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SCHOOLS (U-Z) BY COUNTY

UNION

Union Academy
Union Academy is a pathway by which children mature into confident young adults who are highly prepared and motivated to make positive contributions to their local and global communities. As a school of challenge, character, and community, Union Academy places great value on: high standards and expectations for academic achievement and continuing education; high standards and expectations for character and personal integrity; school as a community of students, teachers, families, and friends; commitment of service to others. Union Academy is accredited by SACS and NAIS for grades K-12.

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

School Administrator: Ann Walters
School Administrator Phone: 704.238.8883

Address: 675 N. M.L. King Jr. Blvd
 Monroe, NC 28110
 704.238.8883 (phone)
 704.238.8823 (fax)

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

VANCE

Henderson Collegiate
Henderson Collegiate is a free, public charter school open to all students. The school's mission is to empower students with the academic skills, social experiences, and love of learning necessary for them to shape their own destinies, attend the college of their choice, and become world-changing problem solvers.

County: Vance
Grade Span: 4-7
Year Approved: 2009
Year Open: 2010

School Administrator: Eric Sanchez
School Administrator Phone: 252.598.1038

Address: 906 Health Center Road
 Henderson, NC 27536
 252.598.1038 (phone)

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

Vance Charter
Our mission is to teach and inspire each child to become an independent thinker and a contributing citizen with a life-long desire to learn. Each child will be given a collectively supportive opportunity to reach his or her greatest potential with small class sizes, a safe and nurturing environment, active parental involvement and a strong curriculum that is enriched with service learning and the Core Knowledge Sequence.

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

School Administrator: Sean Connolly
School Administrator Phone: 252.431.0641

Address: 1227 Dabney Drive
 Henderson, NC 27536-0019
 252.431.0641 (phone)
 252.436.0688 (fax)

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

WAKE

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.

County: Wake
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

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.

County: Wake
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

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.

County: Wake
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.

County: Wake
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.

County: Wake
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

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.

County: Wake
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

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.

County: Wake
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

Hope Elementary
County: Wake
Grade Span: K-5
Year Approved: 2001
Year Open: 2001

School Administrator: Clarissa Fleming
School Administrator Phone: 919.834.0941

Address: 1116 N Blount St.
 Raleigh, NC 27604
 919.834.0941 (phone)
 919.834.9338 (fax)

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

Longleaf School of the Arts
Longleaf School of the Arts will prepare students for college and career pathways via a curriculum that fully integrates academics and the fine arts into all aspects of the school culture.

County: Wake
Grade Span: 9-10
Year Approved: 2012
Year Open: 2013

School Administrator: Jennifer Broome
School Administrator Phone: 919.896.8164

Address: 207 East Hargett St.
 Raleigh, NC 27601
 919.896.8164 (phone)

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

Magellan Charter
The Magellan Charter School is home to more than 330 students. These students are served by a team of twenty-five exceptional teachers in class sizes of approximately 16 students. The mission of The Magellan Charter School is to provide an academically focused educational opportunity for highly motivated students in grades four through eight. The school provides an energizing educational journey filled with experiences that are interactive and experiential.

County: Wake
Grade Span: 3-8
Year Approved: 1997
Year Open: 1997

School Administrator: Mary Griffin
School Administrator Phone: 919.844.0277

Address: 9324 Baileywick Rd
 Raleigh, NC 27615
 919.844.0277 (phone)
 919.844.3882 (fax)

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

PreEminent Charter
At PreEminent Charter School our credo is simple: Set high-standards, make expectations clear, provide meaningful instruction, and watch children excel academically. At PreEminent Charter School 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: Wake
Grade Span: K-8
Year Approved: 1999
Year Open: 2000

School Administrator: Melanie Butler-Williams
School Administrator Phone: 919.235.0511

Address: 3815 Rock Quarry Rd.
 Raleigh, NC 27610-5123
 919.235.0511 (phone)
 919.235.0514 (fax)

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

Quest Academy
Quest Academy provides a quality, accelerated academic program for motivated students pursuing high intensity training outside the classroom. The student may be involved in athletic participation or performances in fine arts. This activity does not equate with religious or youth activities and should include professional instruction outside of the home.

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

School Administrator: Elizabeth Readmond
School Administrator Phone: 919.841.0441

Address: 10908 Strickland Road
 Raleigh, NC27615
 919.841.0441 (phone)
 919.841.0443 (fax)

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

Raleigh Charter High
Raleigh Charter High School challenges college-bound students in a creative and supportive atmosphere to become knowledgeable, thoughtful, contributing citizens. Our students learn in active, social, and creative classrooms. Our vibrant initiative in citizenship education invigorates our academic courses, innovative programs, and contributions to our communities. Citizenship education is at the heart of all our work.

County: Wake
Grade Span: 9-12
Year Approved: 1999
Year Open: 1999

School Administrator: Dr. Tom Humble
School Administrator Phone: 919.715.1155

Address: 1307 Glenwood Avenue
 Raleigh, NC 27605-3249
 919.715.1155 (phone)
 919.715.1766 (fax)

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

Southern Wake Academy
County: Wake
Grade Span: 9-12
Year Approved: 2000
Year Open: 2000

School Administrator: Carroll Reed
School Administrator Phone: 919.567.9955

Address: 5108 Old Powell Road
 Holly Springs, NC 27540-9200
 919.567.9955 (phone)
 919.567.9956 (fax)

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

Sterling Montessori Academy
Sterling Montessori Academy and Charter School is a diverse educational community built on the Montessori philosophy that fosters curiosity, creativity, and critical thinking in its students. At Sterling, teachers follow students' individual needs to achieve personal academic excellence and to become life-long learners who respect themselves, others and their environment.

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

School Administrator: Bill Zajic
School Administrator Phone: 919.462.8889

Address: 202 Treybrooke Dr.
 Morrisville, NC 27560
 919.462.8889 (phone)
 919.462.8890 (fax)

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

The Franklin Academy
Franklin Academy encourages students to be inventive, instinctive and analytical thinkers through a comprehensively rigorous curriculum. The academy develops within its students the intellectual and personal habits upon which productive lives are built. Franklin Academy follows a Direct Instruction format for instruction of core curriculum. The goal of this is to accelerate learning by maximizing efficiency in the design and delivery of instruction.

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

School Administrator: Denise Kent K-5; David Mahaley 6-12
School Administrator Phone: 919.554.4911

Address: 604 Franklin St
 Wake Forest, NC 27587
 919.554.4911 (phone)
 919.554.2340 (fax)

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

Torchlight Academy
County: Wake
Grade Span: K-5
Year Approved: 1999
Year Open: 1999

School Administrator: Cynthia McQueen
School Administrator Phone: 919.829.9500

Address: 3211 Bramer Drive
 Raleigh, NC 27604
 919.829.9500 (phone)
 919.829.0820 (fax)

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

Triangle Math & Science Academy
Triangle Math and Science Academy (TMSA) will provide 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.

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

School Administrator: Mithat Karabulut
School Administrator Phone: 919.388.0077 x105

Address: 312 Gregson Dr.
 Cary, NC 27511
 919.388.0077 x105 (phone)
 919.651.1418 (fax)

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

Wake Forest Charter Academy
Wake Forest Charter Academy's mission is the following: Wake Forest Charter Academy students will learn to become powerful, critical and independent thinkers, successful collaborators, and enthusiastic contributors to their learning processes in preparation for success in a vibrant, symbiotic world as they and our teachers, parents and community prepare them for college and career readiness.

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

School Administrator: Zacary D. Perfitt
School Administrator Phone: 919.263.8673 (O); 517.745.2480 (C)

Address: 1851 Friendship Chapel Rd.
 Wake Forest, NC 27587
 919.263.8673 (O); 517.745.2480 (C) (phone)

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

WARREN

Haliwa-Saponi Tribal
The mission of the Haliwa-Saponi Indian Tribe is to protect the interests, identity and rights of the Haliwa-Saponi Indian people, promote the cultural and traditional heritage of the Haliwa-Saponi people of Halifax, Warren, and surrounding counties, to promote the advancement of the Haliwa-Saponi Indian people by securing educational, health, economic development, housing, cultural, and social programs, to promote, maintain, and foster good public relations with local, state, federal, and other Tribal governments and business, to promote good will, peace, and harmony within the Tribal community and other Indian Tribes, and to serve as a forum through which concerns and issues of the Haliwa-Saponi Indian people may be addressed.

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

School Administrator: Rebecca Arrayo (Interim)
School Administrator Phone: 252.257.5853

Address: 130 Haliwa Saponi Trail
 Hollister, NC 27844
 252.257.5853 (phone)
 252.257.1093 (fax)

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

WATAUGA

Two Rivers Community
Two Rivers Community School has a comprehensive K-8 educational design. Our approach combines rigorous academic content and real world projects -- learning expeditions -- with active teaching and community service. Two Rivers Community School is an Expeditionary Learning School (ELS). ELS focuses on teaching in an engaging way. Faculty members receive intensive professional development in curriculum, teaching practices, and building a strong school culture.

County: Watauga
Grade Span: K-8
Year Approved: 2004
Year Open: 2005

School Administrator: Jessica Gilway
School Administrator Phone: 828 262.5411

Address: 1018 Archie Carroll Rd
 Boone, NC 28607
 828 262.5411 (phone)
 270.916.6856 (fax)

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

WAYNE

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.

County: Wayne
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

Wayne Preparatory
Wayne Preparatory Academy's Mission is to create a legacy of leadership and learning that embraces, enriches and engages children's strengths, one child at a time.

County: Wayne
Grade Span: K-4
Year Approved: 2013
Year Open: 2014

School Administrator: Todd F. Forgette
School Administrator Phone: 252.285.9693

Address: 600 Tommys Rd.
 Goldsboro, NC 27534
 252.285.9693 (phone)

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

WILKES

Bridges Academy
County: Wilkes
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

WILSON

Sallie B. Howard
At Sallie B. Howard School we prepare students for careers in the performing arts, science, and humanities. We employ over 100 culturally diverse faculty and staff from 4 continents (Asia, Africa, N. America, South America) and the Caribbean. With an arts based curriculum, a residential study abroad program, a culturally diverse faculty and student body, and expansion to a high school in sight, Sallie B. Howard is preparing its students today to become 21st century global citizens tomorrow.

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

School Administrator: Dr. JoAnne Woodard
School Administrator Phone: 252.293.4150

Address: 1004 Herring Ave.
 Wilson, NC 27893
 252.293.4150 (phone)
 252.293.4151 (fax)

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

Wilson Preparatory Academy
Wilson Preparatory Academy will provide every student with a quality and relevant education that will prepare them to progress in a rapidly evolving global society. An integrated and comprehensive curriculum will be tailored to every student regardless of background, learning style, career or college pathway.

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

School Administrator: Daryl M Woodard Beverly Woodard
School Administrator Phone: 252.245.4888; 252.292.6882

Address: 2755 Tilghman Road
 Wilson, NC 27896
 252.245.4888; 252.292.6882 (phone)

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

 
 
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