Fourth Grade Douglass Academy students KaSarah Sloan and Samiyyah Lawton use microscopes as part of science class. Science is a key part of the Classical curriculum utilized by Douglass Academy.
Nikki Chaney, Headmaster of Douglass Academy, commented, “It is important to give students hands on experience with science. As students grow, so do the opportunities for exploring the outside world. We foster a creative, inquisitive spirit in our students that broadens their world view and allows them to accomplish anything they set their minds on.”
Located in downtown Wilmington at 6th and Red Cross Streets, Douglass Academy is in its sixth year as a school of choice having a program of classical education for kindergarten through 5th grade. With parents in North Carolina having the freedom to choose – tuition free – where their children are educated, Douglass Academy is a public charter school that draws nearly 150 students from the greater Wilmington community.
Douglass Academy is one of four public charter schools managed by The Roger Bacon Academy, Inc. The schools include Charter Day School in Leland, Columbus Charter School in Whiteville, and South Brunswick Charter School in Southport. Douglass Academy is a tuition-free, public charter school that welcomes all students, regardless of income, ability, or address, and provides free transportation and meal services. To learn more or enroll online, please visit www.douglassacademy.net.