Small School, Big Heart, Great Expectations!

Merit Academy's vision is students prepared for success in a free society, promoting civic responsibility and contributing their talents in a flourishing republic by pursuing beauty, truth, and good. 

Merit Academy is a 501c3 classical, Core Knowledge, new school in Woodland Park, CO. We are founded on the principles of civic responsibility, intellectual growth, and desire for good. There is exceptional focus on science, math, history, literature, the arts, and our glorious rocky mountain environment. The liberal arts and sciences are central to our curricula.  In these studies, students take apart, examine, and explore various concepts and how they came about. This is one of the cornerstones that prepares them to be thoughtful, virtuous, and responsible citizens in a free society. They will understand what it means to live out the lessons learned, to create mindful and fruitful habits that also tie to our core virtues. It is the foundation of the whole child in education: mind, body and spirit. 

To serve the children and families of our rural, rocky mountain region, we ask for your support.  We are in our first year of operations so have start-up expenses we need funded for success.  Thank you for thinking of our kids!

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  • Mary Sekowski
    • $1,000 
    • 9 mos
  • Anonymous
    • $350 
    • 10 mos
  • Rosie Hendrickson
    • $200 
    • 10 mos
  • Anonymous
    • $25 
    • 1 yr
  • Ryan Malnar
    • $500 
    • 2 yrs
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Katie Illingworth
Woodland Park, CO
Merit Academy
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