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


C2E equips students with a robust foundation of skills and experiences to be successful, honorable leaders in a complex, future world.


We ignite lifelong learning and individual excellence through STEAM-focused education. 

Core Values:

  • Leadership – lead by example and develop future leaders

  • Excellence – multi-disciplined curriculum that integrates diverse learning styles

  • Accountability – drivers and doers and data-driven/data-informed

  • Discovery – forward-thinking, long-term, diverse in thought, creative and flexible.

  • Stewardship – a family who welcomes and cares for all  



Choose C2E on Colorado Gives Day-December 6th

Colorado Gives Day is coming up on December 6, 2022. This is an excellent opportunity to make your dollars count and donate to Challenge to Excellence. Remember that every $10 donated counts for 1 hour of volunteer time. We ask that every family complete 20 volunteer hours annually to help make our school be the […]

C2E Giving Tree

The Challenge To Excellence Winter Giving Tree 2022 New Clothing Drive: Starting November 28, 2022 through December 20, 2022   The students and staff at Challenge To Excellence Charter School are excited to announce the return of our annual Giving Tree Community Outreach Program. We are so happy that we are continuing this wonderful tradition […]

C2E Makes U.S.News & World Report Best Schools List

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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.