Admissions Process

Thank you for your interest in The Vanguard School.  We are a tuition-free, public school of choice, and we welcome applications from all across the Pikes Peak region!  Please follow the steps below to begin the admissions process. 

Father filling out admissions application with daughter to the Vanguard School

 1.  Complete a Student Application

The online application is open for kindergarten through eleventh grade. Click on the "Apply Now" button to access our online student enrollment web page.

Applications Accepted

on an ongoing basis

apply to vanguard school

For students entering grades 10-11, we require transcripts to ensure students will be able to fulfill our graduation requirements.

Parents Visiting the School Adviser

2.  Come Visit Us!

The Vanguard School has an open-door policy.  Feel free to stop by at your convenience.  Keep in mind that we have a shortened Friday schedule.


  • Schedule A Personal Tour:

    To learn more about our course offerings

    Call: 719.471.1999   Ex. 101


  • Schedule A Shadow Day:

    Prospective students in grades 4-11 have the option to "shadow" a current student for a day to participate in our programs, classes, and experience our school's rich culture. 

    Call: 719.471.1999   


Grades K-3

Grades 4-6

Grades 7-8

Grades 9-12

Ex. 100

M-Th:8:00 AM-3:15 PM
F:8:00 AM-1:30 PM

1832 S. Wahsatch Ave.

Ex. 242

M-Th:7:45 AM-3:00 PM
F:7:45 AM-1:15 PM

1605 S. Corona Ave.

Ex. 255

M-Th:7:45 AM-3:00 PM
F:7:45 AM-1:15 PM

1605 S. Corona Ave.

Ex. 200

M-Th:8:00 AM-3:15 PM
F:8:00 AM-1:30 PM

1605 S. Corona Ave.


  • Attend Any of Our Information Nights:

- Junior High Information Night: 
March 8, 2018         6:00-8:00 PM

students testing at vanguard school

3.  Take a Placement Test.

Once your child's name is near the top of the wait list, we will email you to schedule placement testing, an assessment we use to ensure that our students will be challenged, successful, and placed at an appropriate grade level.


enrollment to vanguard school

4.  Enrollment Confirmation.

Once your child has accepted placement, we will notify you of the steps in the registration process.

Welcome to The Vanguard School family!

Additional Information

If you have any questions, contact Robin Nickel, Director of Enrollment, at
 (719) 471.1999 x101, or by E-Mail at

The Vanguard School Enrollment Procedures pdf doc
(Revised: October 2017)


2.  Come Visit Us!

Junior High Information Night: 

January 18, 2018  6:00-8:00 p.m.

  • Junior High Information Night: 

    January 18, 2018  6:00-8:00 p.m.