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All K-5 scholars are operating under Plan A, with four days per week of in-person instruction and remote learning every Wednesday. All middle school scholars are in-person under Plan B, with hybrid groups attending two days per week in-person. We also offer a fully remote learning option at all grade levels. Have virtual learning questions, like how to log in to your Chromebook? Check out the Virtual Learning Hub.

At a Glance




Amazing Students


Character-building Monthly Virtues


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Free and Reduced Lunch

Free and Reduced Lunch

We offer healthy, balanced meals to all students, including hot lunch each full school day. Our free and reduced program is available to families that qualify.

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Before and After School Care

Before and After School Care

We partner with LYNX to offer on-site before and after school care.

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Busing is not provided, so parents are expected to provide the means for children to get to and from our school. Contact us if you would like to ask about parent carpooling.

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Dress Code

Dress Code

We have a dress code designed to reduce distractions so children can focus on academic success. Our dress code is flexible and cost effective.

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Spotlight: Senator Lisa Barnes Visits Johnston Charter Academy

North Carolina State Senator, Lisa Barnes, visited Johnston Charter Academy (JCA) in light of National Reading Month. “State Sen. Barnes visit to JCA allows her, and other political decision makers, to see the great work our charter schools are doing in our communities,” said Kerry Chisnall, principal at JCA.

Activities & More

In addition to our academics and moral focus, we support our students with a variety of extra programs.
We've highlighted a few below.

You can also download a complete list of what we offer.
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Basketball, Soccer, Volleyball, Cheerleading, Cross Country



Weekly music class (specials), Band

Artist palette


Weekly art class (specials), Dance, Drama

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Art Club, Drama Club, Book Club, LEGO Club, Yoga, Science Olympiad, STEM, Run Club, Nature Club, Robotics, Coding, National Junior Honor Society


JohnstonState Average
Black or African American21%24%
White (non-hispanic)61%46%

Other schools nearbyView NHA Schools Near Me

PreEminent Charter School

3815 Rock Quarry Road
Raleigh, NC 27610

7.6 Miles away from Johnston Charter Academy


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Rolesville Charter Academy

908 Eagle Scholars Drive (behind Bojangles)
Rolesville, NC 27571

17.1 Miles away from Johnston Charter Academy


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