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Summerfield Charter Academy Receives Top Ranking for Guilford County and Greensboro Area

Summerfield Charter Academy was recently recognized by for being a standout school of choice in Guilford County and the Greensboro area. Summerfield Charter Academy, managed by National Heritage Academies (NHA), is a free, public charter school serving students in kindergarten- through eighth-grade in the Summerfield area.

“At SCA, we strive to be a student-centered, family caring community to ensure academic excellence,” said Rudy Swofford, principal at Summerfield Charter Academy. “This recognition is a direct result of our staff members, and the strong partnership we share with our parent body.”

Summerfield Charter Academy received an A grade and various recognitions. Some of those included being ranked No. 2 for best public and charter, elementary and middle school in the Greensboro area and Guilford County.

According to Niche, rankings are based on a rigorous analysis of key statistics and reviews from students and parents using data from the U.S. Department of Education. Ranking factors include state test scores, student-teacher ratio, student diversity, teacher quality, grade school ratings, and the overall quality of the school district. Visit to view the methodology behind the ranking.

For the upcoming school year, Swofford is looking forward to continuing to grow students not only academically, but also in their maturity, personal character, and social and emotional wellness.

“We live by the motto that we are ‘simply better together,” said Swofford. “We make student-centered decisions based on parents being part of our ‘stampede family.”

You can view SCA’s full rankings here.