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At a Glance

Y5-8

Grades

776

Amazing Students

9

Character-building Monthly Virtues

1995

Year Opened
Three students show their ages on their fingers

Facts

Free and Reduced Lunch

Free and Reduced Lunch

Healthy, balanced meals are available to all students. We offer free and reduced programs for families that qualify. We offer hot lunch each full day of school.

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Before and After School Care

Before and After School Care

We partner with several local providers of before and after school care that may provide drop-off and pick-up services to and from school.

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Transportation

Transportation

Parents are expected to provide transportation to and from school. However, parents have had success coordinating carpooling.

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Dress Code

Dress Code

The school has a dress code designed to reduce distractions so children can focus on academic success. This dress code is flexible and cost effective while encouraging student learning.

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Spotlight: Music Teacher Published Book

Toni Nunemaker, a music teacher at Excel Charter Academy, published a book this year about her journey to healing and forgiveness after her grandson, Connor Verkerke, 9, was murdered by a 12-year-old boy on a playground two years ago.
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Programs at a Glance

In addition to our individualized teaching and moral focus program, we have opportunities for leadership, extra support, enrichment, clubs, after school activities, sports, and more.

Activities

Basketball hoop

Sports

Basketball, Volleyball, Soccer, Cheerleading, Cross Country

Saxophone

Music

Weekly music class (specials), Band, Choir

Artist palette

Art

Weekly art class (specials), Drama

Chess pieces

Clubs

Science Olympiad, Yearbook Committee, Girls on the Run, Student Ambassadors

Diversity

Excel State Average
Asian 8% 2%
Black 31% 14%
Hispanic 14% 14%
Other 1% 5%
White (non-hispanic) 46% 65%

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