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We’re proud to introduce Excel-erate, our new advanced learning program. For the student ready to accelerate beyond grade level, Excel-erate provides the resources and instruction they need.

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Grow With Us Part 3 of 3

Grow With Us Part 3 of...

Incoming kindergarten families are invited to part three of our kindergarten onboarding series. Our Grow with Us event has gone virtual! Our live presentation will give families information about preparing for kindergarten and include an activity for the kiddos. Email Kara at with any questions or to receive meeting link.

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

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Grow with Us 3 of 3 - Virtual

Grow with Us 3 of 3 - ...

All incoming kindergarten families are invited to join us in a three-part series for our kindergarten onboarding program. Our Grow with Us event has gone virtual! This live presentation will give families information about preparing for kindergarten this fall and have an activity for the kiddos to participate in. We hope to see you there!

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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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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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At a Glance




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Where Students Succeed

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

Mrs. Williams

A Listening Ear and Technology Serve as Crutch for Social and Emotional Support in Research Triangle Community

Meet Jacquetta Williams, MSW, who is in her sixth year as a social worker at Research Triangle Charter Academy. Since March 2020, she began to rethink her approach, while also helping others navigate the pandemic.
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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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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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