Sign In
NHA Logo Research Triangle Charter Academy 2418 Ellis Road Durham, NC 27703

About Us

​​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

Quick Links

Call Our School

We're here to help if you have any questions about our school.


Facebook Feed

Take the first step to understanding how we can meet the unique needs of your child. Prospective students and parents are invited to join us for WALK-THROUGH WEDNESDAY on November 2nd from 10:00 am-2:00 pm. Visiting during instruction time allows you to experience first hand how a Research Triangle Charter Academy education can make a difference. After your TOUR, remember to APPLY. We look forward to welcoming you to the Research Triangle Charter Academy Family!
Good Afternoon RTCA Family! Below is this year's basketball schedule. Mark your calendars and support our Eagle basketball team! RTCA Basketball Schedule November 4th vs. Word of God** November 8th vs. Cardinal Charter November 15th @ Carter Community November 17th @ Torchlight November 18th vs. Maureen Joy** November 29th vs. Henderson November 30th vs. Thales Academy (Girls) December 9th @ Sallie B December 13th vs. Healthy Start December 15th vs. Pre-Eminent December 19th @ Maureen Joy (3:45pm) January 5th @ Cardinal Charter (4:15pm) January 6th vs. Henderson ** January 11th vs. Healthy Start January 12th vs. Carter Community** January 18th @ Pre-Eminent January 19th vs. Sallie B January 25th @ Word of God January 26th vs. Torchlight*** January 27th @ Thales Academy (Girls) **Blackout Night *** Homecoming Night
Visit Facebook

School Calendar

View All Events

Learn More About Us

FALL FESTIVAL(video game truck, cupcake walk, bounce house, pony rides and more)
Nov 05, 2016 12:00PM - 2:00PMat Research Triangle Charter Academy

Visit our school and have fun too. In addition to free family activities, discover how our personalized teaching meets the unique needs of your child. Find out how we include moral focus lessons into every school day. Learn about our academic and enrichment programs, meet our staff, and connect with other families. We look forward to you becoming part of our school community.

More Info
Copyright © 2016National Heritage AcademiesAll Rights Reserved