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Kannapolis Charter Academy

Thank you for your interest in Kannapolis Charter Academy. We are currently in the application stage and if approved by the State will plan to open in August 2016. Please complete the online survey and continue to follow us on Facebook and check our website for future updates.

school renderingProposed to open for the 2016-17 school year.

Kannapolis Charter Academy will be a tuition-free public charter school educating students in grades K-8 who reside in North Carolina. For the 2016-2017 school year applications will be accepted in grade levels K-6. Subsequent grades will be added each year. Once approved, we will begin to accept applications February 2016. Kannapolis Charter Academy will be governed by the North Carolina Educational Foundation.

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Kannapolis Charter Academy’s mission is to offer a challenging and individualized learning environment where parents will be involved in their child’s education, community stewardship is encouraged, and partnerships will be formed to integrate opportunities for real-world experience.

What is a Charter School?

Charter schools are tuition-free public schools of choice, but each charter school is governed independently. Unlike traditional public schools, every charter school must demonstrate success, or it will lose its charter. Learn more about our Curriculum.

The North Carolina Educational Foundation is a not-for-profit entity organized exclusively for educational purposes. The North Carolina Educational Foundation is comprised of respected leaders in the community that are committed to providing high quality educational options for the student and families of North Carolina. The North Carolina Educational Foundation plans to partner with Charter Schools USA (CSUSA). CSUSA is one of the largest providers of charter school management services in the nation. CSUSA manages private and municipal charters for grades Pre-K through 12.

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