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SCHOOLS (P-T) BY SCHOOL NAME

PACE Academy
Established in 2004, PACE Academy is a tuition free, public charter school serving students in grades 9-12. PACE fosters the academic and personal success of adolescents through innovative teaching methods and solid community relationships.

Grade Span: 9-12
Year Approved: 2003
Year Open: 2004

School Administrator: Rhonda R. Franklin
School Administrator Phone: 919.933.7699

Address: 308 NC 54 W.
 Carrboro, NC 27510
 919.933.7699 (phone)
 919.967.9905 (fax)

DPI Consultant: Cande Honeycutt
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3493

Paul R. Brown Leadership Academy
The mission of Paul Brown Academy is to serve it's students through a commitment to excellence in an education that serves today, tomorrow, and the future by providing an academically rich program that encompasses all skill sets for life: reading, communication, critical and creative thinking, problem solving, work ethic, integrity, physical wellness, and leadership.

Grade Span: 6-10
Year Approved: 2012
Year Open: 2013

School Administrator: Carl Lloyd
School Administrator Phone: 910.862.4868

Address: 1360 Martin Luther King Dr.
 Elizabethtown, NC 28337
 910.862.4868 (phone)

DPI Consultant: Lisa Swinson
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3495

Phoenix Academy
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

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.

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

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.

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

Pinnacle Classical Academy
Pinnacle Classical Academy will provide all students with a premier college preparatory education built on the foundation of the Core Knowledge Sequence, emphases of STEM courses and 21st Century Skills, good citizenship and classical education in collaboration with committed parents, inspiring educators and motivated students.

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

School Administrator: Danielle Robertson
School Administrator Phone: 704.740.4040

Address: 900 S. Post Rd
 Shelby, NC 28152
 704.740.4040 (phone)
 704.482.5527 (fax)

DPI Consultant: Tom Miller
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3492

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.

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: Robin Kendall
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3457

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.

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

Queen's Grant Community
Located just east of Charlotte, N.C. in the town of Mint Hill, you will find Queen's Grant Community Charter School. This school opened his doors in August of 2002 starting with grades K-5 and an enrollment of 643. Since its opening it has added an additional grade each year until it reached full capacity in 2005 with an enrollment of 720 students in grades Kindergarten - 8th. The school must hold an annual lottery each year to decide which new applicants will have an opportunity to attend the school the following year in August. Queen's Grant Community Charter School is highly regarded for its academic excellence, its strong emphasis on moral focus, which is apparent with the many ways it is always giving to people in need, fund-raising for various charities or disaster relief funds, and of course taking care of those families in need who are part of our own Queen's Grant family.

Grade Span: K-12
Year Approved: 2001
Year Open: 2002

School Administrator: Christy Morrin, K-8; Michael Smith 9-12
School Administrator Phone: 704.573.6611 704.545.0736

Address: 6400 Matthews-Mint Hill Rd.
 Mint Hill, NC 28227
 704.573.6611 704.545.0736 (phone)
 704.573.6995 (fax)

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

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.

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

School Administrator: Dr. Charles Watson
School Administrator Phone: 919.841.0441

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

DPI Consultant: Cande Honeycutt
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3493

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.

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: Robin Kendall
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3457

Research Triangle Charter Academy
Working in conjunction with parents and the Durham community, the Research Triangle Charter Academy mission is to become one of the finest elementary and middle schools in the country. We offer a challenging, character-based education through a rigorous curriculum with high academic and social expectations. Our school prioritizes the academic program and instructional time, so each student reads, computes and writes at or above grade level. We expect our students to master basic skills and to realize their full academic potential in preparation for higher education and adulthood.

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

School Administrator: Devon Carson
School Administrator Phone: 919.957.7108

Address: 2013 Ellis Rd
 Durham, NC 27703-6127
 919.957.7108 (phone)
 919.957.9698 (fax)

DPI Consultant: Cande Honeycutt
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3493

Research Triangle High School
The mission of the Research Triangle High School is to increase access to globally competitive Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) education for students and teachers across North Carolina, by incubating, proving and scaling innovative models of teaching and learning

Grade Span: 9
Year Approved: 2011
Year Open: 2012

School Administrator: Eric Grunden
School Administrator Phone: 919.627.1290

Address: PO Box 13453 / 10 Park Dr
 Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
 919.627.1290 (phone)
 919.998.3402 (fax)

DPI Consultant: Cande Honeycutt
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3493

River Mill Academy
Allow serious students the opportunity to become confident, well-rounded individuals, prepared for a successful future while providing a safe and positive environment.

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

School Administrator: Jeff Dishmon
School Administrator Phone: 336.229.0909

Address: PO Box 1450 1242 South Main Street
 Graham, NC 27253
 336.229.0909 (phone)
 336.229.9975 (fax)

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

Rocky Mount Prep.
Rocky Mount Preparatory is a K-12 public charter school with a core mission of college preparation. The school presently has 850 students. The beautiful physical plant is 92,000 sq. ft and cost 10.3 million dollars. An administrative building which houses a state of the art media center, two large classroom buildings (K-5 and 6-12), and a multipurpose gymnasium compliment the academic mission of the school. An Occupational Course of Study program is also available.

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

School Administrator: Douglas Haynes
School Administrator Phone: 252.443.9923

Address: 3334 Bishop Rd
 Rocky Mount, NC 27804
 252.443.9923 (phone)
 252.443.9932 (fax)

DPI Consultant: Lisa Swinson
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3495

Roxboro Community
The Educational Program of Roxboro Community School is based on William Purkey's Invitational Theory of Teaching and Learning. This theory will be used to create a school-wide climate conducive to learning through trust, respect, optimism, and intentionality. The Roxboro Community School, by incorporating the Invitational Theory, the Core Knowledge Curriculum for grades 7 -- 8 and the North Carolina College / University Preparatory Course of Study for grades 9 -- 12.

Grade Span: 6-12
Year Approved: 2005
Year Open: 2006

School Administrator: Natalie Brozy
School Administrator Phone: 336.597.0020

Address: 115 Lake Drive
 Roxboro, NC 27573
 336.597.0020 (phone)
 336.597.3152 (fax)

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

STEM Education for a Global Society Academy (SEGS)
SEGS Academy is a high quality, innovative school initially serving students in grades K-6 and gradually expanding to serve students through grade 12. The school's mission is to provide specialized supports and innovative instruction with an emphasis on students acquiring skills in science, technology, engineering, and math. As such, students will have the tools to be: (1) globally competitive for work in an increasingly

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

School Administrator: Annamarie Johnson (Interim)
School Administrator Phone: 336.340.1483

Address: 60 Dream Ave.
 Delco, NC 28436
 336.340.1483 (phone)

DPI Consultant: Lisa Swinson
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3495

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.

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
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3493

Sandhills Theatre Arts Renaissance School (STARS)
Grade Span: K-8
Year Approved: 1999
Year Open: 1999

School Administrator: Wesley Graner
School Administrator Phone: 910.695.1004

Address: 140 Southern Dunes Dr.
 Vass, NC 28394
 910.695.1004 (phone)
 910.695.7322 (fax)

DPI Consultant: Lisa Swinson
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3495

Socrates Academy
Socrates Academy has been established to serve Grades K-5. The mission of the Academy is to work in partnership with parents and community to encourage our students to reach their full potential by developing critical analytical thinking skills and becoming self-confident in a high achievement, multicultural, disciplined environment. Using the Socratic Method and the NC Standard Course of Study, both English and Greek are taught to our scholars.The curriculum also emphasizes math and character development.

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

School Administrator: Kristen Priganc
School Administrator Phone: 704.321.1711

Address: 3909 Weddington Rd.
 Matthews , NC 28105
 704.321.1711 (phone)
 704.321.1714 (fax)

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

Southeastern Academy
Southeastern Academy will maintain high expectations and promote excellence, especially in the fields of math and science for all students. The Academy, within its rural community, will foster a caring and creative learning environment. The school will emphasize the social, emotional, physical, and intellectual development of each child. This will be obtained through learning experiences that help children reach their greatest potential in order to function as independent learners in a diverse and ever-changing society.

Grade Span: K-8
Year Approved: 2012
Year Open: 2013

School Administrator: Jerry Long
School Administrator Phone: 910.738.7828

Address: 12251 NC 41 Highway N.
 Lumberton, NC 28358
 910.738.7828 (phone)

DPI Consultant: Lisa Swinson
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3495

Southern Wake Academy
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
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3493

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.

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
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3493

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.

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

Sugar Creek Charter
Sugar Creek is committed to providing an environment that's conducive to learning for all students that sets high expectations for student behavior and academic achievement. Sugar Creek is a uniform school and students are required to adhere to a strict uniform policy. The Code of Conduct has been designed to guide the efforts of teachers and staff in creating a safe, orderly environment and to reinforce the primary mission of the school: demanding academic learning. The Code, states clearly all school-wide rules governing student behavior as well as the consequences for breaking the rules, serves as a contract among parents, students, and staff. Character education lessons are integrated daily in to the curriculum for K-5 students. Each lesson is based on a monthly school-wide character virtue. Middle school students attend a daily Life Skills class that focus on the same school-wide character virtues and social skills training.

Grade Span: K-8
Year Approved: 1998
Year Open: 1999

School Administrator: Cheryl Turner
School Administrator Phone: 704.509.5470

Address: 4101 N Tryon St
 Charlotte, NC 28206
 704.509.5470 (phone)
 704.921.1004 (fax)

DPI Consultant: Robin Kendall
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3457

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

The Academy of Moore County
The Academy of Moore County faculty are dedicated to improving education for all students with focus on preparing students for high school honors classes. Our diverse student population is a reflection of Moore County. Our faculty are certified and held to the highest standards.

Grade Span: K-5
Year Approved: 1997
Year Open: 1997

School Administrator: Allyson Schoen
School Administrator Phone: 910.757.0401

Address: 12588 Hwy. 15-501
 Aberdeen, NC 28315
 910.757.0401 (phone)
 910.757.0403 (fax)

DPI Consultant: Lisa Swinson
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3495

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

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 Central Park School for Children
The Central Park School for Children is committed to nurturing and guiding the natural eagerness ofeach child to explore, grow, and relate to others. The school is founded on three principles: thatchildren are naturally full of life, power and confidence; that the best available research should guide our methods; and that children develop best in a community where curiosity, challenges and learning are valued. The school is creating a community of partners to guide, cherish and be amazed by the children.

Grade Span: K-5
Year Approved: 2002
Year Open: 2003

School Administrator: John Heffernan
School Administrator Phone: 919.682.1200

Address: 724 Foster St.
 Durham, NC 27701
 919.682.1200 (phone)
 919.683.1261 (fax)

DPI Consultant: Cande Honeycutt
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3493

The Children's Village Academy
Grade Span: K-8
Year Approved: 1997
Year Open: 1997

School Administrator: Gloria Battle
School Administrator Phone: 252.939.1958

Address: PO Box 2206
 Kinston, NC 28502
 252.939.1958 (phone)
 252.939.1242 (fax)

DPI Consultant: Lisa Swinson
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3495

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.

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

The Community Charter
Community Charter School is an emergent learning, arts integration public school located near Uptown Charlotte. The community is our classroom. Community Charter School's curriculum is: Interdisciplinary: integrating all areas of learning and emphasizing connections among cultures; Emergent: following the interests and expressed designs of the children; Constructivist: building on and connecting to the child's previous experiences and knowledge; Collaborative: making decisions together that affect students, staff and parents; Community Oriented: using the resources within the CCS community and in the community at large including business, government, museums, libraries, theatres, and community service organizations.

Grade Span: K-5
Year Approved: 1997
Year Open: 1997

School Administrator: Anissa Miller
School Administrator Phone: 704.377.3180

Address: 510 S. Torrence St.
 Charlotte, NC 28204
 704.377.3180 (phone)
 704.377.3182 (fax)

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

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.

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
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3493

The Hawbridge School
A welcoming and innovative small school, The Hawbridge School is located in a restored mill beside the Haw River, where students participate in river stewardship projects, environmental science research, and canoeing classes.An excellent faculty, a focus on science and art, and a connected community are the school's essential qualities.

Grade Span: 6-12
Year Approved: 1998
Year Open: 1998

School Administrator: Robert Kreiner
School Administrator Phone: 336.376.1122

Address: P.O. Box 162
 Saxapahaw, NC 27340
 336.376.1122 (phone)
 336.376.6996 (fax)

DPI Consultant: Robin Kendall
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3457

The Institute for the Development of Young Leaders (IDYL)
The Institute for the Development of Young Leaders: The Institute for the Development of Young Leaders (IDYL) provides a project based, child centered educational environment that is inspiring, intellectually stimulating, personally affirming and emotionally supportive. This setting will meet the needs of every individual child to be educated in a caring, stimulating, culturally competent setting. The setting is designed to empower students to be the owner of their educational experience and to use their gifts to benefit others. Grade Span: K-8, Year approved 2013. Year opened: 2013 School Administrator: Yvette J. Munroe School Administrator's Phone: 919-475-9723 School Address: 1305 W. Club Blvd. Durham, NC 27705

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

School Administrator: Nissa Bennett-Wells
School Administrator Phone: 919.973.4178

Address: 1305 W. Club Blvd.
 Durham, NC 27707
 919.973.4178 (phone)
 919.973.4179 (fax)

DPI Consultant: Cande Honeycutt
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3493

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.

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

The New Dimensions
The mission of The New Dimensions School is to create learning environments that support children in becoming producers of their own learning, and in the process learn to love learning.

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

School Administrator: Larry Wilkerson
School Administrator Phone: 828.437.5753

Address: 550 Lenoir Rd
 Morganton, NC 28655
 828.437.5753 (phone)
 828.437.2980 (fax)

DPI Consultant: Tom Miller
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3492

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.

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

The Woods Charter
Grade Span: K-12
Year Approved: 1998
Year Open: 1998

School Administrator: Cotton Bryan
School Administrator Phone: 919.960.8353

Address: 160 Woodland Grove Lane
 Chapel Hill, NC 27516
 919.960.8353 (phone)
 919.960.0133 (fax)

DPI Consultant: Cande Honeycutt
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3493

Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy
Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy, TJCA, is a public, charter school, offering a college-preparatory education to students in grades six through twelve and a K-5 Core Knowledge Program beginning in the 2007/08 school year. TJCA offers a Classical Curriculum, giving students the Tools of Learning, that they can apply in any profession.TJCA is open to North Carolina students.

Grade Span: K-12
Year Approved: 1999
Year Open: 1999

School Administrator: Joseph A. Maimone; Jason Cole
School Administrator Phone: 828.657.9998

Address: 2527 Hwy 221-A
 Mooresboro, NC 28114-7698
 828.657.9998 (phone)
 828.657.9012 (fax)

DPI Consultant: Tom Miller
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3492

Tiller School
Tiller School is an educational community that fosters life-long learners. This is accomplished through an academic curriculum that embraces the highest standards of achievement as well as a social curriculum that requires each student's commitment toward global citizenship. The school is dedicated to nurturing the curiosity, creativity and motivation to learn which exists in every child and adult.

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

School Administrator: Virginia Jones
School Administrator Phone: 252.728.1995

Address: 1950 Hwy.70 E
 Beaufort, NC 28516
 252.728.1995 (phone)
 252.728.3711 (fax)

DPI Consultant: Lisa Swinson
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3495

Torchlight Academy
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: Lisa Swinson
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3495

Triangle Math and 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.

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

School Administrator: Nick Yasar (Interim)
School Administrator Phone: 919.388.0077x105

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

DPI Consultant: Cande Honeycutt
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3493

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.

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: Tom Miller
DPI Consultant Phone: 919.807.3492

 
 
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