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We provide students a strong moral focus program and a rigorous college-prep education. Our goal is for students to develop the moral strength, knowledge, and skills they need to succeed in college, work, and life.

Academic growth award

Congratulations, Wake Forest Charter Academy!

WFCA was recently presented an Academic Growth Award by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI). The honor was given for achieving the goal of academic progress for the 2021-22 school year.

Late last year, the school was also named as one of Raleigh’s Best Charter Schools by The News & Observer newspaper which serves the greater Raleigh and Durham, North Carolina areas.
 
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We Reach Higher

We focus on every child’s unique needs, abilities, and interests. We set high standards, make expectations clear, personalize teaching, and as a result, our students thrive.

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We Build Character

We make moral focus part of every school day. Virtues such as respect, perseverance, and compassion are essential to what kids need to succeed. Students learn the importance of making good decisions and doing the right thing in life.

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We Expect More

Our students are taught how to make wise choices, consider consequences, and take responsibility for their actions. Our “no excuses” approach helps kids learn at a young age that strong character is developed through personal responsibility.

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We Work Together

Our teachers make a point of being available to discuss your child’s progress. When parents, teachers, and students work together, they form a powerful connection between home and school – a partnership that can change a child’s life.

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We Focus on Safety

Students require a safe and orderly place to learn and do their best. At Wake Forest Charter Academy, safety practices are in place which include:

  • Keeping our doors locked - all visitors are required to check in at the office before going into the school.
  • We provide safety training to all staff and students.
  • Bullying is not tolerated and students are expected to be kind to others and demonstrate respect and courtesy at all times.

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How to Raise Helpful Kids

Through observing a variety of cultures around the world for the past two decades, scientists have identified a special and surprising trend: Most parents simply do not struggle to raise thoughtful, helpful children. In most cultures, children ages 2 to 18 appear to simply wake up ready to help, and take initiative on family tasks like carrying groceries, sharing food with siblings, or doing dishes.
 
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