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We're Ranked the #6 Charter Middle School

Peak Charter Academy has outperformed the district since day one, and it doesn't stop there. We are proud to display our impressive collection of awards and accolades, which include both local and national honors. Our school’s dedication to academic excellence and moral focus is evident in the recognition we’ve earned, emphasizing our commitment to preparing students to succeed in life.


Peak is a top 10 charter school

U.S. News & World Report Ranks Peak the #6 Charter Middle School

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.
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Awards and Accolades

Peak ranked a top ten charter school by Niche

Niche Ranking

Peak Charter Academy was named a Top Ten Charter Elementary and Middle School in the Raleigh area by Niche, an organization that specializes in data and rankings. We received top marks for diversity, academics, and our teachers, and were given an overall grade of A.

Parents love Peak Charter Academy

Praise from Parents

"The best decision we have made was to move our child from private school to Peak Charter Academy. Peak offers a challenging curriculum and a better environment for my child to succeed!" - Peak Charter Academy Parent

Peak has won a Maggy Award for the past five years.

Maggy Awards

Peak Charter Academy has been recognized with a Maggy Award for the past five years! This annual award is earned by receiving votes from the community. Community members are asked to nominate organizations they believe are the best in Wake County!

Principal Steve Pond

Steve Pond Named Best Elementary School Principal

Congratulations to Principal Steve Pond! He was recently named 2024 Maggy Awards Winner for Best Elementary School Principal.

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Peak is a Safe School

Ensuring a safe school environment is crucial for the well-being and development of students, staff, and the broader school community. Peak Charter Academy received the NHA Safety Award for the 2022-23 school year for achieving the highest ratings for safety on both the parent and staff surveys. We completed all required safety drills, and participated in the 2022-23 NHA Safety Week, a week set aside to educate staff and students on safety at school.

Eagle Award

Student Enrollment Eagle Award Recipient

National Heritage Academies awarded Peak Charter Academy the Student Enrollment Eagle Award for the 2022-23 school year. This award recognizes our strong enrollment, which speaks to the popularity of our school. 

NHA Schools gain nearly 3.5 months of additional learning per year.

NHA Shines: Stanford's CREDO 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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Where Kids Succeed

Peak Charter Academy outperforms the local district in all subjects on the state test.

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