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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 AcademyTue - Jul 29
Here is today’s summer learning tip: Create a summer reading chart for your child that keeps track of the pages read over the summer. Don’t forget to play our Search-Learn-Win contest tomorrow. This will be our final question. Visit with your answer for a chance to win an iPad mini!
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Enrollment Information Meeting (EIM) for New Families
Jul 30, 2014 6:00PM - 7:00PM@Emerson Academy

You and your entire family are invited and encouraged to come out and join us for tours of the school and an opportunity to learn first-hand everything about the best K-8 school in this area, according to the rankings of the Ohio Department of Education. We would love to have your student (s) take one of the few remaining seats for the 2014-15 school year and will provide you personal assistance to help you with the free application and enrollment process.


Please bring your entire family out for some free donuts and bagels while you learn about the best K-8 school in the area. We still have a few seats available and we will be delighted to provide you with personal one-on-one assistance to help you with the free application and enrollment process. This will also be a great opportunity to meet our outstanding Principal and to receive a personally guided tour of our entire campus.

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