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At a Glance

Y5-8

Grades

771

Amazing Students

9

Character-building Monthly Virtues

1996

Year Opened
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Facts

Free and Reduced Lunch

Free and Reduced Lunch

Healthy, balanced meals are available to all students. We offer free and reduced programs for families that qualify. We offer hot lunch each full day of school.

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Before and After School Care

Before and After School Care

We offer an after school (each full school day) care program through the YMCA.

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Transportation

Transportation

Parents are expected to provide the means for their children to get to and from school. However, we have had great success with parents coordinating carpools. Contact us so we can help.

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Dress Code

Dress Code

The school has a dress code designed to reduce distractions so children can focus on academic success. This dress code is flexible and cost effective while encouraging student learning.

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Spotlight: Students Race in Vanguard 500

In the back parking lot at Vanguard Charter Academy, the sound of rumbling engines could be heard.
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Programs at a Glance

In addition to our individualized teaching and moral focus program, we have opportunities for leadership, extra support, enrichment, clubs, after school activities, sports, and more.

Activities

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Sports

Basketball, Soccer, Volleyball, Cheerleading, Cross Country

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Music

Weekly music class (specials), Band, Choir

Artist palette

Art

Weekly art class (specials), drama, and 2D/3D art electives (middle school)

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Clubs

National Junior Honor Society, Running Club, "Be Nice" Leadership, Student Council

Diversity

Vanguard State Average
Asian 4% 2%
Black 9% 14%
Hispanic 31% 14%
White (non-hispanic) 55% 65%
Other 1% 5%

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