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Message from Mr. Idil, Executive Director

Greetings students, parents and community members,

As I begin my third school year as Executive Director of Lotus School for Excellence, we are eager to make a positive difference in the lives of our students. Our goal at LSE is to prepare all of our students for college with 21st century skills by setting high academic expectations for all students, increased standards for teacher performance, addressing school culture and engaging the community.

Working together, we can ensure that the students of LSE continue to achieve their highest potential. Your involvement and support is very important as we work to build and maintain our programs.

We are confident that this will be an exceptional school year and look forward to working with the staff and community to continue the LSE tradition of academic excellence!

It has been a great honor for me to be a part of the LSE family both as an educator and a parent. Please do not hesitate to contact me. Your feedback is very important for our continued success.

Eray Idil
Executive Director

S.T.E.A.M. Festival 2015


As a charter public school, we do not charge tuition to attend. The first step to attend Lotus School for Excellence is to fill out an application. Please click here for the application.


To promote community, safety and professionalism, all LSE scholars must adhere to the uniform policy. Click here for more information


LSE is a Charter School which means there is no tuition to attend. An annual fee is required of all scholars after the enrollment lottery is drawn. 

Other costs include:

1. Annual Fee. More details to follow. 

2. Lotus only offers full day Kindergarten, therefore Kindergarten students will be required to pay tuition of $300/month throughout the school year. (Limited scholarships available)

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Welcome back!

We are happy you are staying with the LSE family! Please fill out the intent to return form on or before January 29, 2016 to secure a place for the 2016-2017 school year. Click here for uniform information

Events and After-School clubs

Please view the LSE Family Calendar for all upcoming events and click here to view the current after-school club options.

LSE is located at 11001 E. Alameda Ave. Aurora, CO 80012

Reminder: Cell phone are prohibited while driving on campus.

Reminder: Left-hand turns are not permitted when turning onto Alameda. Please make appropriate U-Turns away from campus.

Pick-up/Drop-off Times

Classes begin for Elementary at 8:20a with drop-off times starting at 8:10a. Classes end for Elementary at 3:00p and students can be picked up immediately.

Classes for Secondary begin at 8:00a with drop-off times starting at 7:50a. Classes end for Secondary at 3:20p and students can be picked up immediately.

Unless your student is enrolled in an after-school club and/or tutoring, all students must be off school grounds by 3:30p.

Half-Day Schedule

In the event there is a half-day, the schedule is as follows.

Elementary is 8:20a-11:40a.
Secondary is 8a-12p.

In the event of a weather or other emergency, you will be notified via phone call and/or email. For all current parents, you can adjust your preferences in CoolSIS.


Please park in the front parking lot if you are visiting the campus for a tour, a meeting and/or any school activities. Reminder: safety is the priority at Lotus School so please drive with caution and refrain from using cell phones.


Lotus School for Excellence is proud to partner with Way to Go’s Schoolpool program. For more information, please visit http://www.waytogo.org/getting-around/schoolpool