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SCHOOLS (F-J) BY COUNTY

FORSYTH

Arts Based School
Arts Based Elementary School (ABES) is a public charter school that charges no tuition and is open to everyone.We teach children the basics and beyond through first-hand encounters with dance, music, theatre, and visual arts. ABES' K-5 students will achieve high academic performance. They learn in classes led by creative and caring certified teachers and through arts partnerships with local arts and cultural agencies. ABES provides imaginative learning experiences to nurture student character development, self-esteem, and self-confidence. The school works to advance important values and appreciation of art and beauty, democracy, families, individual freedom, personal responsibility, and building social capital -- a better and more inclusive community.

County: Forsyth
Grade Span: K-7
Year Approved: 2000
Year Open: 2002

School Administrator: Robin Hollis
School Administrator Phone: 336.748.4116

Address: 1380 N Martin Luther King Jr. Dr
 Winston-Salem, NC 27101
 336.748.4116 (phone)
 336.748.4117 (fax)

DPI Consultant: Deanna Townsend-Smith
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3263

Forsyth Academy
At Forsyth Academy, we offer a challenging educational experience which goes above and beyond the typical North Carolina Standard Course of Study. Additionally, we have a strong moral focus program which fosters student accountability for behavior and social expectations. Our school prioritizes academic growth and instructional time so each student works towards meeting and exceeding grade level expectations. We encourage our students to realize their full academic potential in preparation for higher education and adulthood.

County: Forsyth
Grade Span: K-8
Year Approved: 1999
Year Open: 1999

School Administrator: Wendy Watkins
School Administrator Phone: 336.922.1121

Address: 5426 Shattalon Dr.
 Winston-Salem, NC 27106
 336.922.1121 (phone)
 336.922.1033 (fax)

DPI Consultant: Deanna Townsend-Smith
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3263

Quality Education Academy
The mission of Quality Education Academy (also referred to as Quality Education Schools and Quality Education Institute) is to maximize the educational potential of QES students relative to the North Carolina Standard Course of Studies (NCSCOS), High-Stakes testing, and QES mission-specific outcomes in alignment with average cost, per pupil, of Mecklenburg, Guilford and Forsyth Counties.

County: Forsyth
Grade Span: K-12
Year Approved: 1997
Year Open: 1997

School Administrator: Simon Johnson
School Administrator Phone: 336.744.7138

Address: 5012-D Lansing Dr
 Winston-Salem, NC 27105
 336.744.7138 (phone)
 336.744.1538 (fax)

DPI Consultant: Deanna Townsend-Smith
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3263

The Carter G. Woodson School of Challenge
Education and citizenship are our vital concern.

County: Forsyth
Grade Span: K-12
Year Approved: 1997
Year Open: 1997

School Administrator: Ruth Hopkins
School Administrator Phone: 336.723.6838

Address: 437 Goldfloss St
 Winston-Salem, NC 27127
 336.723.6838 (phone)
 336.723.6425 (fax)

DPI Consultant: Deanna Townsend-Smith
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3263

The North Carolina Leadership Academy
The North Carolina Leadership Academy seeks families from across the Triad area who want their children and teenagers not only to have the right attitutes, information, and skills needed to meet the successful requirements of a college curriculum, but to have the opportunity to develop true leadership qualities and become creative thinkers and problem solvers while retaining a sense of responsibility for their families, their community, and their country. The NCLA seeks the acceptance of all high school graduates to the colleges of their choices by unlocking their scholarship, leadership, and citizenship potential through their empowerment in a participative leadership role within the Academy, its community, and the State of North Carolina.

County: Forsyth
Grade Span: K-9
Year Approved: 2012
Year Open: 2013

School Administrator: Dottie Heath
School Administrator Phone: 336.992.2710

Address: 1080 Old Greensboro Rd.
 Kernersville, NC 27284
 336.992.2710 (phone)

DPI Consultant: Robin Kendall
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3457

FRANKLIN

Crosscreek Charter
Crosscreek Charter School inspires academic excellence by empowering each student to reach his/her fullest potential as a lifelong learner. In order to best respond to each child's unique learning style, the school offers an educational experience based on well-researched innovative methods. Educators, students and parents work together to create a nurturing, child-based learning environment to develop the whole child as a responsible, compassionate member of both the school and its surrounding community.

County: Franklin
Grade Span: K-8
Year Approved: 2001
Year Open: 2001

School Administrator: Robin Jackson
School Administrator Phone: 919.497.3198

Address: 306 Sandalwood Avenue
 Louisburg, NC 27549
 919.497.3198 (phone)
 919.497.0232 (fax)

DPI Consultant: Cande Honeycutt
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3493

GASTON

Mountain Island Charter
Mountain Island Charter School is committed to a community of enthusiastic and eager learners who will become successful problem solvers, work with persistence, demonstrate integrity, tolerance and respect in personal behavior and model leadership with a heart for service in a complex and diverse society. Through an integrated approach, a strong foundation in traditional disciplines is built across a broad range of academic, artistic, athletic and co-curricular opportunities with a global perspective. We are actively growing great minds!

County: Gaston
Grade Span: K-10
Year Approved: 2009
Year Open: 2010

School Administrator: Linda Bratcher
School Administrator Phone: 704.827.8840

Address: 13440 Lucia Riverbend Hwy
 Mount Holly, NC 28120
 704.827.8840 (phone)
 704.831.5285 (fax)

DPI Consultant: Robin Kendall
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3457

Piedmont Community
The Piedmont Community Charter School will provide an academically challenging curriculum. We will provide an environment enabling student development of character, morals, and responsibility. The school will foster a constant and continuous relationship between families, teachers, and the community. We believe in nurturing an educational atmosphere which leaves all participants with a life long love for learning that enables them to become positive contributors in their community. The School teaches the Core Knowledge Curriculum aligned with the NCSCOS. PCCS is proud to be an official Core Knowledge School and national visitation site.

County: Gaston
Grade Span: K-12
Year Approved: 2000
Year Open: 2000

School Administrator: Jennifer Purdee (Interim)
School Administrator Phone: 704.853.2428

Address: 119 E. Second Ave / PO Box 3706
 Gastonia, NC 28054
 704.853.2428 (phone)
 704.853.3689 (fax)

DPI Consultant: Tom Miller
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3492

GRANVILLE

Falls Lake Academy
Falls Lake Academy strives to meet the academic, social, and emotional needs of our 21st century learners to prepare them for citizenship, leadership, and success in a rapidly changing world. In order to lift our students to the highest heights of academic and related success Falls Lake Academy strives to meet the academic, social, and emotional needs of our 21st century learners to prepare them for citizenship, leadership, and success in a rapidly changing world.

County: Granville
Grade Span: K-7
Year Approved: 2012
Year Open: 2013

School Administrator: Robert E. Daniel, Jr.
School Administrator Phone: 919.964.9003

Address: 1701 East Lyon Station Road
 Creedmore, NC 27522
 919.964.9003 (phone)
 919.964.9008 (fax)

DPI Consultant: Cande Honeycutt
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3493

Oxford Preparatory High School
Oxford Preparatory High School's purpose is to graduate future leaders who have completed a rigorous curriculum, performed community service, and developed an appreciation of the arts in preparation for the challenges of the college of their choice. With support from our diverse community, we will cultivate intellectual curiosity in well-rounded students by engaging in critical thinking and experiential learning.

County: Granville
Grade Span: 9
Year Approved: 2012
Year Open: 2013

School Administrator: Andrew swanner
School Administrator Phone: 252.432.4377

Address: 6041 Landis Rd
 Oxford, NC 27565
 252.432.4377 (phone)

DPI Consultant: Cande Honeycutt
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3493

GUILFORD

Cornerstone Charter Academy
Cornerstone Charter Academy, a tuition-free public charter school, will give every student the opportunity to reach his or her full potential by providing a rigorous academic program, character education, and meaningful parental participation.

County: Guilford
Grade Span: K-6
Year Approved: 2011
Year Open: 2012

School Administrator: Brent Smith
School Administrator Phone: 336.482.3855

Address: 2535 New Garden East
 Greensboro, NC 27455
 336.482.3855 (phone)
 336.482.3857 (fax)

DPI Consultant: Robin Kendall
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3457

Greensboro Academy
At Greensboro Academy our credo is simple: Set high-standards, make expectations clear, provide meaningful instruction, and watch children excel academically. At Greensboro Academy every student is given the tools for success, in and out of the classroom. With a commitment to work, good citizenship, and personal responsibility students experience a safe, secure environment where learning and achievement can thrive.

County: Guilford
Grade Span: K-8
Year Approved: 1999
Year Open: 1999

School Administrator: Doug Hower
School Administrator Phone: 336.286.8404

Address: 4049 Battleground Avenue
 Greensboro, NC 27410
 336.286.8404 (phone)
 336.286.8403 (fax)

DPI Consultant: Deanna Townsend-Smith
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3263

Guilford Prep Academy
Guilford Preparatory Academy is a tuition-free public school of choice located in Greensboro, North Carolina. Our curriculum and school program is designed to prepare students, beginning in Kindergarten, to successfully compete in college and in the global marketplace. We understand the importance of our students being bilingual and so we treat our Spanish language curriculum as a core subject rather than an elective, which is the model in most public schools.

County: Guilford
Grade Span: K-8
Year Approved: 1999
Year Open: 2001

School Administrator: John Brown
School Administrator Phone: 336.954.1344

Address: 2210 E. Cone Blvd
 Greensboro, NC 27405
 336.954.1344 (phone)
 336.540.0208 (fax)

DPI Consultant: Deanna Townsend-Smith
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3263

Phoenix Academy
County: Guilford
Grade Span: K-5
Year Approved: 2000
Year Open: 2000

School Administrator: Kim Norcross
School Administrator Phone: 336.869.0079

Address: 4020 Meeting Way
 HighPoint, NC 27265
 336.869.0079 (phone)
 336.869.3399 (fax)

DPI Consultant: Deanna Townsend-Smith
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3263

Summerfield Charter Academy
Mission: Summerfield Charter Academy will provide a K-8 education that places each student on the path to academic proficiency and college readiness. Parents, students, and staff will work together to create an environment that values academic achievement, emphasizes strong character, and fosters in every student the ability to think, understand, and communicate. At the same time, our school will imbue in every student a deep sense of individual responsibility and an appreciation of the dignity of work.

County: Guilford
Grade Span: K-6
Year Approved: 2012
Year Open: 2013

School Administrator: Rudy Swofford
School Administrator Phone: 336.317.1250

Address: 5303 US Highway 220 N.
 Summerfield, NC 27358
 336.317.1250 (phone)

DPI Consultant: Deanna Townsend-Smith
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3263

The College Preparatory and Leadership Academy of High Point
The mission of The College Preparatory and Leadership Academy of High Point is to graduate students who are prepared academically, socially, and morally to succeed in college. Our vision is to create learning communities for stuents and parents that foster: 1) discipline and focus; 2) engagement and investment,; and 3) exposure and adventure. The College Preparatory and Leadership Academy of High Point seeks to create a culture of achievement and higher learning that will give students more opportunities in life, specifically through education.

County: Guilford
Grade Span: K-5
Year Approved: 2011
Year Open: 2012

School Administrator: Michelle Johnson
School Administrator Phone: 336.264.5573

Address: 300 S NC 68 Hwy
 Greensboro, NC 27409
 336.264.5573 (phone)

DPI Consultant: Deanna Townsend-Smith
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3263

TRIAD Math and Science
TMSA provides improved math, science, and technology learning opportunities for students to develop the capacity to succeed in college and pursue challenging scientific careers, through research based proven teaching methods, performance based accountability measures and dedicated leadership.TMSA's educational program will provide opportunities for all students and close the gap for the disadvantaged students with the proven math and science programs that work for at-risk students, as well as academically gifted students.

County: Guilford
Grade Span: K-11
Year Approved: 2008
Year Open: 2008

School Administrator: Fatih Kandil
School Administrator Phone: 336.621.0061

Address: 700 Creek Ridge Road
 Greensboro, NC 27406
 336.621.0061 (phone)
 336.621.0072 (fax)

DPI Consultant: Deanna Townsend-Smith
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3263

HENDERSON

The Mountain Community
To create an educational environment where students are inspired to academic excellence and discovery. Teachers, parents, students and the community will work together to honor individuality and diversity, nurture respect for self and others, and foster a lifelong love of learning.

County: Henderson
Grade Span: K-8
Year Approved: 1999
Year Open: 1999

School Administrator: Denise Pesce
School Administrator Phone: 828.696.8480

Address: 613 Glover Street
 Hendersonville, NC 28792
 828.696.8480 (phone)
 828.696.8451 (fax)

DPI Consultant: Tom Miller
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3492

IREDELL

American Renaissance
County: Iredell
Grade Span: K-8
Year Approved: 1999
Year Open: 1999

School Administrator: Tony Hall
School Administrator Phone: 704.878.6009

Address: 217 South Center Street
 Statesville, NC 28677
 704.878.6009 (phone)
 704.878.9350 (fax)

DPI Consultant: Robin Kendall
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3457

Langtree Charter Academy
The mission of Langtree Charter Academy is to build a rigorous and productive learning environment where students can reach their academic potential and where teachers set clear educational goals. A focus on citizenship and experimental learning through community engagement will be present at every grade level Building upon this foundation enables students from all socioeconomic levels to realize their academic and personal potential and to prepare to enter, compete, and succeed as students, and, later, as professionals.

County: Iredell
Grade Span: K-6
Year Open: 2013

School Administrator: Joan Roman
School Administrator Phone: 704.705.1698

Address: 154 Foundation Court
 Mooresville, NC 28117
 704.705.1698 (phone)

DPI Consultant: Robin Kendall
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3457

Pine Lake Preparatory
Principles: Prepare, Nurture, Lead and Engage; Standards-based elementary with essential skill-building in core subjects and the arts that accelerates toward rigorous college prep curriculum in middle and high; SCOS, Core Knowledge, AP/college, languages; Service based learning; Field experiences, travel and senior project preparation.

County: Iredell
Grade Span: K-12
Year Approved: 2006
Year Open: 2007

School Administrator: Christopher Terrill
School Administrator Phone: 704.237.5300

Address: 104 Yellow Wood Circle
 Mooresville, NC 28115
 704.237.5300 (phone)
 NA (fax)

DPI Consultant: Tom Miller
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3492

Success Institute
The primary mission of Success Institute is to create an environment conducive to learning and facilitates excellent academic achievement and to foster a life long personal commitment to education. The purpose of Success Institute is to develop the “whole” child through physical, social, and emotional growth.

County: Iredell
Grade Span: K-8
Year Approved: 2000
Year Open: 2000

School Administrator: Tenna Williams
School Administrator Phone: 704.881.0441

Address: P O Box 1332
 Statesville, NC 28687
 704.881.0441 (phone)
 704.881.0870 (fax)

DPI Consultant: Robin Kendall
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3457

JACKSON

Summit Charter
Summit Charter School educates children from kindergarten through eighth grade. The school's philosophy is based on Ernest Boyer's The Basic School and focuses on School as Community, Climate for Learning, a Coherent Curriculum and Character Education. We are located in the western most part of North Carolina.

County: Jackson
Grade Span: K-8
Year Approved: 1997
Year Open: 1997

School Administrator: Dr. Jack Talmadge
School Administrator Phone: 828.743.5755

Address: 370 Mitten Lane
 Cashiers, NC 28717
 828.743.5755 (phone)
 828.743.9157 (fax)

DPI Consultant: Tom Miller
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3492

JOHNSTON

Neuse Charter
Fostering individual learning styles; nurturing and facilitating our children's natural abilities to think creatively and critically; and promoting self-confidence through respect for self, others and the environment.

County: Johnston
Grade Span: K-12
Year Approved: 2006
Year Open: 2007

School Administrator: Joel Erby (Interim)
School Administrator Phone: 919.938.1077

Address: 909 Booker Dairy Road, P O Box 30
 Smithfield, NC 27577
 919.938.1077 (phone)
 919.938.1079 (fax)

DPI Consultant: Lisa Swinson
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3495

 
 
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