Information for Parents

School Hours

Early Drop-Off: 7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Regular Drop-off: 8:00 a.m. – 8:15 a.m. Delta 4-8th Grades 8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Preprimary through Third Grade Dismissal: 3:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Teachers are available daily after 3:15 p.m. by appointment only. From 8:00 to 8:15...

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Early Dismissal

If a student needs to be dismissed during school hours for a special appointment, parents/guardians are to call the school to notify the Front Office. Students will be escorted to the Front Office to be picked up and signed out by the parent/guardian or persons...

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Absences

Parents/guardians are to notify the school by 8:30 a.m. when a child is absent from school. More than five absences in a quarter marking period will be reviewed by the Head of School. Planned Absences Parents/guardians should plan vacations around the school calendar....

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Arrival & Dismissal

Arrival/Dismissal Procedures may be modified for safety and efficiency at any time. Main Building (PreK thru 3rd grades) Drop-off: 8:00 – 8:30 a.m. Staff will assist the children in getting out of the vehicle.  If necessary, parents may park and drop kids off in the...

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Before School Care

In the morning, students may arrive as early as 7:30 a.m. A staff member will provide oversight and guidance until students are released for class. We provide this care free of charge and do not require advance registration.

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RenWeb

Tip's & How-To's RenWeb Login Charlotte Academy utilizes the RenWeb system to coordinate and share school information. It is an online tool that benefits both parents and students. For parents, it is a place to keep up with the latest happenings at school, ordering...

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Code of Conduct

Personal Behavior & Discipline Policy Students are encouraged to experience Charlotte Academy as a welcoming place for their growth and learning. Personal pride and consciousness of the needs and rights of others are fostered. Students are expected to treat the...

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Scholastic Book Fair

The Scholastic Book Fair is held twice a year (Nov. & May) in the Delta Building. Parents and students are invited to browse the large selection of books available for purchase.  Fifty percent of the total sales comes back to the school.  We appreciate all of our...

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Uniform Policy

Students are to wear school uniforms on Monday through Thursday.
On Fridays students have “Free Choice” of what to wear to school in accordance with the General Dress Code.

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Service to Our Community

Charlotte Academy’s Mission is to prepare our students to be positive, productive participants in a democratic society. We encourage and value community service and active citizenship. Opportunities to develop these values are many. All Charlotte Academy students participate in various community service projects. Organizations supported by students include:

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CAPA Events

Join us for some of our special events! September 3rd: Welcome Back Coffee (8:00a-9:00a) CAPA Meeting (9:00a-10:00a) October 1st: Parent Social – Laishley Crab House October 22nd: Fall Picture Day October 30th: Fall Festival November 9th-13th: Scholastic Book Fair...

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CAPA & Volunteering

Volunteers play an important and valuable role at Charlotte Academy. It does not matter if you volunteer for one hour or one hundred hours over the course of the school year; any help you give is essential in enhancing the education of our students.

We welcome any and all parents, grandparents, alumni and caretakers to be volunteers. We hope you find your volunteer experience to be a rewarding one. Besides supporting the school, your volunteer efforts teach our children the joy and obligation we all have to give some of our precious time to worthwhile causes.

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Lunch at Charlotte Academy

Charlotte Academy has made arrangements with local vendors to provide a limited menu of lunch choices for a reasonable cost. A monthly menu is available via the Charlotte Academy Website. Completed lunch menus should be forwarded to the Front office. Lunches may be paid by check or credit card. Refer to the current year’s program for details.

Each teacher arranges a snack time that suits the schedule and needs of the class. The snack policy in Montessori classrooms is at the discretion of the Classroom teacher and may include parents providing healthy snack on a rotating basis. Each family will be scheduled to bring a snack for all the students in their child’s class. Parents/guardians have the option to pay an annual snack fee, and the school staff will purchase the snack supply. Delta 4-8th grade students bring their own snacks.

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Tardiness

Upper and Middle School Grade students (4th-8th) are tardy after 8:15 a.m. Preprimary and Lower Elementary students are tardy after 8:30 a.m. Tardy students must check in at the Front Office and will be escorted to class by a staff member. Five tardies in one marking...

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Science & History Fair

Charlotte Academy students in 4th grade thru 8th grade will prepare a project for either the Science or History Fair. Eighth grade students are required to participate in both fairs. Science Fair Science Fair projects and presentations typically take place during the...

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