Why Ave Maria Catholic School?

Core Knowledge Curriculum

and rigorous academics; ranks in top 15% in ITBS test scores nationwide.  Students perform at the grade equivalent of one to five grade levels higher than other students nationally.

Certified Faculty and Staff

with over 650 years experience.   Our teachers have an average 15 years of experience and over 50% of the teachers have or are working toward their Master’s Degree.

Faith-Based Education

for students entering preschool through eighth grade including a strong religious curriculum, and an active partnership with parents, and regular opportunities for prayer, sacraments, and service to others.

Best of The Best 2019

Proud to be recognized as Best of the Best Parker  | Winner Best School | Winner Best Teacher

State of the Art Technology

including Promethean Boards, document cameras, laptops, and Chromebooks in the classroom.  Additionally, students attend weekly/daily technology class in a designated and well-equipped computer lab.


through NCEA/AdvancED and certified as Catholic through the Catholic School Endorsement of the Office of Total Catholic Education in the Diocese of Colorado Springs.

Work Hard

Ave Maria Catholic School offers a Core Knowledge curriculum and rigorous academics to students in Preschool through Eighth grade; ranks in the top 15% of all schools nationwide in ITBS scores.




Pray Hard

The religious curriculum is part of the daily school schedule and students attend Mass once a week.  There are always opportunities for faculty, parents, and students to worship and practice their faith.




Play Hard

We offer competitive sports programs and extra-curricular clubs and activities including Math Club, Spelling Club, Student Council, National Junior Honor Society, Rachel’s Challenge, participation in Young AmeriTowne and International Towne, eighth grade trip to Washington, D.C., art fairs, and concerts.




Take Care of One Another

Serving each other and our community is an integral part  of our Catholic culture.   Students participate in a service program, as well as, school-wide service projects.




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As disciples of our Lord, Jesus, we are called to model gospel values in all we do and to inspire the students to make a profound difference in their community now and in the future. Therefore, our mission at Ave Maria Catholic School is the education and development of the whole person (spiritual, moral, intellectual, physical, social, and emotional) allowing each student to achieve their full potential through solid Catholic teachings, challenging academics, and strong community involvement.