Cardinal Charter Academy at North Raleigh

Thank you for your interest in Cardinal Charter Academy at North Raleigh. 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.

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Cardinal Charter Academy at North Raleigh 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. Cardinal Charter Academy at North Raleigh will be governed by the Triangle Charter Education Association of North Carolina.

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Cardinal Charter Academy at North Raleigh's mission is to build a student-centered learning environment where students can reach their academic potential in a project-based and technology rich environment through the use of data to meet students’ individual needs.

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.

Triangle Charter Education Association is a not-for-profit entity organized exclusively for educational purposes. Triangle Charter Education Association 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. Triangle Charter Education Assocation plans to hire 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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