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Out of an abundance of caution, and in alignment with the local district, we have decided to suspend classes at all NHA North Carolina schools. Learn more about the closure and food services during this time.

Advanced Learning

Advanced Learning

We offer an advanced curriculum in math for students who are ready for more challenging material or to learn at an accelerated pace.

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Find out how our great academic and enrichment programs will prepare your child for a lifetime of success.

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Welcome to Research Triangle

We never set limits on how much your child can achieve. At Research Triangle Charter Academy we create endless opportunities for your child to become their best. We shape instruction to build on the strengths and abilities of each child and make moral focus lessons part of every school day. As a result, our students thrive.

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

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2020-21 Lottery Results

The student selection lottery results for next school year (2020-21) are in! View lottery results for details.

At a Glance

K-8

Grades

732

Number of Students

2000

Year Opened
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Where Students Succeed

RTCA outperformed the local school district on the state test for the past five years.

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Community

Spotlight: RTCA Raises Donations for Foster Care

Research Triangle Charter Academy hosted a foster care drive and raised over 700 items to donate to a local foster care closet that serves the Durham area.
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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. Research Triangle Charter Academy is a tuition-free public charter school open to all children who live in North Carolina.

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Parent

Spotlight: Fathers and Daughters Dance

Research Triangle was packed with fathers, father figures, and daughters for a night of fun, food, fellowship, and music. 
“Events like this reinforce our support of strong parental relationships with children and how those relationships play a critical role in the academic, behavioral, moral, and social-emotional outcomes for children,” said Wayne Muhammad, principal at RTCA.

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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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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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