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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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Emerson AcademyMon - Jun 29
The Search – Learn – Win Summer Learning Contest is coming back! We’ll start posting clues on Monday, July 6, so get your students ready for more fun!
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Enrollment Information Meeting - Open House (Meet the New Principal)
Jul 21, 2015 6:00PM - 7:00PMat Emerson Academy

Bring the entire family to enjoy Family Fun Night while you secure one of the few seats still available for your K-8 student at the best K-8 school in Dayton. Emerson Academy of Dayton, with the highest overall annual academic growth rate would love to have your student enjoy the benefits of our college readiness curriculum, that maximizes their preparation for great success, not only K-8, but also in the high school and college of their choice. We look forward to seeing you and helping you with all of your family's educational needs as we enjoy pizza, drinks, gifts and all of the latest information for our great school. RSVP today or just show up and we will give you the personal one-on-one assistance and support you will not find anywhere else. The Emerson Aviator Family welcomes you!

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Free Kinder Camp at Emerson Academy for all new K Students
Aug 03, 2015 8:00AM - 12:00PMat Emerson Academy

If you have a new Kindergarten student starting their K-8 education this fall, we invite and encourage you to join us for our fun, educational and free three day Kinder Camp at Emerson Academy of Dayton (August 3 - 5). Your student will have a great time meeting our outstanding K Teachers, Dean and Principal and it will be terrific preparation to get them ready for the first day of school. We still have a few seats left in both our Kinder Camp and our fall Kindergarten Classes in the best and highest rated K-8 school in the area, so contact us right away to secure a spot for your child. Thank you very much for your interest in the Emerson Academy of Dayton Aviators.

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