School will be closed on Monday, Jan. 18th for the Martin Luther King Jr holiday.


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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 attend C2E. While we’ve always known that C2E is a wonderful place to learn and grow, we’re so proud of our students and staff for earning this national distinction!

You can check out C2E’s profile and see the full list of 2021 rankings, methodologies, and data sources over at Thanks again to our community for working hard every day to make C2E worthy of national attention.

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“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 shared below with additional resources. 

Please refer to these Tri-County Health Department information sheets when anyone in your family is instructed to ISOLATE because they have a positive COVID test or are instructed to QUARANTINE because someone in your family has been exposed to an individual who has COVID.  This link at the CDC How long do I quarantine? is also very helpful to determine the QUARANTINE period and offers different scenarios.  We will continue to keep you informed as much as possible and ensure that C2E remains a safe place to learn for all.  


Additional Resources:


Archived COVID Communication from C2E

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Best of the Best 2020 – Vote for Challenge to Excellence!

Do you want to share how much you love C2E?

Please vote for us in CCM’s Best of the Best 2020!
Families are always looking for a great school to send their children to – VOTE FOR CHALLENGE TO EXCELLENCE – to let them know we are the Best of the Best!

Your vote matters!
Be sure to vote for C2E between March 1 and April 12!
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DCSD Middle School Concert

Congratulations to 3 of our Middle School Orchestra students that have qualified to perform at the 5th Annual DCSD Middle School Honor Ensemble Concert on Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 5 pm at Legend High School. This is an outstanding event that showcases some of the best young musical talent from all across the district. 
We would love it if you could attend!  For more information about this awesome district sponsored, teacher run, and student inspired organization, please go to the DCSD Middle School Honor Ensembles Website  or check out this PHENOMENAL video the district media department created about the Honor Ensemble DCSD Middle School Honor Ensembles Video
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C2E’s Fundraiser for Maxwell

C2E’s Fundraiser for Maxwell October 28 – November 1

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