Thank you for your interest in The Douglass Academy. Applications are currently being accepted for the 2020-2021 School Year!


ENROLL ONLINE for 2020-2021


“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 by an average of 9.14 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.

Click here to view the student admission and leave policy in our Parent/Student Handbook

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