Welcome to Challenge To Excellence Charter School! Specializing in Math and Science through Technology Immersion.


C2E prepares students for a complex social, global and economic future by delivering a comprehensive educational program with a challenging curriculum that combines the basic skills with a strong focus on standards-based education. Our curriculum will integrate reading, writing, math, and science through the applied technologies to result in students who are critical thinkers, problem solvers,  life-long learners, and achievers, flexible and adaptable, empowered, and academically well-rounded and proficient.


C2E is committed to preparing students to be life-long learners and honorable leaders of tomorrow.


Congratulations Nurse Debbie Smith!

We are excited to share that our very own, Debbie Smith, School Nurse Consultant at C2E, is a finalist for the League of Charter School’s 2021 Hall of Fame for ‘Most Valuable Charter Contributor’. Her tireless efforts to keep C2E staff and students safe and healthy throughout the years has not gone unrecognized. Congratulations Debbie, […]

Challenge to Excellence Charter School ranked #3 in Best Public Elementary Schools in Douglas County!

  Here at Challenge to Excellence, we’re thrilled to announce that we have been recognized as a 2021 Best School by Niche! This year, we ranked #3 in Best Public Elementary Schools in Douglas County! We’ve earned this ranking by scoring highly in many different factors that aim to capture what it’s really like to […]


  “Stronger Together, United in Excellence”     The Colorado Department of Health and Environment continues to release updated guidance for COVID cases and outbreaks in Colorado.  For the most recent information on Douglas County and to view our current level, please visit Tri-County Health Department’s website.  The screening tool for parents and staff is […]

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Challenge to Excellence is a no-tuition public charter school in Douglas County, Colorado.
We offer Elementary (K-5), and Middle school (6-8).

Our goal is to produce well rounded students who:

  • achieve at their ability level
  • actively pursue their own education
  • utilize 21st century learning and critical thinking skills to solve real world problems
  • are effective communicators,
  • Exemplify a positive self-image with the desire, ability and tools to be productive members of an ever changing, global society.

C2E combines research based, best practice curriculum with technology integration for excellence in education. Beyond performing well on standardized tests, our students are able to apply their learning to real life problem solving and production of creative outcomes.