The New America School – Thornton Campus enrolls more than 400 students each year in a location convenient for students in Adams and Denver counties, as well as other communities in metropolitan Denver. We have unique opportunities for young parents, former drop outs, and students working full-time to earn high school credits and a diploma. The Thornton Campus is open 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m., Monday – Thursday.
District: Charter School Institute
Principal: Santiago Lopez
Staff: Assistant Principal, 15 teachers, two guidance counselors, three student support interventionists, and a strong support staff
A STUDENT CENTERED EXPERIENCE
- High Quality Instruction for English Language Learners
- Extended School Day, 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
- Four-Day School Week, Mon.-Thurs.
- Credit Recovery Programs to Help Students Graduate On-Time
- Full Range of Curriculum in all Core Subjects
- Quarterly Enrollment
- Childcare Reimbursements for Student-Parents with Good School Attendance
- Newcomer Program for Students with Little or No English Skills
- Free Summer School
- Free Afterschool Tutoring and Credit Recovery Support
- Small Class Size
- Sports, Clubs, and Enrichment Programs
- Career and College Readiness
- Free Adult English Classes for Family Members