Douglass Academy is an inspiring progressive new charter school that opened in August, 2013, with grades K-2 and is expanding to K-5 by year 2017. This tuition-free school is located at 507 North Sixth Street Wilmington, NC 28401 at Red Cross. The primary goal of Douglass Academy is to provide a safe and secure environment for students to be challenged daily to perform at high levels of achievement. The certified and highly qualified teaching staff is experiened in delivering proven curricula that produces high scores in the early grades. Douglass Academy is a uniform school, provides free breakfast and lunch to those who qualify, and operates a traditional school calendar with extended hours from 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM.