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Welcome to Matthews Charter Academy - Outperforming the District in All Subjects!

We never set limits on how much your child can achieve. At Matthews Charter we create endless opportunities for your child to become their best. We shape instruction to build on the strengths and abilities of each child and make moral focus lessons part of every school day. Our students not only excel but thrive. A study done by Stanford University reveals that our students outperform their peers from surrounding schools by a remarkable 3.5 months each year.

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NHA Shines: Stanford Study Shows Our Students Surpass Their Peers by 3.5 Months Each Year

A recent Stanford study shows NHA partner-school students continue to outperform their traditional public school peers. They do so by gaining nearly three-and-a-half months of additional learning. NHA also earned the new “gap busters” designation for outstanding progress in eliminating learning disparities for minority and poverty students.
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2024-25 Lottery Results

The lottery for the next school year (2024-25) was held via livestream on Wednesday, December 6 at 3:30 p.m. To view the livestream, please click on the livestream link.

To view the lottery results, click here. These results were posted 12/6/23. Student enrollment is updated daily and your child's status may have changed since. Waiting list updates with your child's status will be sent out from the school on a monthly basis.
 

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

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At a Glance

K-8

Grades

778

Number of Students

2016

Year Opened
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What Matthews Charter Academy Parents Are Saying

"My son has been a student at Matthews Charter Academy since it opened in 2016 and I cannot see him attending any other school. Matthews continues to provide him with a high quality education."

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