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To provide guidance for decision making and define the purpose, Academy School District 20 operates in accordance with the following statement:
“The mission of Academy School District 20 is to educate every student in a safe and nurturing environment and to provide comprehensive, challenging curricular and extracurricular opportunities that meet the unique needs of every individual by expanding interests, enhancing abilities, and equipping every student with the knowledge, skills and character essential to being a responsible citizen of our community, our nation and the world."
The district is located approximately 5 miles north of downtown Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado. It covers an area of approximately 130 square miles, which includes the United States Air Force Academy. During the 2014-2015 school year, the district served 23,306 full-time equivalent students. These students were housed in 18 elementary schools, 4 middle schools, 4 high schools, an alternative middle and high school, a home school program, one K-12 campus and one K-12 charter school spread over 3 campuses. The district is anticipating serving a total of 23,590 full-time equivalent students during the 2015-2016 school year.
Academy School District Twenty values open and honest communication with its many stakeholders: staff, students, parents, and taxpayers.