on a small budget, and we are grateful to the supporters who contribute their volunteer time and generous donations to help us bridge the funding gap. All donations sent to ACANC will remain at this campus and support the priorities of this school.

As a 501(c)(3) organization, all donations to Ascent Classical Academy are tax deductible. Any financial contribution ($25, $50, $100 or more) is greatly appreciated and will help us move forward with improving our program and facilities. If you would like to donate, please click the links below or Mail to: 2700 South Lemay Avenue, Fort Collins, CO 80525.

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“An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.”
– Benjamin Franklin