ACAD is the Ascent Classical Academy of Douglas County, and the ACA is the Charter Management Organization (CMO).
The ACAD Charter Application PDF file (original PDF here), on page 22 of the PDF (page numbered 17), says this,
Ascent Classical Academy of Douglas County will also engage Ascent Classical Academies
(“ACA”), a charter management organization to manage the school and business operations.
The ACA team has experience starting and operating classical charter schools in Colorado and
the organization is committed to and supports the principles of the BCSI. The ACA relationship
creates a close relationship with Golden View Classical Academy in Golden, Colorado.
Dr. Terrence O. Moore, the expected founding principal of ACAD was also the founding
principal of Ridgeview Classical Academy and this is another partnership ACAD expects to