Welcome to Vanguard Charter Academy
We never set limits on how much your child can achieve. At Vanguard 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.Apply Today! Discover Our Difference
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Open Enrollment Has Started!
Open Enrollment for the 2023-24 school year runs October 1 through November 30. Applying during Open Enrollment is your best chance at securing a seat. Don't miss the deadline, apply today!
2023-24 School Lottery
The Lottery for the 2023-24 school year will be held via livestream on Tuesday, December 6 at 3:00 p.m. To view the livestream, click below.
Parent Portal Help Page
Parent Portal gives parents quick and easy access to their child's information. Click below to learn more!
Advanced Learning Program
We offer advanced learning opportunities for top-performing students who are ready to progress beyond grade level.
Open Enrollment for the 2023-24 School Year Starts Oct. 1
We’re often asked, “When is the best time to apply to an NHA school?” The answer: During Open Enrollment. Don't miss the deadline! Open Enrollment for the 2023-24 school year starts October 1 and ends November 30. Check out this blog to clear up any confusion around this important “golden window” of time.More on Open Enrollment
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. Vanguard Charter Academy is a tuition-free public charter school open to all children who live in Michigan.Learn More About Charter Schools
Apply Now For High School at Grand River Prep
Vanguard Charter Academy provides a seamless K-12 educational experience with Grand River Preparatory High School, a high school located in Kentwood, Michigan, that falls under the National Heritage Academies portfolio.Learn How to Apply at Grand River Prep
Grand River Prep is now accepting applications for the 2023-24 school year. Click below to learn more!
Learn More About Vanguard
Learn more about Vanguard Charter Academy! Hear from parents, teachers, and students, see inside our classrooms, and discover what makes our school special. We'd love to show your around. Schedule a tour today!Schedule a Tour
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