Information Meetings

Attend an Information Meeting

Information sessions are intended for families interested in enrolling students at Ascent Classical Academy of Durango. Parents who want to learn more about the classical education model and Ascent’s curriculum should plan to attend. Families are encouraged to explore our website ahead of time and come with questions. Children are welcome.

Bayfield Parent Information Meeting 
Wednesday, December 1 at 5:30 p.m.
Pine River Library in Bayfield
395 Bayfield Center Drive, Bayfield, CO 81122

Durango Parent Information Meeting  
Thursday, December 2 at 5:30 p.m.
Durango Public Library
1900 E. 3rd Avenue, Durango CO 81301

If you would like to tour one of our existing Ascent Classical Academy schools, in either Lone Tree, CO or Fort Collins, CO, please contact Kim Gilmartin.  We encourage groups of 10 or less.

Learn More from Headmaster Trent Kramer

Our parent information meetings are a great opportunity for parents to learn more about our curriculum and culture. Headmaster Trent Kramer leads the Northern Colorado campus, which is completing its second year. 

Next Steps

We encourage you to explore this site and learn more about our program. If you would like to see this campus opened in Fall 2023, please submit a non-binding and confidential expression of interest.  

  • Friday, May 27 – Deadline to sign up for public comment at the public forum 
  • Tuesday, May 31, 4 p.m. – Public Forum at Durango High School auditorium
  • Friday, June 3, 8 a.m. – District interview with Ascent Classical’s leadership team; the public is encouraged to attend, but there will be no public comment
  • Monday, June 13 – District board will vote on the Ascent Classical Academy of Durango charter application

If you are unable to attend the public forum but would like to show your support, please submit a written comment here


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