The New America School

Adams, Arapahoe, Denver, & Jefferson Counties, CO
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The New America School (NAS)

Is a system of public charter high schools dedicated to serving a unique population – recent immigrants and their families and children who want to learn or perfect English and earn a high school diploma, non-traditional students, and traditional students seeking a more personal atmosphere that fits their learning needs. 

About:

  • NAS is a fully accredited, publicly funded institution that serves students ages 14-21. Their highly qualified staff provides intensive English language instruction and a rigorous academic curriculum to help students fulfill their dream of a better future.

    At the New America School they believe educational opportunity is a cornerstone of American life and that English language skills are an essential component.

Locations:

  • NAS schools are located in diverse communities where the need is greatest. There are three campuses in the metro Denver area:
    NAS-Aurora campus, located near Colfax and Elmira in Aurora; 
    NAS-Lakewood​​​​​​​ campus, located in Lakewood off Alameda Ave. and Harlan St.; and
    NAS-Thornton campus, located on 89th Ave. and Washington St. in Thornton.

 

Similar services available:

Migrant Education Program – NMEP

To provide equitable resources and outcomes to ensure that all migrant children/youth are postsecondary and workforce ready and that all families are empowered to succeed.

Intellectual and Developmental Disability Programs- Imagine!

Imagine! offers services to people with intellectual or developmental disabilities. Some programs are offered regardless of immigration status.

Cultural Inclusivity – Denver Public Library

Collaborating with Denver’s multicultural community to create equitable opportunities for learning, discovery, and connection.

MSU Denver Family Literacy Program

MSU Denver Family Literacy Program offers English as a Second Language (ESL) courses for adults in the Adams County area. Offerings include online and in-person classes that follow the school district calendar. Also available are High-School Equivalency courses (GED) offered in both English and Spanish. Integrated Education and Training courses are offered once per semester; they include Parent to Para (Paraprofessional), Home Health Aide, and general Workforce Readiness. All courses are offered free of charge to community members.

Family Resources – FIRC

Located in Summit County, Colorado, FIRC works to strengthen local families through education and financial resources. We believe strong sustainable families are the key to a strong and healthy community. We focus on families with dependent children, seniors, and people with disabilities.

PC’s for People

Affordable Refurbished Desktop & Laptop Computers

AMA – Aprender Mediante Amistad

AMA is a student organization at Colorado College (Colorado Springs) dedicated to assisting community students whose parents in many cases do not speak English fluently and are unable to help their children with their homework. AMA provides weekly tutoring sessions in English and Spanish, to help students from Middle-School and High-School to improve their speaking, reading, writing, and homework skills. Adding to this, AMA also provides children with fun educational activities, snacks, and transportation accommodation when necessary. We aim to decrease obstacles to access educational resources while trying to help student learn through friendship and various activities.

English & GED Classes – Emily Griffith

English & GED Classes   Emily Grifith is a nationally accredited public college where you can propel your life forward and up. Prepare for your GED, improve your English or choose from among 28 dynamiccareer-preparation programs that blend workplace learning...

Career and Employment Workshops and Coaching- Mi Casa

Our Career Pathways program teaches job-seekers the skills they need to succeed in today’s workplace through workshops, intensive career readiness and industry specific training, 1-on-1 career coaching, and connection to higher education.

UNDOCU & DACA Student Support

Get help filling out your forms, and Scholarships. Undocumented & DACAmented are welcome

Interested learning more?

Please email or call the New America School.

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