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At a Glance




Amazing Students


Character-building Monthly Virtues


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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. Full price lunch is $2.75. Reduced lunch is $0.40.

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After School Care

After School Care

Paragon Charter Academy partners with the Jackson YMCA to provide convenient, on-site after school child care.

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Parents are expected to provide the means for their children to get to and from school. However, we have had great success with parents coordinating carpools. Contact us so we can help.

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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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College Prep

National Heritage Academies (NHA) schools are committed to preparing all students for high school, college, and beyond. As a college prep school, our curriculum is designed to prepare students to attend a college of their choice and pursue their desired career.

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Spotlight: Bucket Filling Spirit Week

Paragon's Bucket Fillet Spirit week included 3 dress-up days and encourages children to express kindness, appreciation, and love to themselves and others.
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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.


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Basketball, Soccer, and Volleyball



Weekly music class (specials), Band, and Choir

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Visual Arts

Weekly art class (specials)

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National Junior Honor Society, Girls on the Run, Robotics Club, and Student Council


Paragon State Average
Asian 5% 2%
Black 36% 14%
Hispanic 7% 14%
White (non-hispanic) 51% 65%
Other 1% 5%