Campus and Directions
Entwined with the city’s early history, The Colorado Springs School’s campus creates a historic experience for students and visitors alike. Nestled in the Broadmoor neighborhood, the CSS campus offers an ideal backdrop for educational pursuits. The Trianon boasts a stately 18th c. French exterior emulating the Grand Trianon at Versailles and is home to administrative offices and several classrooms. Beyond the academic buildings, CSS is home to the Louisa Performing Arts Center a 290-seat theater, reception and gallery space. CSS also has wonderful athletic facilities in its fields and the Louise Honnen Tutt Field House.
Map and Directions
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Directions from I-25:
Exit at Circle Drive/Lake Avenue. Head west (toward the mountains). Circle Drive becomes Lake Avenue near the Highway 115/Nevada Avenue overpass. Continue west on Lake Avenue through the second roundabout. Turn left on Hutton Lane. At the stop sign, you’ll see the campus. Dogleg right and left through the gates. The main administration building is the lovely historic Trianon on your right. Boddington Fields are across the street from the Trianon. The Louise Honnen Tutt Field House is to the south of the Trianon, so continue on in the driveway, past the Louisa Performing Arts Center. Turn right to go downhill, and right again in the back driveway. The field house is on the right.
- Trianon: Administrative Offices and Middle School (6th-8th grade)
- Louisa Performing Arts Center
- Louise Honnen Tutt Field House and Music Wing
- El Pomar Academic Center (9th-12th grade)
- Lewis B. Maytag Dining Hall
- Early Childhood Center - ECC (PreK - Kindergarten)
- Children’s Academic Center - CAC (1st - 5th grade)
- Carriage House (art studios)
- Boddington Field (athletic fields)
The historic Trianon, built in 1907 as a private home, serves as the centerpiece of our lovely campus. As of 2008, the Trianon became home to the Middle School. Classrooms, science labs, student gathering areas, a technology lab, Middle School Division Lead are all located in this building. The neo-classical style building also houses administrative offices, the school library, media center and meeting rooms. The receptionist, Admission Office, and Business Offices are located on the main floor. The Head of School’s Office, the Advancement and Communications Office are located on the second floor.
El Pomar Academic Center (EPAC)
Our Upper School serving 9th-12th grade students is housed in the El Pomar Academic Center. Classrooms, science labs, student gathering areas, college couseling, a computer lab, Upper School Division Lead, Academic Dean, College Counseling and the Registrar are located in this building.
Children’s Academic Center (CAC)
First through 5th grade classrooms, offices, some co-curricular classes and a computer lab are in the CAC. The Children’s School Division Lead is located in the CAC.
Early Childhood Center (ECC)
Our PreKindergarten and Kindergarten classes meet in the ECC. This building also houses The Children’s School Administrative Assistant is located in this building.
When this building was built in 1908, it was originally the carriage house, housing polo ponies, carriages, and carriage horses. Now, Children’s School art, Middle and Upper School studio art, and Middle and Upper School photography meet in this building. It also houses the facilities and maintenance office.
Louisa Performing Arts Center (LPAC)
This gem of a theater is one of the busiest spots on campus. In addition to the theatre, it contains an art gallery and a classroom.
Louise Honnen Tutt Field House
The newest building on our campus, the Louise Honnen Tutt Field House gives our growing athletic program excellent facilities. The NCAA-sized gymnasium allows up to three volleyball courts and up to two basketball courts for practice. Locker rooms, weight room, and coaches’ offices are located here. On the mezzanine level, our music program benefits from a band room and a vocal music room.
Lewis B. Maytag Dining Hall
The first building added, after The Colorado Springs School purchased the property in 1967, the Maytag Dining Hall serves hot lunches every weekday. Students can choose from a variety of healthy and tasty items. Counseling offices and are also located in this building.
Originally a lake, this acreage is now home to our soccer and lacrosse teams. Two full-size soccer fields allow several practices and multiple games at the same time. The school garden is also located on Boddington Field.