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Open House

Stop by and see us. Discover how we meet the unique needs of your child. Find out how we make moral focus lessons part of every school day. Hear about our academic and enrichment programs, visit the classrooms, and enjoy a treat. We look forward to seeing you!

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Tour Our School

Find out how our great academic and enrichment programs will prepare your child for a lifetime of success.

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Coffee with the Princi...

We want to welcome any newly applied or interested families! Join our principal for coffee. This is your chance to get an update on school news and have your questions answered. We look forward to seeing you!

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Welcome to Johnston

At Johnston Charter Academy we create endless opportunities for your child to become their best. We inspire our students to excel academically and think creatively to reach their full potential. Our dedicated teachers help children apply critical thinking skills to solve real-world problems. Our moral focus program motivates children to be better people. As a result, children are prepared to tackle 21st century challenges and excel in high-school, college, and beyond.

At Johnston we create endless opportunities for your child to become their best.

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School Mission

Through a program of rigorous academics, character development, and a focus on the individual progress and needs of students, our school develops critical-thinking scholars who are well-prepared for high school, college, career, and life.

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Spotlight: JCA Goes Orange for Anti-Bullying

Johnston Charter Academy (JCA) went orange in support of Unity Day, which serves as the signature event of National Bullying Prevention Month. This day represents a message of hope and support. Kerry Chisnall, principal at JCA, even had shirts made for the staff that said, “Be Kind JCA.”

“We stand behind the culture that our school practices and fully support the environment in which our students are learning in,” said Kara Dawson, admissions representative at JCA.

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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. Johnston Charter Academy is a tuition-free public charter school open to all children who live in North Carolina.

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Spotlight: JCA Hosts Summer Tie-Dye Party

Johnston Charter Academy recently gathered middle school students and their families for a tie-dye party. Sixty-five scholars were in attendance, totaling to more than 120 people present. The event was a great chance for students to see their friends again.

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We would love to show you our world so contact us to schedule a tour. We also hold open houses where you can meet our amazing teachers. Tours will be available beginning in September.

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We can’t wait to share your child’s journey! Apply online, in person, or over the phone and don’t hesitate to ask us questions along the way! We are here for you.

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