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Lotus School for Excellence is a charter public school authorized by Aurora Public Schools. Like all charter schools, LSE is tuition-free. LSE opened Fall 2006 with 140 students. Over the years LSE reached over 800 students. LSE is open to all students regardless zoning or location. Entrance to the school is by lottery admission.

Class Size:  Max. 26 students per class

School Colors: Navy, Gold and Red
School Mascot: Meteor
School Uniforms: Elementary – Maroon, Middle School – Grey, High School – Black

Challenge Level:

  • S.T.E.A.M. Education (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math)
  • High academic and character expectations for all students
  • K-16 rigorous academic program
  • Participation in National prestigious competitions, such as MathCounts, Science Olympiads, FTC Robotics, FLL Robotics, VEX Robotics, etc.
  • Volunteer service requirements for all students and PARENTS (10 hrs).
  • K-5 CAMPH classes (Computer, Art, Music, PE, Health)
  • Foreign languages (Japanese, Spanish and Turkish)
  • K-12 PLTW (Project Lead the Way) Engineering Program
  • 9-12 PLTW BioMedical track
  • 9-12 More than 200 Online courses

Enrollment Information by Year

2006-2007 (140 Students)
2007-2008 (167 Students)
2008-2009 (242 Students)
2009-2010 (304 Students)
2010-2011 (607 Students)
2011-2012 (731 Students)
2012-2013 (746 Students)
2013-2014 (789 Students)
2014-2015 (764 Students)
2015-2016 (844 Students)
2016-2017 (875 Students)