Flaming Sword Campus
5.00 (2 reviews)
Flaming Sword Campus Photo #4 - Dr. Seuss Walk 2016. Gingerbread Manor and Lullaby Lodge enjoyed a week of Dr. Seuss books and activities.
Flaming Sword Campus Photo #5 - Fort Bragg 82nd Airborne Rock Band put on a spectacular performance for Flaming Sword students! Thank you, 82nd!
Flaming Sword Campus Photo #6 - Community Outreach! Flaming Sword students partnered with Gold's Gym to adopt a family for Christmas.
Flaming Sword Campus Photo #8 - Fall Festival 2016.Students enjoyed seeing how high they could stack before knocking down.
- FSCA is a premier educational leader in Cumberland County by being the first private school for students with autism and other developmental disabilities.
- FSCA was founded in August, 2002 and has been successfully meeting the needs of the community for over a decade.
|School Type||School with Special Program Emphasis|
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||Council for Exceptional Children|
Other school association(s)
|Grades Offered||Grades Kindergarten-12|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Learning Programs Supported||All language based, mild to moderate learning disabilities, including autism|
|Total Students||132 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||17 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||8:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree|
|Average Class Size||10 students|
|List of Courses Offered||Link to List of Courses|
|Average SAT score||1159|
|Average ACT score||20|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual|
(blue jeans, t-shirts)
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$8,000|
|Tuition Notes||Tuition is all-inclusive; includes tuition, registration and resource fees. No hidden costs!|
|% on Financial Aid|
|Average Financial Aid Grant||$8,000|
National avg.: 85%
|Admissions Director||Dr. Wanda Hatmaker|
|Admissions Associate||Mr. Anthony Widner|
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||8 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Club or Organization:|
Academic Team, Agricultural Club, Foreign Language Club, Robotics Club, Visual Arts
Arts and Music Programs:
Chorus, Drama Club
Recreational Athletic Programs:
- FSCA serves students through a low teacher-student ration (1:10), direct and explicit instruction, multisensory learning experiences, assistance with organization, and a higher rate of individualized attention that is typically not offered in public or larger private schools.
- FSCA's programs are not watered down versions of traditional schooling. There are no reduced expectations, but the programs emphasize individualized instruction. Supplemental material and unique scheduling arrangements have been carefully researched to match a wide variety of learning styles. The materials are presented in ways which really hit home, allowing them to grasp concepts and increase their knowledge.
- FSCA has the distinction of being the only private school in Cumberland County that has a program specifically dedicated to students with mild to moderate learning disabilities, including autism. FSCA accommodates existing IEP's for students, or will develop an IEP, if needed. We also are a recipient of the Disabilities Grant and the Opportunity Scholarship those who qualify under state guidelines.
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- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Charlotte Grades: K-12 | 267 students
8500 Sardis Rd
Charlotte, NC 28270
(704)365-4658 104.3 K-12
- Durham Grades: K-12 | 166 students
3200 Pickett Road
Durham, NC 27705
(919)489-7464 67.3 K-12
Great school for kids with mild learning disabilities or those that need more one on one attention. Flaming Sword changed my daughter's life. This was her third school after having issues with public and another private school. They understand the issues the children face and keep open communication. They understand that testing and trying different medications take time and can change behaviors. The teachers are intelligent, kind, and patient. They not only provide a great education, but also responsibility and life skills.
- Posted by Parent - Sam
My three grandsons attend Flaming Sword. The oldest who has Aspergers(mild autism) graduated with a 4.0 average. This school addressed his needs, his particular learning style, and his need for social interaction. The middle child has dyslexia and was behind in public school. Now he has completely caught up, makes honor role, and has leararned to play chess with one of the instructors. I cannot say enough good things about this school. I feel blessed that we found it. I highly recommend it to anyone who wants their child to have a top notch education.
- Posted by Parent - sharo
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