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Coffee with the Principal

Coffee with the Princi...

Join Principal Ben Kriesch for coffee and conversation on Dec. 6. We will begin at 8:15 a.m. in the Parent Room.

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Welcome to Paragon

Success means something different to everybody. Here at Paragon Charter Academy, it means creating 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.

Success means something different to everybody. Here at Paragon, see how we help your child become their best.

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Spotlight: Bucket Filling Spirit Week

Paragon's Bucket Fillet Spirit week included 3 dress-up days and encourages children to express kindness, appreciation, and love to themselves and others.
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We are a Charter School

Paragon Charter Academy is a tuition-free, public charter school open to all children who live in the state of Michigan. If you are seeking a ‘private’ school education with the tuition-free benefit of a public school, then you are in the right place.

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Spotlight: Paragon Celebrates 20 Years

Paragon's principal Ben Kriesh, and 4th-8th grade dean Sue Delie, recently appeared on “The Bart Hawley Show” on Jackson TV (JTV) to celebrate the school’s 20th anniversary.
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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.

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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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