Junior Academy

     Tel: (719)632-7681
        
   
Grades: K - 3 | 49 students
item which has been noted, verified.
Since 1951, Junior Academy Children's Centers have been committed to caring for children and families in the Pikes Peak region.
item which has been noted, verified.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Straeb began Junior Academy Children's Centers, the oldest established private preschools in Colorado Springs.
item which has been noted, verified.
Currently, the schools are owned and operated by their children, Charles Straeb Jr., Robert Straeb, and Carol Holden.
item which has been noted, verified.
Childhood is a time of delight, curiosity, and exploration of the world around us.
item which has been noted, verified.
Junior Academy believes in providing a high quality, safe, fun and enriching environment for children.
item which has been noted, verified.
Our programs emphasize individual attention, reflecting the needs, interests, developmental level and personality of each child.
item which has been noted, verified.
At Junior Academy Children's Centers, our warm, loving, professional staff guides each child to achieve his/her greatest potential - intellectually, physically, socially and emotionally.
item which has been noted, verified.
We provide direction, age-appropriate activities and materials, and exposure to a wide variety of fun, stimulating experiences.
item which has been noted, verified.
Our goal is to give each child the ability to develop a positive self-image, inner confidence, and a life-long love of learning.
item which has been noted, verified.
The Straebs have been innovators of many programs available in our community.
item which has been noted, verified.
These include All-day Kindergarten, Infant and Toddler care, a private Non-graded Elementary School, Developmental Preschool and Holiday and Summer Day Camp, as well as Enrichment and Literacy Programs.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 3

Student Body

Total Students 49 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 55%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Junior Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 2 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 35:1
National avg.: 13:1
Admission Deadline None / Rolling

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Pikes Peak Academy (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Stephen's Classical Academy (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Stephen's Classical Academy (0.6 miles away)
 All Schools  | High Schools High Schools  | Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  | Preschools Preschools  | Public Schools Public Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Colorado SpringsPikes Peak Academy
    Alternative School  (Christian)
    5590 N Nevada Ave
    Colorado SpringsCO 80918
    (719)473-5745
    Alternative School  (Christian)
    0.1 mi | 40 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • Colorado SpringsSt. Stephen's Classical Academy
      (Christian)
    631 N Tejon Street
    Colorado SpringsCO 80903
    (719)575-0436
      (Christian)
    0.6 mi | 53 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Colorado SpringsCorpus Christi School
      (Roman Catholic)
    2410 N Cascade Ave
    Colorado SpringsCO 80907
    (719)632-5092
      (Roman Catholic)
    1.1 mi | 272 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • Colorado SpringsDivine Redeemer Catholic School
      (Roman Catholic)
    901 N Logan Ave
    Colorado SpringsCO 80909
    (719)471-7771
      (Roman Catholic)
    1.3 mi | 252 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • Colorado SpringsEvangelical Christian Academy
      (Presbyterian)
    2511 N Logan Avenue
    Colorado SpringsCO 80907
    (719)634-7024
      (Presbyterian)
    1.7 mi | 321 students | Gr. PK-12                      

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?          Yes    

 I give permission to post this review online for other visitors to read.

Area Statistics

Rental Market Monitor
Recent Articles
What About a Foreign Language School?
What About a Foreign Language School?
Sending your child to a foreign language school makes good sense when you have been posted to this country from abroad and in other circumstances as well.
Making the Financial Aid Process Work for You
Do you need financial aid? Not sure? Confused by how financial aid works? Here are some answers.
Interviewing the Over-prepared Teacher Applicant
Some applicants can fool you when they interview. Here is some advice on how to prevent that while at the same time keeping the interview process simple and efficient.
Request Information
I am a:      
Email:
Name of parent:
First name:
Middle name:
Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
     
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
        
Applying for financial aid?:
        

Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.

Address:
City:
Country:
State:
Zip:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Phone:

Allow other schools to send me information. Share your information with all schools on our site and let them send you brochures.

Save this data and create your user profile. Create your own user account so you don't have to re-type your user data each time you request information.You'll also be able to track your information requests, get reminded of application dates, and more!

Did You Know?
The average acceptance rate in Colorado Springs, CO is 89% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).
Related School Videos
Kalamazoo Junior Academy 47:07

Kalamazoo Junior Academy
9 months ago

View more school videos