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​​Emerson Academy is a free public charter school serving kindergarten through 8th grades. Our exceptional education means seats are filling fast, so apply today​!

Why Emerson Academy?

Founded on academic excellence, moral focus, parental partnership, and student responsibility, Emerson Academy is a school like no other – one that can lead to a lifetime of success. We set high standards, make expectations clear, and provide a safe and emotionally secure learning environment. In addition, we focus on real-world skills, problem solving, and how to be a good citizen. Our exceptional teachers meet students at their ability level and challenge them to go beyond. Our students also draft a social contract that reinforces their commitment to their school, their teacher, and each other.

"My child is excelling at Emerson academy. His education is catered to his abilities and he is able to work at an accelerated rate that fits his academic abilities. " - Emerson Academy Parent
Top Reasons Parents Send Their Children To Our School: *
1 School safety is a top priority.
2 Children receive individual attention and instruction.
3 The curriculum provides moral focus as well as academics.
* Based on actual 2013 surveys administered to parents of kids who were returning to Emerson Academy

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Kindergarten Graduation Ceremony and Celebration
May 28, 2015 6:00PM - 7:00PM@Emerson Academy

If you have a pre-K student we invite you and your family to come out and see first-hand the joy and excitement of this year's top rated Kindergarten Class at Emerson Academy of Dayton, one of the highest rated K-8 schools in the area. If you would like to ensure that your student secures a seat in this fall's K Class at Emerson act now by submitting an application on line at or call/e-mail our Student Recruitment Specialist Jim Pierce today at 219-3471 or for your personal tour of the school and one-on-one assistance with the free application and enrollment process.

8th Grade Graduation Ceremony and Celebration
May 29, 2015 6:00PM - 7:00PM@Emerson Academy

If your Middle School student is in an underperforming school, come out and experience first-hand the 8th Grade Graduation and Celebration at one of the highest rated K-8 schools in the area according to the Ohio Department of Education. Emerson Academy of Dayton provides a free, college prep curriculum customized to th needs of each child so that they are fully prepared for great success at the high school and college of their choice. While seats are still available for this fall, apply today on line at or call/e-mail our Student Recruitment Specialist Jim Pierce who will personally help you with the free application and enrollment process and provide you with a tour of our beautiful school campus. You can reach him any time at 219-3471 or Thank you for your interest in our Emerson Aviator Family.

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