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At a Glance

Y5-8

Grades

678

Amazing Students

9

Character-building Monthly Virtues

1998

Year Opened
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Facts

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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After School Care

After School Care

We currently partner with Jackson YMCA to provide on-site after school care for our students.

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Transportation

Transportation

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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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: Paragon Teachers Receive Awards

Two Paragon Charter Academy teachers, Megan Hensrud, second-grade teacher, and Carmel McDonald, sixth-grade teacher, have been named 2019 top teachers in Jackson Magazine’s ninth-annual Top Teacher Awards.
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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.

Activities

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Sports

Basketball, Soccer, and Volleyball

Saxophone

Music

Weekly music class (specials), Band, and Choir

Artist palette

Visual Arts

Weekly art class (specials)

Chess pieces

Clubs

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

Diversity

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