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Welcome to RTCA

We invite all families who were accepted during our Lottery Drawing, to join us for a FREE dinner with dessert and entertainment. Bring your Acceptance documents with you (which you will receive via mail), so we can get your child registered for the upcoming school year. CONGRATULATIONS, we look forward to seeing you soon.


Welcome to Research Triangle

Success means something different to everybody. Here at Research Triangle Charter Academy, it means creating endless opportunities for your child to become their best. We shape instruction to build on the strengths and abilities of each child, teaching the importance of making wise choices and excelling in school. Children are equipped to solve life’s toughest challenges and come out ahead.

Success means something different to everybody. Here at Research Triangle, see how we help your child become their best.

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NBA Star and RTCA Alum

Spotlight: TJ Warren NBA Player RTCA Alumni

TJ Warren, a small forward for the Phoenix Suns NBA team, returned to his elementary school - Research Triangle Charter Academy - on Feb. 20.
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We are a Charter School

Research Triangle Charter Academy is a tuition-free, public charter school open to all children who live in the state of North Carolina. If you are seeking a ‘private’ school education with the tuition-free benefit of a public school, then you are in the right place.

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Spotlight: RTCA Band, Cheerleaders Perform

The Research Triangle Charter Academy (RTCA) band, cheerleaders, Pearls Auxiliary team, and basketball teams were featured during the women's basketball game at North Carolina Central University (NCCU) on Dec. 19 at the university.
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We know there are a lot of factors in deciding where your child will go to school and we want to help. Use our live chat or leave your information and we will be in touch.

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We would love to show you our world so contact us to schedule a tour. We also hold open houses where you can meet our amazing teachers.

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We can’t wait to share your child’s journey! Apply online, in person, or over the phone and don’t hesitate to ask us questions along the way! We are here for you.

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