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​​Research Triangle Charter Academy is a free public charter school serving kindergarten through 8th grade. Our exceptional education means seats are filling fast, so apply today​!

Why Research Triangle Charter Academy?

Founded on academic excellence, moral focus, parental partnership, and student responsibility, Research Triangle Charter Academy is a school like no other – one that can lead to a lifetime of success. Our exceptional teachers individualize instruction based on your child’s needs. In addition we focus on real-world skills and how to be a good person. Our students also draft a social contract that reinforces their commitment to their school, their teacher, and each other.

"We love the teachers at RTCA! Especially the way they give individual attention to my daughter and help her with any difficulties in learning." - Research Triangle Charter Academy Parent
Top Reasons Parents Send Their Children To Our School: *
1 Teachers are great at communicating with parents.
2 Children receive individual attention and instruction.
3 The curriculum provides moral focus as well as academics.
* Based on actual 2013 surveys administered to parents of kids who were returning to Research Triangle Charter Academy

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RTCA PARENTS, Career Day is rapidly approaching and we need YOUR experiences! Whether you are a nurse, mechanic, astronaut, custodian, or business owner- we need you! We are looking for a variety of people interested in spending a day talking to our students about their career. Many of our students are unaware of the career opportunities available to them and this is a fantastic way to provide them with first hand knowledge of potential career paths. PARENTS, this is also a great way for you to get involved in RTCA and make an impact on the students’ future. If you are not interested but know someone who is, please give them (or us) the necessary contact information. The 2017 RTCA Career Day is March 30th from 8:30am–12:30pm. Thank you in advance for your involvement! (If you have any questions or would like to get further information please contact JacQuetta Williams at (919)957-7108 ext 233 or email at RTCA padres, Día de la carrera se acerca rápidamente y necesitamos sus experiencias! Si usted es una enfermera, mecánica, astronauta, custodio o dueño del negocio - los necesitamos! Estamos buscando una variedad de personas interesadas en pasar un día de hablar con nuestros estudiantes sobre su carrera. Muchos de nuestros estudiantes son conscientes de las oportunidades de carrera disponibles para ellos y esta es una manera fantástica para brindarles el primer conocimiento de posibles trayectorias profesionales. PADRES, también es una gran manera para que usted pueda involucrarse en RTCA y hacer un impacto en el futuro de los estudiantes. Si no te interesa pero alguien sabe, por favor dar les (nos) la información necesaria de contacto. El día de carrera de RTCA 2017 es el 30 de marzo de 8:30am – 12:30pm. Gracias de antemano por su participación! (Si usted tiene alguna pregunta o le gustaría obtener más información póngase en contacto con JacQuetta Williams en (919)957-7108 ext 233 o por correo electrónico a
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Enrollment Information Night (for students entering grades K-8)
Jan 24, 2017 6:00PM - 7:00PMat Research Triangle Charter Academy

Discover how our personalized teaching meets the unique needs of your child. Find out how we bring moral focus lessons into every school day. Learn about our academic and enrichment programs, meet our leadership, and connect with other families. We look forward to seeing you.

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