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

Why Research Triangle Charter Academy?

Founded on academic excellence, moral focus, parental partnership, and student responsibility, Research Triangle Charter Academy is a school like no other – one that can lead to a lifetime of success. We set high standards, 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.

"We love the teachers at RTCA! Especially the way they give individual attention to my daughter and help her with any difficulties in learning." - Research Triangle Charter Academy Parent
Top Reasons Parents Send Their Children To Our School: *
1 Teachers are great at communicating with parents.
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 Research Triangle Charter Academy

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School will be closed from Dec 22 , 2014 - Jan 2, 2015. Happy Holidays!
Join our Fine Arts Department tomorrow night for their Winter Muscial Program at 6pm.
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Enrollment Information Meeting with Rags to Riches Performance
Jan 29, 2015 5:30PM - 6:30PM@Research Triangle Charter Academy

RTCA is celebrating “National School Choice Week” with an Enrollment Information Meeting for Perspective Families at 5:30 pm followed by a theatrical performance at 6:30 pm. Learn more about Research Triangle Charter Academy, meet some teachers and staff, tour the school and enjoy a performance by Rags to Riches Theater: RSVP now to reserve your spot.

Rags to Riches Performance
Jan 29, 2015 6:30PM - 7:30PM@Research Triangle Charter Academy

Theatrical performance for our current families and newly applied families. Join us in the gymnasium for an evening of entertainment and fun! RAGS TO RICHES THEATER: Provides a production of plays of varied styles, content and cultural orientation as an introduction to theatre; to make tangible the assumption that all cultures share similar formative stories; to fulfill esteem needs by letting young audiences experience the best productions.

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