DISCOVER KISHAMI

Colorado Springs school for autistic and special needs children, grades Pre-K through High School. We also provide bridging integrated courses to help your child succeed beyond the classroom. Enroll your child today!

Inclement Weather Policy

At Kishami Academy, LLC. Your safety is the most important thing. Our school has students from every district and we know that weather varies throughout the neighborhoods. 

Each day with inclement weather you will get a Road Report from the head teacher letting you know what the roads and driving conditions were like within two miles of the school. Your responsibility is to check FlashAlerts for school closures, analyze your own neighborhood’s driving conditions, and let the school know whether your student will be attending or staying home. 

Snow Days are when more than half of the students stay home. These days, at school, are primarily independent work with some personalized tutoring.

What Kishami Can Do

Kishami Academy, LLC. is for students with autism that are being held back from their potential by current school practices. 

Please note that we are not equipped to provide one-on-one service, and our location is not conducive to dealing with runners. 

 

The application process includes three things. 

  1. Email to ask any questions you have AFTER reading through the entire website.
  2. Email to ask questions and arrange for a visit to the school and interview with the teachers. This helps the student, parent/s, and teachers understand if Kishami Academy, LLC will be a good fit.
  3. Fill out the student enrollment  form.

Kishami Academy is currently accepting enrollment applications.

Look What We've Been Doing

_____

There’s always something amazing happening at Kishami Academy, LLC.

 

Our educational programs empower your child to learn in a flexible environment.

 

Upon enrollment, your child will be given an intake assessment and a customized curriculum to help challenge your child to achieve success.

CHOOSE THE KISHAMI ACADEMY EXPERIENCE

At Kishami Academy, LLC, we believe that every child should have every opportunity at achieving success in life, at home, and beyond, regardless of disability or need.

We are diverse, welcoming, accepting and passionate about being the best we can be. Join us to make your child’s education experience enriching and unforgettable.

 

Kishami Academy, LLC on the radio!

___

The Kishami Academy, LLC was featured on the City of CS Real Estate and Lifestyle radio with Deborah Elliott-Shultz on KRDO!  It was a great experience and you can read all about it on the CityofCS.com blog page.

We are looking for donations!

___

We need school supplies, snacks, books, and technology. If you have anything you are looking to recycle or toss away (such as cell phones, batteries, pens, etc.), please think of us first!

We are now accepting monetary donations online and every dollar helps us achieve our goals.

FAQs Kishami
___

What does Kishami Academy being an independent private school mean?
Independent refers to the fact that Kishami Academy is not under the control of any outside entity: We do not have a company, board of directors, or the Department of Education dictating what we can or cannot do, we do not have yearly standardized testing, we are not limited to what an I.E.P. states, we can evolve with the needs of our students. This independence means that we also do not receive money from any company or government entity and thus, we are Private and require tuition to attend.
How is Kishami Academy different from Public School?
Using initial testing we teach at the grade-level your student is at in each subject, not expecting a student to be 4th grade in all subjects with occasional pull-outs to make up the academic gaps. We address the emotional health of each student, and we work together to both address and problem solve through frustrations and meltdowns. We consider public school PTSD, energy levels, and the effects of medications on academic performance.
What is Public School PTSD?
This is a term I use to explain the panic attacks, fears, and anxiety issues that students must deal with during their first few months at Kishami Academy. They have been expected to be something they are not, ridiculed for being different, treated in extremes for not fitting the mold, pulled out, reprimanded, yelled at, criticized, and blamed for mishaps all of their public school life. They expect the same at Kishami Academy and the difference in expectations and reality lead to disconnects in academics for a time. After a couple months, students relax and begin to learn and accept that they are worth something and capable of more than they ever thought they were. Healing can happen.

School Hours
___

Academics from 9-2:30 MTWF,  11-2:30 Th

Chores from 2:30-3 

Daycare/Extended school day available from 8-5:30 M-F 

High School courses 3-4:30 

Our Location
___

2328 E Platte Avenue
Colorado Springs, Co, 80909
We share a parking lot with Family Dollar

Contact Us
___

For any questions, comments, concerns, or enrollment information requests.

 

Thank you for your support!

Your Help Can Make a Difference

_____

We are very grateful for your continuous generosity and support in providing a specialized and much-needed education for the children in our community.  With your help, we are able to broaden our reach and expand our endeavors to fill the gaps that give our students every chance at a successful and bright future.

 

Every dollar donated to Kishami Academy goes a long way and helps to provide equipment, technology, supplies, furniture and so much more.