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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​!

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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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Join us for OPEN HOUSE on Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017. Sessions will be offered based on parent’s last name. Parent’s with last name beginning with A-L: 5:00pm-6:00pm Parent’s with last name beginning with M-Z: 6:30pm-7:30pm
RTCA staff heads to the Durham Bulls VS Norfolk Tide game! Want to learn more about our FREE K-8th grade Charter School? Then, visit our table on August 25th at the Durham Bulls stadium. Meet our staff, ask questions, and apply for your child’s seat. We hope to see you there! Game starts at 7:05pm.
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RTCA hosts Enrollment Information Night @Villages of Ellis Crossing
Aug 22, 2017 5:00PM - 6:00PMat The Villages at Ellis Crossing

Interested in learning more about Research Triangle Charter Academy? Then, join our Principal and Admissions Representative at The Villages at Ellis Crossing on August 22nd at 5:00pm to learn more. Ask questions, get answers, and enjoy FREE food/beverages (while supplies last).

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Open House (session times based on parent last name)
Aug 23, 2017 5:00PM - 7:30PMat Research Triangle Charter Academy

Join us for Open House and discover how our personalized lessons meet the needs of every child. Tour our school and meet the teachers. We look forward to seeing you soon. Session Times: 5:00pm-6:00pm- for parent's with last name beginning with A-L 6:30pm-7:30pm- for parent's with last name beginning with M-Z

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