“When I tell people that my child goes to a charter school, and they say, “what’s that?” I tell them that my child is getting a private school education for free…”
– Terrika Tarrance, Kindergarten parent at Douglass Academy
Douglass Academy is a tuition-free school open to all children in the State of North Carolina.
No fees or tuition are ever charged for admission.
Douglass Academy Features
- Tuition-free, open enrollment, K-5 public school.
- Outperformed neighboring district schools’ End-of-Grade test averages by a range of 23-29 percentage points in the most recently published NCDPI reports.
- Provides bus services, as well as breakfast and lunch for students.
- Located in the newly renovated, historic Peabody building in the heart of downtown Wilmington.
- Outstanding extracurricular activities.