The Fletcher Academy

Tel: (919)782-5082
  • The mission of The Fletcher Academy is to develop the human potential of students with learning differences in a joyful and nurturing environment where individualized instructional methods and leadership opportunities promote the development of academic, artistic, athletic, social and technical skills for life.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other associations(s) for exceptional children
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 3-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedADD/ADHD/Dyslexia
Year Founded1981

Student Body

Total Students115 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
6%
State avg.: 19%
Students by GradeThe Fletcher Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
78%
Average Class Size5 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Collared Shirts)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$21,194
Tuition Notesrequired non-refundable Enrollment Deposit (applied to tuition) and Tuition Refund Insurance optional Activity Fee
% on Financial Aid
5%
Average Financial Aid Grant$10,000
Admissions DirectorTiffany Gregory

Sports

Total Sports Offered6 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Soccer, Track and Field, Ultimate FrisbeeBasketballCheering,
Cross CountrySoccer,
Track and FieldUltimate Frisbee,

School Notes

  • 5:1 student to teacher ratio in Reading/Writing/Math. 10:1 in elective/core classes. All lunch and activity periods are faculty supervised. All students, all grades, end each day with class-sized and faculty-supervised Homework Hall. Many of our students are enrolled here for remediation with the intention of transitioning after a solid foundation of skills has been established, while many other students remain here to graduate based on his or her needs. High School coursework fulfill options and requirements for graduation from NC High Schools and entry into UNC-system colleges and NC community colleges. Dual accreditation from SACS/SAIS.

Profile last updated: 06/02/2016

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