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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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ALL New Families - Hot Dog I'm going to RTCA!
Aug 04, 2014 5:00PM - 6:00PM@Research Triangle Charter Academy

New Students at RTCA for the Fall of 2014. Join us at the school hot dogs. Meet new classmates, shake hands with the deans, and say hello to the some of the staff. Hot Dogs provided!

Kindergarten Open House
Aug 13, 2014 5:30PM - 6:30PM@Research Triangle Charter Academy

RTCA Kindergarten Students Join us for an Open House just for Kindergartens. Find your classroom, meet your teacher, shake hands with the dean and say hello to fellow kindgarteners.

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