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​​We are a free public charter school offering grades K-8. Seats are filling fast, so apply today​!

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Why Fortis Academy?

Founded on academic excellence, moral focus, parental partnership, and student responsibility, Fortis Academy is a school like no other –one that can lead to a lifetime of success. Our exceptional teachers individualize instruction based on your child’s needs. In addition we focus on real-world skills and how to be a good person. Our students also draft a social contract that reinforces their commitment to their school, their teacher, and each other.

"I think that Fortis academy is a great school filled with wonderful people! I believe that everyone in the school truly cares about each child and are doing their best to help every single child. My daughter has grown to be such a great individual because of the influence at school and all of the support she receives from every teacher." - Fortis Academy Parent
Top Reasons Parents Send Their Children To Our School: *
1 The teachers provide a great foundation for the kids morally and academically.
2 I am very glad that the teachers assess every child's learning level and assigns them at their level of competency.
3 The curriculum provides moral focus as well as academics.
* Based on actual 2013 surveys administered to parents of kids who were returning to Fortis Academy

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New Family Dinner
Oct 25, 2017 5:30PM - 6:30PMat Fortis Academy

If you are a new family attending Fortis Academy, please join us for a New Family Mix & Mingle Dinner! This is a great opportunity for your family to learn more about the programs offered at Fortis Academy and find out why this is a great place for your child to learn, grow and prepare for success. You can expect a lot of mingling, food and FUN!!

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Trunk or Treat
Oct 30, 2017 5:30PM - 6:30PMat Fortis Academy

Join us for dress up FUN and TREATS!! Trunk or Treat at Fortis Academy provides a safe environment for families to enjoy Halloween fun together in a festive, non-scary atmosphere. Children Trick or Treat by going from decorated car trunk to car trunk to get their bag filled with goodies. There may even be a costume parade for the little ones to participate! This event is FREE for the children.

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