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U.S. News & World Report: Peak Charter Academy Ranks in Top 10 for Best Charter Middle, Elementary Schools in North Carolina

Peak Charter Academy was ranked sixth on the Best Charter Middle Schools in North Carolina list, according to U.S. News & World Report in its 2024 school rankings. Peak Charter Academy’s elementary school program also ranked 10th on the Best Charter Elementary Schools in North Carolina list.

The school, which has outperformed the local district since day one, was praised for its math and reading performance at the middle school level. Math and reading performance levels in middle school were rated well above expectations.

This marks the third year of the U.S. News & World Report ranking elementary and middle schools. The organization has provided go-to resources for parents and students at the high school and college levels for years.

Rankings were determined by analyzing math and reading proficiency, state assessments, and how schools performed compared to expectations. Read more about the ranking’s methodology here.
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About Peak Charter Academy
Peak Charter Academy is a tuition-free, public charter school in Apex, North Carolina, serving students in kindergarten through eighth grade. It is part of the National Heritage Academies network, which includes over 100 tuition-free, public charter schools serving more than 65,000 students in kindergarten through 12th grade across nine states. For more information, visit

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