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Preparing for High School & Beyond

Preparing for High School & Beyond

Middle school is a powerful transition for young people. Moving from a more dependent to independent relationship with parents and teachers creates a ripe opportunity for great thinking development. The anticipation of a new school, new people, and challenging...

Testing with Joy, Not Anxiety

Testing with Joy, Not Anxiety

“You’ve learned the things you needTo pass that test and many more—I’m certain you’ll succeed.We’ve taught you that the earth is round,That red and white make pink,And something else that matters more—We've taught you how to think."Hooray for Diffendoofer Day!By Dr....

Meet Mr. Cadwallader, Executive Director

Meet Mr. Cadwallader, Executive Director

Almond Acres Charter Academy (AACA) is thrilled to announce the appointment of Jeff Cadwallader as our next Executive Director. Mr. Cadwallader has been a member of our community for one year, helping with the completion of our new school site and the transition from...

Frequently Asked Questions about Almond Acres

Frequently Asked Questions about Almond Acres

Got a burning question about life at Almond Acres (AACA)? We’ve got answers. We’re tackling your most frequently asked questions and corralling them all into one, easy to reference blog post.  As always, if you can’t find an answer here, peruse our website or...

Why Choose a Charter School

Why Choose a Charter School

A charter school is a publicly funded, independently operated public school. Most charter schools are started from the ground up, by a team of passionate educators and parents who see a need in the community and decide to fill it. Charter schools operate under a...

Benefits of a K-8 School

Benefits of a K-8 School

If you’ve ever stepped inside Almond Acres Charter Academy (AACA), you sense that our school feels more like a home than just a school building. Everyone knows your name, from teaching staff to students to parents. We spend a lot of time together—our students are with...

Random Public DrawingThursday, March 25th at 6pm

Join us via Zoom for a random, public drawing to determine enrollment and waitlists for the 2021-2022 school year!