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​​Emerson Academy is a free public charter school serving kindergarten through 8th grades. Our exceptional education means seats are filling fast, so apply today​!

Why Emerson Academy?

Founded on academic excellence, moral focus, parental partnership, and student responsibility, Emerson Academy is a school like no other – one that can lead to a lifetime of success. We set high standards, make expectations clear, and provide a safe and emotionally secure learning environment. In addition, we focus on real-world skills, problem solving, and how to be a good citizen. Our exceptional teachers meet students at their ability level and challenge them to go beyond. Our students also draft a social contract that reinforces their commitment to their school, their teacher, and each other.

"My child is excelling at Emerson academy. His education is catered to his abilities and he is able to work at an accelerated rate that fits his academic abilities. " - Emerson Academy Parent
Top Reasons Parents Send Their Children To Our School: *
1 School safety is a top priority.
2 Children receive individual attention and instruction.
3 The curriculum provides moral focus as well as academics.
* Based on actual 2013 surveys administered to parents of kids who were returning to Emerson Academy

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Emerson Open House and Huntington Bank Free Backpack Giveaway
Sep 13, 2014 10:00AM - 12:00PM@Emerson Academy

We want to invite and welcome all current and prospective Emerson families to come out to our last very special Open House at Emerson Academy where we will be giving away new school backpacks to the first 225 Emerson students who attend this event and the first 25 new K-8 students who make application to secure one of our 23 remaining seats still available for this 2014-15 school year. There will be tours of the school and free food and drinks for everyone who attends, as well as, $25 Visa Gift Cards for all new student referrals. We hope to see you there for this great Emerson/Huntington Bank partnership!

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