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SCHOOLS (A-E) BY SCHOOL NAME

A.C.E. Academy
A.C.E. Academy will equip students from all backgrounds to succeed in the college and career of their choice by driving academic excellence, developing strong character, and instilling an entrepreneurial mindset.

Grade Span: K-5
Year Approved: 2013
Year Open: 2014

School Administrator: Laila Minott
School Administrator Phone: 888.244.6511 x101

Address: 8810 Hickory Ridge Road
 Harrisburg, NC 28075
 888.244.6511 x101 (phone)

DPI Consultant: Kebbler Williams / Shannon Sellers
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3598 / 919.807.3634

Alpha Academy
The mission of Alpha Academy is to provide a safe environment that prepares and motivates all students to become outstanding leaders in the community while reaching their greatest potentials through academic excellence and exceptional character.

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

School Administrator: Eugene Slocum
School Administrator Phone: 910.223.7711

Address: 8030 Raeford Rd / PO Box 35476
 Fayetteville, NC 28304
 910.223.7711 (phone)
 910.678.9011 (fax)

DPI Consultant: Lisa Swinson
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3495

American Renaissance
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: Cande Honeycutt / Shannon Sellers
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3493 / 919.807.3634

Anderson Creek Club Charter School
Our mission is to create a 21st Century learning environment that recognizes students' multiple intelligences and diverse learning styles with a culturally responsive curriculum and instructional program that includes diverse instructional strategies and enriching content to facilitate each student's growth and building within them a strong foundation for future success in middle school, high school, college, and beyond.

Grade Span: K-5
Year Approved: 2013
Year Open: 2014

School Administrator: Ozzie Hall
School Administrator Phone: 910.814.8687

Address: 4940 Ray Road
 Spring Lake, NC 28390
 910.814.8687 (phone)

DPI Consultant: Kebbler Williams / Shannon Sellers
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3598 / 919.807.3634

Arapahoe Charter
The Arapahoe Charter School will be a teacher and parent directed, community school. Teachers and parents will be required to be involved in the governance of the school and share in the responsibility for the educational achievements of their students. Teachers and parents will become partners in the decision making process. Arapahoe Charter School will provide students and parents in Pamlico County and surrounding counties with an expanded choice in educational opportunity.

Grade Span: K-10
Year Approved: 1997
Year Open: 1997

School Administrator: Tom McCarthy
School Administrator Phone: 252.249.2599

Address: 9005 NC Hwy 306S
 Arapahoe, NC 28510
 252.249.2599 (phone)
 252.249.1316 (fax)

DPI Consultant: Lisa Swinson
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3495

Aristotle Preparatory Academy
A Challenge Foundation Academy is to provide students of all racial and ethnic background to become successful citizens by combing a rigorous STEM focused college-preparatory curriculum with focused character development.

Grade Span: K-3
Year Approved: 2012
Year Open: 2013

School Administrator: Lauren Arnold
School Administrator Phone: 704.412.1086

Address: 2461 Arty Ave
 Charlotte, NC 28208
 704.412.1086 (phone)

DPI Consultant: Deanna Townsend-Smith / Darrell Johnson / Robin Kendall
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3263 / 919.807.3916 / 919.807.3457

ArtSpace Charter
At ArtSpace Charter School students learn core content subjects (math, language arts, science and social studies) through the arts (dance, drama, music and visual art). Academic skills and concepts are applied and experienced in artistic contexts. Arts Integration allows students to explore their acquired knowledge and skills, while providing teachers the opportunity to authentically assess student learning. The school offers a complete education through integrated curricula based on the visual and performing arts, utilizing an experiential approach. We believe in a family oriented, cooperative approach to education that encourages parental involvement and community relationships to nurture responsive citizenship.

Grade Span: K-8
Year Approved: 2000
Year Open: 2001

School Administrator: Lori Cozzi
School Administrator Phone: 828.298.2787

Address: 2030 US Hwy 70
 Swannanoa, NC 28778-8211
 828.298.2787 (phone)
 828.298.6221 (fax)

DPI Consultant: Kebbler Williams
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3598

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.

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 / Darrell Johnson / Robin Kendall
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3263 / 919.807.3916 / 919.807.3457

Bear Grass Charter School
The mission of the Bear Grass Charter School, in partnership with family and community, is to enhance the quality of life of all students by ensuring they possess the competencies to achieve academic and vocational success in a technological world. Our collaboration with East Carolina University will strengthen the focus on mathematics and science throughout the curriculum.

Grade Span: 6-12
Year Approved: 2011
Year Open: 2012

School Administrator: Donna Moore
School Administrator Phone: 252.789.1010

Address: 6344 Bear Grass Rd
 Williamston, NC 27892
 252.789.1010 (phone)
 252.789.1014 (fax)

DPI Consultant: Lisa Swinson
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.9495

Bethany Community Middle
Bethany Community Middle School (BCMS) is a unique partnership of community, parents, and teachers, working together to provide a challenging and nurturing educational environment. Teachers use the hands-on learning approach incorporated with effective discipline, and strong parental involvement. This team culture provides an individualized and engaging educational experience maximizing student academic success and character development.

Grade Span: 6-8
Year Approved: 2000
Year Open: 2000

School Administrator: Vicky Bethel
School Administrator Phone: 336.951.2500

Address: 181 Bethany Rd
 Reidsville, NC 27320
 336.951.2500 (phone)
 336.951.0087 (fax)

DPI Consultant: Deanna Townsend-Smith / Darrell Johnson / Robin Kendall
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3263 / 919.807.3916 / 919.807.3457

Bethel Hill Charter
The mission of Bethel Hill Charter School is to provide a safe and positive environment in a small community school setting with a low teacher to pupil ratio that will enable its students to excel in all academic areas with an emphasis on respecting self and others. The community, parents, and teachers will be devoted to instilling in each child a love of learning, compassion for all mankind, creativity for problem solving and high academic and behavior standards by providing a multicultural, student-centered environment in which to learn.

Grade Span: K-6
Year Approved: 2000
Year Open: 2000

School Administrator: Stephen Hester
School Administrator Phone: 336.599.2823

Address: 401 Bethel Hill School Rd
 Roxboro, NC 27573
 336.599.2823 (phone)
 336.599.9299 (fax)

DPI Consultant: Deanna Townsend-Smith / Darrell Johnson / Robin Kendall
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3263 / 919.807.3916 / 919.807.3457

Bradford Preparatory School
Bradford Preparatory School is committed to ensuring academic excellence, nurturing personal relationships, and inspiring a growing passion for creativity and learning in all of our students. While encouraging our students to take personal responsibility for their future, we will support their development of life skills and encourage them to become compassionate and productive citizens.

Grade Span: K-8
Year Approved: 2013
Year Open: 2014

School Administrator: Kelly Painter
School Administrator Phone: 704.701.8132

Address: 2502 Salome Church Road
 Charlotte , NC 28262
 704.701.8132 (phone)

DPI Consultant: Kebbler Williams / Shannon Sellers
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3598 / 919.807.3634

Brevard Academy
Brevard Academy graduate to be literate, articulate, competent in information communication and technology, creative across the curriculum and globally aware. To this end, the School has adopted Core Knowledge as the foundation of its curriculum. We strive to educate the whole child and continually resist the temptation to teach solely to the test. We develop enthusiasm for investigative learning, encouraging children to think creatively and produce original ideas. We recognize not all learning takes place in the classroom and see the landscape as a teaching tool; for there are many sources of knowledge in the world, but the greatest source of information has always been nature itself.

Grade Span: K-8
Year Approved: 1998
Year Open: 1998

School Administrator: Barbara Grimm
School Administrator Phone: 828.885.2665

Address: 299 Andante Lane
 Brevard, NC 28712
 828.885.2665 (phone)
 828.862.3497 (fax)

DPI Consultant: Kebbler Williams
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3598

Bridges Academy
Grade Span: K-8
Year Approved: 1997
Year Open: 1997

School Administrator: Merry Lowe
School Administrator Phone: 336.874.2721

Address: 2587 Pleasant Ridge Rd
 StateRoad, NC 28676
 336.874.2721 (phone)
 336.874.3804 (fax)

DPI Consultant: Cande Honeycutt / Shannon Sellers
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3493 / 919.807.3634

CIS Academy
The mission of CIS Academy is to provide educational and support services to students who are at risk of school failure, preparing them to return to classes in the Public Schools of Robeson County ready to learn.

Grade Span: 6-8
Year Approved: 1997
Year Open: 1997

School Administrator: Billy Haggans
School Administrator Phone: 910.521.1669

Address: PO Box 706
 Lumberton, NC 28359
 910.521.1669 (phone)
 910.521.1670 (fax)

DPI Consultant: Lisa Swinson
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3495

Cabarrus Charter Academy
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.

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

School Administrator: Kevin Senter (Interim)
School Administrator Phone: 704.789.2500

Address: 355 Poplar Crossing Drive NW
 Concord, NC 28077
 704.789.2500 (phone)

DPI Consultant: Deanna Townsend-Smith / Darrell Johnson / Robin Kendall
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3263 / 919.807.3916 / 919.807.3457

Cape Fear Center for Inquiry
Founders of the Cape Fear Center for Inquiry are committed to promoting students' abilities to think and create in personally meaningful ways. A high level of personal and collegial accountability will be maintained through an integrated inquiry-based curriculum that is academically challenging and situated within the context of a safe and encouraging environment.

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

School Administrator: Lori Roy
School Administrator Phone: 910.362.9822

Address: 2525 Wonder Way
 Wilmington, NC 28401
 910.362.9822 (phone)
 910.362.0048 (fax)

DPI Consultant: Lisa Swinson
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3495

Cardinal Charter
The mission of Cardinal Charter Academy is to build a student-centered learning environment that is project-based and technology-driven in which students can reach their academic potential. We value academic success through the use of data to meet individual diverse student needs. Cardinal Charter Academy will foster a culture of innovation and inquiry using technology as the medium.

Grade Span: K-6
Year Approved: 2013
Year Open: 2014

School Administrator: Crystal Scillitani
School Administrator Phone: 919.653.5000

Address: 1020 St. Charles Place
 Cary, NC
 919.653.5000 (phone)

DPI Consultant: Kebbler Williams / Shannon Sellers
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3598 / 919.807.3634

Carolina International School
Carolina International School is a college preparatory public charter school in Harrisburg offering grades K-10 in 2007-08 and adding a grade each year to be a full K-12 school. Our educational program emphasizes international education, environmental studies, and inquiry-based, project-centered learning on a 36-acre wooded campus with streams and natural wetlands.

Grade Span: K-12
Year Approved: 2003
Year Open: 2004

School Administrator: Donna Harkey, K-5; Sally Reynolds, 6-10
School Administrator Phone: 704.455.3847

Address: 8810 Hickory Ridge Rd
 Harrisburg, NC 28075
 704.455.3847 (phone)
 704.455.4672 (fax)

DPI Consultant: Deanna Townsend-Smith / Darrell Johnson / Robin Kendall
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3263 / 919.807.3916 / 919.807.3457

Carter Community
Carter Community School has developed a curriculum, at the core of which is the North Carolina Standard Course of Study. This curriculum focuses on the development of economic and financially literate students. Students will be engaged in relevant learning experiences that will help them better understand the why behind what they are required to learn. Students will begin to see and make connections to the application of knowledge in the real world.

Grade Span: K-8
Year Approved: 1998
Year Open: 1998

School Administrator: Brian Crawford
School Administrator Phone: 919.797.2340

Address: 1955 W. Cornwallis Rd
 Durham, NC 27705
 919.797.2340 (phone)
 919.797.2343 (fax)

DPI Consultant: Cande Honeycutt / Shannon Sellers
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3493 / 919.807.3634

Casa Esperanza Montessori
Casa Esperanza Montessori preschool and charter school uses Montessori philosophy and pedagogy in English-Spanish dual-language and Spanish enrichment multi-grade classrooms. The Casa Esperanza community of families, educators and dedicated volunteers actively fosters enthusiasm for learning, independence, individual academic progress, cultural awareness, and social and emotional well-being.

Grade Span: K-8
Year Approved: 2002
Year Open: 2003

School Administrator: Diana Bush
School Administrator Phone: 919.855.9811

Address: 2600 Sumner Blvd #130
 Raleigh, NC 27616
 919.855.9811 (phone)
 919.855.9813 (fax)

DPI Consultant: Cande Honeycutt / Shannon Sellers
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3493 / 919.807.3634

Charlotte Choice Charter
The mission of Charlotte Choice Charter 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.

Grade Span: K-5
Year Approved: 2012
Year Open: 2013

School Administrator: Sheyyl Goines-Harris
School Administrator Phone: 980.272.8308

Address: 1000 Anderson Street
 Charlotte, NC 28205
 980.272.8308 (phone)

DPI Consultant: Deanna Townsend-Smith / Darrell Johnson / Robin Kendall
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3263 / 919.807.3916 / 919.807.3457

Charlotte Learning Academy
Charlotte Learning Academy will create a student-centered educational environment for at-risk students that challenges them to maintain high levels of motivation and achievement while instilling the Discipline, Respect, Perseverance, Scholarship and Excellence they need to succeed in college and other post-secondary opportunities.

Grade Span: 6-10
Year Approved: 2013
Year Open: 2014

School Administrator: Stacey Rose
School Administrator Phone: 704.661.7134

Address: 701 Scaleybark Rd.
 Charlotte, NC
 704.661.7134 (phone)

DPI Consultant: Kebbler Williams / Shannon Sellers
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3598 / 919.807.3634

Charlotte Secondary
Balanced & comprehensive liberal arts education with emphasis on civic education, integrated arts & humanities for grades 6-12; Paideia for 6-8; Comprehensive curriculum; 9-12 College Prep; Partners: National Paideia Center, National Humanities Center, NC Civic Education Consortium, & the American Youth Policy Forum

Grade Span: 6-10
Year Approved: 2006
Year Open: 2007

School Administrator: Donna Rogers
School Administrator Phone: 704.295.0137

Address: 8601 McAlpine Park Drive
 Charlotte, NC 28211
 704.295.0137 (phone)
 704.295.0156 (fax)

DPI Consultant: Deanna Townsend-Smith / Darrell Johnson / Robin Kendall
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3263 / 919.807.3916 / 919.807.3457

Charter Day
The Mission of Charter Day School is to teach children the rules and techniques for effective expression and communication in the arts and sciences so that they are able to communicate, by these arts and sciences, our understandings of the universe and our role in it. We are dedicated to providing the highest quality educational experience in a safe, clean, spirited, and morally strong environment.

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

School Administrator: Lisa Edwards
School Administrator Phone: 910.655.1215

Address: 7055 Bacon's Way
 Leland, NC 28451
 910.655.1215 (phone)
 910.655.1549 (fax)

DPI Consultant: Lisa Swinson
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3495

Chatham Charter
Chatham Charter School was among the first 37 schools who gained charter status back in July of 1997. Over time our enrollment has grown from 120 to currently 274 students in grades K-8. Chatham Charter School serves students from the Siler City area, several from all over Chatham County and a few from Randolph, Lee and Wake County.

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

School Administrator: John Eldridge
School Administrator Phone: 919.742.4550

Address: PO Box 245
 Siler City, NC 27344
 919.742.4550 (phone)
 919.742.2518 (fax)

DPI Consultant: Deanna Townsend-Smith / Darrell Johnson / Robin Kendall
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3263 / 919.807.3916 / 919.807.3457

Clover Garden
Clover Garden School will foster community, generate enthusiasm, challenge students academically, and produce successful citizens.

Grade Span: K-12
Year Approved: 2001
Year Open: 2001

School Administrator: Walter Finnigan
School Administrator Phone: 336.264.9447

Address: 2454 Altamahaw-Union Ridge Rd.
 Burlington, NC 27217
 336.264.9447 (phone)
 336.586.9477 (fax)

DPI Consultant: Deanna Townsend-Smith / Darrell Johnson / Robin Kendall
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3263 / 919.807.3916 / 919.807.3457

Columbus Charter School
Traditional caring environment that emphasizes traditional values & direct instructional methods; unites & balances all subjects -- language, math, art, music, history & sciences -- by teaching each as method for expressing ideas with standard rules and classical examples for study in each area.

Grade Span: K-8
Year Approved: 2006
Year Open: 2007

School Administrator: Steve Smith
School Administrator Phone: 910.641.4042

Address: 35 Bacon's Way
 Whiteville, NC 28472
 910.641.4042 (phone)
 910.641.4043 (fax)

DPI Consultant: Lisa Swinson
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3495

Commonwealth High School
The mission of the Charlotte Charter High School is to provide students who have dropped out of school or are likely to drop out with a non traditional learning environment in which they are able to earn a high school diploma and be prepared for postsecondary success.

Grade Span: 9-12
Year Approved: 2013
Year Open: 2014

School Administrator: Thomas Hanley
School Administrator Phone: 704.899.4998 (office); 704.750.5693 (cell)

Address: 5112 Central Ave
 Charlotte, NC
 704.899.4998 (office); 704.750.5693 (cell) (phone)

DPI Consultant: Kebbler Williams / Shannon Sellers
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3598 / 919.807.3634

Community School of Davidson
Community School of Davidson is a public charter school located in Davidson, NC. Community School of Davidson believes that every child can and will succeed in ways that reflect his or her own aptitudes and interests. Our mission is to use The Basic School educational program to provide an optimum environment for learning.

Grade Span: K-12
Year Approved: 2003
Year Open: 2004

School Administrator: Joy K. Warner
School Administrator Phone: 704.897.8061

Address: 565 Griffith S
 Davidson, NC 28036
 704.897.8061 (phone)
 704.335.9695 (fax)

DPI Consultant: Deanna Townsend-Smith / Darrell Johnson / Robin Kendall
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3263 / 919.807.3916 / 919.807.3457

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.

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: Deanna Townsend-Smith / Darrell Johnson / Robin Kendall
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3263 / 919.807.3916 / 919.807.3457

Corvian Community School
Corvian Community School believes that every child can and will succeed in ways that reflect his or her own aptitudes, interests, and healthful lifestyle practices. Our mission is to use the Basic School educational philosophy to provide an optimum environment for learning in which: (1) teachers and parents work together to create an inclusive community of learning, (2) students are intrinsically motivated as lifelong learners through hands-on teaching and an integrated curriculum, (3) students are encouraged to develop healthy lifestyle practices for social, emotional and physical health and (4) teachers are empowered to encourage the successful development of the whole child as they strive to meet needs of each individual over the course of a two year learning loop.

Grade Span: K-4
Year Approved: 2011
Year Open: 2012

School Administrator: Stacey Haskell
School Administrator Phone: 704.717.7550

Address: 9501 David Taylor Dr
 Charlotte, NC 28262
 704.717.7550 (phone)
 704.717.7558 (fax)

DPI Consultant: Deanna Townsend-Smith / Darrell Johnson / Robin Kendall
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3263 / 919.807.3916 / 919.807.3457

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.

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 / Shannon Sellers
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3493 / 919.807.3634

Crossroads Charter High
The mission of Crossroads Charter High School is to serve as a lighthouse for students, parents and the community by providing educational solutions and innovative teaching techniques in an effort to achieve academic excellence for high risk students, whether they are termed high-risk or academically gifted. To evaluate and design an individual education plan to orchestrate the students' education for success in the future. By defining the strengths and weaknesses of each student's abilities, Crossroads' administrators and faculty can actively assess their progress through the education experience.

Grade Span: 9-12
Year Approved: 2001
Year Open: 2001

School Administrator: Gentry Campbell
School Administrator Phone: 704.597.5100

Address: 5500 N. Tryon St.
 Charlotte, NC 28213-7918
 704.597.5100 (phone)
 704.597.3941 (fax)

DPI Consultant: Deanna Townsend-Smith / Darrell Johnson / Robin Kendall
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3263 / 919.807.3916 / 919.807.3457

Dillard Academy
The mission of Dillard Academy Charter School is to provide a quality community-based education for students by focusing of the whole-child through strong parental involvement, community outreach, technology, character development, cultural enrichment and a high quality staff. In order to achieve that mission, we provide several services to the Goldsboro community, the primary of which is a free, public education choice for students Kindergarten through 4th grade.

Grade Span: K-5
Year Approved: 1998
Year Open: 1998

School Administrator: Hilda Hicks
School Administrator Phone: 919.581.0166

Address: 504 West Elm St
 Goldsboro, NC 27530
 919.581.0166 (phone)
 919.581.0122 (fax)

DPI Consultant: Lisa Swinson
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3495

Douglass Academy
The mission of Douglass Academy is to provide a safe and secure environment for students to be challenged daily to perform at high levels of achievement, to instill a love of learning and discovery to become productive members of society.

Grade Span: K-3
Year Approved: 2012
Year Open: 2013

School Administrator: Barbra Jones
School Administrator Phone: 910.655.3600

Address: 507 N. 6th Street
 Wilmington, NC 28401
 910.655.3600 (phone)

DPI Consultant: Lisa Swinson
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.9495

Dynamic Community Charter
At Dynamic Community Charter School, we believe students with developmental and intellectual disabilities can continue to grow and develop throughout middle and high school. They deserve an education that empowers them and unleashes their creativity and talents. Their education should equip them with the cognitive, problem solving, and collaborative skills they will need in order to live independent and fulfilling lives as adults. They deserve to be challenged, encouraged, and given the opportunity to be active participants in the learning process. They deserve a school environment that is safe and respectful, where their opinions, personalities and talents are valued.

Grade Span: 6-10
Year Approved: 2013
Year Open: 2014

School Administrator: Mike Watkins
School Administrator Phone: 490.710.8589

Address: 5510 Munford Rd.
 Raleigh , NC 27612
 490.710.8589 (phone)

DPI Consultant: Kebbler Williams / Shannon Sellers
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3598 / 919.807.3634

East Wake Academy
East Wake Academy fulfills its mission of maintaining a safe, challenging and creative learning environment. This environment strives to develop character and self esteem while equipping students with the skills needed for a rigorous curriculum and to thrive in a college preparatory atmosphere producing academic excellence. We are dedicated to instilling the values of academic citizenship by creating relationships with parents, businesses and civic partners. East Wake Academy is committed to building a strong foundation of learning while providing our students the competitive edge to win in tomorrow's world.

Grade Span: K-12
Year Approved: 1998
Year Open: 1998

School Administrator: Stephen Gay
School Administrator Phone: 919.404.0444

Address: 400 NMC Dr.
 Zebulon, NC 27597
 919.404.0444 (phone)
 919.404.2377 (fax)

DPI Consultant: Cande Honeycutt / Shannon Sellers
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3493 / 919.807.3634

Endeavor Charter
Endeavor Charter School will nurture and inspire students to push themselves beyond the ordinary and into the extraordinary by providing a challenging curriculum that enhances traditional education with experiential opportunities. Students in grades K-7 will be in classes of no more than eighteen students, offering teachers an opportunity to learn about and meet the needs of their students. Schedules will be flexible and allow for large chunks of teachable time that may change with the needs of the students. Teaching will not always be out of a textbook; it may be hands-on and utilize manipulatives, technology, and other media that allows learning to be experiential. Learning across curriculums will involve simulations and other activities that allow students to experience, or live, what they are learning.

Grade Span: K-8
Year Approved: 2008
Year Open: 2008

School Administrator: Steve McAdams
School Administrator Phone: 919.848.0333

Address: 9400 Forum Drive
 Raleigh, NC 27615
 919.848.0333 (phone)
 866.392.1080 (fax)

DPI Consultant: Cande Honeycutt / Shannon Sellers
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3493 / 919.807.3634

Entrepreneur High School
The Mission of Entrepreneur High School is to INSPIRE students to UNDERTAKE development of three life changing capabilities that can be demonstrated upon their graduation: ... Career-READY ... Work-WILLING ... and College ABLE. The entrepreneurship mindset taught here is meant to enable young people to pursue future opportunities without being too discouraged by past limitations. With such skills and the determination to use them, our students will be able to follow charted pathways to meaningful success as responsible and self-reliant members of their local community.

Grade Span: 9-10
Year Approved: 2013
Year Open: 2014

School Administrator: Hans Peter Plotseneder
School Administrator Phone: 704.906.2900

Address: 5745 Central Ave.
 Charlotte, NC 28212
 704.906.2900 (phone)

DPI Consultant: Kebbler Williams / Shannon Sellers
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3598 / 919.807.3634

Envision Science Academy
The mission of Envision Science Academy is to provide innovative instruction through experiential learning with a focus on science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics (STEAM) in order to prepare elementary and middle school students to compete, lead, and excel in the global marketplace.

Grade Span: K-6
Year Approved: 2013
Year Open: 2014

School Administrator: Steve Pond
School Administrator Phone: 919.435.4002

Address: 9400 Forum Drive
 Raleigh , NC 27615
 919.435.4002 (phone)

DPI Consultant: Kebbler Williams / Shannon Sellers
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3598 / 919.807.3634

Evergreen Community Charter
Evergreen Community Charter School is a learning community committed to the pursuit of excellence in the holistic education of mind, body, and spirit. We prepare students for successful lifelong learning, environmental responsibility, and service. We value the voice of every member of our community. Evergreen offers an academically challenging, developmentally appropriate, experiential, holistic, child-centered education. We strive to nurture a life-long passion for learning as we challenge our community to discover their individual gifts, to honor their inner worth, to strive for excellence, to pursue respectful and ethical relationships with themselves and others, and to find their own path of service. Expeditionary Learning Outward Bound (ELOB) emphasizes hands-on, project-based instruction to encourage high academic achievement and personal growth. We embrace the Positive Discipline model of character development and classroom management which, with natural and logical consequences, promotes personal responsibility. The progress of students is evaluated through multiple criteria assessment strategies and a work sampling portfolio system linked to the North Carolina standards.

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

School Administrator: Dr. Susan Gottfried
School Administrator Phone: 828.298.2173

Address: 50 Bell Road
 Asheville, NC 28805
 828.298.2173 (phone)
 828.298.2269 (fax)

DPI Consultant: Kebbler Williams
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3598

Exploris Middle
The principles and practices of Exploris Middle School are based on Exploris' understanding of how adolescents learn best. At Exploris Middle School academic disciplines and basic skills are addressed through broad themes. Exploris themes are project-based, focus on current global issues, and integrate the North Carolina Standard Course of Study, student questions, and teacher affinities.

Grade Span: 6-8
Year Approved: 1997
Year Open: 1997

School Administrator: Summer Clayton
School Administrator Phone: 919.715.3690

Address: 401 Hillsborough Street
 Raleigh, NC 27603
 919.715.3690 (phone)
 919.715.2042 (fax)

DPI Consultant: Cande Honeycutt / Shannon Sellers
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3493 / 919.807.3634

 
 
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