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Enrollment at Caprock Academy

Caprock Academy is the Grand Valley's free public Classical school.  We are a Mesa County community grown public charter school serving kindergarten – 12th grade students in the Grand Valley.  At Caprock Academy, we endeavor to be good stewards of our school, our land, and our community.  Through community focused service projects and a student experience rooted in classical education, we promote our core values of academic excellence, character development, and personal accountability. 


Beginning in kindergarten, the Caprock Academy community rallies behind our goal to build ownership of academics and autonomy in each student.   Our students work hard for their success.  Caprock Academy high school students enjoy a 100% graduation rate.  It is in this ethic of strong character, personal accountability, and academic excellence that Caprock students are motivated and educated to be college of choice ready when they graduate from high school.


Informational Video

At Caprock Academy, it is our mission to help all students achieve their highest academic and character potential using proven, accelerated academic programs while providing a safe environment. It is our vision to strengthen our community through the involvement of parents, educators and community leaders while working together to provide an environment that fosters academic excellence and develops strong character in our students.

Awards & Recognition

Caprock Academy Senior, Mercedes Garcia, Selected as 2024 Daniels Scholar 3/27/24

Caprock Academy proudly announces Mercedes Garcia as one of the esteemed recipients of the 2024 Daniels Scholarship Program. Mercedes is among 209 high school seniors from Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming selected for this prestigious honor, with 144 scholars hailing from Colorado. Notably, Mercedes is among the 3 scholars from Mesa County to receive this esteemed honor.


Click here to read the complete article dated 3/26/24.

Click here to read the Press Release dated 3/27/24.


2023 Caprock Academy among top 25 percent of all public schools in Colorado for academics School earns a “Performance with Distinction” rating for the second year in a row
Caprock Academy is one of only eleven CSI schools to earn a “Performance with Distinction” rating based on 2021-22 performance. CSI—which authorizes Caprock Academy assigns a rating and accredits its schools each fall based on its school performance framework, which considers a school’s academic, financial, and organizational data from the previous school year.
Click here to read CSI's press release dated 12/11/23.

Caprock Academy awarded Silver AP School Honor Roll Award 11/9/23

Caprock Academy has earned a place on the AP School Honor Roll for the 2022-2023 school year!  The AP School Honor Roll recognizes schools that have done outstanding work to welcome more students into AP courses and support them on the path to college success.


Click here to read the Press Release dated 11/9/2023.

Click here to read more about the College Board AP School Honor Roll Award program and qualifying criteria.

Click here to view the 2023 AP School Honor Roll Recognition.


Caprock recognized as Mesa County's top school in Niche annual rankings 9/27/23

Caprock Academy has been recognized as a 2024 Best School by Niche, ranking as the No. 1 public elementary school and No. 1 best public high school in Mesa County in the process.


Click here to read the full announcement from the Daily Sentinel.

Click here for a list of Caprock Academy's Niche Rankings.


View our Awards & Recognition Page



Caprock Academy is a tuition-free public charter school. Kindergarten is free for both half-time and full time. Admissions are open to any student residing in the state of Colorado. We are a K-12 public charter school that operates on a first come first served basis. There is no admissions test to be accepted at Caprock Academy. We welcome all students and strive to create and maintain a diverse student population. Student recruitment and admissions decisions shall be made in a non-discriminatory manner as outlined in C.R.A.22-30.5-507(3). In all cases, student recruitment and admissions decisions shall be made without regard to disability, race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, ancestry, need for special education services or any other protected class.

Enrollment & Admission Events
  • None at this time
Informational Meetings
  • April 8, 2024
  • May 13, 2024
Head of School Blog


Click here to read a message from our Interim Head of School, Mr. Matt Diers.
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If you have additional questions regarding Caprock Academy or if you would like to speak to our Registrar about enrollment, please contact the school office at 970-243-1771 or fill out our Contact form.