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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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There's Still Time to Apply For Kindergarten at Vanguard Charter Academy

Do you have a child ready to start Kindergarten? We're still taking applications at Vanguard Charter Academy! Click below to learn more about applying for Kindergarten and what you can expect.
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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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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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At a Glance

Y5-8

Grades

775

Number of Students

1996

Year Opened
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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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Schedule a school tour and learn more about our personalized teaching, moral focus program, after-school activities, clubs, sports, and more.

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