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We are operating under Plan A, with five days per week of in-person instruction. We also offer a fully remote learning option at all grade levels. Have virtual learning questions, like how to log in to your Chromebook? Check out the Virtual Learning Hub.

VIRTUAL LEARNING

VIRTUAL LEARNING

Our virtual learning program is better than the rest. Plus, all students will be provided Chromebooks to use both in school and at home.

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Grow With Us Part 1 of 2

Grow With Us Part 1 of...

Incoming kindergarten families are invited to join us in a two-part kindergarten onboarding program. Our Grow with Us event has gone virtual for this first one! Families will get information about preparing for kindergarten and we will have an activity for the kiddos. Email Kara at 108.kdawson@nhaschools.com with questions or to receive meeting link.

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Parent Information Meeting 1&2

Parent Information Mee...

All incoming 2021-22 JCA families are invited to join us for an information session to hear Principal Chisnall talk about a combination of our two pillars, Academic Excellence and Moral Focus. Email Kara Dawson at 108.kdawson@nhaschools.com with any questions or to receive meeting link.

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Johnston YouTube Channel

Johnston YouTube Chann...

Johnston Charter Academy now has a YouTube channel. Visit our channel to learn more about the school today!

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Welcome to Johnston

At Johnston Charter Academy we create endless opportunities for your child to become their best. We inspire our students to excel academically and think creatively to reach their full potential. Our dedicated teachers help children apply critical thinking skills to solve real-world problems. Our moral focus program motivates children to be better people. As a result, children are prepared to tackle 21st century challenges and excel in high-school, college, and beyond.

At Johnston we create endless opportunities for your child to become their best.

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Learn more about Johnston Charter Academy! Get to know our school leadership and discover all we have to offer. Questions? Contact us today!

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2021-22 Lottery

The student selection lottery for the next school year (2021-22) was held Tuesday, March 9 at 6:00 p.m.

If you missed the livestream and would like to view it, click below.

To view the results of the 2021-22 student selection lottery, click here!

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We Are a Charter School

Are you seeking a "private" school education with the no-cost benefit of a public school? If so, you're in the right place. Johnston Charter Academy is a tuition-free public charter school open to all children who live in North Carolina.

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At a Glance

K-8

Grades

751

Number of Students

2018

Year Opened
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Where Students Succeed

Johnston outperformed the local school district on the state test.

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School Mission

Through a program of rigorous academics, character development, and a focus on the individual progress and needs of students, our school develops critical-thinking scholars who are well-prepared for high school, college, career, and life.

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Community

Spotlight: Senator Lisa Barnes Visits Johnston Charter Academy

North Carolina State Senator, Lisa Barnes, visited Johnston Charter Academy (JCA) in light of National Reading Month. “State Sen. Barnes visit to JCA allows her, and other political decision makers, to see the great work our charter schools are doing in our communities,” said Kerry Chisnall, principal at JCA.

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We know there are a lot of factors in deciding where your child will go to school and we want to help. Use our live chat or leave your information and we will be in touch.

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Tour the School

We would love to show you our world so contact us to schedule a tour. We also hold open houses where you can meet our amazing teachers. Tours will be available beginning in September.

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We can’t wait to share your child’s journey! Apply online, in person, or over the phone and don’t hesitate to ask us questions along the way! We are here for you.

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Board Notice

The Board Meeting Notices notify the public of any special, rescheduled, or canceled Board meetings for the current school year, including public Board meetings being held via electronic means.

In accordance with Senate Bill 704, meetings of the Board of Directors if being held remotely with simultaneous live audio and video can be viewed simultaneously via live stream. Please view the Board Meeting Notices on the Board Documents page to access the live stream link.
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