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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.

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2023-24 Lottery

The lottery for the next school year (2023-24) was held via livestream on Tuesday, December 6 at 3:00 p.m. To view the livestream, please click on the livestream link.

To view the lottery results, click here. These results were posted 12/6/22. Student enrollment is updated daily and your child's status may have changed since. Waiting list updates with your child's status will be sent out from the school on a monthly basis.

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What Vanguard Charter Academy Parents Are Saying

"Vanguard has been a great school for my three kids. I feel like each one of my children has needed a different approach to learning, and this school excels in meeting their needs."

 - Nicloe B., Vanguard Parent


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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. Vanguard Charter Academy is a tuition-free public charter school open to all children who live in Michigan.

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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!

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A Seamless Y5-12 Education

At Vanguard Charter Academy, we're able to provide our students with a seamless Y5-12 educational experience. After graduating from Vanguard Charter Academy, they can transition to Grand River Preparatory High School, also a National Heritage Academies charter school. Grand River Prep offers advanced placement courses, dual enrollment opportunities, an Early College Program, college advisors, electives, clubs, sports, and so much more.
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At a Glance




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