Staff Resources


Q: Who is LSE?

Lotus School for Excellence (LSE) is a S.T.E.A.M.-oriented, K-12, Public Charter School located in Aurora, CO.

Q: What is a charter school?

Charter schools are state- or district-funded public schools, available to all students tuition-free. They are created to provide new educational choices for parents and students.

Colorado’s Charter School Act combines the fundamental aspects of public schooling with the flexibility and freedom of the private sector. “In one big sweep”, states the Colorado Department of Education, “a charter school can create a delivery system that individualizes and customizes education to meet the needs of an increasingly diverse society.”

LSE is sponsored by APS (Aurora Public Schools).

Q: Why do families choose charter schools?

  • Small school size
  • Higher standards
  • Educational philosophy
  • Greater parental involvement
  • Better Teachers
  • Small student/teacher ratio

Q: Why do teachers choose charter schools?

  • Educational Philosophy
  • Wanting a Good School
  • Like-minded Colleagues
  • Good Administrators
  • Class Size

Q: Which grades are offered at LSE?

LSE serves grades K-12.

Q: How can I enroll my child?

Please visit our admission page for details.

Q: How do I notify the school of an absence?

You may use our mobile apps (ios or android), or call 303-360-0052 to report absences.

Q: Does LSE provide transportation?

No, LSE does not provide transportation.

Q: How to request transcripts and/or records? 

Please contact the elementary or secondary offices to request student records.

Q: Can I pay student fees online?

Yes! You can pay student fees, pay for before & after care, donate and more by clicking here.