Mackintosh Academy Littleton

  • Mackintosh Academy nurtures the keen minds and compassionate hearts of the gifted child in a responsive and caring community of learners.
  • Our students mature into confident, healthy human beings inspired to contribute to a world that needs them.

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School Overview

School TypeSchool with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Colorado Independent Schools (ACIS)
AdvancED
International Baccalaureate (IB) World School
National Association for the Gifted
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedTwice Exceptional including SPD, Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, Mild ASD
Year Founded1977

Student Body

Total Students122 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
8%
State avg.: 23%
Students by GradeMackintosh Academy Littleton Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Average Class Size20 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineFeb. 2 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$18,550
Tuition NotesHalf Day PreK Program $11,550
% on Financial Aid
35%
Average Financial Aid Grant$8,000
Acceptance Rate
60%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorBeth Steklac

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Cooking Class, Games Club, Homework Club, Video Production

Arts and Music Programs:
Choir, Performing Arts, Young Rembrandts

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Fencing Club, Running Clu

School Notes

  • Mackintosh Academy maximizes learning potential and promotes development of the whole child: cognitively, socially, emotionally, creatively, and physically. Our rich IB curriculum incorporates challenging academics with the arts, physical education, languages, and technology. A child who is academically prepared, however, is only partially equipped to make a meaningful contribution to society. We deeply care and are responsive to the variety of factors influencing a gifted child`s social-emotional and interpersonal development. Students need to respect themselves and others, listen actively, think critically, negotiate conflict, build resiliency, take responsibility, and understand that other people, with their differences, can also be right. Students in the 21st century are faced with the challenges and opportunities of learning about an interconnected world where knowledge is constantly developing. We prepare students to be active participants in a lifelong journey of learning through inquiry and reflection. We cultivate strong and trusting relationships among students and faculty to support and tend to the optimal growth of each child's unique potential.
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Littleton
    Grades: PK-8 | 418 students
    3.3 miles
    5859 S University Blvd
    Littleton, CO 80121
    (303)346-3500
    3.3 PK-8
    418
  • Littleton
    Grades: PK-6 | 90 students
    3.9 miles
    8305 S Wadsworth Blvd
    Littleton, CO 80128
    (303)972-0787
    3.9 PK-6
    90
  • Littleton
    Littleton Knowledge Beginnings
    Littleton Knowledge Beginnings Photo - Early Foundations Toddler Classroom
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK | 27 students
    3 miles
    6000 W. Grant Ranch Blvd.
    Littleton, CO 80123
    (303)730-2568
    3 NS-PK
    27
  • Littleton
    Shepherd Of The Hills Christian School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Grades: NS-8 | 184 students
    3.1 miles
    7691 S University Blvd
    Littleton, CO 80122
    (303)798-0711
    3.1 NS-8
    184
  • Colorado Springs
    The Hillsprings Learning Center
    Special Education School
    Grades: 3-11 | 25 students
    55.9 miles
    2776 Janitell Rd
    Colorado Springs, CO 80906
    (719)576-3840
    55.9 3-11
    25

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